Is it safe to travel abroad in the Donald Trump era?

Heather Gorawski says she never lied about her nationality when she visited Nicaragua recently. But she didn’t go out of her way to reveal she was American, either. Read more “Is it safe to travel abroad in the Donald Trump era?”

8 mistakes even smart Americans make with passports

People who travel internationally are generally among the savviest travelers. But they can still make mistakes — and some of the most common ones involve passports.
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What not to do when you travel abroad

We spend most of our time solving other people’s problems on this site. But what if we could prevent those problems from happening in the first place?

Well, that’s the idea behind my new weekly feature, “Don’t Go There!” Since we’re known for our strong travel coverage, and since I happen to be sitting on a plane at cruising altitude as I write this, I thought: Why don’t we start with a story on traveling abroad? Read more “What not to do when you travel abroad”