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Overseas Travel

A Family's Guide to London

MiniTime | Posted 09.25.2015 | Travel

The United Kingdom's capital city is known for its fun, entertainment, rich history and cultural heritage. From double decker red buses to the Queen's very own Buckingham Palace, the list of things to do and see in the 'Big Smoke' are endless.

"Live Large - Live Abroad"

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Ever since I married a Mexican girl, with true ties to Mexico, not the typical Southern California Mexican, with no ties to Mexico. Who just as my friends in San Francisco, New York and Los Angles, continue to ask me, "Is it safe?"

4 Exciting Family Vacation Ideas Around the World

MiniTime | Posted 04.28.2015 | Travel

If you've decided it's time to get more foreign stamps in your passport and explore the world with your children, here are some ideas of family-friendly destinations overseas.

3 Tips For Traveling Where You Don't Know The Language

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.15.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Although many tourists can get by with English alone, a big part of cultural immersion is being able to understand and communicate in the native tongue. You don't need to become fluent, but picking up a few key phrases will help you make most of your travels abroad (and keep you safe, too).

How To Pursue Your Passions Even In Faraway Places

Next Avenue | Stephanie Oswald | Posted 09.29.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Stephanie Oswald Tuscan cooking classes? Check. Bicycle tours through French wine country? Check. After your l...

How To Avoid Hackers While Traveling

AP | By PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some tips to help business travelers protect their laptops and mobile devices from spying — or at least limit the damage of hack...

The Great American Passport Myth

William D. Chalmers | Posted 11.29.2012 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

We know that fewer and fewer respond to facts nowadays -- even fact checkers have biases -- but the facts are that of the 311 million U.S. residents, there are over 109 million valid U.S. passports in circulation.

PHOTOS: Sailing Through The South Seas

Fathom | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel

When we rolled up on a tiny island, she started talking to fishermen and, next thing I knew, they were climbing palm trees to collect coconuts.

Best Credit Cards With No Foreign Transaction Fee

Curtis Arnold | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Today, with instant Internet authorizations and real-time currency conversion, it hardly seems fair to charge a foreign transaction fee. Fortunately, a growing number of banks agree.

An American in Pakistan

Ethan Casey | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Ethan Casey

The kidnapping eleven days ago of American development worker Warren Weinstein prompts this week's column. I don't know anything about the man except ...

What Skills and Experience Would YOU Want From a Voluntourist?

Saundra Schimmelpfennig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Saundra Schimmelpfennig

Before traveling overseas to lead an aid project or volunteer, think about what factors would lead to success or failure by a foreign volunteer in your own country.

Dueling Docs: Can you take a drug for jet lag?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Horowitz

The Issue Drugs for Jet Lag The facts With all the stress of travel these days - the requisite shoe-removal, luggage surcharges and now the possibil...

Business Or Pleasure? Foreign Travel Costs Spike For Congress

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers take scores of overseas trips each year to visit military bases, meet foreign officials, attend conferences and see how U.S. funds are spent...