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Archive for March, 2007

Expert Voluntourism: Doing Your Job for Free and Loving Every Minute
Senior Travel / Solo Travel / Travel News / Voluntourism

Expert Voluntourism: Doing Your Job for Free and Loving Every Minute

Volunteer vacations continue to grow in popularity. After all, they are a great way to experience local culture and also enjoy a rewarding volunteer experience helping others. But while traditional… Read More…

Travel Tips

Fishin’ Like a Local

As many vacationing fishermen know, it’s always the locals who know the best spots. But here’s how you can find them, too. There are now websites that offer hints on… Read More…

Report From … Bisbee, Arizona
Travel News

Report From … Bisbee, Arizona

I had four winter days to spend in Arizona, and I wanted sun and snow — diverse terrain in close proximity. I started in Tucson where, in January, the afternoon… Read More…

Travel Tips

Hotel Appliances

Love that hotel coffeemaker or your in-room iron? Well, before you use any hotel appliance, read on to find out what you need to know. It’s no secret that some… Read More…

Travel Tips

Take Your Vacation Photos Digital

If you’re like most travelers of a certain age, you’ve probably got boxes of vacation photos just lying around. Here’s how to take them into the digital age. Why not… Read More…

Car Travel / Travel Tips

Little Rental Fee Surprises

Most of us know to be on guard against hidden fees and charges when traveling, but some new car rental fees are being hidden extra well. Rental car companies are… Read More…

Top 5 Tips for Women Travelers
Travel News / Travel Safety / Women's Travel

Top 5 Tips for Women Travelers

In honor of Women’s History Month this March, we reached out to one of the gutsiest woman travelers we know. Marybeth Bond traveled the world solo for two years, and… Read More…

Travel Tips

Rooms of Romance

Did you know that your hotel room could act as an aphrodisiac? Check out some cozy rooms that just might get your loved one in the mood. At the Old… Read More…

Airlines “On Time”
The Travel Detective® Blog

Airlines “On Time”

March 23, 2007 It’s impossible for airlines to be on time. That’s a pretty bold statement. Now I’m sure you want to know the reasons why — and who is… Read More…

Airlines & Airports / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips / USA

Kids’ Time in Airports

It used to be that a long airport layover with kids was something parents dreaded. These days, airports are actually catering to tiny travelers. Airports have finally begun to recognize… Read More…

Travel Tips

More Airlines Are All-Business

There’s a new airfare war being fought across the Atlantic. And this time, it’s all business-class. While Eos Airlines and Maxjet already offer premium service from New York to London,… Read More…