What does the Wild Thing really mean?

This is the Wild Thing.

It’s a fun, practical luggage ID made by our friends at Pomchies right here in my home state of Arizona. I’ve given away this frilly fabric accessory, called a Pom ID, to supporters of my website for the last few years.
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Mugged in Mexico! Can Trip Mate make good on this claim?

After Lynn Strough is assaulted in Mexico, her travel insurance company is slow to cover her losses. Can our advocates help? Read more “Mugged in Mexico! Can Trip Mate make good on this claim?”

Having a complicated citizenship caused an expensive problem for this traveler

Leon Razzon is convinced that his daughter, Lora, should have been permitted to fly from Raleigh-Durham to Istanbul with only a U.S. Passport, which was about to expire, and a Turkish citizen card. American Airlines denies her boarding — and now he wants compensation. Read more “Having a complicated citizenship caused an expensive problem for this traveler”

No paper trail, no case, and absolutely nothing to laugh about

You know the old saying, “Trust everybody, but cut the cards?”

The adage, often found on mugs and T-shirts sold in Irish bars like Mr. Dooley’s in Boston, is credited to Finley Peter Dunne, an author, writer and humorist.
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Hey Avis, since when is a passport not a valid ID?

When is an ID not valid?
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