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Travel Safety Archive

Before You Ever Leave Home, Follow These Safety Tips

Earlier, I wrote about 7 Helpful Tips Before Attending Your Next Conference (or leisure or business trip) and there are many, many more tips, starting with safety precautions you should do before ever leaving home. Leave a copy of your itinerary with your emergency contact, ...Read More

Hotel Safety – What You Need to Know!

Erin Andrew’s hotel peep hole incident and recent lawsuit shouldn’t keep people from traveling. With simple, smart travel know-how, you can be confident each time you walk in a hotel front door! I’ve spent over 4,000 nights in hotel rooms and on a fear scale, ...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

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

What To Do When You Lose Your Phone

I have yet to run in to a fellow traveler who has said, “I’m going to leave my phone in a taxi on my next trip.” No one ever plans on losing their phone, but it happens all the time. According to an industry ...Read More

Where to Find Medical Care When Traveling

When you are out on the road, there is always a chance that something could happen that requires medical attention. You may know the locations of the hospitals and clinics back home, but now you’re hundreds or thousands of miles away and you or ...Read More

Do We REALLY Care about Privacy When We Travel?

In this part one of a two-part article on data privacy and our security, learn just how un-private our private lives may be. Edward Snowden is a household name thanks to his allegations about NSA and spying on U.S. citizens. Exactly how deep this ...Read More