Healthy Airport Food

Healthy Airport Food (and Airport Food to Avoid)

The phrase "healthy airport food" can seem like a contradiction in terms. Once you've entered the airport, your stomach is at the mercy of faceless fast food corporations and busy cafes that serve processed...
Why Travelling in a Group is the Perfect Idea for Every Woman?

Why Travelling in a Group is the Perfect Idea for Every Woman?

Holidays are a pleasant break from our hectic daily lives. In the recent times, solo travels have been trending in popular culture and choices. But what goes under the popularity radar is the number...

What Not to Do in a New City

Any visit to a new city is defined -- and driven -- by a long list of do's. Most likely, you will want to do the museums, do a few tours, do dinner and...
5 Ways to Beat Pre-Trip Panic

5 Ways to Beat Pre-Trip Panic

Countdown to departure: three days. Before you board your flight, you have to finish packing, call your credit card company, do laundry, check in online, clean out the fridge, water your plants ... so...
8 Essentials for Making Any Business Trip Bearable

8 Essentials for Making Any Business Trip Bearable

As an etiquette consultant, I’m often traveling across the country or around the world to give presentations. This means I’ve spend enough time on airlines to rack up a substantial amount of frequent traveler...
Why You Really Need to Unplug While on Vacation

Why You Really Need to Unplug While on Vacation

Sun, sand, an iPhone in your hand. If this is your idea of vacation, something’s wrong with this picture. Sad as it is, staying plugged in -- and even working -- on holiday is...
European Country Rail Passes

European Country Rail Passes

Planning a train trip to Europe? Choose your rail pass wisely! While more general Eurail Passes such as the Global and Select Passes are best for travelers planning to visit many European countries in...

How to Sleep on a Plane

Oh to sleep perchance to … find a way to arrive after a redeye looking even somewhat alive and ready for your morning meeting. Trying though it may be for some of us to...

Buying a Eurail Pass

Before buying a Eurail pass, outline your travel itinerary and weigh your alternatives. If you're traveling over long distances, could you save time or money by flying between cities instead? If you're making...
The 5 Worst Packing Problems and How to Solve Them

The 5 Worst Packing Problems and How to Solve Them

Back when the TSA first introduced its 3-1-1 rules for carry-on liquids, an IndependentTraveler.com staffer named Ashley inadvertently tried to bring a large, expensive bottle of shampoo through airport security. When the TSA...