Tipping When on Vacation

It is often confusing to know when and how much to tip when you are traveling to foreign countries. The word tip stands for “to insure promptness”—interesting since this implies you would tip before the service is delivered! Many of the countries I have visited have had very different customs regarding tipping. The last thing… Continue reading Tipping When on Vacation

Travel Safety Tips

I think we have all heard about tourists being robbed while on vacation abroad. I was warned about this when we went to Italy, Paris and Spain. There are many methods that thieves use to rob American tourists, but the one I experienced in Spain really takes the cake.  I was prepared when visiting Spain.… Continue reading Travel Safety Tips