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Air Travel Tips

Why Following the Rules of Air Travel Matters

Kara Mulder | Posted 08.14.2014 | Travel
Kara Mulder

There are dangers to not listening to the flight attendant; dangers to your safety, and the safety of other passengers as well as the crew. Some act as if the only reason a flight attendant enforces the rules is due to a need to feel superior.

The Exceptional Traveler: City and Country

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Whether you have a week, ten days or two weeks to get away from it all, a well established travel philosophy of mine is to visit both city and countryside on every trip.

The Exceptional Traveler: The Currency Exchange Game

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Many people like to have some cash when they arrive in a new country. I know I do. Airports and hotels worldwide are notorious for low conversion rates, so you need to do a little research at home before leaving.

The Family that Flies Together...

Tracy Christoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As a seasoned traveler who's vacationed plenty with my own kids and meets new families flying every day, I pulled together some tips that all parents should keep in mind so they can spend less time stressing at the airport and more time relaxing with loved ones.

The Exceptional Traveler: The Mileage Game

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Tickets to Europe that were $500 two years ago, are now $1,000. If you look closely at the breakdown, you'll see that the base ticket price is still the same $500; it's the increased taxes, security fees, fuel surcharges, etc. that account for the whopping additional $500!

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel and Volunteer

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Depending upon what you enjoy doing, you can combine travel and volunteering in virtually any part of the world. Here's one suggestion for people who like to drive, take beautiful walks, be dazzled by nature and world-class views, relish peace and quiet, and seriously love animals.

The Exceptional Traveler: Live a Good Life

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

Whatever you do, do it well. If your dream is to travel, it doesn't matter if you're afraid. Go anyway. Make it a good life.

The Exceptional Traveler: Think Globally, Not Locally

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

I want you to "think outside the box," or in this case more precisely, "think outside the country."

The Best Travel Advice We've Ever Heard

Posted 07.17.2013 | OWN

From booking flights to packing light, these experts' advice will make traveling a whole lot easier. Keep in touch! Check out HuffPost OWN on F...

Muddling Through Won't Do

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Jerry Jasinowski

Muddling through will not do. The deal on the air traffic controllers last week, which was a jerry-built contraption if ever I saw one, offers a discouraging preview of what is in store as Congress scrambles to deal with specific budget crises without addressing the underlying big issues.

10 On-The-Go Stress Relievers For Your Next Trip

Posted 03.30.2013 | Travel

Frequent (and not-so-frequent) flyers know that travel can be draining, stressful and downright anxiety-inducing. But long flights and airport time do...

7 Tips For Improving Your Next Flight

Graham Milne | Posted 12.01.2012 | Travel
Graham Milne

There are a few things that could be adjusted to make the trip moderately more enjoyable, and none of them require the airline doing a blessed thing. It's just a question of some additional personal responsibility.

A Flight Attendant's Tips For Seamless Travel

Tracy Christoph | Posted 06.20.2012 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

No matter how often you travel, even if you are a professional like me, it's important to cover your bases before heading to the airport.

5 Tips For Mindful Air Travel

Michael Stanclift, N.D. | Posted 01.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Stanclift, N.D.

Our minds crave novelty, connection and meaning and our everyday life can feel dull when nothing "pops out" at us. Mindfulness is a habit of noticing, without being carried away by our internal dialogue.