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Drugging Kids on Flights

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Drugging Kids on Flights Would you sedate your child on a flight? 
Are parents who do, wrong?
 A Wall Street Journal  article  reported that many parents “drug” or sedate their kids on planes so they’ll be less bothersome for the parents, flight attendants and fellow passengers. The “drug” of choice seems to be Benadryl, and while it does calm kids, ... Read More »

Playground Safety on The Road This Summer

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Playground Safety on The Road This Summer Summer time and the traveling’s easy. And as any traveling family will do, at some point in their journey they’ll just opt to forget the big sights for the day, and play in a playground. If they don’t, they should. Hanging out in playground is a great way to get to know the ... Read More »

Free Medical Care On The Road

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Finding a Doc On The Road, Any Road In a Hurry One of the best kept secrets of medical assistance programs for travelers may be the International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers. So, say you’ve booked the family trip of a lifetime. You’ve thought of everything, but do you have the name, address, and phone number of a qualified ... Read More »

Mixing the Business Trip With The Family Vacation

Mixing the Business Trip With The Family Vacation The road warrior, the business traveler represents a huge 50% or more of a hotel’s revenue, so the report just out in Travel Leaders was good news.. The 2011 business travel survey suggested that 76% of business-focused travel agents are predicting their booking will match or exceed bookings for 2010, and while ... Read More »

Sled Dogs Killed Because of Slow Business

Sled Dogs Killed Because of Slow Business A shocking report by the Associated Press claims that 100 or more sled dogs in Canada were shot and had their throats slit because of a slowdown in tourism. The British Columbia Society Prevention Cruelty to Animals reported that a company called Outdoor Adventures Whistler expected more dog-sledding business in a post-Olympics tourism ... Read More »

Free Travel Medical Assistance

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Free Travel Medical Assistance One of the best kept secrets of medical assistance programs for travelers may be the International Association For Medical Assistance To Travelers. So, say you’ve booked the family trip of a lifetime. You’ve thought of everything, but do you have the name, address, and phone number of a qualified doctor who speaks English in wherever? It’s ... Read More »

Can You Trust The Hotel Baby Sitter?

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Can You Trust The Hotel Baby Sitter? So, you’re on the road for a family vacation. You’ve done lots of family-friendly things and now you and your significant other want a night out. Or at least a dinner in the hotel’s much touted dinning room. But who’ll watch the kids? Hotels will often provide staff sitters or the names of ... Read More »

Is Your Baby Safe Flying?

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Is Your Baby Safe Flying? It’s tortured reasoning. The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) position on mandatory child restraint systems (CRS) on planes is, that they’re not necessary. Child restraint systems is “gov-speak” for seat belts. Any why does the FAA think they’re not necessary? They contend that air travel is safer than car travel, where, by the way, seat belts ... Read More »

Medical Tourism Biz Booming: Insurance Companies May Force Us Abroad

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Medical Tourism Biz Booming What was as a footnote in the travel industry, Medical Tourism, has grown into a full blown industry. And India taking the lead in attracting a huge number of patients from around the world to its first-class medical and tourism facilities… at third-word prices. Travel Daily News (a travel and tourism trade news portal) ) headlined ... Read More »

Fertility Tourism: Selling Women’s Eggs for Big Bucks and Travel

Fertility Tourism: Selling Women’s Eggs for Big Bucks and Travel “Female Eggs For Sale” may not be a sign you’ll see any time soon, but for all intents and purposes that’s what the global market for harvesting and selling women’s eggs is all about. The in vitro fertilization market is a billion dollar industry that touches almost every country in ... Read More »

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