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Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Jaywalk

Don’t Jaywalk Even when I know I can cross the street safely, I don’t jaywalk when I’m traveling because I’ve been … Read More

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39 Reasons to Stay at the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in Australia

I got invited by Destination NSW (tourism marketing company for the state of New South Wales) to go to Sydney, Australia … Read More

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Travel Tip of the Day: Carry a Whistle

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Carry a Whistle My friend Lavanya Sunkara recently wrote an excellent post entitled "Ten Smart Tips for Solo Women Travelers." One of her tips is to carry a whistle. She says it's better at getting attention from others than wielding a Swiss army knife in … Read More

Travel Style: Dan Saltzstein

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Want to know how to travel in style, just like the pros? We check in with frequent fliers to find out how often they fly, their favorite destinations and what they never leave home without. Name: Dan Saltzstein Occupation: Assistant Editor, New York … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Divide Your Clothes

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Divide Your Clothes Yesterday's tip was to not check a bag when making a connection, but I realize that’s sometimes not an option. So, if you're traveling with another person, my suggestion (beyond putting some clothes in your carry-on) is to put half of your … Read More

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Check a Bag When Making a Connection

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Don’t Check a Bag When Making a Connection I rarely check a bag when flying, and it’s not because I want to save on baggage fees (although that would be more important if I didn’t already get two free checked bags because I’m an elite flyer on several … Read More

Travel News: Week of April 9, 2014

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Top Travel News Proposed Republican Budget Would End Amtrak Subsidies, Kill Brand USA, Rein In TSA United to add 500 charging stations at U.S. airports Alaska Airlines offers self-tag service Las Vegas Pulling Racist Billboard Near LAX, But Says It … Read More

Travel Contests: Week of April 9, 2014

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This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win one of 52 trips to Australia Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; … Read More

Travel Product of the Week: Tutem Masks

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I’ve always admired the Japanese for wearing surgical masks in public when they aren’t feeling well. Whenever I visit someone in the hospital I always grab an extra mask to put in my carry-on bag to use in case my seatmate is sick and not wearing one (don’t … Read More

Travel Video of the Week: Emirates’ “All-Time Greats”

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Just last week Emirates Airlines finally started using their Twitter handle, and one of the things they've been tweeting so far is their new commercial, which stars two all-time great soccer players—Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé—that meet at the premium … Read More