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Category Archive: Travel Tips

Travel Tips

Jan 12

Travel Skills: How to See a New City in One Day

Can you see a city in one day? We spent six weeks touring eight countries and, for the most part, we weren’t in the same place for more than a night or two. Crazy? Maybe, but we took advantage of an easy way to see a lot in a short time.

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Dec 09

Impressions of Curacao from a First-Time Visitor

Call us crazy, but whenever we visit a new place we always find ourselves asking, Could we live here? It’s fun, we think, to try to imagine life as a local, not a tourist, even if we might never actually do that. So, after a weekend in the country, here were our initial impressions of …

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Nov 25

What It’s Like to Stay at a Portuguese Pousada

Bare and basic. Bed with sheets, pillow and blanket, maybe a place to hang clothes. Bare light bulbs in the ceiling. You will usually be living out of suitcase on the floor. That’s how one unfortunate man begins his description of a Brazilian pousada.

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Nov 11

Why You Should Put Litomysl on Your Czech List

Litomysl is a small, quiet town with an almost untouched historical center that few people have heard of. What’s worse, even fewer visit it, even though it’s only a couple of hours away from Prague.

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Oct 21

17 Essentials to Prepare for Overseas Travel

As you prepare for travel abroad, you may begin to feel overwhelmed by all the things to remember. Worry not, we’re here to help. Here is a list of the essential things you’ll need to do before heading to the airport.

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May 03

Panama to Colombia: Crossing the Darien Gap

If you have been entertaining any fantasies of driving an epic road trip on the highway that runs between Alaska and the tip of South America, be prepared when you get to Panama. You can’t drive to Colombia from there.

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Jan 18

Layover Hack: How to Tour a City Free

What if I told you that you can get a mini-vacation on the way to your destination – free – and you wouldn’t have to plan a bit of it? Intrigued? Anyone who has had to kill time during a long airport layover will tell you, it’s not fun. Airport chairs are uncomfortable, shopping and …

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Nov 30

How to Make French People Love You

Wondering how to make French people love you? You can, you know. They may have a reputation for being arrogant and stuck up, but the truth is that they really aren’t. Even in Paris.

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Nov 16

How to Keep Your Cool Getting to the Airport

It’s pretty obvious that the quickest way to get anywhere in the world is by plane. It’s also a well documented fact that airports can induce a great amount of unnecessary anxiety, and yet we still choose to travel by air. But not all of us have the time to board the train, boat or …

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Oct 26

One Day in Barcelona, Spain: 11 Things to Do

Barcelona is a mesmerizing seaside Spanish town, bursting with culture, world class food and drink and – of course – magnificent architecture. With so much to see and do, it’s really hard to decide what to see, especially if you have just one day.

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