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5 Key Insights For Epic Travels
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5 Key Insights For Epic Travels

Key Insights for Travel I’ve lived and traveled all around the world. From epic nights of fun in Budapest, Hungary, to roaming the Asia side of Istanbul, a city on two continents, at 3 in the morning with my Turkish friends, to speaking in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I’ve had my fair share of adventures. As I write this, I’m more than 38,000 feet over the Atlantic Ocean on way to Europe, a continent I ...
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How to Save Money on Vacation

AFFORDABLE TRAVEL: HOW TO SAVE MONEY AT YOUR DESTINATION In my last post, I shared simple money-saving hacks to help you save money on travel, focusing mainly on transportation and lodging. But how do you save money once you get where you’re going? Will cutting costs affect your level of enjoyment? Good news: It doesn’t have to! Following are some painless ways on how to save money on ...
Tips For Long-Term Budget Travel
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Tips For Long-Term Budget Travel

Long-Term Budget Travel Many people share the desire to explore the world, and each person does so in their own unique way. Some escape their normal work routine to relax at an all-inclusive resort in Hawaii while others backpack through their local wilderness for the weekend. While shorter vacations like these make up the majority, there are also people who make traveling their full-time job. If you dream ...
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 Have you ever found yourself: Daydreaming about traveling to a far off, exotic place?    Staring longingly at a vacation poster or ad?    Envying a friend when she regales you with tales from her latest adventure? If you said yes to any of the above, I have good news for you: you are totally normal!  I think we all desire more adventure in our lives. I know I do! Here are some affordable ...
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Travel Hacks for your 2016 Holiday

Travel Hacks The search online for the best travel hacks to make your next holiday easier can bring up thousands of results. But without reading up on the travel hacks others have discovered, what could you be missing? You may be packing your bag in a way that isn’t efficient, minimizing the room you have to spare. Or you could book a flight with a certain airline or at a certain time and in doing so, ...
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Make the Most of Your Travel Budget and Do the Improbable

Travel Budget Tips Travel saved my college career. Travel literally turned a boring and mundane college experience into the trip of a lifetime. I got recruited to play baseball at McDaniel College, but got unexpectedly benched. I had a great tryout and made the team, but on the one day the head coach decided to closely evaluate me I had a bad game. This is the kind of coach where his first impression of ...
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Healthy Travel Tips – Beyond Budget Cruise-Lines

There are a thousand ways to travel economically (or even free!) like off season/off the beaten path locations, working at resorts, and teaching cruises. Which are all great tips for the budget friendly, but keeping your budget backpacking from unravelling into a surprise bill is the real secret of on-the-fly money management. While some of these healthy travel tips might seem on the edge of obvious, you’d ...
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The New Rules of Travel Rewards Programs

US travel rewards programs have measured loyalty in miles since American Airlines launched its AAdvantage program in 1981. Fly 5,000 miles, earn 5,000 miles. When you earn 25,000 miles, you can redeem them for a free domestic coach ticket. Of course, miles were never really the point--just a convenient representative of the price travelers paid for the plane tickets. Once technology advanced and airlines ...
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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 ...
10 Essential Skills Every Traveler Needs
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10 Essential Skills Every Traveler Needs

Anyone can make their way through airport security or customs and learn how to say "hello" in a foreign language. Expert travelers pick up a specific skill set to make traveling easier every time. Here are the 10 essential skills to help you with domestic and foreign travel—and you can practice them all at home beforehand.  Drive a stick shift Most new cars in the U.S. have automatic transmissions, ...
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