Travel Advice

Before embarking on your next big trip, you need to plan. We’ve got some insider tips and tricks to help with packing, navigating the airport and flying the friendly skies.

I Love My Fat Cat. But When I Moved Cross-Country, I Dreaded Getting Him on a Plane

My husband and I were excited to start a new life in British Columbia. But first we had to figure out how to bring our plus-sized cat with us.

12 Travel Disasters I’ve Actually Seen Happen

Being a tour leader is not the glamorous life you might imagine it to be.


How to Get a Refund If a World Crisis Forces You to Cancel a Trip

Afraid to travel due to the coronavirus, or any other world event? Here's how and when you can cancel.


12 Gross Things Hotels Do to Save Money

Before you kick off your shoes and relax on that big, comfy hotel bed, you’re going to want to read...


12 New Features You’re Going to Start Seeing in Airports

These new features and technologies can reduce the stress of travel.

The Unspoken Etiquette Rules of Reclining Your Airplane Seat

How you recline makes all the difference.



10 Things Flight Attendants Aren’t Allowed to Do

Their job description is more unusual than most—and so are the rules they have to follow.


This Is the Worst Spot on the Plane for Your Carry-On Bag

Don't make the process harder than it needs to be.


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What to Bring on a Cruise: 20 Cruise Ship Packing Do’s and Don’ts

Wondering what to bring on a cruise? Our favourite professional cruisers tell us the things you should never set sail...


14 Airplane Hacks That Will Change the Way You Fly

Before you book your next trip, learn these insider tricks that will make flying a whole lot easier and more...


This Is When I Finally Learned to Enjoy Dining by Myself

Solo dining can seem intimidating, but it's actually an empowering experience.


Case Closed: Here’s Who Gets the Middle Seat Armrests on Planes

We asked etiquette experts and they all came to the same conclusion: The person in the middle seat gets control...

Why Are Most Airplane Seats Blue?

It comes down to science and logistics.


5 Hidden Features on Cruise Ships You Had No Idea Existed

Even avid cruisers might not know some of these exist of cruise ships.


The Worst Travel Nightmares of 2019

This year has seen its fair share of travel nightmares—from stranded passengers in scary situations to plane crashes and unexplained...


There’s a Browsing Mode That Will Get You the Cheapest Flights

With one click, you can get less expensive flights, hotels and more—and it won't cost you a dime.


12 Airplane Facts You’ve Always Been Curious About

Flying can spark a lot of questions about everything from the iffy food to the holes in the airplane windows....


15 Free Things to Do When You’re Stuck at the Airport

There you are, stuck at the airport again thanks to another flight delay or an insanely long layover. Eating is...


Here’s Why Airplane Seats Are Actually Facing the Wrong Way

It's rare to find airplane seats that face backward, but it's not as strange of an idea as you might...


12 Etiquette Rules You Must Follow When Travelling with Friends

Travelling with friends can be an absolutely amazing experience where you make lifelong memories—or it could end up testing the...

10 Tourist Rules You Never Realized You Have to Follow

When your entire country can be considered a work of art or priceless history, officials sometimes have to go to...


Flight Attendants Reveal How They Never Get Sick

You're going to want to steal these tips.


The First 13 Things You Should Check for in a Hotel Room

Don't commit to a stay until you've scoured the room for these conveniences and health risks.


11 Rude Hotel Habits You Should Stop ASAP

Avoid these rude habits that bother both hotel employees and other guests.


This Is the Right Way to Germ-Proof Your Plane Seat

You may convert your seatmate, too.


12 Things You Should Always Do Before You Leave Your Hotel Room

Do these things before you leave your hotel room and you'll save time and money—and earn the respect of hotel...