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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
Fathom

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...