A history-making event occurred on May 1, 2016. For the first time in over 50 years a cruise ship from the U.S. set sail for Havana, Cuba. And for the first time in decades, people born in Cuba were permitted to enter the country by sea.
It wasn’t as big of an aha moment as my discovery of the app Tripit, which organized all my travel. But learning how to pack a hat was up there. No more wearing a big straw hat in the airport and trying to find space for it on the plane or crushing it in my suitcase to carry on.
I lived without my smartphone for two weeks last year when the screen was being…
I lay on my softer-than-air sheets with the sound of gentle rain on the roof…
We love our amazing national parks. But love = way overcrowded at many parks, particularly during the summer months. Check out great times to visit our most popular national parks in the USA. Note that some attractions, roads or accommodations may be closed during some parts of the year.
You can’t be a happy traveler if you worry too much about germs. But taking some precautions can prevent illness, or just being grossed-out.
When my friend Mindy went on her honeymoon, the airlines lost her luggage. So she fashioned her own bikini – out of duct tape.
I was shocked what a difference they made. I put on my noise-cancelling headphones as soon as I got on the plane and had the great sound quality I expected to watch a movie. But the bonus is I also felt less stressed without all that ambient noise from the airplane.
We were jolted awake at 5:00AM by an ear-piercing fire alarm at our New York City hotel. We jumped out of bed and preparing to evacuate, started throwing on layers to combat the 4-degree cold.
I love a good bargain, but I’m not a very good negotiator and sometimes shy away from markets. But I couldn’t pass up these booths during a trip to Cusco, Peru.