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Securing Your Home While On Vacation

Securing Your Home While On Vacation

Going on vacation can be quite an exciting experience. But it can also turn into worry and concern if you neglect to secure your home while you are away. You need to prepare and secure your home very well before you go on vacation to keep worry and concern from preventing you from enjoying your […]

Effective Travel Luggage Tips

Effective Travel Luggage Tips

Frequent travelers usually have to deal with many other things associated with going from one place to another. For one there are concerns for their luggage every time. Getting your luggage lost during one of your travels can become quite a nightmare. Here are some travel luggage tips that might help prevent you from losing them, permanently, in your travels.Use TSA approved luggage locks.One of the main concerns of travels are the security checks. Aside from the body checks at the airport gate,…

Common Driving Etiquette Mistakes

Common Driving Etiquette Mistakes

Safety on the roads usually depends on drivers observing proper driving etiquette. Failure to do so, even the simplest ones, can result in car accidents that can otherwise be prevented. Here are some of the most common driving etiquette mistakes that many drivers are guilty of.Failure to use turn signals.Turning signals make it easy for cars behind you to know of your intentions when you wish to turn on a curve. This will help them prepare for your next move on the road and help avoid costly dri…

Things Airlines Won't Tell You

Things Airlines Won't Tell You

Airplane travel has become quite common these days. Aside from the convenience and comfort that they offer, people save a lot of travel time traveling by air. All these are mostly what you might hear from the airline industry. But there are also some things that they might not be telling you. Here are some of them.Cabin Air In Planes Can Make You SickThe Federal Aviation Administration or FAA has conducted an investigation whether potentially harmful fumes may have contaminated airplane cabins w…

Security Mandates in Airports

Since the 9/ 11 Attacks, air travel has never been the same again, and it is most likely to stay that way for a very long time.¬† Security has tightened further and more check-ins are being conducted, sometimes to the point of being ridiculous.¬† Here are what you should know about the security mandates in airports across United States. Security is inconsistent across the countryAlthough all airports in the US must adhere to the security guidelines mandated by the FAA, some local conditions may di…

Travel Tips for IT Professionals

Travel Tips for IT Professionals

Traveling in itself can be a challenge. It becomes even more trying for many IT professionals. It used to be fairly easy going from one place to another. But with the airports and other points of entry becoming stricter, there are certain issues that It professionals have to regularly face. This usually has to do with bringing along certain electronic equipment such as laptops and other gadgets while traveling. Here are some tips that would help IT professionals experience a more convenient and …

Travel to Foreign Countries Safety Tips

Travel to Foreign Countries Safety Tips

Traveling offers many perks. For one, there’s the enriching part. For another, it is a cure to many human afflictions – exhaustion, fatigue, stress, boredom, among many. But there are risks to traveling, especially to foreign countries. Tourists often fall prey to snatchers and extortionists hoping to make a quick buck on foreign visitors. To protect yourself at all times, here are a few safety tips:Safety in numbersTour groups have this advantage. Also, you won’t have to worry about getting aro…

Travel Health Precautions

Travel Health Precautions

Traveling not only enriches one’s experience but also expands one’s horizons. Unfortunately, there are also health hazards in traveling, not only to foreign and exotic places, but even within your own country. The risks of contracting a disease is very high. This is why it is very important to take the necessary precautions to avoid, or at least lower your risks of contracting a disease. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends taking the following necessary precautions:Pr…

Safe Clothes to Wear On The Plane

Safe Clothes to Wear On The Plane

Boarding a plane for a long, boring flight hardly elicit concern – except perhaps the usual “hope the plane does not crash” worries. For the most people, flight delays, long lines at airports, and perhaps a sub par hotel at the end of their flight are some of the things that they draw their concern – and ire. When considering what to wear for their flight, most people would think about comfort. Naturally. Their in for a long flight after all. Hardly anyone thinks about what kind of clothes are t…

Tips for Traveling Abroad

Tips for Traveling Abroad

When traveling abroad, safety should be the important consideration. Safeguarding yourself from any problem that you may encounter while abroad is also an important thing for your family. Here are some tips that may help you when traveling abroad:If you are planning to travel overseas, make sure you register your travel plans first at the State Department. You may even do it online at https://travelregistration.state.gov. So in case a crisis or an emergency arises, the department can contact you…