Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Open Your Hotel Safe the Night Before

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Open Your Hotel Safe the Night Before Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Del C., who builds on Wednesday’s “shoe in the safe” tip by saying: “The shoe in the safe is a good idea, but in addition, we do NOT […]

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 […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Put a Shoe in the Safe

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Put a Shoe in the Safe If you like to use the safe when you stay in a hotel, but worry you’re going to forget you’ve left your valuables in there, here’s a solution: Put one of your shoes in the safe with your belongings the night before you leave. That way, when it’s time to leave […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Download Adobe Photoshop Express

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Download Adobe Photoshop Express Yesterday, I wrote about the Pro HDR camera app that I learned about from my friend Gary Arndt, an award-winning photographer. What I failed to mention is the other photo app Gary told me to download: Photoshop Express, which is free on both iOS and Android. Photoshop Express makes photo editing […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Download Pro HDR

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Download Pro HDR I was recently in beautiful Alberta, Canada and while I was there I met up with one my travel colleagues and award-winning photographer Gary Arndt (you can follow him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest). While we were having dinner, we stepped outside to take a picture of the sunset. We both pulled out our smartphones and snapped photos, […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Front Pockets

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Front Pockets Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Luisa R., who says: “I always travel with pants that have good front pockets. They make a good place to keep small amounts of cash and allow for quick access to other needed items.” Just the […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Visit the 9/11 Memorial in NYC

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Visit the 9/11 Memorial in NYC Thirteen years later, the events of September 11, 2001 are a still fresh in many American minds, and so today, it’s worth taking a moment to think about all of the people that were affected. I had the chance to visit the 9/11 Memorial in New York last year, and I have to […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Hold Small Children on Your Lap on Airplanes

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Don’t Hold Small Children on Your Lap on Airplanes Last month, 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 the FAA regulations that state that children under the […]