By Maria Heberling ITWPA Member Although I spent months dreaming about and planning my “travel with strangers” trip, I still pulled several rookie tourists mistakes. My first trip to Europe was with a singles travel group on a cruise ship through the Mediterranean. Small errors in judgment, advice given that worked for other travelers, or the desire to do and see it … [Read more...] about 7 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Cruising the Mediterranean
The New Travel ID, Do You Need One?
By Joeann Fossland ITWPA Member What is it? The new travel ID complies with the federal REAL ID Act of 2005. Beginning October 1, 2020, Federal agencies, including DHS and TSA, will only accept state-issued driver’s licenses or compliant identification cards for accessing Federal facilities including TSA airport security checkpoints if the license or card was issued … [Read more...] about The New Travel ID, Do You Need One?
Tips for Accessible Traveling
By Kyla N Daniels There is no feeling like confidence when traveling alone, especially when you’re disabled. Most people think that when you’re on crutches, in a wheelchair or powerchair you can’t really travel. Well, they are wrong. I love traveling and never let my disability stop me from doing what I love. Here are tips to help you feel more confident, whether … [Read more...] about Tips for Accessible Traveling
5 Things to Do For $20 (OR LESS) in South Beach
By Susan Brauer South Beach (SoBe) is the neighborhood in Miami Beach, best known for its historic Art Deco District. It’s also known for its pricey, designer hotels and expensive restaurants and clubs. But there is plenty of fun to be had even on a budget. Breakfast on Ocean Drive Restaurants on historic Ocean Drive can be crowded and pricey most of the time. However, … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Do For $20 (OR LESS) in South Beach
Skipping the Baggage Carousel — 7 Tips on How to Pack for Carry-on Only
By Lia Sansoucy Imagine skipping the line at the check-in counter, getting easily through security, and at your destination going directly from the gate to the transportation area, all without having to pay baggage fees heading out or coming home. With a bathroom counter full of products, I have struggled to travel with carry-on bags only, even for the shortest trip. As a … [Read more...] about Skipping the Baggage Carousel — 7 Tips on How to Pack for Carry-on Only