Current cruise ship visitations to Venice likely unsustainable?

In 1987, UNESCO designated Venice as a World Heritage Site, saying “Venice and its Lagoon form an inseparable whole of which the city of Venice is the pulsating historic heart and a unique artistic achievement.” It hosts more than three million tourists annually. For Venetians, tourists arriving by ship has become a serious issue. The […]

When you’re traveling, a picture can be worth a thousand dollars

You don’t have to be an expert on photographic evidence to take snapshots of your rental car before you drive off the lot, but it helps. Just ask Steve Wolf, who happens to be an expert on photographic evidence. When he recently rented a car in Denver, he instinctively started videotaping his rental from every […]

Travelers feel the pressure to act now

No one seems to know how the TV in Room 1018 of the Wyndham Avenue Plaza Resort in New Orleans ended up with several long, deep scratches on the screen that made it unwatchable. And if they do, they’re not talking.

Road Trip: My 6 top tips for renting a car

Many travelers are already hitting the road to see countries up-close. Renting a car may seem straight-forward at first, but there are many issues to consider before you rent a vehicle for your next journey. Ned Levi has 6 tips to consider before you make a reservation for your next car rental.

Hurricane devastation in northern New England and upstate New York

Just in time for leaf-peeping season, New England and upstate New York have been slammed by Hurricane Irene. I have seen plenty of photos of the Passaic River roiling and have heard that Irene was a bust, little has been said about what happened after the hurricane turned tropical storm.