Disaster Proofing Your Trip: It’s in the Preparation

Disaster Proofing Your Trip: It’s in the Preparation

We’ve all had our fair share of travel disaster stories. From confiscated items in the airport to lost luggage, to missing your flights and being detained – even worse, being detained in prison rather than just at the airport. Disaster proofing your trip may not be absolute, but it helps to be aware and know […]

Overseas Travel Insurance – Need It?

Overseas Travel Insurance – Need It?

Like most inexperienced overseas travelers, the cost of overseas travel insurance in addition to transportation, hotel and possibly a tour operator seemed excessive to me. There is something about travel insurance which triggers thoughts about one’s current medical insurance and questions as to the need of adding additional expense to a trip. Therefore, I began […]

Four Travel Buddies you want to Avoid

Four Travel Buddies you want to Avoid

You might think you already know this guy or girl.  You know the stereotypes.  We have the stinker, snorer, snoozie-nooner, party guy, captain go-go-go, no-doe, and the travel guru to name a few.   Great, but I’m not talking about any of them. I’m talking about a different kind of travel buddy that you will […]