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What is it?Everyone talks about jet lag but what does it all mean, Basil? When traveling outside of your home time zone, your body will take longer than your mind to adjust. For example, if the time in your current destination is 6pm but your home time zone is only at 1pm, it may be harder to go to sleep at a reasonable hour and just as difficult to get up in the morning at your destination. Knowing jet lag exists, and training your body to deal with it are big challenges. Fear not, we don’t just pose questions here...

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Before you read this post…Thailand is a wonderful place to visit and live and the type of issue I am about to describe can crop up anywhere in the world. This is not a Bangkok problem, this is a crook that found his scam. If you are the kind of person that would decide not to visit a place because of someone else’s experience please leave this site and never come back. Bangkok is one of my favorite places and my wife and I will be back many times. I just won’t fall for this again.On our first trip to...

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Pen and Passport does not earn any commission from credit card sales unlike most sources on the internet. Our opinions and recommendations are unadulterated by lucrative bonuses – though if the big banks came calling, we might change our tune. Basically, you can trust our advice as being honest and is not motivated by sales incentives. With that out-of-the-way, shall we…?Why are airline credit cards such a big deal?As a Travel Editor the use of mileage earning credit cards is essential to my lifestyle. Earning mileage bonuses for card use and sign-up bonuses are key to my ability to maintain...

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