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Pickpocket Proof Clothing

POSTED October 19th 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travelers are targets for savvy pickpockets and thieves. Tourist season is their busy season. Now your clothing can function as what separates you from a pickpocket. Scarves, pants, shirts, socks, and underwear now have discreet and hidden pockets designed to hold valuables close and secure.  These clever travel clothes make great bon voyage gifts too. Here are a few of our favorites items. Made with soft and...
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What Congress Says About Airline Seat Sizes

POSTED October 12th 2018 BY Travel Writer
The bottom line on airline seat roominess is that it’s more about safety than comfort for passengers in economy class. The final version of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 says that the FAA should “study” the need for seat size regulation. The bill says the seating dimension should be safe and says nothing about comfort. To make seats more comfortable they would need to...
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Staying Safe In Port

POSTED October 6th 2018 BY Beth Williams
Major national and international initiatives went into effect to heighten the security of ships and ports in 2004. What effect have they had on the safety of cruise passengers ashore? The answer, is probably none directly, though there is an increase in safety within the ports themselves, because of the better fencing, increased surveillance and more intense review of identification documents as passengers and others...
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Pickpockets Don’t Always Look Like Criminals

POSTED October 1st 2018 BY Beth Williams
Many travelers think they know what pickpockets look like.  Typically they stereotype them as “shady characters” who look like a crook.  While that is true for a small portion of the time, many times professional pickpockets go to great strides to blend into the crowd and area so their victims are not aware of them. To prove this point, the police in Sterling Heights, Michigan...
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Best Travel Books-Inspiration, Planning and Budget Advice

POSTED September 28th 2018 BY Travel Writer
This article is all about finding the right resources to start you traveling. Get inspiration of where to visit and what to see to how to travel safely, smoothly and at within a budget that is comfortable for you. These reads are our picks for complete and realistic advice. Pick a book for inspiration, one for practical how-to advice and once about travel on a...
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Booking Your Own Hotel Saves Money

POSTED September 23rd 2018 BY Travel Writer
Travelers who are conscious of their budget and want the peace of mind knowing where they will spend the night need to be smart and book their lodging via the internet before they go. Most hotels, even the smaller ones, take reservations online. It is very convenient as you don’t need to deal with different time zones and language barriers as you would with a...
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