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6 Tips for Flying with Animals

Flying with animals can be a major undertaking, from the earliest stages of preparation to the actual flight itself. Luckily, with a little bit of planning and some smart pre-departure research, chances are good that Fido or Fluffy’s voyage will be a great one.  Here are some tips to help […]

7 Tips for Flying with Babies

7 Tips for Flying with Babies

Not much strikes more terror in the hearts of airline passengers than seeing a baby board their plane. While visions of relentless wailing and dirty diapers may fill the minds of some, it doesn’t mean that their fears need become reality. Here are some ideas to help you and your […]

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How to See Eastern Europe By Train

Thriving urban centres, beautiful beaches, awe-inspiring scenery… Eastern Europe has a lot to offer. And what better way to experience it all than by train? By riding the rails, you save yourself the hassle of car rentals and unfamiliar traffic regulations, plus chances are you aren’t going to get lost […]

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7 Realities of Being a Travel Writer

Picture this: you’re a travel writer. Your life revolves around jet setting from exotic locale to exotic locale. You get to meet colorful personalities, sample scrumptious fare, and share the stories of the adventures you encounter along the way. And you get paid to do it. Being a travel writer certainly […]

Cash, Charge or ATM: How to Handle Money When on an Overseas Vacation

Cash, Charge or ATM: How to Handle Money When on an Overseas Vacation

Yeah, I’m an old guy and I miss Traveler’s Checks. They were accepted almost anywhere (just like the commercials said,) and safe, handy, and easy to carry. I’m sure a lot of you have no idea what I’m talking about so we’ll move on to Cash, Charge or ATMs. Cash […]

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7 Tips for Planning an Unforgettable Trip

The destination has been chosen, the airfare has been booked, and a rough itinerary has been set. Dream trip, here you come! Now, the hard part: trying to decide how to spend those precious hours of your holiday. You want to get the full experience on your trip, without falling […]

7 Tips for Traveling with Just a Carry-on Bag

7 Tips for Traveling with Just a Carry-on Bag

All travelers hate waiting around the baggage claim, and it seems like the airline fees for checking a bag just keep going up. The best way to avoid all of that hassle is to travel with just a carry-on, which is easier than you might think, regardless of where you […]

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Top Life Changing Vacations

True travelers know something that most tourists can’t understand; experiencing magnificent trips and vacations can transform perceptions and change lives. If you’re bored of the desk job and in need of some personal development, take yourself higher with these life-changing vacations. Climb Everest Although making it to the top is […]

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Booking That Perfect Vacation

There are so many options for booking trips your head will spin. How you go about it depends on much time, and or money you’re willing to spend. Travel Agents Yes they still exist but are hard to find. The brick and mortar travel agent is probably on someone or […]


Avoiding Foreign ATM Fees

Using ATM and credit cards while traveling abroad is convenient and adds a layer of security; however, unless you make a plan, using your ATM or credit card outside the U.S. is going to cost you. Here’s a breakdown of typical transaction fees if you use a foreign ATM: <3% of each […]