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.

13 Ways Hackers Get You When You Travel

An expert reveals the surprising ways you're more vulnerable to identity theft when you travel—and how to protect yourself.


7 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping This Summer

When's the last time you slept under the stars and cooked dinner over an open fire? You never know—you may...


14 Countries Where You Do (and Don’t) Need to Tip

Tipping is confusing in general, but all bets are off when visiting a foreign country where customs and expectations may...


15 Secret Phrases Pilots Say

Pilots have coded phrases they use to communicate delays, turbulence, and even warnings about annoying passengers.


The Real Reason Hotels Use White Sheets

They're easiest to stain—but that's exactly why it makes sense!


How to Avoid the Line at Popular Tourist Attractions

Vacations are a blast until you hit the dreaded line—and it seems like there are lines for everything. Here's how...


18 Things You Didn’t Know Were Banned from Disney Parks

Disney is the Happiest Place on Earth... unless you had your heart set on bringing your pogo stick.


Here’s Why Some Airplane Windows Have Little Holes

Ever wondered about that tiny hole in your airplane window? There's no need to panic! It's there for a very...

The Cleanest Airlines in the World, According to Passengers

Grossed out by the conditions on board your last flight? Try booking your next trip with one of these carriers,...


The Real Reason Flights Are Experiencing More Turbulence

You're not imagining it: Your flights really are getting bumpier.


12 Things Smart Travellers Always Do Before a Flight

Frequent fliers share their favourite tips to ensure a smooth travel day.


The 5 Most Punctual Airports in the World

Smoother travels await at these airports.


10 Red Flags You’re About to Stay at a Bad Hotel

No hotel is perfect, but unfortunately, some out there are so imperfect that staying there can turn your dream vacation...


This Is How to Spot Bed Bugs in Your Hotel Room

Bed bugs won’t just ruin your stay—that bad luck could follow you home, because bed bugs can latch onto your...


10 Signs You’re About to Fall for a Bad Airbnb Listing

There are a lot of amazing rentals on Airbnb—and a lot of not-so-great ones. Here, experts shed light on key...


5 Ways to Ensure the Long-Term Success of Your Airbnb

Here’s how to knock your renters’ socks off (and protect yourself in the process).

24 of the Worst Real-Life Vacation Disasters

There's a reason psychologists say that vacationing is among the most stressful of life events, right alongside changing jobs, moving...


11 Things to Know Before You Book That Hawaii Vacation

The Hawaiian Islands are home to many of the best palm tree-lined beaches in the world—with sands of all colours,...


This Is What Those Airport Taxiway Signs Mean

When your plane is taking forever to taxi to the runway, find out where you're really headed.


The Little-Known Airplane Feature That Could Save Your Life

Remembering this tiny device could be a big deal!


Motel vs. Hotel: What’s the Real Difference?

They're similar, but they're definitely not synonymous.

18 Things Pickpockets Don’t Want You to Know

Whether you’re travelling abroad or in a crowded city, cunning pickpockets could be watching your every move. Here's how to...


13 Things You Should Never Eat on an Airplane

A registered dietitian nutritionist reveals which foods could turn your next flight into a disaster.


25 City Names Around the World You’re Mispronouncing

Sound like a native—or at least a savvy tourist—when you learn how to say these place names correctly.


The Sneaky Way Thieves Can Break into Hotel Safes

The fact that it’s called a safe doesn’t mean it keeps your stuff safe all the time.


This Is Why You Should Avoid Drinking Coffee Before a Flight

Yes, even if it has a 6 a.m. departure time.


Handshake, Hug or Kiss: How to Greet Someone in 13 Different Countries

Different countries have different codes of conduct when it comes to making personal introductions. Here's the proper etiquette on how...