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Your Boarding Pass Has A Ton Of Personal Info On It: Shred It

When you’ve returned home from a flight, you might be tempted to toss out your boarding pass. However, that document has a ton of personal information about you, and some of it isn’t obvious. Shred it instead.

Give Your Kids A Hotel Business Card In Case They Get Lost

If you’re travelling with children, keeping them safe is your number one concern. Give them your hotel’s business card when you check in, so if they get lost or need to find their way back, they will know where to go, or have an address to give a cabbie or police officer.

How To Follow Correct Table Manners Around The World [Infographic]

If you frequently travel overseas, keeping abreast of dining etiquette can be surprisingly tough: what flies in one country might be considered poor manners in another, and vice-versa. This infographic from private accomodation site Wimdu explains ten unusual customs from food tables around the world.

Make An On-the-Go Maker's Kit To Stave Off Boredom

Sometimes you find yourself out in the middle of nowhere with a bunch of free time on your hands. To counter boredom, Instructables user seamster built a little kit so tinkering can happen anywhere.

Use Pet Tag Engraving For Cheap, Durable Luggage Or Key Tags

If you’ve ever been to a pet store, you might have seen pet tag vending machines that can quickly and cheaply engrave tags for your pets. However, you can also use these to make sturdy tags for your luggage, or even your keys.

Google Maps Now Supported On Apple Watch

Google has updated its Maps app for iOS and has added support for Apple Watch. Here’s what else is new.

Request A Bassinet To Keep Your Baby Comfortable And Quiet On Long Flights

Flying with a baby can be a headache. Here’s one way to make at least the flight go smoothly: Request a bassinet (or cradle) from your airline if you’re taking a long haul. You’ll get some legroom and baby gets to be comfortable.

Never Forget Your Phone Charger At A Hotel With This Suitcase Trick

You’re on your way to the airport and it hits you: you left your phone charger in the hotel room. It’s too late to go back for it now. This simple trick will make sure you never leave it behind again.

The U.S. Cities Where You'll Spend The Most Time Sitting In Traffic

Work commutes can really suck, especially when it takes two hours to travel 16km. If you’re planning a permanent move to the US, it pays to know which cities have the worst congestion. Some proactive analysts calculated the cities where you’ll spend the most time just sitting in traffic: something all Aussie expatriates should consider.

Put Together A 'Packet Of Power' In Case Your Flight Is Cancelled

Having the right information on hand when your flight gets cancelled can mean the difference between getting rebooked or being stuck in the airport. Create your own info “packet of power” before each trip so you’re ready to exercise your air travel rights when you need to.

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