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Making the Best of a Travel Fiasco

We’ve all been there – you spend weeks, months, or even years planning a dream vacation, expectations are high… and then, from the moment you leave your house, things start going wrong. You get a flat tire on the way to the airport. Your flight gets delayed six hours. The …

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Amsterdam Has It All

The second time I went to Amsterdam, my first thought was, I don’t remember it being like this. I almost thought I’d taken a flight to the wrong city, that was how different things were. It had only been a year since my previous trip, and I couldn’t believe how …

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A Vacation On Your Own: Kastelorizo

When people talk about vacations for singles, this usually brings to mind images of loud, busy night clubs, wild behavior, and lots of late nights. In many circles “single” has become synonymous with “partygoer”, but what if you’re the kind of person who prefers peace and quiet, time to think, …

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Must-See Spots in San Diego

If you’re visiting San Diego for the first time, you’ll probably feel overwhelmed with the vast amount of things to see and do. Where should you go? What attractions are an essential part of the San Diego experience? As a San Diego native, I know of a few spots tourists …

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Iceland: The Land that Changed Me

When my friend Karen invited me to visit her at her new home in Iceland, I thought she was just being polite. But the more she kept encouraging me to do it, the more I realized it was a serious invitation, and that’s when the ball started rolling. The resulting …

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Paris: Not Just for Lovers

So here I was, in the international city of romance and passion, with no lover in sight and not a hint of one on the horizon. I had come to Paris because I had business there, and when things had wrapped up earlier than expected on the work front, I …

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Choosing a Starter Trip

If you’ve never really traveled anywhere but want to start now, it is important to make the right choices. A first trip is very much like a first impression – if you get it right, it sets the tone for future travel, but if you get it wrong, it can …

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Must-visit Restaurants in South Florida

When we moved to South Florida from Los Angeles, my family and I experienced a heavy-duty dose of culture shock. I had never lived on the East Coast, and life and people here are different than the cool, casual personalities that I had gotten used to on the West Cost. …

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Is an All-Inclusive Resort Right for You?

Most people stick to one kind of vacation. Chances are, you either think of yourself as a person who likes beach vacations, or city vacations, or maybe skiing vacations, and you’ve gotten in the habit of doing the same basic thing every time. Likewise, you probably have a preference about …

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Have Pet, Will Travel

Traveling with the family and kids can be frustrating and consume a lot of your patience. Traveling with your family and pets is even more difficult, especially when you’re trying to figure out what hotel to stay in when you just can’t bear to leave Fido at home. Here are …

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