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35 Tips to Survive Your Next Long Haul Flight

By Victoria James | February 1, 2019

35.) Book Flights in Advance It’s a widely known fact that buying your tickets well in advance will be cheaper. However, if you book too early, there’s a possibility that you could miss out on fare price drops. Experts suggest booking your flight 54 days before your departure date because this is when fares will…

Hostel Tips Will Make All The Difference On Your Next Trip

Hostel Survival for Beginners: 5 Keys to a Good Hostel Experience When Traveling Abroad

By Denise Reich | January 26, 2019

5.) Participate in Hostel Activities Many hostels offer tours, parties, and other activities for guests. At the very least, you are likely to find some sort of common room with a TV or a dining area. Check it out. Even if you’re traveling with friends, step outside that social bubble and interact with the people…

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Carry-On Rules: What You Can Bring on Your Flight

By Jon Andrews | January 26, 2019

TSA Security Screening Everyone wants to get to their gate at the airport without unnecessary delays, but TSA screening has become a part of the flying process for most people. The agency does have a TSA PreCheck program that allows people to get through screening lines with waits of five minutes or less for a…

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Tips and Tricks for Stress-Free Travels With Kids

By Nikki Ndukwe | January 25, 2019

Book Your Accommodations the Right Way When traveling with kids, accommodations are a huge part of your trip. A cramped hotel that isn’t kid-friendly could make things stressful for you and uncomfortable for the little ones. One of the most important tips for traveling with kids to making sure that your kids have ample amount…

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Tips for Booking Your First Solo Trip

By Victoria James | January 24, 2019

Why Take a Solo Trip? Taking your first solo trip can feel scary and overwhelming, but solo travel has many perks including health benefits. Just some of the reasons why you should take a solo trip at least once: Boost your confidence: Solo pushes you out of your comfort zone. You’ll realize you are capable…

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How to Pack a Backpack for Travel

By Jon Andrews | January 16, 2019

How to Pack a Backpack for Travel the Right Way Digitize to Save Space You can save a lot of space by loading up the electronic versions of books you want to read onto your laptop, tablet or mobile e-reader instead of bringing the physical books. The same advice applies to digital music files vs.…

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5 Best New York City Attractions

By Jennifer Valdes May | January 12, 2019

5.) Circle Line The famous Circle Line cruises give you a chance to — can you guess? — circle the island of Manhattan. You’ll pass under famous bridges and ones you don’t know about, you’ll see neighborhoods you never thought of visiting and you’ll truly get to see Manhattan from new angles. This is a…

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5 Simple Steps to Pack a Suitcase Like a Pro Traveler

By Leigh Kunis | January 7, 2019

Step 1: Find a Great Suitcase Tumi, Samsonite, Away, Brics. There are so many suitcase options on the market, so how do you know which is right for you? The easy answer is you want to find a high-quality suitcase that’s easy to handle and will withstand being tossed around by baggage handlers, relentlessly bumped…

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Travel Safely: 5 Ways to Stay Safe on Your European Vacation

By Denise Reich | December 24, 2018

5.) Keep Some Money at Hand And don’t keep all of your money in one place. Keeping some cash on hand minimizes the possibility of a big loss if something does happen. Keep a few small bills in the outer pocket of your bag. That way, if you want to buy a snack or a public…

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Dental Hygiene Travel Tips for Your Next Adventure

By Emily Tan | November 9, 2018

Bring the Right Tools Let’s start with the basics. Before you can actually get to cleaning your teeth, you will need to get the right tools for it. While that means a toothbrush and some toothpaste, some people have a more robust oral care process. Or sometimes a basic toothbrush doesn’t cut it for them,…