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5 Summer Getaways – Patricia Schultz
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5 Summer Getaways – Patricia Schultz

5 Summer Getaways in the U.S. Nothing says summer like planning and packing—and heading out the front door for an all-American adventure. You don’t need a surplus of time or money, just the conviction to finally make it happen this year. There is no shortage of enticements across the United States, from shore to shimmering shore. Here are 5 Summer Getaways we have chosen from Patricia Schultz's recently ...
5 Lesser-Known Ski Areas in the U.S. and Canada
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5 Lesser-Known Ski Areas in the U.S. and Canada

5 Lesser-Known Ski Areas Patricia Schultz’s newly revised edition of 1000 Places to See in the United States and Canada Before You Die highlights lots of top notch lesser-known ski areas in the U.S. and Canada. Here are some of her favorite lesser-known ski areas featured in the book if you’re in the area. 1. Lake Louise Ski Resort Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada Lake Louise is number one on our ...
Natural Wonders – Patricia Schultz
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Natural Wonders – Patricia Schultz

Natural Wonders I have always been the first to admit that my suggested list of 1000 Places was just an appetizer, a glorious sampling of the planet's wonders. For explorers convinced that there is still so much to be found off the beaten path, the newly published book Atlas Obscura offers a round up of 600 places that are at once quirky and inspiring, oddball and fascinating - and sometimes just a little ...
Carry On with Bravo TV’s Tour Group Host Brandon Presser
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Carry On with Bravo TV’s Tour Group Host Brandon Presser

Bravo TV's Brandon Presser This post was originally published on Hipmunk's Tailwind Blog on March 4, 2016 As a travel expert, TV host, and writer, Brandon Presser is no stranger to life on the go. Presser, who has visited more than 100 countries, has penned over 50 travel books, and is a regular contributor for such publications as Afar, Travel + Leisure, The Daily Beast, and National Geographic ...
Myanmar: The Golden Land
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Myanmar: The Golden Land

Myanmar With the closely watched parliamentary elections carried off successfully - and surprisingly peacefully - during my visit this past November, Myanmar (still called Burma by many) is looking to the future with cautious optimism. The new government, led by the democracy leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (referred to as "The Lady" by both her devoted followers and ...
How to Get Upgraded on Flights
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How to Get Upgraded on Flights

Get Upgraded on Flights Everyone always wants to know how they can get upgraded to business or first class. If I had the fool-proof answer, I'd be a millionaire. Unfortunately, I don't. Airlines have cut capacity and taken away a lot of control from their agents. Gone are the times where you could just finesse your way to an upgrade. Today, so many people hold elite frequent flier status, so it's very ...
Amtrak Dining
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Amtrak Dining

Years ago, Amtrak travelers had the luxury of fine dining with crisp linens, fine cutlery and top notch service on trains throughout the United States. Today, however, train passengers aren't so lucky. Amtrak offers several long-distance routes across the US, some traveling across, others up and down. These long-distance trains that travel overnight are equipped with a dining car offering hot food and ...
8 Important Safety Tips For the Solo Traveler
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8 Important Safety Tips For the Solo Traveler

Solo travel can be a very rewarding experience. You're often more open to unique experiences and meeting new people than if you're traveling with friends and/or family. While this can be a wonderful, enriching adventure, it's important to consider safety since you will be alone. Here are my helpful tips on how the solo traveler can plan a fun AND safe solo trip. Book a hotel instead of an Airbnb. Airbnb ...
Digital Safety & Travel
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Digital Safety & Travel

Digital Safety Cyber crime and digital theft are on the rise and are serious concerns for travelers. Public and semi-public Wi-Fi networks have become a mainstay for accessing the internet, messaging, checking email and data apps. Unfortunately, this leaves travelers open to stolen passwords, usernames, and credit card numbers. Often unencrypted, personal information is fair game for poachers and cyber ...
17 Ways to Find Cheap Flights by Johnny Jet
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17 Ways to Find Cheap Flights by Johnny Jet

Cheap Flights Rock Stars travel all the time because they have a lot of money and/or companies are flying them all around the world. If you don’t have either of the above then these money saving tips will help you travel more so your friends will think you are a rock star. Be flexible The best way to score a deal and find cheap flights is to be flexible with your travel days. Obviously, the most ...
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