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The 5 Safest Cities In The World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.31.2015 | Travel

We care about staying safe during our travels, especially when we take our epic adventures solo. There's no reason for travel disasters when you can p...

Holiday Travel Checklist

Sam Dillinger | Posted 01.19.2015 | Travel
Sam Dillinger

Tis the season for holiday travel! Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and that means a road trip to visit family and enjoy some great food. Shortly after will be Christmas and New Years, which will round out the holiday travel season.

40 Travel Scams You Need To Look Out For

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel

Seasoned travelers know that safety is paramount -- especially when you're traveling alone. Even the most innocent-looking pizza menu or lost bracelet...

The 10 Best Spring Break Destinations, North America

Stephanie Be | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

It's spring break, and after a cold winter, countless exams, work and internships... you get a vacation from your vacation. Sorry guys, college is your life vacation. So party up while you can. Make it count, at one of these top 10 spring break destinations

21 Tips to Staying Safe Abroad

Stephanie Be | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

Don't get too drunk. It seems obvious, but you're in a foreign country, so you're a target for all types of crimes just by being a tourist; being drunk just multiplies that risk by like a 1,000 (not actual statistic).

Touring in the Cold: What Travelers From Mild Climates Need to Know

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

I've learned a few things about how to keep exploring comfortably and safely instead of shivering into the hotel or cruise sauna for half the vacation. So pull off your gloves, cozy up with a steaming drink, and take note.

How to Stay Safe While Traveling Solo

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Traveling alone, especially as a woman, will test your intuition, confidence, taste for adventure, and sense of self. The people you meet along the way will be a mirror to how you present yourself in that moment.

How to Stay Safe Abroad in Uncertain Times

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

While I'm no counterterrorism expert, I think I'm in a position to suggest a few smart things that travelers headed to uncertain areas can do, say, carry, and wear. I'm headed to Morocco myself in November. Go ahead and travel. Just be smart about it. How? Read on.

Rules Of Thumb To Traveling Safely, From Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

How can you gauge whether a travel destination is safe for American tourists? Frugal Traveler columnist for The New York Times Seth Kugel gave me some...

U.S. Embassy Warns Tourists Of Armed Robberies In Bahamas

AP | Posted 07.21.2013 | Travel

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas is warning about the threat of armed robbery in the capital of the island chain off Florida's...

For Sarai Sierra and Solo Travel

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Travel
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

For me, traveling alone is far better than dying a slow death of desperation or frustration. Of course, as women we need to take important steps to make sure that where we go is safe and others can easily contact us.

It Happened to Me

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.14.2013 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

When I awoke that bright spring morning of March 21st, 1986 in a pensione in Venice, Italy, I didn't expect the day to end on a dark, deserted beach with a boy I'd just met.

It Doesn't Have to Be All Sex and Drinking This Spring

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

The deadly combination of hormones and alcohol doesn't have to claim your child this spring break. Julie Barsamian from CookTravel.Net offers six tips for how to make spring break safe and fun for your kids.