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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: 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…

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Travel Tip: Most Expensive Cities to See a Movie

Whenever I travel, I try to go to the movies–especially abroad. But moviegoing abroad is also a great metric to figure out how expensive the rest of your stay will… Read More…

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Travel Tip: The World’s Oldest Hotels

Most hotels market themselves by location, by rate or by amenities. But a number of hotels–with great stories to tell–are simply selling histories. And the older, the better. In Freiberg,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Will Congress Pass Industry-Wide Rules for Emotional Support Animals?
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Travel Tip: Will Congress Pass Industry-Wide Rules for Emotional Support Animals?

A new bill in Congress, which has an excellent chance of passing, may finally result in industry-wide rules about emotional support animals flying on airplanes. More and more animals are… Read More…

Travel Tip: Low-Cost Carriers’ Expected Growth Rate
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Travel Tip: Low-Cost Carriers’ Expected Growth Rate

Do you think your plane is crowded now? According to new research from Euromonitor International, travel arrivals will reach 2.4 billion people by 2030. And China, France and the U.S…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Helpful Translation Tools
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Travel Tip: Helpful Translation Tools

If you’re like most American travelers, “Donde esta el bano?”–or where is the bathroom?–may be the extent of your foreign language repertoire.   But now, there are a host of… Read More…