Travel Video of the Day: Ebola Joke on a Flight Brings in the Hazmat Suits

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On Wednesday, in the midst of the recent Ebola panic, a passenger on US Airways Flight 850 from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, made an off-hand comment about possibly having Ebola. Specifics are unclear, but first-hand accounts suggest the man, who had been coughing during the flight, mentioned the virus and having “been to Africa” […]

Travel Product of the Week: Scough

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Here’s a brilliant idea that’s just in time for the Ebola panic. Most travelers don’t want to wear a silly-looking surgeon’s mask to keep healthy or keep their germs in. But thanks to a new scarf that has built-in protection (carbon filter), they don’t have to. With the Scough, you can travel at ease while still looking stylish. Prices […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Photograph Your Prescriptions

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Photograph Your Prescriptions Back in May, my dad and I went on Windstar Star Pride’s inaugural cruise from Barcelona to Rome. Our first port was Sete, France, a sleepy little French seaside port known as Cette until 1928. The highlight for me, besides getting one of the best ham and cheese sandwiches I’ve ever had, was […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 13, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Woman, 78, caught with cash in girdle at airport SFO runways reopen early NY hotel fines $500 for every bad review posted online Traveler finds his lost ‘love at first flight’ with Twitter campaign Baseball Hall of Fame plans traveling exhibit United Airlines headquarters hit by bedbugs […]

11 Tips For Traveling During Cold and Flu Season

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There’s nothing worse than being sick, except for being sick away from home. And unfortunately, it happened to me a couple times this past year. The good news to come out of these nasty bugs is that I learned some valuable tips—the 11 below—that I can now pass on to you to help minimize your […]

Product of the Week: Pocket Purifier

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I admit I’m a borderline Germaphobe. When I travel I wipe down airplane seats, hotel rooms and rental cars with anti-bacterial wipes. I’m about to step it up a notch with the new Pocket Purifier. It’s a lightweight, convenient way to sanitize surfaces and objects with the same UV-C light that hospitals use to sterilize […]

App of the Week: Urgent Care app

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Being sick is a scary thing, especially if you are traveling and away from home. For those that need a medical consultation but can’t get a hold of their doctor they can now turn to the Urgent Care app. This unique app combines one-touch access to a nurse for advice 24 hours a day, 7 […]

Get Your Flu Shot on the Go!

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We’re all insanely busy this time of year, but don’t let your health take a back seat! Did you know that airports around the country are offering flu shots to travelers? From jaunted.com, a brief list of airports that offer the service: At Chicago O’Hare, one of the nation’s busiest airports, the O’Hare Medical Clinic […]