Travel Tip of the Day: Cover Your Drink on the Plane

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Cover Your Drink on the Plane Now, I’m not a doctor. But I recently saw an off-duty pilot cover his drink with a napkin on a flight while he wasn’t drinking—and it was enough for me to start doing the same. I’ve spoken before about germs on planes and shared other tips on the subject, and […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Better Hawaii Airport Transport

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Better Hawaii Airport Transport Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from two separate readers who built on my Honolulu airport transfer tip earlier this week with their own advice for traveling to and from the Honolulu airport. First, reader CoolKidSchwan commented: “Aloha. I’m a full time […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Calm Your Ebola Fears

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Calm Your Ebola Fears With all the news about the Ebola right now, it’s easy to get worked about your risk of catching it—especially while traveling. But as The New York Times points out, it’s important to remember that it’s not easily caught, and that there are ways to minimize your risk. Here are two posts I […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Ask the Crew at the Towel Hut (VIDEO)

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Ask the Crew at the Towel Hut (VIDEO) Aloha! A few readers have been asking me to do more videos, and since I was just in Hawaii with an incredible backdrop, I decided today was the right time to do my first video travel tip! Let me know what you think. If you don’t like it, I […]

Travel Tip of the Day: How To Save Time and Money Traveling From Honolulu Airport to Waikiki

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How To Save Time and Money Traveling From Honolulu Airport to Waikiki I’m in Honolulu right now, and I just picked up a valuable money-saving tip the other day. If you’re going to Waikiki, Hawaii, and you’re not renting a car, then don’t get a shuttle into town (FYI: Speedi Shuttle is the most popular […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Take Your Business Cards Out at Security

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Take Your Business Cards Out at Security If you’re a business traveler and you travel with hundreds of business cards going to and from tradeshows, make sure you take them out at airport security screening points and put them in a separate bin, just as you do with your laptop. If you don’t, I can pretty […]

Reader Travel Tip of the Day: Heathrow Layover Made Easier

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Heathrow Layover Made Easier Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip comes from reader Richard R., who built on my post about how to spend a layover at London Heathrow with this insightful comment: “Just a short note—for getting to hotels around Heathrow, most people take the […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Hold on to the Handrails

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Hold on to the Handrails  My wife and I were just in Cambodia, where we stayed at a lovely hotel. It was mostly very nice, but irresponsibly, it had tile stairs without sandpaper strips—so when it rained, as it did a lot while we were there, the stairs turned into real hazards. Unfortunately, Natalie learned the hard […]