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Travel Tips

08
Jul

Travel Tip Tuesday: What NOT to Wear

They always say Mom Knows Best (or at least my mom does) so today’s Travel Tip Tuesday tips are brought to you via my mom, who is like an arachnophobe in a tarantula farm when it comes to flying but who is a regular reader of CNN dot com, where she read these tips and...
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01
Jul

Guest Blogger Andrea: Touring My Hometown – Beaumont, Texas

With gas prices soaring, summer vacations seem like just a dream for many. It’s times like this when being a tourist in your town can save you lots of green and still leave you with plenty of memories. If I were going to spend a week being a tourist in my town, Beaumont, Texas, these are a...
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24
Jun

Travel Tip Tuesday: 15 Reasons to Visit Catanzaro Italy

It’s human nature to take things we love for granted, and although none of us like to admit we do that with people, it is safe to say, at least some of us, have taken our “hometowns” for granted. When Robin approached me with this idea as a potential Travel Tip Tuesday topic, I felt...
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17
Jun

Travel Tip Tuesday: Stretching Your Dollar in Europe

I know … I know … European travel is soooo expensive. That “crap-ass dollar” (and I am quoting a regular reader here) is making it ever more difficult to pack up and head overseas. But there is relief. Or at least help. Today’s Travel Tip Tuesday roundup features 12 tips you can use to save a...
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10
Jun

Travel Tip Tuesday: The Best Seat on the Plane

Have you ever been to a movie theater, snagged the perfect seat and then had an 8-foot tall stranger with wild hair sit right in front of you? Oh, come on. It’s happened. You were pissed, too weren’t you? You probably thought, “I paid $8.00 for this movie and some schmuck is ruining it.” Or...
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03
Jun

Travel Tip Tuesday: Space-Saving Packing Tips

Ahhh … remember the good ole days when we could over-stuff two full-sized suitcases and an overflowing carry on and be waved onto the plane with a smile? Sure you remember. It was last month. But things aren’t going to be so easy from now on, especially for those of you flying domestically within the...
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30
May

Tips for Choosing Your Next Vacation

With exciting new travel destinations bouncing around in your mind and over-zealous advertisers promising a paradise filled with freebies, it is hard to choose where to spend your next vacation. Pinpointing the exact location and then putting all of the logistics in order can be a stressful and time-consuming venture. Believe me, I understand. Over the...
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27
May

Travel Tip Tuesday: Destination of the Week – Egypt

Close your eyes and think about the top five places you’d love to visit. Keep thinking… Now narrow that down to ONE. I know it’s tough.The world is a spectacular place, and beauty, history and culture can be found everywhere we look. From the Golden Gate in San Francisco to the Sydney Opera House, from the...
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26
May

US Border Control: Where is the Middle Ground?

One of the benefits of living in a foreign country, besides the striking people and homemade dishes, is being able to display around-the-clock affection for your home country. Not that expats plunge onward in blind patriotism, in fact, it is the opposite. Many of us are aware of our country’s, dare I say, shortcomings, but choose to love...
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23
May

Obessesion is a Travel Addict’s Best Friend

And, I am obsessed. It is no secret I love to travel. However, even more than this I love to snag a good travel deal. In my recent obsession with snagging said deal I have scoured the Internet for travel-related resources, new trends, and cool sites. Sadly, I can not report having found a dynamic...
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