A Business Traveler’s Guide to Staying Fit on the Road

Changing time zones, travel delays, client meetings, late-night dinners…let’s face it—business travel can leave you with little opportunity for fitness. And while you may be tempted to “forget” your gym clothes altogether, consider this: staying active can give you the energy and stamina you need to help you through those long days on the road…. Read more »

Prepare for Life as an Expat: Part 1

The number of Americans living abroad has steadily grown over the past decade, as more companies are expanding their global operations and sending employees overseas. According to the Association of Americans Resident Overseas, more than 6.32 million Americans live in 160+ countries. A recent study by Mercer found that over 70% of companies expect to… Read more »

A Fresh Start: Spring Clean Your Travel Habits

The birds are starting to chirp, the tulips are starting to bloom and there is no forecast of snow anywhere in sight. It’s official; spring has sprung! Saying goodbye to winter often means tackling inevitable spring cleaning tasks, such as scrubbing every window of your home or cleaning the sand and salt remnants from the… Read more »

Less is More: Five Green Tips for Earth-friendly Travel

Fact: The travel industry is responsible for 5% of global carbon dioxide emissions and contributes to 4.6% of global warming. With our consumption of the earth’s natural resources at a rate of 25% greater than our planets’ ability to replenish them, this puts travelers in an interesting conundrum—how can we explore the world while participating… Read more »

Honeymoon Travel: A How-to Guide for a Safe and Healthy Trip

Planning a honeymoon or destination wedding? Lucky you (and congratulations)! No matter where you and your fiancé are headed, here is some advice for making your trip of a lifetime safe, healthy and worry-free. Passports and Visas: Generally speaking, countries have little tolerance for those who arrive without proper documentation. Instead, they’ll refuse to let… Read more »

Business Travel for Women: 6 Tips for Playing It Safe on the Road

Recent research shows that women account for nearly half of all business travelers in the U.S. This is rather astounding considering 40 years ago this number was a mere 5%. And according to a different study, 48% of the surveyed women traveling for business said they often travel alone. Despite advances in gender equality in… Read more »

8 Tips for Protecting Your Identity When You Travel

Recent studies show that identity theft is a $37 billion crime that affects 1 in 25 Americans with the average victim paying out $631 in out-of-pocket costs and 33 hours of their time. And it doesn’t just happen at home—in fact, you may be even more vulnerable to it while traveling because you’re carrying your… Read more »

Spring Break Travel: 7 Tips for a Safe and Healthy Trip

No more pencils, no more books…yes, after a long winter, spring break is finally on its way, and with it, the time-honored tradition of getting away for a well-deserved break from school or work. But before pack your bags and head out the door, make sure you check out these tips for a safe and… Read more »

Healthy Eating While Traveling: Before You Arrive

Ahhhhhhh. You took some time off around the holidays and now you feel relaxed and recharged. You made your New Year’s resolutions, and like many people, one of your top action items is to eat healthier. Sounds great in theory, but there’s just a slight glitch – your next trip is coming up soon. Luckily… Read more »