Losing luggage can be a traveler’s worst nightmare. Not only does it cause inconvenience and stress, but it can also disrupt travel plans and leave you without essential items. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to minimize the chances of your luggage going missing. Here are some must-do tips to prevent lost luggage and ensure a smoother journey.
Whether you’re on a family vacation or out of town for work, staying in a hotel is one of the best options for a place to sleep. While doing your research ahead of time on the best hotels at your destination is important, it’s just as essential to know a few basic hotel room safety tips that could keep you (and your family) protected during your stay.
When it comes to travel, neck pillows have become a popular accessory. Whether you’re embarking on a long flight, road trip, or train ride and need some extra support while napping, neck pillows claim to provide the relief you need and prevent discomfort.
Airline rules and regulations are designed to ensure your comfort and safety, as well as the comfort and safety of everyone else on board. But there are also quite a few unspoken rules that should be followed while you’re soaring through the sky.
There’s been a lot of talk about how dirty hotels are recently. While some establishments hold themselves to the highest cleaning standards, others seem to do the bare minimum in between guests. It’s not unreasonable to want a clean and relatively germ-free room while spending the night, so we put together a guide to help you determine whether or not your hotel room is really clean, plus what to do if it isn’t.
Traveling is always a thrilling adventure. On the flip side of that adventure can be a lot of unexpected, inconvenient unknowns. This is especially the case if you aren’t properly prepared or don’t stock up on travel essentials.
Everyone likes saving money, and most people likely follow a budget to stay on track. Saving a little cash here and there is always the goal, but when it comes to your gas tank, can you actually make your fill-up stretch?
As someone who has been to 20 countries, I am very familiar with the effects of jet lag. This annoying phenomenon can make the first few days of a trip miserable, leaving you feeling exhausted, disoriented, and nauseous. While I still experience jet lag from time to time, I’ve picked up a lot of tips over the years for battling it. These days, I can successfully avoid jet lag going to and coming from my destination for most trips. Here’s how I prevent feeling awful when changing time zones.
If you travel a lot, chances are you’ll have to deal with a long airport layover at some point. Waiting for hours on end in an airport can be really boring and frustrating, especially when it’s due to flight delays or long connecting flights. But don’t worry—with a bit of preparation and some clever tricks, you can turn your airport layover into a positive experience. Here are some helpful tips to help you survive (and maybe even enjoy) your long airport layover.
Over the past seven years, I’ve traveled to 20 different countries, with a couple of repeats. Whether it’s going from Seattle to Berlin or Los Angeles to Auckland, it’s safe to say that I’ve been on a lot of long flights.