15 Quick Ways To Beat Jet Lag

Fifteen quick ways to beat jet lag like you’ve never seen it before. There are several of tips out there on jet lag, but this is especially comprehensive and I thought I’d share it with Smart Women Travelers. via Thomas Cook ...Read More

Uh Oh, I’m Gonna Be Late For My Flight

What if you are running late for your flight? Don’t panic. Or panic just a little but don’t get carried away. It won’t help you or anyone else. Here’s a little insider secret. Shhh, don’t tell anyone. Airline’s have been known to hold up ...Read More

Holiday Road Trip Tips for You and Your Pets

Is that your dog with his head hanging out the car window? With millions of drivers on the road this holiday season, many family pets are traveling as well. Here are a few holiday road trip tips to get you and your furry friends ...Read More

Airport Peace and Quiet? Check out the Airport Chapel

Extra time between flights? Stressed running through the airport? Worse yet, a flight cancellation that has you sleeping overnight in the airport? Where do I go when truly looking for a quiet place to relax, reflect, de-stress and yes, perhaps sleep, in an airport? ...Read More

Symptoms of Ebola When Flying

After I wrote the last blog about Ebola a couple days ago, a couple people emailed me to ask just what are the symptoms of this infectious disease. Yes, you could Google it or look them up on the CDC website but here are ...Read More

Can You Use TSA Pre✓ for International Flights? It Depends.

Earlier in 2014 the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expedited security program was expanded to include international flights. All international flights? Uh, no. Just those flights that depart from the U.S. on one of the agency’s partner airlines (Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Hawaiian ...Read More

You vs. Bed Bugs: Risk of Hotel Encounters

I have travel thousands of nights over the years and, knock on wood, have had bed bug bites only twice and have never brought the critters home with me. Based on reports of how many properties have had problems at one or another time, ...Read More

Photo of the Week: Tokyo

Tokyo is a huge city. It’s so big that it seems impossible to get it all in one photograph, let alone the small percentage of the skyline that I managed to get in this photo. But it is beautiful, especially at night. Everything but ...Read More