Travel Resources & Tips

What to Do if Your Airline Luggage Gets Lost

What to Do if Your Airline Luggage Gets Lost
Few travel mishaps are as frustrating as dealing with lost airplane luggage. If your bags go missing, here’s how to stay cool and get them back fast. It’s every traveler’s worst nightmare: approaching the baggage carousel at the airport and discovering that your luggage did not arrive with you. The...

Holiday Gift Guide: Best Travel Gifts for Parents

Holiday Gift Guide: Best Travel Gifts for Parents
Does passion for travel run in your family? If so, your parents will get a ton of mileage out of these 10 super-versatile travel gifts! The Snuggie you gave them last year was such a great gift idea—in theory. Sure, Mom and Dad made a show of lounging under the tree in the “so-cheesy-its-cool”...

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Travel Gifts for Her

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Travel Gifts for Her
It’s clear that she’s got the gift for travel—so present her with the essential gear she needs to stay safe, comfortable, and stylish on her next journey. The writing’s on her wall—literally! If her ongoing Facebook updates about favorite vacation spots, last-minute getaways, and top travel quotes...

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System

What to Pack for Europe: The 5-Step System
Whether you’re planning to spend a long weekend in London, a semester abroad in Italy, or an entire summer traveling around the continent by Eurorail, don’t start packing your bags without referencing this Ultimate European Packing list! Once you start planning, it’s tempting to expand your...

How to Protect Your Electronics While Traveling

How to Protect Your Electronics While Traveling
Use these tips to make sure your electronic gadgets (like your iPhone and tablet) are safe, charged, accessorized, and organized when you’re on the go. Traveling with electronics can be useful but stressful, since these expensive little items can be easily lost, stolen, broken, or rendered useless...

Travel Headphones Buying Guide

Travel Headphones Buying Guide
Whether you use headphones on the road for listening to music, canceling out white noise, or chatting with colleagues, friends, and family, this handbook will help you find the perfect pair. Relaxing to music on a plane, following audio guidebooks as you walk around a new city, calling home to...

Surviving Holiday Travel: Getting Home for Thanksgiving

Surviving Holiday Travel: Getting Home for Thanksgiving
Heading out of town for your family’s annual turkey fest? Don’t stress! Find out how you can deal with (or avoid) super-crowded airports, gridlocked highways, and other Thanksgiving travel annoyances. Millions of Americans take advantage of the extra days off during Thanksgiving week to visit their...

RFID Safety: Protect Your Credit Cards and Passport

RFID Safety: Protect Your Credit Cards and Passport
Don’t get hacked! Here’s how to keep your personal and financial data safe from scammers—and prevent data theft—when you’re on the go. RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification, and you may already own something that contains an RFID chip in your wallet. These tiny chips, which transmit data,...

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap

Spa Hacking: Get Five Worldly Treatments on the Cheap
Paying exorbitant prices to get ultra-basic massages in uninspiring surroundings? Find out how your can stretch your dollar (and your back!) at these alternative-and-relaxing (and cheap) spa destinations! Almost everyone likes massages and treating themselves to a spa day. Hardly anyone likes to...

Europe By Rail: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations

Europe By Rail: 6 Off-The-Beaten-Path Destinations
Sure, you could be like everyone else and hop on the train to visit Paris, Rome, Barcelona, and Munich. But why not avoid the crowds and explore these lesser-known, breathtaking cities? Europe is one of the easiest continents to explore by rail, since so many of its countries are connected by train...

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