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Category: travel tips

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How To Travel Solo When You Don’t Want To Travel Solo

If you have ever planned a group vacation that has fallen through you know the frustration of many travelers that want to go to one of those wonderful places that make up our great world but can never find even one person to go with. Prior to starting my travel agency, I worked as an attorney for a company that had a very generous … Read More How To Travel Solo When You Don’t Want To Travel Solo

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Traveling With Friends and Family Without Going Crazy

No matter what happens, here’s how you can be the best travel companion  ​Whether you’re going for a couple of weeks or even for months together, there are some foundational things that are critical to making travel with someone else successful. Ashlea Halpern is an editor at Traveler magazine who recently spent a year globetrotting with her boyfriend. Here are some of her best … Read More Traveling With Friends and Family Without Going Crazy

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Let’s not go there: What to do when your vacation destination is in turmoil

We have all been there, you have planned a perfect vacation and then disaster strikes, whether it is natural, political, or social: your travel plans can change in the blink of an eye. If you are planning a trip and these events happen, here is what you should do:  Natural Disaster: Some of the most beautiful destinations in the world are increasingly vulnerable to shifting natural … Read More Let’s not go there: What to do when your vacation destination is in turmoil

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How to sleep well on your flight

Sleeping well on a plane has developed into a certain kind of art — and into a healthy business — with savvy travelers constantly scoping out new ways to make long flights more conducive to actual rest. Here are a few that really seem to have some payoff. Splurge on a better seat. Sure, not everyone can afford a premium seat in first or … Read More How to sleep well on your flight

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One week in Cartagena, Columbia

Cartagena is located in Colombia’s Caribbean coast and is truly one of Colombia’s most beautiful cities. Colombian tradition is full of bright colors, vibrant music and delectable foods that are rich in culture. There is no surprise that tourists are being rapidly drawn to this lively port city for vacation, as it contains an enticing combination of old-world charm and new-world experiences.  Where to … Read More One week in Cartagena, Columbia

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Checking off your travel bucket list

One of my bucket list goals is to attend all four of the Tennis Grand Slam events (Australian Open, Wimbledon, French Open, and the US Open). As I write this article, I have only attended one. Not for lack of trying, the Grand Slam events are at a set time of year and I always find myself committed to something else or just plain … Read More Checking off your travel bucket list

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Five things you need to know about travel insurance

With everything that is going on with I think it is important to review the basics of travel insurance.  Even the most seasoned travelers sometimes feel confused about travel insurance — what’s out there, what it covers, whether or not they need it. While coverage and policies vary from state to state, of course, here are some basics of travel insurance to get you … Read More Five things you need to know about travel insurance

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Tips for creating the perfect getaway

A key part of how I work is getting to know the travelers that contact me. My philosophy is it’s your vacation so it should be about finding a destination, accommodations, and activities that suit you.​I am my own worst client because I want to go everywhere however the the tricks I discuss below helped me clarify where I want to go and I … Read More Tips for creating the perfect getaway