What To Do if Something Gets Stolen from Your Luggage at the Airport

What To Do if Something Gets Stolen from Your Luggage at the Airport

A TSA agent at New York’s JFK International Airport made headlines this week for stealing a $7,000 luxury watch that a passenger accidentally left in security. This isn’t the first time the TSA has been charged with theft. A 2012 ABC News investigation revealed that hundreds of TSA employees have been fired for swiping items from travelers’ bags. And a CNN report found that...Read More
Confiscated by the TSA

The Most Common Contraband Items Confiscated by the TSA

If you’ve never spent time reading the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) blog, which chronicles the contraband items that travelers willfully or ignorantly try to carry on to America’s planes, let us summarize for you: People try to bring a lot of contraband onto planes. Just what kinds of prohibited items do travelers most frequently try to pass through security? The...Read More
Montana's Rapids Hold The Keys to Life

Why Montana’s Rapids Hold The Keys to Life | TTT #80

  My heart raced as our raft descended upon the crashing rapids. I gripped the paddle struggling to stay in sync with the others. Waves pummeled the raft, freezing water splashing us with every bump. By the end of those rapids, I was cold, tired, and absolutely ready for the next set! As we battled the Flathead River, Montana's rapids...Read More
What is Your Reason to Travel

What Is Your Reason To Travel? | TTT #79

There are times when we are tempted to keep up. Like when our facebook feed is full of travel photos and Whatsapp chats are full of discount fares. It's in those times that you have to remember why you travel. Never allow your travel to be a sprint from destination to destination without any purpose. Sure you could find an...Read More
Freedom

Finding Freedom Whether You Are Traveling Or Not | TTT #78

Life's so ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence, and absence to value presence. ~ Unknown Have you ever noticed that the longer the time between your vacation, the more excited you are as the occasion draws near? We need those times when we don’t travel to appreciate when we’re actually traveling. It also...Read More
The Sand Is Always Softer On The Other Beach - Travel Comparisons

The Sand Is Always Softer On The Other Beach | TTT #77

Do you find yourself comparing your travels to the next person? You wonder how they always seem to find the most beautiful hotels, the most exciting adventures and the most tantalizing scenery on Earth. The truth is that you never quite know their journey or the steps they’ve taken to get there, so your comparisons are invalid.  That’s my sociology...Read More
Pack Half The Clothes And Twice The Money

Pack Half The Clothes And Twice The Money | TTT #76

When in doubt about what to pack, “Pack half the clothes and twice the money.” This is some of the best travel advice that I’ve ever heard.  You might regret packing too many clothes, but you'll never regret packing too much money! In Kenya, my travel bud and I managed to pack one duffle bag for our two week trip. It...Read More
Do You Believe In Magic

Do You Believe In Magic? | TTT #75

In 1990, a struggling actor drove his car to a hilltop overlooking Los Angeles. Staring at those bright lights, he dreamed of what he wanted his life to be.  He took out his checkbook and wrote a check: 10 million dollars payable to himself by November 1995 for acting services rendered.  The check stayed in his wallet for five years....Read More