Thanks to many winters spent driving in the Rockies, the Sierra Nevada and icy New England, we have recommendations to keep you safe and warm on the road. One of the greatest of summer joys — hopping in the car and going for a ride — becomes complicated when temperatures drop
Solo travel is on the increase. In this article, we will try to answer some of your solo travel questions. Who is the solo traveler? Solo travelers came from every part of the population, but studies indicate that solo travelers largely come from two segments of the population. Millenials who are thinking
The truth is, solo traveling to another country as a woman is actually not as threatening as it may seem. By: Christy Woodrow While there are some countries where a woman traveling alone will certainly draw more attention, in general a willingness to respect local customs and a cautious awareness of your
It's not unusual to ask, "How safe is my airline?" The number of fatalities attributed to air travel has been declining rapidly over the past 30 years. Considering that the number of flights and passenger miles has increased nearly as quickly, the actual rate of fatalities continues to fall dramatically, by
If you want to base your next vacation on where you’re going to feel safest, then Iceland might be the place to visit. It’s on top of this year’s Global Peace Index – for the 11th year in a row.Each year, an Australian think tank crunches data to work out which countries
You would be surprised how often I get asked if it's safe to visit the United States. I understand the reasons for this question. Anyone who doesn't live here is probably afraid of the amount of gun violence. There's no denying the fact that that the US gun violence numbers are
There's a lot to see and do when you're visiting Colorado. But there are some things that everybody should know about this beautiful state. I live at about 7000 feet/2100 meters above sea level, but I am affected by altitude sickness when I get above 11,000 feet/3400 meters. You can climb
From infiltrating your fridge to your fave television series, hackers could even be watching you right now. Click on the link below to read the whole article. Thanks to Reader's Digest.
It's an age old problem. When you get to the beach, where do you store your valuables? You can always designate one person to stay while everybody else heads to the water. You could always ask somebody nearby to watch your stuff, but that's probably not very smart. And even if
Written by Matthew Hughes March 17, 2016 Travel is a wonderful, mind-expanding pursuit. But it can also be dangerous. There are a number of scams aimed at parting tourists from their money, or from their belongings. It’s the easiest way to ruin a long-planned vacation. Thankfully, many of them can be defeated
First, let me say this. Don't be afraid to travel. My wife and I have been to Europe five times, and we have never had a problem. On our last trip to Paris, we were getting on the Metro when a group of giggling, rambunctious, young teenagers crowded in behind us.