Travel Tips

Travel as much as you can, as well as you can, as long as you can.

Money Travel Tips

Your rights for flights departing the European Union, Norway and Switzerland: 

EU Regulation 261/2004 requires airlines to provide the following notice: If you are denied boarding or if your flight is cancelled or delayed for at least two hours, ask at the check-in counter or boarding gate for the text stating your rights, particularly with regard to compensation and assistance.

 

Top 5 Ways You're Wasting Your Money on Cruises (Yahoo Travel, 11/24/2015). The article raises good points, but a good travel agent can help you to make an apples-to-apples price comparison of different cruise lines.

 

"Beware the New Airport ATM Scam" (Smarter Travel , 12/9/2014)

 

"How to Get Money Back for Delayed Flights in Europe" (Huffington Post , 11/5/2014)

 

"Don't Pay in US Dollars Abroad" (Map Happy, 10/21/2014)

Travel Security Tips

​"How Natural Disasters Affect Travel" (Yahoo Travel Article, 10/23/2015). This article gives advice on how to stay safe during weather disasters while traveling.

 

"Beware 7 Scams Every Traveler Needs to Know About" (Yahoo Travel article, 12/16/2014) -- excellent advice!

Technology & Misc

"The Guide to Sleeping in Airports," a wonderful guide to international airports, their lounges, nearby hotels, what to do there, best & worst airports, etc.

"Flying with Children" (written by a flight attendant who's also a mother)

"My 55 Best Travel Tips" (The Everywhereist Blog)

"The Ultimate Packing List" (Smarter Travel blog)

"Packing for the Travel-Savvy Woman"