Travel Tips and Smart Advice for Safer, More Comfortable, and Worry-Free Travel.

Latest Posts

Italy: Pickpocket Scams in Venice

POSTED March 20th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Venice is a great “don’t miss” city in Italy, but it’s also where pickpockets prey on tourists. Like tourists, pickpockets love Venice, too. The allure of Venice with its great history, art, beautiful sights, and of course, gondolas attract tourists and tourists attract pickpockets, scam artists, and street thieves; the more tourists there are, the more pickpockets there are.  After the summer months, Carnival is...
Read More

Hiding Valuables at Home Hacks

POSTED March 19th 2018 BY Beth Williams
You Won’t Find Me! Anyone who has ever left for vacation has spent time considering where in their homes to hide their small valuables. Not everything fits in a safe, and what if you don’t have one.  All things considered, a safety deposit box in a bank vault is still the best place to keep jewelry and other valuables, but there are some places around...
Read More

What Every Beach or Pool-Goer Needs to Pack, and it’s not Sunscreen

POSTED March 3rd 2018 BY Beth Williams
Thefts at beaches and pools increase during the busy vacation season when tourists and locals flock to the water.  Most beachgoers leave their wallets, cell phones, cameras or other valuables while they go for a swim or walk along the shore hoping that they’ll be there when they return. Most think they don’t have an alternative but to leave their property unattended or guarded. Some...
Read More

Cell Phone Photos Can Save Missing Valuables While Traveling

POSTED March 2nd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Technology has advanced so that photos on your cell phone photos 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...
Read More

New Government Travel Advisories Rate Safety Levels

POSTED March 1st 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travel Advisories are always being updated by the U.S. State Department. It’s important to know which destinations are on the DO NOT TRAVEL list for your safety and security. The U.S. State Department updates destinations regularly with a Travel Advisory Level. TRAVEL ADVISORY LEVEL DETAILS                 Level 1 – Exercise Normal Precautions: This is the lowest advisory level...
Read More

How to Hide Money on Your Body

POSTED February 28th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Proven Ideas from Experienced Travelers How to hide money on your body. Today’s money belts are not your father’s money belt. A money belt can be your most important accessory when you’re traveling, especially when visiting busy and popular tourist attractions. It is in these locations where pickpockets and thieves are most likely to target their marks. A money belt depending on its size and...
Read More