Cruise Ship Safety Cruise-ship safety has been dominating the headlines. What have we learned in terms of safety on the high seas? The details behind the tragic accident of the Costa Concordia are still unfolding, but here's what we know. Many passengers complained that there had not...

Keeping Your Items Safe When it comes to luggage security, it's not about just getting your bag when your flight lands. It's about what's still left IN the bag. Put any valuables in your carry-on, not checked luggage. Why? Because airlines have a mile-long list of exclusions...

Protect Yourself from Ailments on the Road Anyone who has gotten sick on the road knows how fast that can derail a trip. Or even the thought of getting sick. Between the physical stress of travel and all the potential dangers out there coupled with the...

Natural Disaster Preparedness On The Road When it comes to the threat of natural disasters, you may have done your homework and are as prepared as possible in your own home. But when traveling, another kind of preparedness is required. If you're traveling to a tornado or...

  Emergency Number Do you know how to call for help in a foreign country? It should come as no surprise that 911 doesn't work in most other countries, so it's important to know how to dial. For example, in many countries from the UK to Malaysia, the...