First Time Traveler Tips

What You Can Do to Prevent DVT In Flight

POSTED March 14th 2020 BY Travel Writer
You’ve heard that you should take measures to prevent dvt in flight. You’re smart to think about preventing deep vein thrombosis or DVT in your legs during a long flight and dangers of a clot traveling and becoming a pulmonary embolism. Do you have an upcoming flight that is longer, and is there anything you can do to minimize your chances of getting a potentially...
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How to Beat Jet Lag

POSTED March 3rd 2020 BY Travel Writer
How to Beat Jet Lag Quickly and Safely If you’ve ever traveled across time zones you know that jet lag can be debilitating and can influence your normal circadian rhythm making you tired too early in the day or causing you to wake up too early in the morning.  Jet lag can specifically cause physical fatigue and mental fog. Beating jet lag is all about...
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How to Sleep on a Plane

POSTED March 3rd 2020 BY Travel Writer
Sleeping onboard an aircraft is tough but following the advice of seasoned travelers on how to sleep on a plane is a good start to getting the rest you crave. Selecting the right seat can make a difference, some seats are better than others if you want to sleep.  Read on to learn how to avoid noisy passengers and other annoyances of a red-eye flight....
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Cell Phone Photos Can Save Missing Valuables While Traveling

POSTED March 2nd 2020 BY Travel Writer
Technology has advanced so that photos on your cell phone can quickly help save your missing valuables while traveling. When anything is missing, lost, or stolen while traveling, it can be extremely stressful. Your cell phone can actually facilitate the return of valuables if you take pictures of your valuables prior to departure. If belongings are damaged inside of your luggage and you have photos, it...
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Travel Safety Tips for Visiting Developing Countries

POSTED February 13th 2020 BY Beth Williams
Westerners visiting developing countries can often have life-changing experiences. Unfortunately, tourists can also find themselves as targets of crime or scams. These travel safety tips for visiting developing or third-world countries can help you have a safer experience. Locals know that you have more money and valuables than they do. They also know you have less recourse if you are victimized. Consider these travel safety...
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Best Tips For First Time Flyers

POSTED February 4th 2020 BY Beth Williams
  For first-time flyers trip planning can be exciting. However, the journey through the airport can be a challenge and stressful. Here’s what to do before your next flight and time at the airport as organized and stress-free as possible.  Follow these rules for packing and getting through airport security with ease to cut down on travel delays and make your trip through the airport...
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Travel Scams in Europe You Need to Know Now

POSTED January 15th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Where there are tourists, there are pickpockets and con-artists. Travel scams in Europe typically fall into two categories.  Distraction thefts and thefts of opportunity. Some scams seem to be more prevalent in some countries while other travel scams are more popular in different countries. You’re more vulnerable to being ripped off in unfamiliar surroundings and street thieves take advantage of this. Trending Distraction Travel Scams...
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Over the Counter Travel Medications You Should Always Pack

POSTED January 8th 2020 BY Travel Writer
Here’s your list of the 8 most purchased must-pack over-the-counter travel medications you should pack. It never fails if you’re going to get sick while away from home, it’ll happen at night when the stores are closed or somewhere when you’re a distance from a town with a drug store, and the worst scenario is it happens in a foreign country where you don’t speak...
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