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Toni Reid's Adventures: Common Questions


  • Is travel insurance necessary?
    Firstly, let me define travel insurance so you are made aware of what we are discussing in great length. According to “Investopedia”(n.d.) , travel insurance is “an insurance product designed to cover the costs and losses, and reduce risk associated with, unexpected events you might incur while traveling.” Now what does that mean you may be wondering, in lay man’s terms, its coverage and protection provided for you during travel, simple eh? Now the question is, is it really needed? Forbes online covered an article wherein Geoffrey Morrison , after experiencing a less than adventurous ordeal deemed it totally worth it! Of course, it all depends on what happens during your vacation, how you go about seeking the covered amount and you may face uphill battles, he lamented. Read More
  • How do you prepare for a long-haul flight?
    My top eleven entertainment things to do after the initial in-flight movie options are worth planning to ensure you get the most out of the in-flight experience. Read A Book - I know this is obvious, but it's my number one nonetheless, and to be honest, I slacked off during the pandemic. So I've been using my flight time to catch up lately. The hack here is to use Kindle on the iPad, a smartphone, or Audible to save space. Here are the two on iPad now As a Man Thinketh: The Original 1902 Edition (The Wisdom Of James Allen) and World Travel: An Irreverent Guide by Anthony Bourdain Listen To Podcasts - A second obvious, and it's one of my favorite unplugs. I push play, recline my seat, close my eyes, and listen. TEDTalks Daily, for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable -- from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology and everything in between Adult Coloring - I'm not a doctor, and this isn't medical advice. Still, I understand that adult coloring is excellent for those who suffer from flying anxiety. It relaxes the brain and gives our eyes a break from the screen. Check this one out here Sweet Treats: Coloring Book With Sweet Cookies, Cupcakes, Cakes, Chocolates, Fruit, And Ice Cream. Read More
  • What to have in your Travel Tech Bag?
    Here’s a list of what’s in My Tech Bag: Peak Design Tech Pouch iPad + charging cord S9 Galaxy Smartphone + accessories + waterproof case Pocket juice Portable Power Bank + mophie battery back-up BESTEK Universal Travel Adapter + converter Selfie stick & tripod GoPro Hero Black 5 + accessories SD/Memory cards + case protector Lens wipes BOSE QuietComfort 35 wireless earphones/headphones Silicone Fastening Cable Tie Click here to view blog post
  • How to Choose the Right Luggage?
    As a traveler, our luggage is the foundation for protecting material possessions. There are two material options for luggage hardshell (plastic or aluminum) or soft-sided (nylon or polyester). Either is a good option, depending on your preference and travel itinerary, and only you know what features are necessary. Think about airports, bus stations, and hotels. Click here to read blog post
  • 15 Things you may not know about me?
    I have not done one of these posts, so I wanted to introduce myself. If you are new here, I am Toni Reid, the founder and face of across N abroad Travel. Feel free to comment below and tell me where you are following from. 1. I enjoy reading and dream of having white floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and a cozy reading nook. 2. I’m a picky eater. 3. Being an Aunt is the best gift my siblings have ever given me. Continue reading... A List of 15 Random Things You Don’t Know About Me
  • What Are My Eight Favorite YouTube Channels?
    None Travel-Related Videos There is just so much good content on YouTube. It is one of the things that makes me feel incredibly lucky to have a good internet connection, I can learn and discover so many interesting new things from passionate creators worldwide with almost no buffering. Many of you would enjoy these, and if you have any recommendations, please let me know! Here’s a list of my favorite eight non-travel-related channels: Politics & Fashion - Jessi is an attorney dedicated to style and self-care. If you're interested in curating a wardrobe without overconsumption and love learning to shop with intention, check out Jessi. She also sprinkles in social politics. Continue reading... What Are My Eight Favorite YouTube Channels | None Travel-Related Videos
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