How to survive an airplane rapid decompression accident

Dealing with rapid airplane decompression Editor’s note: This post was originally published on March 21, 2011. We are republishing in light of reader interest and recent events. Only about 40 to 50 rapid aircraft decompression accidents occur each year, so...

6 tips to prevent taking bed bugs home!

prevent bed bugs Don’t be ASLEEP to prevent bed bugs While most people say the worst problem bed bugs can cause for travelers is suffering the itching and soreness from their bites, some of my readers have set me straight recently. I agree with them. Prevent bed bugs from...

6 rules for eating well in Europe

eating Europe rules Follow these eating-well-in-Europe rules and savor every mouthful I grew up in Europe and lived there for about 22 years. During that time, I was a student, a freelance journalist, started a business, and traveled extensively. As can be seen by my short resumé, I...