Archive | February, 2012


To Tip, or Not to Tip? How Much is the Question.

Tipping is one of those things that is misunderstood at home and abroad. There recently was an article in the San Francisco Chronicle not long ago complaining that San Franciscans are among the nation’s worst tippers. But then, San Francisco is the only city with a restaurant tax to fund the city’s health insurance program, […]

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Why Travel Medical Insurance Is Good for Your Health Abroad

A lot of people travel without carrying travel medical insurance. They assume that their health care coverage will follow them wherever they go. Nothing could be farther from the truth, especially when you are traveling abroad. Most conventional health insurance policies don’t cover illness if you get sick or hurt on the road. For example, […]

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