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Travel Health and Safety

Will Longterm Travel Insurance Actually Save You Money?

Is Longterm Travel Insurance Right for You? First off, I have to tell you that I am a big fan of travel insurance, whether for a single trip or longterm travel insurance. I had to have my wisdom teeth removed in China, and I was so grateful that my travel insurance covered the costs of …

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Allianz Travel Insurance Review – Is this the RIGHT one for you?

Allianz Travel Insurance: Multiple Trip/Annual Plan 5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Allianz Travel Insurance for your Family! “If you can’t afford travel insurance, you can’t afford to travel!” This is one of the top tips I give anyone who asks me about traveling. And my personal recommendation is Allianz Travel Insurance, and especially their Multiple …

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Pre-Trip Planning for Your Travels to Europe

When traveling to Europe, it is essential that you plan ahead. Here are some of the things you can do in advance to make sure you avoid the glitches that may occur when you aren’t prepared. Pre-trip planning for Europe Travels Get Travel Insurance Yes, most likely you won’t need it, but if you need …

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Tips and Tricks to Protect Yourself from Pickpockets in Europe

Pickpockets are a pernicious problem all over the world, but 8 of the world’s 10 worst cities for pickpockets are top tourist destinations in Europe. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t come to Europe ready to have a great time. It just means you should observe a few basic rules and techniques to keep your pocket …

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Hints for Traveling the World as a Single Woman

I have been traveling the world as a single woman for the many years. I have been to North Africa, Turkey, the Middle East, the Caribbean, the US and nearly every European country, always on my own and accumulating a wealth of experiences and insights along the way. I made mistakes and have leaned from …

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10 Tips for Traveling with Chronic Pain

I adore traveling in Europe. But I’m not a college student anymore—I can’t throw some clothes and a Eurail Pass into a backpack and hit the road. Now I, like tens of millions of other people around the world, suffer from chronic pain. Pain makes traveling a challenge, not an impossibility. Here are ten tips for …

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Stay Limber, Travel Better: Yoga Positions to Ease the Pain of Long Flights

In my late teens and early twenties, I could sit for multiple hours on planes, trains or buses and emerge feeling rested and ready to explore. However, during my last two trips, I noticed that it has become harder to “bounce back” after spending 8+ hours wedged into a seat, trying to nap while the …

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