Travel Tips Archive

My favorite travel app: Field Trip

If you’re someone who likes to wander like I do, there’s nothing like the thrill of stumbling upon some great random sight in a new city. However, I often wonder what else I might be missing out on if I choose to go down one street versus another. That’s where my favorite travel app, Field […]

Travel Tip: Make your luggage stand out

If you’re like many travelers, you’ve stood at baggage claim looking for your bag, thought you spotted it, then realized it was someone else’s since it looked exactly like yours. This is especially common if you have black suitcases. Although they look better when they get worn and dirty, when everyone has them, they don’t […]

Travel Tip: Bring earplugs with you

Previously, I suggested that you throw an extra pair of headphones in your travel bag for when you’re on the go. Here’s another good tip: throw a pair of earplugs into your bag for whenever you’re traveling as well. Ear plugs are light and take up almost no space at all. You never know when […]

Travel Tip: Be courteous to the person in front of you when using personal inflight video screens

In my last post, I wrote about Virgin America’s clever new ad campaign calling out boring airlines. Their aircraft feature personal video screens that give access to Dish Network, as well as a variety of on-demand entertainment options. Having entertainment options like these is great, except for one small issue: The need to touch the […]