Caroline Bologna

The Worst Foods To Eat Before Flying

ArtMarie via Getty Images Many people aren’t inclined to remove their face masks to eat in airports, so they have a meal at home on travel days. Eating on a plane used to be common practice. But in the age of COVID-19, many passengers are understandably less inclined to remove their masks to take a […]Read More

The Most Hygienic Way To Pee On A Plane

Stuart Dee via Getty Images If you gotta go, here’s how to do it as safely as possible. With the holidays fast approaching, many people are gearing up to fly ― some for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The risk of COVID exposure during air travel is considered relatively low, […]Read More

10 Mistakes People Make When Packing A Suitcase

LeoPatrizi via Getty Images Don’t make these common mistakes when you’re packing for a trip. Going on vacation is enjoyable and relaxing. Packing for said vacation is decidedly less so. Many of us dread the part before a trip when we’re scrambling to figure out what we need to put in our suitcases. And inevitably, […]Read More

What To Know About Traveling And Your COVID Vaccine Card

Blake Callahan via Getty Images The rules are changing frequently and vary from destination to destination. As COVID-19 vaccine access expands around the world, more countries have been opening their borders to international tourists. If our Instagram feeds are any indication, many Americans have been taking advantage of the opportunity to travel abroad again. But […]Read More

What People Get Wrong About Tipping Hotel Housekeepers

simarik via Getty Images Tipping housekeeping staff every day that your room is serviced is standard protocol. Hotel guests often interact with a number of staffers ― from valets to bellhops to lobby bartenders. And in these exchanges, it’s common knowledge to tip them accordingly. But there’s one staff category that is often ignored in […]Read More

The Rudest Things You Can Do At A Hotel

Ziga Plahutar via Getty Images The travel industry has been struggling during the pandemic, so patience and understanding go a long way. A hotel can feel like a luxurious home away from home, but that doesn’t mean you should always act the way you do in the confines of your actual abode. Recently, HBO’s “The […]Read More

Should You Book A Trip For 2022 Now Or Wait?

Kiattisak Lamchan / EyeEm via Getty Images There are a number of factors to consider when booking travel for 2022. This year marked the first time many Americans traveled since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. People tended to start small with short road trips, visits to relatives they hadn’t seen in a long time, […]Read More

What To Do If A New Travel Ban Affects Your

Westend61 via Getty Images Pandemic travel is all about flexibility and modified expectations. Travel can be very unpredictable in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic. As vaccination rates rose and cases fell in the spring and summer, many popular destinations opened up to U.S. visitors, and people started booking their long-awaited vacations accordingly. But with […]Read More

Experts Predict How The COVID Delta Variant Will Affect Fall

Dmitry Marchenko / EyeEm via Getty Images The state of travel is evolving with the pandemic. “Hot vax summer” ushered in a hopeful phase of the pandemic, with increases in weddings, family vacations and other opportunities for travel and socialization. But we’ve also seen a rise in COVID-19 cases and concerns about contagious viral coronavirus […]Read More