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At The Post Office In Trump's America, I Want The National Park Stamps -- And A Passport

Rabbi Michael Rothbaum | Posted 11.25.2016 | Politics
Rabbi Michael Rothbaum

Trump's America, Wednesday morning, 9:03 AM. I head in to my local post office. I'm out of stamps. I also need my passport renewed. It expires this ...

As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Till Bruckner

Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

3 Time Saving Airport Travel Tips that Will Make You Sing

Jennifer Legra | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Jennifer Legra

Every night before a flight, I organize my purse. I take out old receipts, garbage and unnecessary crap that I don't need for the flight and put in only what I need for the next day's trip: wallet, tickets and/or printed confirmation number and itinerary, lip gloss, nasal spray, any medications needed, a pair of socks and our passports.

7 International Travel Planning Tips from a Global Nomad

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Sharon Schweitzer

Spring is here and many travelers are headed out of the country. What are some important considerations? As a world traveler who has visited over 60 c...

The World's Most Beautiful Passports (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.25.2017 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Before passports became the world standard in identification, they were simpler, uglier things: essentially stamp pads for customs officials. Today, g...

The Design of Your Passport is About to Change

Travel + Leisure | Posted 02.24.2017 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Photo: LA Times via Getty ImagesLater this year, the U.S. will start issuing passports with a new design, created to be more resistant to fraud and fo...

Dominica's Citizenship Programme "Main Source of FDI", Officials Say

Till Bruckner | Posted 02.15.2017 | World
Till Bruckner

Like several other countries in the Caribbean, the Commonwealth of Dominica, an independent island-state with just 72,000 inhabitants, runs an economi...

If Your Passport Expires Any Time in 2017, You Should Renew It NOW

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2017 | Travel

If you hate long lines and the possibility of a cancelled vacation, you might wanna get a new passport, um, NOW. In a few months, it could be too late...

UK Home Office Silent on Caribbean Passport Controls

Till Bruckner | Posted 01.21.2017 | World
Till Bruckner

The UK's Home Office seems unwilling to explain why passport holders from Caribbean countries with reportedly loose passport policies are permitted vi...

TSA To Stop Accepting Driver's Licenses From 9 U.S. States

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 01.11.2017 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Katherine LaGrave, Condé Nast Traveler Alamy States refusing to comply with the Real ID Act may finally pay the price--but travelers are i...

Extinguishing Liberty's Flame on Refugees

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 11.19.2016 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Emma Lazarus, who's proud and shinning words stand indelibly inscribed on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, would weep in sorrow and shame if she were with us today as an ever increasing number of our political "leaders" and citizens call for the United States to extinguish the flame of liberty on Middle Eastern refugees of war.

Refugee Passports Could End Border Delays in the Balkans

The Conversation US | Posted 10.23.2016 | World
The Conversation US

The latest hellish chapter in the Syrian refugee crisis is currently unfolding at Croatia's borders. Thousands of refugees were forced to wait in knee-deep mud, as Croatia and Slovenia refuse to allow more than 2,500 people to cross over their border each day.

What Hillary Clinton Does Not Get About Being a Gay Dad

Anthony C. Infanti | Posted 10.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anthony C. Infanti

Simply put, the State Department does not need to tell straight parents that they are the norm because, trust me, everyone else does a good job of that already.

Not All Passports Are Created Equal

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel

Not all passports offer equal freedom -- and not all of them come cheap. Some countries have passports that allow citizens free access to nearly 20...

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel

There's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can be a little problematic for the 64% of American citizens who don't have a passport.

Travel Tips: Why You Need a U.S. Passport Card

Sonia Gil | Posted 12.21.2014 | Travel
Sonia Gil

One of our biggest concerns when we travel abroad is how to keep our passports safe. Do we keep it in our hotel room? What do we do when we need to carry it with us? Luckily, I recently came across a new alternative that can solve this traveler's dilemma.

Can the US Seize Would-Be Jihadis' Passports?

Peter Van Buren | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The idea of limiting an American citizen's travel proactively, on the assumption that she or he will end up fighting with ISIS based on documents or web postings, scrapes at liberty, even if the tools are there and it is legal to use them.

10 Tips To Avoid A Traveling Nightmare When Going Abroad

Lisa Condie | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Condie

While traveling troubles can happen to anyone, here are five steps for better preparation, and five steps to keep in mind if the worst does happen to you when going overseas.

6 Reasons to Take Your Kids Out of the Country and 6 Ways to Make It Happen

AK Turner | Posted 11.18.2014 | Parents
AK Turner

Starting a family doesn't have to mean an endless routine mired in domesticity. If you had the travel bug before kids, you can and should continue to travel as your family grows.


Lynda Freeman | Posted 09.28.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

Wilbur loves to play and go on walks. My son says he's a chick magnet. I can see that this might be so as all kinds of people stop to say hello to Wilbur.

How to Renew Your Passport

Fodor's | Posted 07.24.2014 | Travel

If you're like most Fodor's readers, your passport is one of your most-prized possessions, your ticket to exploring the world.

Not All Passports Are Created Equal

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.02.2015 | Travel

A passport from the United States allows its citizens free access to well over 100 other countries. But not all travelers have such an overwhelming...

6 Worst Travel Nightmares! (And How to Make Them Go Away)

Budget Travel | Posted 08.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

For a few unlucky travelers, vacation can feel a little like that bad dream where you're walking the halls of your old high school with no clothes on. Missed connection? Lost reservation? Credit card crying "Uncle!" halfway through your trip? Wake up to these common-sense fixes.

The Envelope, Please! Announcing The First Annual 'Blurbie' Awards for Truly Ridiculous PR

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.05.2014 | Media
Peter Mandel

As a travel writer whose inbox is always jam-packed with profound and deeply moving press releases, it started me thinking. Wasn't it high time that the finest of these works earned the recognition they deserve?

How Far Will That American Passport Take You?

trivago | Posted 07.30.2014 | Travel

U.S. travelers might be pleasantly surprised.