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Travel Nightmares

Healthcare à La Mode

Marianne C. Bohr | Posted 08.22.2016 | Travel
Marianne C. Bohr

My worst travel nightmare has materialized: a throbbing toothache in a foreign country. From experience, I'm sure it's a dead nerve and I need antibiotics tout de suite. After two days of downing pain relievers miles from a town of any size on Corsica, I know I must deal with this immediately.

Five Ways To Avoid Cruise Hell

Anita Dunham-Potter | Posted 06.09.2013 | Travel
Anita Dunham-Potter

Plenty of things can go wrong on a cruise vacation. You could get seasick, or sleep through breakfast, or lose at blackjack, or puke over the rail, or god forbid be on a cruise ship that's lost power and drifting out to sea.

Is That a Bomb in Your Suitcase or... Whoops

Claudia Helena Oxee | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Claudia Helena Oxee

While the cargo doors of the aircraft were being secured, one of our baggage handlers raced up into the cockpit to advise us that they'd heard a buzzing noise coming from a suitcase. Everyone started looking around to see who the culprit was that was holding up the departure.

Home Alone: Airport Edition

Claudia Helena Oxee | Posted 02.18.2013 | Travel
Claudia Helena Oxee

Upon one of the arrivals at JFK, an agent called my office to advise they had a 12-year-old unaccompanied minor, his luggage, and no parents to sign for him. After six hours, my fear was that the parents had gotten into a serious accident rendering them powerless to call.

Travel Tips From One Of TV's Biggest Post50 Food Critics

Posted 11.30.2011 | Fifty

Travel Channel's food critic Andrew Zimmern shares a few of his packing tips in the CNN Money video below. Zimmern spends 32 weeks a year in quest of ...

Have ATM Card That Will Travel? Not So Fast

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Getting cash while traveling internationally is not as easy as you may think.