Kevin Kiernan has many memories of his recent trip to Australia, but shattering the TV screen in his Melbourne hotel room isn’t one of them. So why is he being charged for this hotel room damage? “Help! I’m being charged $574 for hotel room damage I didn’t cause”
What should you pack for your next trip?
Well, I’m not a fashion writer, but I do know what kind of clothes travel well. And you’ll want to heed my travel packing tips. “If you’re on the road 365 days a year, heed this travel packing advice”
Mention hotel alarm clocks to a frequent guest and you’ll probably get an earful. Those ever-present digital clock radios frequently evoke feelings of confusion, frustration and even rage. “If hotel alarm clocks set you off, you’re not alone”
No one ever said travel was easy. But 2017, which featured terrorism, natural disasters and tumultuous politics, has added a new sense of uneasiness.
Not worried yet? Just browse back to the front page if you’re looking for another reason.
Go on. I’ll still be here when you get back. “Travelers, here’s how to stay safe in 2018”
Travel bans. Shootings. Viral passenger videos.
No one will forget the past year in travel. How could they? But what does it all mean for your 2018 trips? “It’s been a wild year for travel. What’s ahead for 2018?”
This sure doesn’t feel like Salt Lake City.
My kids had no idea what that meant when I said that as we were strolling the streets of Utah’s capital. They weren’t here decades ago when I saw the old Salt Lake City, a less vibrant and interesting place than the one they were experiencing. “Salt Lake City acquires a new taste for adventure. Have a bite.”
What’s that? You didn’t want to come home? You might have a touch of the post-vacation blues. “As summer draws to a close, a primer on beating the post-vacation blues”
What if your vacation never ended?
That’s a serious — and timely — question. It’s the peak of the summer travel season, and if you’re at the beach right now, you’re probably reading this and thinking, “I don’t have enough vacation time.” “These global nomads make the world their home”
If you’re planning to leave your smartphone or laptop at home when you go on vacation this month, you might want to think again. The unplugged getaway is so last year. “Still checking your work email on vacation? You’re not alone”