Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Buy an Umbrella on the Street

Umbrella in Rome

Don’t Buy an Umbrella on the Street Yesterday’s tip was about always packing a compact umbrella. What I left out, and what I should have mentioned, is that you should never (unless it’s a monsoon) buy a cheap umbrella on the streets of a big city like New York. I made that mistake once as I couldn’t […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Book Your Summer Travel Now

Summer

Book Your Summer Travel Now This tip comes fully fleshed out from my colleague, good friend and #TravelSkills Twitter chat co-host Chris McGinnis. Basically, if you haven’t already made your air and hotel reservations, you should do it now—especially, as Chris explains in a recent story, “if you plan to travel on or around the summer’s long weekends: Memorial […]