Hi from Rick: A Few Good Travel Skills
The New Year is ringing in nicely for travelers, as our dollar is now the strongest it's been in nearly a decade. Getting more euros for your bucks is a great start to a more affordable trip, but there's a lot more you can do (with little cost or effort) to maximize your travel experience.
To get you started, in this month's Travel News you'll find my "15 Top Travel Skills for 2015" article — a bite-size distillation of my favorite ways to travel efficiently, beat the crowds, keep my priorities straight, and get closer to the people and culture I've flown so far to rub elbows with. In addition, you'll find articles on what's new in rail passes this year, and a revealing peek into the workings of those pesky Italian strikes. You can also learn about… Read more