Discover Your Travel Profile for the Perfect Getaway

Discover Your Travel Profile for the Perfect Getaway

The truth is, there are thousands of possible trips out there. There are plenty of great trips to choose from — and then there are trips that are great for you. Being honest about what you want and need and getting to know your own personal travel profile can save you from…

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Why the Best Camera for Your Vacation Might Not Be a Camera

Why the Best Camera for Your Vacation Might Not Be a Camera

Most people want to take at least a few photos on their vacation, but not everyone wants the fuss of packing and keeping track of an extra piece of electronic equipment. Have you considered leaving your digital camera at home and simply using the built-in camera on your smart phone?…

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Souvenirs with Meaning…No More Knick Knacks or Dust Collectors!

Souvenirs with Meaning…No More Knick Knacks or Dust Collectors!

Souvenirs with Meaning Raise your hand if you’ve ever bought a trinket from a trip that you almost immediately forgot about. (Yes, I am talking about you my now rusty Alaskan Ulu made from a recycled saw blade!) It’s a common experience! It’s easy to breeze through the duty-free area on…

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Five Things You Need To Know About Travel Insurance

Five Things You Need To Know About 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 started: 1.   There are five…

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International Travel Documents: How to keep them safe

International Travel Documents: How to keep them safe

Planning for your dream vacation can be so exciting — where you’re going to stay, what you’ll see, the shows you’ll take in, all the amazing food you’ll eat. But what about all your travel documents? Are they all in order? Here’s a list of everything you need, plus practical…

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Do you hate waiting in lines? Want to travel faster? Read on…

Do you hate waiting in lines? Want to travel faster? Read on…

It is hard work traveling. Pre-departure there is a whole list of things you must do. Pay your bills, take the animals to the sitters, hold your mail, turn down your heat and water the plants. If you are a busy professional there is all the work that goes into…

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Five ‘Life-Saving’ Items to add to Your Regular Packing List

Five ‘Life-Saving’ Items to add to Your Regular Packing List

You’re getting ready for your next trip. The suitcase is open on the bed, and you’re going down the list of everything you’ll need to take with you. Sandals? Check. Windbreaker? Check. Sunscreen? Check.  Duct tape? Wait….what? You read that correctly. A small roll of duct tape takes up a…

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Value versus Cost. Which is Really More Important?

Value versus Cost. Which is Really More Important?

Value versus Cost This is something that has been rattling around in my brain for a while. People often ask me for a “good deal” at Disney, Universal or Cruises. People think that the cheapest vacation is what they want. Most of the time, though, it isn’t. Let me explain.…

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Ocean vs. River Cruising: Which one is right for you?

Ocean vs. River Cruising: Which one is right for you?

When it comes to taking a cruise on a river or ocean, it’s pretty tough to go wrong. Both offer incredible views, luxurious amenities, and the opportunity to explore interesting ports. But each one comes with its own unique perks, and depending on your specific needs for your next trip,…

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