Travel Tips

MAP: This website is collecting all website Wifi passwords

If you’re traveling any time soon, you know how difficult it can be to find good WiFi — or at least WiFi — at an airport. But luckily, this website has a list of crowdsourced passwords from around the world. The list includes a variety of different passwords, including airport and airport lounge wifi sites. […]

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What to wear to The Vatican: Dress Code rules you should know [2018]

When visiting the Vatican, it’s important to remember to show respect. Even if you are not Catholic, and even if you are not Christian, you are in a holy place and it’s important to follow the few amount of rules they have in the Vatican dress code. The Vatican’s dress code means women and men […]


The best weekender bags for women

I have to admit, I am a bit of a weekender bag hoarder. I bought my first one five years ago, which I loved. But after the zipper broke, I have been buying new overnight bags of all sizes (don’t worry, I only have three – currently). It is so fun to go out of […]


Residents in some states will need a passport for all flights

UPDATE: As of Oct. 22, 2017, some of these states have received a new extension, so they will have until Oct. 10, 2018 to become compliant. That means residents will be able to use their current state IDs until then. For more, find information about your state here. Starting Jan. 22, 2018, residents in nine […]


Visiting the Vatican, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica

Visiting the Vatican can be an overwhelming experience — mostly because there is so much to do, and you don’t want to miss anything. From the Sistine Chapel to the Vatican Museums to climbing St. Peter’s Basilica Dome, you could spend days there soaking it all in. Here are some tips to seeing everything you […]


How to pack makeup in your carry-on bag

If you are taking a flight and not planning to check a bag, packing your toiletries and makeup in your carry-on bag can seem like a complicated task. But if you follow the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) 3-1-1 rule, it is fairly simple. TSA’s 3-1-1 Rule The rule says you can bring a quart-sized bag of […]


Why you won’t want to visit London for the royal wedding

While it may seem tempting to visit Britain for the May 2018 wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, there are some reasons you why you won’t want to visit London for the royal wedding — and why you should just stay home and watch it on TV. According to VisitBritain, the UK tourism industry got […]





Useful travel gifts for any traveler

Useful travel gifts for the avid traveler in your life can be among the most difficult to find — mainly because travelers generally want fewer things. But if you can find something that will make their travel more useful, or that can remind them of their travels when they return home, then it may make […]


7 Best camera bags for travel

Traveling can be fun, and traveling with a camera can make it an amazing adventure. Whether you are a pro or a novice, finding the best camera bags for travel can actually be stressful. But if you do it the right way, you shouldn’t have to worry about whether your camera and lenses are protected […]


Dutch courage? Alcohol can improve our foreign language skills

Apparently the best thing you can do to integrate into a foreign culture is (shocking!) to drink. A new study found that alcohol can improve our foreign language skills. The study, published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, found that alcohol does more than increase our confidence that we can speak another language — but that […]


This map tells you when take your next vacation

Planning when to take a vacation can be the most difficult think about hitting the “book now” button. But a new map wants to take the guess work out of the “when” to travel — and let you get to the planning. The map, created by LastMinute.com, runs through each moth of the year to […]


Study: Travel makes us smarter and can help us land a job

There is no doubt that travel changes your life. But a study has found that it may actually make us smarter too — and can actually increase our chances of getting a job. The study, conducted by MBA students and led by William W. Maddux, associate professor of organizational behavior at French university INSEAD, found […]


Norwegian Airlines offers family-shared frequent flyer points

Norwegian Airlines has introduced a new kind of points program. The airline announced a Rewards Family Account, which will allow up to seven family and friends to jointly earn points. The new program is free, and allows up to seven people, including children, to earn CashPoints that will then be pooled into one Family Account […]


New TSA regulations will have you taking more out of your carry-on

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented new airport security rules, and it could affect the electronics you bring on a flight. The new regulations will require any electronics larger than a cell phone to be removed from carry-on luggage and placed in bins for X-Ray screening. The new regulations were tested at 10 airports, and […]


Best travel ballet flat? My Tieks review

Tieks by Gavrieli require a lot of research because they are a big-ticket item. Starting at $175, it is a big investment for most people that buy them — including me. Because of this, I wanted to provide an honest Tieks review to help others on whether to make the decision. I am the type […]


Countries that require a Visa for U.S. citizens

Because not all countries require a Visa for United States citizens to visit, the concept is a difficult one — especially for first-time travelers. Many European countries only require a passport, and not a Visa, for U.S. citizens to visit. But if you plan a trip to one of the countries that does require a […]


Stream your personal cable subscription in your next hotel room

When checking into a hotel room, it’s always been a given that you watch the TV service they provide. However, AT&T and Dish are looking to change that, by offering subscribers the possibility of streaming their own video services over hotel TVs. That means hotel guests could watch their favorite shows whenever they want, according […]