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How to Survive Holiday Travel Stress

The holiday season is characterized by parties, shopping, gift wrapping and family gatherings. You can also argue that this season is also notorious for waiting in line, spending, traffic and crowds. This is especially true when it comes to traveling during the holidays. Thanksgiving especially is when the traffic and crowds associated with travel hit an all-time high, with people…

business travel

We often look at those who get to jet off to new and exotic locations on a regular basis with envy, even if their travels are for work. For those who don’t have the ability to frequently travel, being able to visit new places and cultures is an absolute luxury. But, a study recently published in the journal Environment and…

Want to Vacation in Cuba? Not so Fast.

There has been no shortage of news headlines about Cuba lately, which is all due to the improving relations with the U.S. Back in December, President Barack Obama made the historic announcement that diplomatic relations with Cuba would be reopened after decades of isolation between the two countries. Some people rejoiced. Some people got angry. And a lot of folks…

Zodiac Seats

The middle seat. Just about nobody likes it. It’s virtually impossible to get comfortable. Of course, you could argue that no seats on the plane are comfortable, with the exception of the legroom-friendly emergency exit row seats. But, the middle seat takes the cake. You’re wedged between two people, possibly both strangers, with a limited view of the window and…

Legroom: A Critically Important Factor When Traveling

Some say it’s not the destination; it’s the journey that matters. However, for air travelers, that’s rarely the case these days, particularly when you take into consideration the fact that we seem to be living in an era of The Incredible Shrinking Legroom. These days, many view air travel as a necessary evil; they just want to get to their destination as soon as possible.

Traveling dog

Sometimes, staying active on a trip can seem like a tall order. But there’s evidence that you’re more likely to keep moving and get physical activity more frequently if you bring your four-legged companion along with you. If you have never brought your dog on a flight before, you probably have a ton of questions about how to do so.…

Clean Plane

The fact that we can hop on a plane and fly to virtually any destination in the world is pretty amazing—but that doesn’t mean airplanes don’t have their setbacks. Flying can take a big toll on our physical well-being, sometimes causing travelers to get sick by the time they get to their destination. Not a pleasant side effect. Although many…

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