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Archive for May, 2008

News Analysis: Gay Marriage Could Be Worth Billions For California
LGBT Travel / Romantic Travel / Weddings & Honeymoons

News Analysis: Gay Marriage Could Be Worth Billions For California

Thanks to a recent decision by the California Supreme Court, the Golden State may soon be seeing a flood of same-sex couples flocking to the state to get married, beginning… Read More…

Girlfriend Getaways: Women’s Travel Adventures
Adventure Travel & Sports

Girlfriend Getaways: Women’s Travel Adventures

When traveling with their families, many women don’t exactly get to do much relaxing sometimes. Instead of family vacations, women in need of relaxation might try a girlfriend getaway–a vacation… Read More…

Adventure Travel & Sports / Beach Vacations / Water sports

Surf Spots for Beginners

Always wanted to learn to surf but you’re too intimidated to try? Here are some surfing spots that are friendlier to beginners.

Senior Travel

International Rental Car Age Limits

When renting a car abroad, older travelers may find themselves paying extra, or even unable to rent a car altogether. Here’s what you need to know.

Authentic Travel Souvenirs
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Authentic Travel Souvenirs

Forget about postcards and tchotchkes for souvenirs for your next vacation. Instead, opt for something that really represent the destination you’re visiting, like kilts in Scotland, or handmade shoes in… Read More…

Battle of the Gadgets: The Smartphone Wars
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Battle of the Gadgets: The Smartphone Wars

With RIM’s introduction of the BlackBerry Bold and Apple’s announcement that its upcoming iPhone 2.0 will target business users, the battle is on for the business market. Gadget guru Phil… Read More…

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This Week: May 31, 2008

West Palm Beach, FL Peter is broadcasting from The Resort at Singer Island in West Palm Beach, Florida. Journalist Dave Demerjian of Autopia discusses carbon offset programs and how… Read More…

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Unexpected Foreign Laws

It’s one thing to obey the law when you travel, but what about countries that enforce unexpectedly strict laws? Here’s where you need to be extra cautious on your travels.

Grateful Traveler: When a Tourist Becomes a Friend
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Grateful Traveler: When a Tourist Becomes a Friend

If you’re thinking of visiting Vietnam, it’s a good idea to do some online research ahead of time. The Internet is a great resource for ideas you may not have… Read More…

Tax Rebate Travel Ideas For $600 Or Less
Budget Travel

Tax Rebate Travel Ideas For $600 Or Less

Earlier this month, the Internal Revenue Service began mailing out tax rebates of up to $600 per person (and $1,800 for a family of four) to help stimulate the economy…. Read More…

City Tours, By Water
Cruise Travel

City Tours, By Water

Forget the tour buses. Instead, see a city from a whole new perspective in cities from Boston to Amsterdam to Paris. From canals to rivers to coastal jaunts, tour boats… Read More…