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Once Again, Sickness on a Cruise Ship

I always find it ironic that the people who are the most worried about something bad happening when they travel are the ones most likely to go on a cruise. The thing is, you’re far more likely to get sick or have inadequate medical care on a cruise ship that you are

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An Airline Credit Card?

The other day I did an interview with a writer from Men’s Health about the best credit card for different kinds of guys. Obviously if you are someone who doesn’t travel much, it doesn’t make much sense to get a travel-related credit card. You’re better off getting one that ties into what

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The Safety of Traveling Abroad

Where’s the most dangerous place to go when you leave home? Probably somewhere a few miles from your own house, actually. I’m speaking to my fellow Americans here since they seem to be the most paranoid, but the lesson holds true for many other first world countries as well. No matter where

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Off-peak Travel

One of the chapters in Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune deals with the huge savings you can reap by not going somewhere when everyone else is going. Here’s a new article with some specific winter travel recommendations from SmarterTravel: Five Off-peak Destinations for Winter 2006/7. I’m not sure I agree

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Seacology Awarded in Travel & Leisure

I take potshots at the “everything’s lovely” travel mags quite often, but at times they bring attention to people and organizations doing good work. Kudos this month to Travel & Leisure, who profile several of them with their Global Vision awards. One of the winners was Seacology, a group “that is enriching