Tag: Safety

  • The United Arab Emirates vacation I paid $400 not to take

    The United Arab Emirates vacation I paid $400 not to take

    A couple of weeks ago when our friend came to visit with her grand plan of traveling the world, I got excited and decided I would join her in the United Arab Emirates, where she would be spending two weeks. I booked my flight to Dubai and promptly headed to Ukraine, where I spent almost…

  • Protect yourself from coronavirus-related travel cancellations

    Protect yourself from coronavirus-related travel cancellations

    Hoo boy. It seems like just a few days ago, this pesky little coronavirus was China’s problem. In the span of a few weeks, the coronavirus has exploded all over the world and is currently present in varying degrees of severity in over 60 countries. What does this mean for travel and how can you…

  • Everything you need to know about visiting Chernobyl

    Everything you need to know about visiting Chernobyl

    There’s a lot of misinformation about what went on at the Chernobyl Power Plant in Ukraine and what it’s like to visit it. The HBO miniseries on the subject has only added to the speculation as well as the popularity of the site. So if you’re thinking of visiting, you probably have a few questions.…

  • Avoid having your belongings stolen on Miami Beach

    Avoid having your belongings stolen on Miami Beach

    Miami has some of the best beaches in the country, so a day swimming in the warm crystal clear waters and sunning on the sand is guaranteed to be heavenly. But you don’t want to come back from a refreshing dip in the Atlantic to find that your wallet has been stolen off your towel.…

  • Tips for traveling during a heatwave in Europe

    Tips for traveling during a heatwave in Europe

    Summer is starting off with a bang and Europe is experiencing the first of what is sure to be many heatwaves this summer. Cities like Paris, Rome, and Berlin are packed with tourists and they’re reaching peak temperatures upwards of 100 degrees. So what can you do, weary traveler, to avoid getting bogged down by…

  • Travel tips for introverts

    Travel tips for introverts

    So much of travel requires a certain degree of extraversion. If you’re traveling with other people, you’re stuck with them the entire time. Even if you’re traveling alone, travel often involves being in crowds, being approached by strangers, and having to talk to locals. For an introvert, this can be more draining than a 15-hour…