With the world in the state it is currently in there really does not seem to be any reason to continue to list travel news until we find a way to beat this virus. So until the news is no longer dominated by this, and global travel resumes we will suspend all further travel news. […]
Spring Break is Upon Us
Should you cancel your travel plans because of the coronavirus? Unless you were planning on traveling to China for spring break the experts are saying you should be safe to travel to any of the regular hot spots for spring break. While the coronavirus has us all scared that we could become infected easily, it […]
High Tech Luggage Anyone?
I’m not going to lie, as someone that travels a lot, this piece of luggage looks AMAZING! I can easily see how this could replace my regular carry on and save me a ton of time while going through the lines at the airport. For that reason I love the removable pouch that has the […]
Ethics of Disaster Tourism
Disaster tourism, just like the ethics of visiting and gawking at the poor, there are valid moral questions around visiting disaster areas where people may have lost everything, including family members. However the other side of that is these places hit by disaster often need the influx of cash that tourism brings. But does the […]
CDC Issues Level 1 Travel Warning: Hong Kong
The headline appears more scary than it really is. Level 1 is the lowest warning and much worse than the level 4 I saw a few months ago when I was contemplating a trip to Honduras. For the record, level 4 is “change your plans, do not come here”. So much worse than the “be […]
Single Use Plastic Bottles Going Away?
One of the things I hate most about traveling is that it involves so many plastic bottles. In most of the countries I’ve visited or lived in plastic bottles were a necessity. In China, Pakistan and South Korea we were given 5 gallon bottles for a home unit as we were told that the local […]