You submitted your application through the post office 4 weeks ago, and you expect it to arrive any day now. Low and behold, instead of a passport in your mailbox, there is a letter issued by the Passport Agency alerting you that they need additional documents or information to issue your passport. You know that ... Read More ›
Your semester in China is right around the corner, and all you need is your China student visa! Most Chinese Consulates, including the Chicago Consulate, require students who are staying in China for over 180 to be fingerprinted when they apply for their visa. This means they have to apply in person at a Consulate, ... Read More ›
The everyday traveler can get a lot of benefits from typical travel insurance. But business travelers and frequent international travelers can sometimes require protections that standard coverage doesn’t include.
If you are someone who travels regularly for work, you may want to consider investing in business travel insurance or even travel accident insurance. Let’s take a ... Read More ›
Applying to renew your Chinese passport requires an in person visit to a Chinese Consulate. Not every state has a Chinese Consulate, so for many people this means they have to travel out of state to get their Chinese passport.
The China Consulate is broken up into jurisdictions. When you apply for a Chinese passport, or ... Read More ›
Our world is a complicated place that changes from moment to moment. Countries that were deemed unsafe to travel to just a few years ago are now tourism hot spots, and favorite getaways can quickly turn into hostile territories. In a perfect world we would all be able to travel freely and enjoy safety and ... Read More ›
If watching the ball drop from your couch has started to get a bit old, take a look at this list of New Year’s celebrations around the world. Perhaps you can find some inspiration for your next New Year’s party, or better yet, find a new place to visit next year.Attend the first big party ... Read More ›
Lonely Planet has released its annual lists of the best travel destinations for the next year. This list is always hotly anticipated, because Lonely Planet does such a good job of staying on top of which countries, cities, and even regions have upcoming events, new attractions, discounts, and other benefits weighing in their favor ... Read More ›
Name: Santa Claus.
Aliases: “Santa.” Kris Kringle. St. Nick. The Jolly Old Fat Man.
Mission: To deliver presents to all of the good children of the world in one night, annually.
Accomplices: Eight flying reindeer. Elves. Mrs. Claus. A loose cannon known as “Rudolph.”
Focus of Investigation: How does Santa Claus visit all of the children in just one ... Read More ›
If you have someone in your family or friend group whose passport is simply overflowing with stamps, then we have some great gift suggestions for you. Frequent travelers — especially people who travel a lot internationally — will love these gifts to help them remember their journeys, travel in greater comforter, and ... Read More ›