Why travel is an excellent form of education

"Nothing develops the mind like travel," said Emile Zola. And you can find great numbers of similar sayings from famous and ordinary men all over the world. What force makes people leave their safe and comfortable places and condemn themselves into … [Read more...]

Safe travel tip: How to use the Allianz TravelSmart app

If you’ve traveled a fair amount, you know that sometimes, things go sideways. Usually, these things are small things: maybe you need to pick up a prescription from a pharmacy and need directions, or maybe your flight got delayed, leaving you … [Read more...]

Apple Watch travel tips

I bought my Apple Watch for heath and GPS exercise tracking. I regarded its travel uses with skepticism. After all, I have a phone, which already accompanies me on trips, and saw no need to carry two devices for the same purpose. However, after using … [Read more...]

Travel tip: Fighting germs on vacation

I don't like to think too much about it, but there are a lot of icky germs out there, friends. Sure, there are a lot of benign ones, too, and I don't obsess over it, but none of us want to get sick when traveling. This is why I up my germ-fighting … [Read more...]

Family-friendly city touring with Go Select

    Will you and your family be touring a city in the coming months as part of a family summer vacation? We will! The Pit Stops for Kids crew will be spending time in both New York City and Boston this June, and since we plan to visit … [Read more...]

Long haul flight tips: Keeping kids entertained

This guest post written by freelance writer Ross Fraser. Traveling with children on a flight particularly if it’s a long-haul flight, can be somewhat tiresome especially if the child or children you are taking are quite young. While easily … [Read more...]