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Travel Tip: How History Can Be A Travel Guide
Travel Books / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How History Can Be A Travel Guide

When planning your next trip, lots of us want to go where the smart travelers go. But what about going to where the smart people already live? There’s the argument… Read More…

Travel Tip: Not All Driver’s Licenses May Be Accepted at Airports
Airlines & Airports / Passport, Visa & Customs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Not All Driver’s Licenses May Be Accepted at Airports

Most of us traveling within the U.S. have done so under the assumption that our driver’s license is an acceptable form of government ID for airport security. Now there’s news… Read More…

Travel Tip: Factors That Can Make Flying Better—Or Worse
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Factors That Can Make Flying Better—Or Worse

The results are in, and you’d better fasten your seat belt, that is…if it can actually fit around your waist. North Americans are the world’s heaviest flyers, with nearly one… Read More…

Travel Tip: Will We See the Return of High Speed Travel?
Airlines & Airports / Trains / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Will We See the Return of High Speed Travel?

High flying frequent travelers have been lamenting the end of Concorde flights more than ten years ago, and wondering if true high speed air travel will ever return. Well, never… Read More…

Travel Tip: What Americans Should Keep in Mind Before Going to Cuba
Caribbean / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What Americans Should Keep in Mind Before Going to Cuba

Everyone, it seems, is jockeying to jump on the Cuba travel bandwagon. The U.S. and Cuba just concluded agreements to resume regularly scheduled airline service. Some cruise lines are also… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Truth About Resort Fees
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Truth About Resort Fees

If there’s one fee travelers seem to hate the most—especially when on vacation—it’s the dreaded resort fee. It’s confusing, and some would say insulting. Why do hotels do it? It allows… Read More…

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Health & Fitness / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Importance of Going On Vacation

It’s a new year and it’s time to reassess the word vacation. Sadly, Americans are using less and less of their allotted vacation time each year. The average number of… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotels With Their Own Pets
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips / Travel with Pets

Travel Tip: Hotels With Their Own Pets

We’ve all heard about the rise of pet friendly hotels, where you can bring your own Fido and Fluffy without penalty. But some hotels have gone above and beyond when… Read More…

Travel Tip: How International Airfare is Becoming More Affordable
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How International Airfare is Becoming More Affordable

There’s been an interesting development in terms of domestic and international airline routes. It’s now often easier and less expensive to fly from Boston to Babcock than Boston to New… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Track Your Friends & Grocery Shop on the Go
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Track Your Friends & Grocery Shop on the Go

It’s a new year and time to celebrate—or at least acknowledge—some very useful travel apps on the market. One works like a human GPS. It’s called Find My Friends, and… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Airline Seating Could Change in the Future

Just when you thought the challenge of airline seats — and airline seating — couldn’t get any more difficult, consider this. A French aircraft maker has announced plans to build… Read More…