Topics :: travel safety

10 Tips for Women Traveling Alone

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
Author Jamie Zunick offers EDGE readers 10 tips for safely and confidently traveling on your own.

Alaska Tourist Train Halts Runs After Derailment

By Mark Thiessen | Thursday Jul 24, 2014
A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.

3 Travel Safety Tips for LGBT Parents

By EDGE | Friday Jul 18, 2014
International travel can expand your family's world view and create timeless memories, but acceptance of LGBT individuals and their families vary from state to state and country to country.

What’s Behind the New Airport Security Measures

By Ken Dilanian | Monday Jul 7, 2014
The Obama administration is implementing tighter security measures at foreign airports that have direct flights to the U.S. out of concern that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security.

New Website Promotes LGBT Family Travel

By Robert Israel | Wednesday Jun 18, 2014 is tapping into the growing market of LGBT family-friendly travel. The new site brings together travel information, advice and ideas for gay families written by gay family travelers themselves.

Luxury and Local Adventure in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
From mariachi bands, margaritas and mahi mahi, Mexico’s Pacific Coast boasts an array of visual and culinary feasts.

Travel Tips: What To Do If You’re Injured

By EDGE | Wednesday Jun 11, 2014
With Pride season here, it’s inevitable that a few of us will go down for the count amid the celebrations, but if an unforeseen event dampers your shenanigans, it is important to be prepared.

Chaos and Community: Embracing Mumbai and Goa, India

By Kelsy Chauvin | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin goes on an epic adventure to India and discovers one of the most exciting journeys of a lifetime.

Traveling Trans Folks Face Turbulent Times

By Nicole Wiesenthal | Saturday May 31, 2014
For two years, 27-year-old Reilley Clemens hadn’t gone home. Not because she didn’t have the money or the will to travel, but because she feared what she might experience at the airport.

Turmoil in Thailand

Friday May 23, 2014
Thailand’s latest round of political turmoil has prompted the army to declare martial law, once again propelling into international headlines a colorful country known for its beaches and pagodas, spicy food and nightlife.