10 tips about how to survive and stay comfortable on long-haul flights

Flying for 10+ hours, staying seated most of the time, especially in a dry, pressurized cabin and having little to do, is boring and can make travelers’ bodies ache. Without preparation and taking care of yourself during the flight, air travelers can arrive at their destinations exhausted, hungry and disheveled. Here are ten tips to […]

3 additional rules for packing checked luggage defensively

Last week I wrote about “5 rules for packing checked luggage defensively.” The rules are necessitated by woeful liability limits, set by governments, for luggage lost or damaged by the airlines. The liability issue is further exacerbated on US domestic flights by the airlines eliminating their liability, as per their contracts of carriage, on breakables, […]

15 travel emergency kit basics

Superstorm Sandy stranded countless travelers in the northeastern area of the US, which points to the need for all travelers to have an emergency kit. Ned Levi has information for you to create an emergency kit for travelers with his list of his top 15 traveler emergency kit basics.

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.

Allergy-proofing your cruise

If you’re one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from some sort of allergy, there are ways to make your next cruise vacation easier on the sinuses. If you have allergies or asthma, planning before you cruise can help keep sneezes, sniffles, wheezing, and attacks under control while sailing the seas.