International Travel

Cruises that take you through multiple climates need extra packing considerations.

Packing for one climate is often a challenge - two can be a downright pain. If you're going on a cruise that takes you through multiple weather regions and temperatures, however, you need to be prepared for all of it. Packing for warm weather...
International Roaming Charges

by Eric Jordan of cntraveler.com A New Zealand man was fired from his job for racking up a bill of over $23,000 on his company-issued cell phone during a three-week holiday in Sri Lanka. International roaming charges made up $23,350 of the bill, with just $6 spent on...
Service dogs are welcome on flights.

Service-dog owners have an extra concern when planning their trips and vacations. It's not just a matter of figuring out your own affairs: You also have to take your service dog's needs into consideration. Moreover, there's the question of dealing with security, bathroom breaks...
Traveling to India can be a wonderful experience, if you're well-prepared.

India is a country full of beautiful landscapes, ancient architecture and delicious food. It's also a country jam-packed with people and germs your body isn't equipped to defend against if you're not a local. To get the most out of your trip to India, it's...
St. Lucia

by Patrick Clarke of travelpulse.com One prominent St. Lucia official is expressing concern in wake of several crimes committed against cruise ship passengers that are becoming more frequent. With Norwegian Cruise Line having eliminated the popular Caribbean stop from its itineraries as recently as 2012 because of concerns about guests'...
Medellin Colombia

by foxnews.com An American tourist has been shot to death in Colombia during an apparent robbery attempt after leaving his hotel in a wealthy enclave of Medellin. Police say a 65-year-old New Yorker identified as John Mariani was assaulted Friday night when the taxi he was traveling was intercepted by...
Avoid Jet Lag

There's nothing worse than spending the first day or so of your vacation feeling groggy and out of sorts. Jet lag can range from making you feel slightly drowsy to actually making you feel ill. If the time difference itself wasn't enough to cause...
If you're planning a trip to Brazil, make sure to apply for your tourist visa.

If you're planning a trip to Brazil, you will need to obtain a tourist visa. Although many countries only require a passport, Brazil is one of the places that requires a visa, even for short visits. Here's how you can get everything you need...
Lesbos

Just a week after cruise lines modified port calls in Turkey, three cruise lines have stopped calling on the Greek island of Lesbos. Lesbos, also sometimes called Mytilene which is the capital and port city, has been the destination of many of those trying to escape Syria and...

A rising threat of terrorism in Istanbul has prompted Celebrity to modify port calls to the city. This follows Costa Cruises canceling their remaining 2015 port calls to Istanbul last month. The actions of Celebrity vary based on the itinerary. The Celebrity Equinox, which sailed on September...