Ten winter holiday road trip safety tips

10 ways to stay safer on the road this Thanksgiving It’s Thanksgiving this Thursday in the U.S. Many holiday travelers will rent a car once they reach their destination or drive their own car from home. Overall, the American Automobile Association estimates that...

Nevis’ sweet plantation life

This “Rooms to Explore” feature focuses upon places throughout the country and the world where I have stayed that became part of the experience of visiting a destination. Places that bring to life the local history, culture and lifestyle in a very meaningful way –...

Make airlines liable for airline IT failures

As Congress wrestles with the FAA bill, airline IT should be a focus All airlines are having problems with their Information Technology (IT) systems. In recent months, American, Delta, Southwest, United, and British Airways have all faced airline IT failures. The...

Packing right, packing light

One man’s system for light packing Every traveler has his or her own methods of packing and rules for deciding what and how many bags to pack for different types of trips. Packing light is a mantra for many, whether it’s to avoid airline bag fees or simply to...

TSA’s security theater show goes on

TSA airport security improvements are still lacking Once again, TSA airport security theater was exposed by testing. In a Congressional hearing last Wednesday, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) administrator David Pekoske was grilled about TSA’s...