Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Follow the Crowd when Crossing the Street


Don’t Follow the Crowd when Crossing the Street While in New York City last week I saw some tourists almost get killed because they weren’t paying attention and crossed the street when the person in front of them did. That was almost a huge mistake. They learned the hard way that some (maybe even most) […]

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 phone charger. I used to be that person, too. Now when I charge my phone on my last night in a hotel room, I put my carry-on bag near the outlet. I plug my phone in […]

Travel Tip of the Day: PreCheck Doublecheck

Ticket counter

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 correctly or called an agent and they did it for you (both […]

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


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 have to take off my shoes, belt and […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Bring Audio Cables


Bring Audio Cables Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from Tom L. of Rowayton, CT, who says: “Many rental cars today allow you to listen to your iPhone/iPod/MP3 player through the car stereo. Some cars have a line-in jack that will connect through the […]

10 Greece Moments to Live For

The port of Ios

This is part 1 in Caitlin Martin’s recap of her 7-day Aegean adventure with Louis Cruises. Check out part 2 here and part 3 here. From ancient history to beaches with brightly colored tavernas at water’s edge and whitewashed houses, it’s easy to see why Greece tops bucket lists ‘round the world. A cuisine with more feta cheese, […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Check the Windshield for Cracks


Check the Windshield for Cracks Another rental car tip, after Tuesday’s and yesterday’s: Every savvy traveler who rents a car knows to walk around the vehicle before jumping in, to check for dents and scratches, and to make sure that if the car is in any way damaged, that all imperfections are documented before leaving the lot. […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Park in a Tow-Away Zone at the Airport


Don’t Park in a Tow-Away Zone at the AirportFollowing up yesterday’s rental car-themed tip, here’s another: It’s common sense for most people, but last month, my wife and I were both flying out of LAX on separate flights out of different terminals. Her flight left an hour before mine, so I got off at her terminal, […]