This is a question I often got while living outside the U.S. Friends and family would come to visit and one of their first questions was “Will my hairdryer work there? Will I burn it out?” Totally reasonable questions. Since the U.S. is on 110v current and, well, just about everywhere else in the world is on 220v current, items which require electricity and wired … Continue reading Will my hairdryer work there?
With summer rapidly approaching, many of us are looking forward to some well deserved time off. For those lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel outside of your normal habitat, I’m sure the excitement is building. As you make the final preparations to your itinerary and confirm various bookings, take a minute to do a few things: Find your passport. Sounds silly, no? Trust … Continue reading Passports & Visas
Welcome to Hoot! We aim to help you travel safe and smart from Washington, DC to Katmandu. As ladies who have literally traveled all around the world, often in cultures vastly different than our own, we’ve learned a thing or two about navigating foreign places. In today’s world, we understand why there may be some hesitation to travel both around the U.S. and abroad. … Continue reading Welcome to Hoot!