Leave it to frequent fliers to come up with creative ways to make overnight flights comfortable. These unusual recommendations come from assorted travel experts and friends on Facebook. They’re not all what you’d expect, but they’re all very clever. What items do you take on...

Acknowledging that traditional paper and plastic cards have gone the way of the Dodo bird, MedjetAssist, a world leader in medical, security and crisis response, today launched a free Apple iOS Wallet card (formerly known as Apple Passbook). Designed to offer convenience and...

Most visitors might be tempted to think that the gorillas are tame. On the contrary, gorillas are wild and they should not be provoked in any way. The ORTPN, or the Uganda wildlife authority, does not take any responsibility for any injury sustained by wild...

By Marcus Woolf If you’re heading out for a ski or snowboard vacation – and you live at a low elevation – there’s a chance your trip could become one big headache – literally. Altitude illness strikes untold numbers of skiers and snowboarders, and it typically occurs...

By Marcus Woolf, The Adventure Post It usually happens at the end of your trip, when you’re worn out, dirty and riding in a van. That’s when you find yourself scrambling to figure out a tip for your guide. While many travelers are aware that tipping...