Staying Safe In Port

On July 1, 2004, major national and international initiatives went into effect to heighten the security of ships and ports. What effect have they had on the safety of cruise passengers ashore? The answer, alas, is probably none directly, though there may be a slight increase in safety within the ports themselves, because of...

How to Prevent Beach Thefts and Pool Thefts

Thefts at beaches and pools increase during the busy vacation season. Tourists leave their wallets, cell phones, cameras or other valuables on the beach while they go for a swim.  Most think they don’t have an alternative but to leave their property. Some are clever enough to “hide”  their valuables under a...

Beach Massage Scam

If you travel to some truly beautiful and exotic location such as Barcelona, Indonesia, Thailand, Bali, or other places known for their beaches, you may find your way to the sand to simply relax.  The scenario goes like the; while laying down, you are approached by two attractive men or women who offer to give you a massage...