You can’t be a happy traveler if you worry too much about germs. But taking some precautions can prevent illness, or just being grossed-out.
When my friend Mindy went on her honeymoon, the airlines lost her luggage. So she fashioned her own bikini – out of duct tape.
I was shocked what a difference they made. I put on my noise-cancelling headphones as soon as I got on the plane and had the great sound quality I expected to watch a movie. But the bonus is I also felt less stressed without all that ambient noise from the airplane.
We were jolted awake at 5:00AM by an ear-piercing fire alarm at our New York City hotel. We jumped out of bed and preparing to evacuate, started throwing on layers to combat the 4-degree cold.
I love a good bargain, but I’m not a very good negotiator and sometimes shy away from markets. But I couldn’t pass up these booths during a trip to Cusco, Peru.
Although I’ve been to San Francisco on several occasions, this is my first visit to…
There’s nothing worse than realizing you’re hungry after reaching cruising altitude. This has happened to all frequent travelers, though.
“We have an anomaly on the plane and need to go back to the gate,” the captain said. That began a 12-hour delay for my flight home from Syracuse, which finally landed at 1:54AM.
Tour guides can be awesome and really enhance your experience. But sometimes I prefer to go at my own pace and stop to take photos whenever I’d like.
Wearing the iconic white jumpsuit, he crooned all the classic Elvis tunes, rising from his chair occasionally to gyrate. Seeing Pete Vallee perform as “Big Elvis” in Las Vegas years ago is one of my favorite memories of that trip.