Is it it time to ban smoking at casinos?

In my experience, smoke permeates every area in most every casino-hotel which permits any smoking in their casinos.

Why new higher airline change fees may be hazardous to your health

Are heightened change fees really dangerous for your health. Ask a family that has to travel with a sick and contagious kid rather than fork over change fees and pay for the difference in ticket price for a family of four.

What we’re reading: Less stressful — TSA security or healthy eating? AA/US bankruptcy court OK, FAA may restrict 787 flights

Travelers say airport security less stressful than healthy eating, AA/US Airways merger approved, FAA may restrict 787 flights

4 New Year’s traveler resolutions

Ned Levi has four new year's resolutions for travelers which can enhance their sojourns. Ned wishes everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.
By |December 31st, 2012|Columns|4 Comments|

TSA’s 20 security layers — productive or beneficial?

TSA's Blogger Bob Burns has defended the use of their full body scanners at airports, after an engineer demonstrated how to defeat them, by saying the controversial scanners are merely one layer of TSA's 20 layers of airport security. Ned Levi describes and discusses TSA's 20 security layers.
By |March 19th, 2012|Columns|7 Comments|

More healthy tips for those leaving on a jet plane

Last week Ned Levi discussed healthy tips for travelers when flying. This week Ned is back with more healthy tips concerning food while flying, “airline carrier colds,” ear pain, and the infamous “aircraft infection zone.”
By |October 24th, 2011|Columns|7 Comments|

Healthy tips for those leaving on a jet plane

On a flight to Los Angeles Ned Levi discovered loose used tissues in the seat pocket in front of him which was a real health hazard. It started Ned thinking about what else he's found in airplane seat pockets after settling into his seat, and what airplane passengers can do about potential health hazards while flying.
By |October 17th, 2011|Columns|15 Comments|

TSA: Myths and Facts

Ned Levi examines TSA's "Myth of Fact" list and writes his own list in response to recent statements about the use of TSA's AIT scanners and enhanced "pat-downs."
By |November 22nd, 2010|Columns|26 Comments|

Top ten tips for healthy trips

Staying healthy when you travel is essential. Ned Levi has 10 tips for you to help keep you healthy during your travels, through planning and prevention. Ned's column includes numerous Internet links to help in your travel health planning.
By |September 6th, 2010|Columns|5 Comments|

Is the health insurance debate missing travelers?

Does your health insurance cover you when you leave the country? A survey commissioned by the US Travel Insurance Association suggests you aren't.