Real Savvy Travel Advice

Veteran real travelers learn from their experiences — and you can learn from them. What to pack, how to negotiate the train stations in China, getting better travel photos, and more — that's what Real Travel Savvy Advice is about.

If you're a traveler and you've learned a thing or two and would like to share your savvy travel advice with your fellow RFTers, email us.

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Demystifying Airplane Food


Frequent flier Yvette Cardozo checks out airplane food.

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Good to Go: Nutritious Travel Food

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Our new health-oriented writer, Clair Holt, gives healthy on-the-go eating advice.

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Packing for a White Water Rafting Trip

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Rafting experts give great packing advice.

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Be Safe, Have Fun: Eight Questions to Ask Your White Water Rafting Company


Rafting experts offer tips for choosing the safest, most experienced white water rafting company.

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Reduce Airfare Costs

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Nationally-recognized financial expert, Andrea Woroch, offers terrific tips for saving money on airfare.

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Six Must-Have Travel Items to Keep You Snug


Our veteran travel editor shares six things to take along in cold weather.

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Prevent Theft, Save Money While Traveling: Things NOT to Carry in Your Wallet (Second in a two-part series)

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Financial travel expert Casey Bond shows you what NOT to carry in your wallet when you travel.

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Prevent Theft, Save Money While Traveling: Things to Keep in Your Wallet (First in a two-part series)


Financial expert Casey Bond at tell us what we should carry in our wallets when we travel.

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Choosing the Right Cruise Line for First-Time Cruisers

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There are a mind-boggling array of cruise lines from which to choose. We help you figure it all out.

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Smooth Sailing for Road Warriors


Productivity expert James Womack says business travel can be less stressful and you can enjoy what you’re doing more, if you follow these tips.

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BBQ Safely and Healthfully this Summer

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Barbecued foods are delicious, but come with hidden dangers.

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Prevent Tick Bites this Summer

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Experts at the University of Rhode Island tell you how to protect yourself and your family from potentially dangerous tick bites.

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