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Passport 101: How to Apply, Renew or Replace

The process of obtaining, renewing, or updating a passport is exactly what one would expect when working with a government agency: tedious, mind-numbing, and overly complex. While you’ll find everything you need to know about the often befuddling process on the U.S. State Department website, USA Today has made things a little simpler for you…


W Guangzhou opens

W Hotels is celebrating its first opening in mainland China as it opens the doors to the W Guangzhou. The hotel is housed in a striking black glass building on the Pearl River, in the commercial district of Zhujiang, complete with a 19-metre tall water feature in the lobby. The W Guangzhou comprises 317 rooms…


How to Get Reservations in Popular National Park Lodges

(USA Today) Room availability in national park lodges is frequently in short supply, especially during the busy summer season. Overall, the number of rooms in America’s national-park lodges has remained essentially unchanged for decades. An increasing number of travelers chasing the same number of rooms inevitably leads to reservation difficulties. Although it can be quite…


Find your lost luggage, instantly

Lug Loc (Luggage Locator) is designed to be carried in any pocket or bag between the clothes inside the suitcase. It operates from a SIM card (identical to that used by cell phones) to be located in real time while traveling hidden in luggage. Lug Loc service not only provides the location of luggage, but…