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Travel Tip of the Day: Last-Night Phone Charging

Last-Night Phone Charging I'm sure one of the most common things travelers leave behind in their hotel room is their … Read More

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The Good, Bad and Ugly about Taking Amtrak’s Acela Express Train

Last week I took Amtrak’s Acela Express train for the first time in a few years and I realized I'd completely forgotten … Read More

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Travel Video of the Week: How Safe Are Small Children on Airplanes?

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Last week, Peter Greenberg and CBS This Morning hosted a very informative segment on the safety of small children on airplanes. They were joined by former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) director Deborah Hersman, who's currently trying to change … Read More

Travel Website of the Week: How to Use United Expert Mode

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If you're a big United Airlines mileage junkie and want an upper hand when booking mileage tickets, then make sure to check out this blog. It teaches you how to activate what's called "Expert Mode" in your MileagePlus account, which allows you to see how many … Read More

Travel App of the Week: Anti Mosquito – Sonic Repeller

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Most travelers know that there’s an app for practically everything these days—and even they'll be excited to learn about this free anti-mosquito app! When I travel—especially to countries where malaria is prevalent—I'm a complete nut trying to prevent mosquito … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: PreCheck Doublecheck

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PreCheck Doublecheck Following up yesterday's, here's another TSA PreCheck tip: If you have TSA PreCheck and are flying an airline that you rarely fly, and you find that the TSA PreCheck checkmark isn’t showing up on your ticket—maybe you "think" you input it … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Pay for TSA PreCheck

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Don't Pay for TSA PreCheck If you get my weekly newsletter (sign up here) or visited the website last week (here's the story) then you know that I have a love/hate relationship with TSA PreCheck. I love it because the line is usually much shorter and I don’t … Read More

Travel Style: J.P. Hoornstra

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Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: J.P. Hoornstra Occupation: Sports/travel writer Hometown: … Read More

New Lineup of Chevrolet Cars Offers 4G LTE Wi-Fi

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I'll be one of the first to admit it: I'm a Wi-Fi junkie. But it's possible that my wife is worse than me. When we check into a hotel and the front desk clerk asks if we have any questions, the first thing my wife will ask about is the Wi-Fi. She doesn't care … Read More

Hakkasan Beverly Hills

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Restaurant: Hakkasan Beverly Hills Where: 233 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, 310-888-8661 The concept: Originally opened in London in 2001, Hakkasan is now known the world over, from Miami to Mumbai, from San Francisco to Shanghai. And … Read More