WHAT SHOULD I BRING ON A ROAD TRIP? HERE'S A SUMMER 2020 GUIDE

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WHY THE CRUISE INDUSTRY WON'T RECOVER UNTIL THERE'S A VACCINE

I love cruising. Before I stepped foot on my first cruise in the mid-1990s, I thought I'd hate it. I even told people that cruising...

 
 
 

WHY YOU MIGHT WANT TO AVOID NEW YORK CITY IN NOVEMBER

So, I'm not one for conspiracy theories. Not by a long shot. But this afternoon, my wife casually mentioned something about a TikTok...

TWO NEW TRAVEL BOOKS THIS WEEK

I have two friends launching books this week, which is exciting - especially in quarantine times! First up, Cory Lee, who was diagnosed...

 
 
 

DR. ANTHONY FAUCI TALKS ABOUT HIS MLB OPENING DAY PITCH

There aren't too many Americans who don't love Dr. Fauci and baseball. After all, Dr. Fauci graduated first in his class from Cornell...

DOES CREDIT CARD CAR INSURANCE COVER RV RENTALS?

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TRAVEL NEWS, DEALS, TIPS AND STORIES FOR JULY 30, 2020

Greetings from Southern California! It's beginning to feel like Groundhog's Day and sadly, I don't see things changing for a while....

VIDEO: 39 TRAVEL QUESTIONS WITH SAMANTHA BROWN

Check out the video above or listen to it on Johnny Jet's Travel Podcast for our whole conversation and below for her abbreviated answers...

 
 
 

WHAT I WORE TO STAY SAFE WHILE FLYING

What I Wore to Stay Safe While Flying By Valerie Wilson With COVID-19 surging and news of fast-fading antibodies, traveling by plane...

ARE YOU ENTITLED TO A TRAVEL INSURANCE REFUND IF YOUR TRIP IS CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19?

Just like in my recent post on the subject of face shields vs. face masks on planes, this post is inspired by a good reader question,...

 
 
 

AIRLINE + AIRPORT NEWS: WEEK OF JULY 30, 2020

This week's airline and airport news: Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendant Dies From COVID-19 and 16 Of His Colleagues Test Positive...

CRUISE NEWS: WEEK OF JULY 30, 2020

This week's cruise news: A German cruise ship with 1,200 guests sets sail for the first time since industry shutdown CDC Won't Lift...

 
 
 

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL NEWS: WEEK OF JULY 30, 2020

More from this week's international travel news: Jordan's Prime Minister Says His Country Contained COVID-19 By ‘Helping The Weakest'...

HOTEL + LODGING NEWS: WEEK OF JULY 30, 2020

This week's hotel and lodging news: 12 Cleanest Hotels, According to Travel Agents Migrant kids held in US hotels, then expelled

 
 
 

MISCELLANEOUS TRAVEL NEWS: WEEK OF JULY 30, 2020

More from this week's news: What happened to nuts on planes? They're on sale cheap in this Dallas-Fort Worth shop Doctor Runs 22 Miles...

SHOULD YOU REDEEM CREDIT CARD POINTS FOR GIFT CARDS DURING COVID?

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6 BEST CREDIT CARDS FOR EVERYDAY SPENDING

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LATEST INCENTIVES FOR TRAVEL AND TRAVEL CARD SPENDING: AUGUST 2020

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WHERE CAN AMERICANS TRAVEL RIGHT NOW?

After a failed, curious three-week experiment, the Bahamas has officially closed its borders to U.S. travelers, effective last Wednesday....

HOW TO SEE WINDOW VIEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

My buddy Dan Nainan (here's my 39 Travel Questions interview with him) turned me onto WindowSwap. It's a fantastic website to feature...

 
 
 



Dr. Fauci swooped in to defend coronavirus czar Dr. Birx after Trump called...

Dr. Fauci swooped in to defend coronavirus czar Dr. Birx after Trump called her 'pathetic' for acknowledging that the coronavirus pandemic is getting worse in the US

Associated Press/Patrick Semansky Top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci defended White House coronavirus czar Dr. Deborah Birx after President Donald Trump... Read more ...

This chart shows how a Microsoft acquisition of TikTok for $50 billion would...

This chart shows how a Microsoft acquisition of TikTok for $50 billion would stack up against tech's largest deals ever

Reuters File Photo Microsoft is in talks to purchase TikTok, the massively popular video app that's owned and operated by the Chinese company ByteDance. The purchase talks come... Read more ...

An impassioned obituary for a 79-year-old coronavirus victim blames Trump...

An impassioned obituary for a 79-year-old coronavirus victim blames Trump for his death, then calls out Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and people who refused to wear masks

Screenshot Facebook The widow of a coronavirus patient in Texas is blaming President Donald Trump, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and anti-maskers for her husband's death. Stacey Nagy... Read more ...

Best Travel Shows and Movies to Stream Right Now

Best Travel Shows and Movies to Stream Right Now

Between endlessly hot summer days, partial lockdowns still in place across many parts of the US, and the enduring wanderlust we've all been having since travel has slowed to... Read more ...

Elon Musk Will Never Stop Being Elon Musk

Elon Musk Will Never Stop Being Elon Musk

The central appeal of Tesla CEO Elon Musk-whether you love him or hate him or feel some kind of queasy in-between-is his commitment to bad takes. But don't let the sideshows... Read more ...

Lord & Taylor could close all stores as it files for bankruptcy - see the...

Lord & Taylor could close all stores as it files for bankruptcy - see the list of 19 locations that have already kicked off liquidation sales

Mark Lennihan / AP Images Lord & Taylor kicked off liquidation sales on Sunday at 19 stores in 10 states as it filed for bankruptcy. The department-store chain is preparing to... Read more ...

How to pronounce CFIUS, the once-obscure government body that reportedly...

How to pronounce CFIUS, the once-obscure government body that reportedly gave Microsoft and ByteDance a 45-day deadline to negotiate a TikTok acquisition deal

Getty The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, or CFIUS is a government body whose members have the power to launch an investigation into business deals that involve... Read more ...

Microsoft is poised to pay billions for TikTok, but it's a tremendously...

Microsoft is poised to pay billions for TikTok, but it's a tremendously risky move that will put CEO Satya Nadella's strategy to the ultimate test

AP On the face of it, Microsoft's decision to explore the possibility of spending billions on a TikTok acquisition seems like a weird business decision. Under CEO Satya... Read more ...

The rise and fall of Lord & Taylor, one of the country's oldest and most...

The rise and fall of Lord & Taylor, one of the country's oldest and most beloved department stores

MCNY/Gottscho-Schleisner/Getty Images The nearly 200-year-old Lord & Taylor announced on Monday that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, joining JCPenney and... Read more ...

4 mistakes I made when I first started investing

4 mistakes I made when I first started investing

Courtesy Jackie Lam I've been thinking about my retirement savings strategy since my early 20s, but I haven't always nailed it. When I first got started, I made four major... Read more ...