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Travel Tip: Boarding Groups and Lanes at Gates–Will the Process Ever Get Better?

  If you’ve boarded a flight recently, then you know about the chaos at many gates–there can be as many as 10 different boarding groups for any one flight. It’s… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Impressive International Libraries

Want to really learn about a destination when you visit it? Before just heading to a museum, how about going to the library?     The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading in Brazil… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Green Efforts Around the World

Think about the iconic buildings, structures and monuments around the world.   You might be thinking of the Eiffel Tower, the Great Wall of China, the pyramids, historic buildings, cathedrals, mosques,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Jet Lag and the Secret to Beating It
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Travel Tip: Jet Lag and the Secret to Beating It

 Jet lag…everyone dreads it.    And if you get it, jet lag can ruin any business trip or vacation. Many scientists argue that it is a genuine medical problem because… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Winter Wonderlands

As the Christmas holiday season approaches, it’s never too early to at least plan to get in the spirit, especially if you travel.    Start with the 26th annual National Gingerbread… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Use Less Plastic When You Travel
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Travel Tip: How to Use Less Plastic When You Travel

 As more and more companies ban single-use plastic items, here are some figures to help you join that movement every time you travel.   Americans use 500 million drinking straws… Read More…

Travel Tip: Countries with the Fastest Internet Speeds
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Travel Tip: Countries with the Fastest Internet Speeds

According to the Internet World Stats, internet users compose of 55% of the world’s total population. Now we all know that slow internet can ruin your day. But in some… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Latest on Checked-In Bag Fees and How to Avoid Them
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Travel Tip: The Latest on Checked-In Bag Fees and How to Avoid Them

Recently, several major U.S. airlines increased their fees for checked-in bags.    Passengers of Delta and American Airlines will now be paying $30 per one checked-in bag instead of $25…. Read More…

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Travel Tip: The Most Expensive Cities in the World Based on Starbucks’ Prices

In 1986, The Economist introduced the Big Mac Index – a creative way to measure purchasing power of different countries. The Wall Street Journal decided to take a more contemporary… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Unusual Abandoned Places You Can Now Visit 

Are you up for something different this Halloween week and looking for an excuse to travel? There are a bunch of spooky abandoned places around the world, which you can… Read More…

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Travel Tip: How To Distinguish Your Checked-In Suitcase

What’s one of the most annoying things that can happen to you during traveling? It’s when somebody accidentally takes home your checked-in bag from the luggage carousel. But instead of cursing… Read More…

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Travel Tip: World’s Most Powerful Sky Observatories

Since Galileo invented the first telescope in 1609, humanity made huge progress in the exploration of the universe. And today, it would be unforgivable not to take advantage of the… Read More…

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Travel Tip: Cities Where Tourists Spend the Most Money

While on holidays, people tend to be less cost-conscious and spend much more money than usual. Mastercard analyzed data from 162 countries to determine the destinations where tourists left the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Most Tech-Friendly Airlines
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Travel Tip: Most Tech-Friendly Airlines

With the modern technologies, you never have to be bored or socially isolated even if you are 40,000 feet above the ground. Traveloka, an Indonesian travel services company, ranked different… Read More…

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Travel Tip: You Can Now Stay In “Nomadic Hotels”

Would you like to stay in a wandering hotel, which travels around the world with you? Well, now you can. There are several new companies designed specifically to provide nomadic… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Best Cities For People With Disabilities in the United States
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Travel Tip: The Best Cities For People With Disabilities in the United States

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. However, there are cities around the U.S., where every month is disability awareness month. Why? It’s because these cities have been voted the… Read More…

Travel Tip: Car-Free Destinations
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Travel Tip: Car-Free Destinations

Sometimes it’s just nice to have a break from cars as well as the noise and pollution associated with them. Luckily, there are many destinations around the world that are… Read More…

Travel Tip: Flying With Kids
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Travel Tip: Flying With Kids

It has been said that there are two kinds of travel–first class and with children. Yes, I know, we’ve all been on planes with screaming kids. But at the same… Read More…

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Travel Tip: What Economy Fare Really Means

When it comes to airline ticket pricing, the race is on. But it seems to be a race to the bottom. The major U.S. legacy carriers like American and Delta… Read More…