the u.s. state department’s “smart traveler” for iphone

I’m always hunting for a good iPhone or iPad app that relates to travel, one that can take some of the exhaustive Google searching...

english travel literature in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries – part I

As we travel in the twenty-first century, in the first in a new series of blog posts on travel literature and print media, I...

the pen is mightier than the sword – especially when traveling

The old adage about the pen being mightier than the sword may be true in international diplomacy, but it is especially true when traveling....

reef stash sandals: the answer to a traveler’s beach cash-stashing needs

Savvy travelers are well aware of the pitfalls of walking around an unfamiliar environment with cash or credit cards. Some have fallen victim to...

wherefore art thou, wi-fi?

O Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi, wherefore art thou Wi-Fi? Deny thy costs and create thy connection; Or if thou wilt not, be but sworn my love And I'll no...

why do we bring so much stuff when we travel?

In the first in an ongoing series of posts chronicling our innate human need to surround ourselves with more stuff than we will actually...

the central african franc: will i need a bag full of cash in gabon?

If you are traveling to Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea or Gabon, you will need to...

jet lag got you down?

We have all experienced jet lag at least once. On a recent trip to Southeast Asia, with a twelve hour time difference, it was...

descriptions of the world: english travel literature in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth...

One outcome of the travel literature of this period was the frequent appearance of works devoted to describing the world and the discoveries...

and the award for the fastest travel website on a mobile device goes to…

Among the most frustrating aspects of booking flights, hotels, tours and car rentals is the time it takes to load a booking website from...

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