Archive | September, 2012

An Airport Layover Survival Guide

“I love airport layovers!” said no person, ever. Airport layovers rank pretty high on the list of major travel bummers, right up there with travelers’ illness and being stuck on an overcrowded bus next to a guy with a snake in a pillowcase. (I sadly have been the victim of all aforementioned plights and can […]

How To Do NYC On A Budget

Did you laugh when you read the title of this post? I laughed a little when I started writing it. But as a once and future New Yorker, I can personally attest to the fact that the City of Lights can be survived – hell, even enjoyed – on a budget, even if you’re traveling from […]

Carry On With Your Carry On – How to Never Check A Bag

For most travelers, any trip longer than the better part of a week requires checking a bag. When up against a variety of climates, excursions and the possibility of not being able to do laundry, 17 pairs of undies feel rather necessary. But if you’re doing your gap year or just off for a prolonged […]

Three Travel Rules You Should Never Break

Everybody travels for their own reasons, on their own terms and with their own ends. That’s part of the joy of exploring this planet we call Earth. But there are a few simple travel rules a person should never break, regardless of whether you’re off to scale mountains or kick back in an all-inclusive resort. […]