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How to Deal With Lost Luggage

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  There you are, standing at baggage claim, watching everyone pluck bags off the carousel until… You’re the only one left standing, no bag in sight. After you regain your composure, your first stop needs to be the airline’s lost baggage office, which should be conveniently located somewhere in baggage claim. In fact, don’t even […]


High Anxiety: How to Stay Healthy When You Fly

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Planes and airports can be tough on your body in more ways than one, but with a little pre-planning you can sidestep the worst of it and stay healthy when you fly. Pat-downs vs. scanners Every so often the topic of overexposure to radiation courtesy of airport scanners will come up, especially concerning frequent flyers. […]


Tips For Flying With Kids

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Holidays, summer, spring break… Every few months there’s an opportunity to pack up the kids and head to the airport. If you’re dreading the thought of a few hours aloft with a fidgety brood, these travel tips can help. Never fear, a little planning and preparation go a long way. Give yourself time. No one […]


Hot Tips For Winter Driving

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  Having lived in Flagstaff, Arizona, for several years (it’s home to a ski resort, so you can imagine what the winters are like), my first piece of advice for driving in the wintertime would be: if there’s snow or ice on the road, stay home. Either that or wait until the deicers and the […]


Top Travel Tips for Solo Women Travelers

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With an estimated 32 million single American women traveling alone at least once in the last year, chances are you’ve embarked on one or more trips as a solo woman traveler yourself. If you’re new to heading out on your own, here are a few tips gleaned from women who have been there and still […]


How To Plan A Road Trip

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  Forget the Chevy Chase version of a holiday road trip (no, really) and never mind those buddies piling in a car with three bags of chips and no map. Truth is, it takes a little time to plan a road trip worth taking, whether it’s for a few days’ jaunt across the state or […]