International Travel

The 10 worst cities for pickpockets Jenai Laignel / 23 August 2013 ( 09 November 2015 )  Although instances of pickpocketing are few and far between when you're travelling abroad, it's always advisable...

Venice tourist rip-off: Anger after tourist cops $797 bill for lunch Nick Squires A tourist has...

How to keep phone charges low during international travel Leaving your phone off isn’t practical these days. But you won’t come home to a whopping bill if you follow these tips. By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer It’s a surefire way...

The 10 safest cities in the world The safest countries in the world aren't necessary the ones you'd think to travel to.

by nytimes.com Did you know that your hotel room has the potential to make you sick? “Hotel rooms can be a hotbed for germs, and the lighting and poor circulation in some make for an unhealthy environment,” said Deepak Chopra, a doctor who specializes in alternative medicine and an author who...
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Cruise Lines Alter Itineraries in Wake of Nice Attack

by Jason Leppert of travelpulse.com Following the devastating truck attack that killed 84 people in Nice, France on Bastille Day, Cruise Critic is reporting that lines featuring the French Riviera city along the Cote d’Azur are modifying their plans. Corporately, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is halting shore excursions in Nice...
Europe Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to potential risks of travel to and throughout Europe following several terrorist attacks, including the March 22 attacks in Brussels claimed by ISIL.  Terrorist groups continue to plan near-term attacks throughout Europe, targeting sporting events, tourist sites, restaurants, and transportation. ...
An Informed Traveler Is a Safer Traveler

By Seth Kugel of nytimes.com Which sounds like the most dangerous way to spend your next vacation? 1. Going to Brazil, epicenter of the Zika virus, for the Olympics. 2. Visiting Istanbul, where eight German tourists died in a terrorist...
Keep these things in mind while packing your toiletry kit.

Practicing good hygiene is always a good idea, but bringing every toiletry you own on a trip is impractical. While you should feel confident the cruise you're on will have at least the basics aboard, it's always nice to have toiletries you normally use. Keep...