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Millennials travel tips

Millennials travel tips

| October 7, 2016 | 9 Comments

Safety Tips for millennials going abroad from college students to professionals traveling for business. Bar Tips – Buddy System Go with a buddy. It’s better to have two sets of eyes to watch for bad situations. Don’t leave without your buddy. Get smart about Rophynol, “the date rape drug”, which is odorless, tasteless, and colorless. If […]

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Travel dangers for women

Travel dangers for women

| August 30, 2016 | 1 Comment

These days, it’s discouraging to read all the stories about travel dangers, especially for  women whose vacations have become nightmares. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe while you indulge your wanderlust in this big, wide, wonderful world. Pack your street smarts along with your hiking boots and bikini. Remember Aruba. Natalee Holloway, […]

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New York Times Features Marybeth “Pioneer in Women Travel”

New York Times Features Marybeth “Pioneer in Women Travel”

| June 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

For advice, ideas, tips on women travel, the New York Times recommends Marybeth. Marybeth is a journalist, editor, author based in San Francisco. She has traveled to over 100 countries on 7 continents and writes for National Geographic.  Outside Magazine featured Marybeth on the cover with her travel stories and advice and The New York Times […]

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Packing tips for everyone

Packing tips for everyone

| May 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

Even the most experienced travelers need help packing and are constantly learning new travel tips. Packing tips Start to pack early. Don’t wait until the night before you leave. My check list of what I’ve forgotten on past trips: a power strip to plug in several electronic devices when there aren’t enough, conveniently located,  electrical […]

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Debit and Credit Card Fraud

Debit and Credit Card Fraud

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unfortunately, debit and credit card fraud are hazards of travel. Although rates of fraud vary in different countries, according to Forbes, “Mexico and the United States are more prone to fraud with 44% and 42% of respondents there saying they’ve experienced card fraud.” What can you do to protect yourself? Unfortunately, debit and credit card fraud are hazards of […]

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Travel With Teens. Tips and best vacations.

Travel With Teens. Tips and best vacations.

| December 31, 2015 | 3 Comments

Why Travel With Teens? Attitude with a capital A, sullen silence and mono-syllabic conversations are only half the fun of traveling with teens. Add to this the pungent aroma of smelly socks (travel with teenage boys), or being locked out of the bathroom for hours (travel with teenage girls) and you might wonder if family […]

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Travel Advice. Three tricks to get the kids involved on a family vacation

Travel Advice. Three tricks to get the kids involved on a family vacation

| February 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Three Ps of Engaging Your Kids in Your Family Vacation Every year, I’d take my kids on a family vacation—the Grand Canyon, the Monterey Aquarium, Yosemite. When they were little, it was easy to keep them engaged and happy. Then they hit their teenage years and it was all I could do to get […]

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Semester Abroad – 30 Days ‘Til Departure

Semester Abroad – 30 Days ‘Til Departure

| December 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Annalyse, a college student from Los Angeles is studying abroad in Florence, Italy. She shares tips, trips and tales from Europe. Why do I have my best ideas and worst worries seconds before I fall into a deep sleep?  Last night as I was tossing and turning I wondered: How am I going to keep […]

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Top Ten Reasons: Turkey

Top Ten Reasons: Turkey

| May 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

From our friends at Thomson Family Adventures: 1) Maybe you’ve been to all the usual places… but Turkey is NOT a usual place. It’s full of more surprises than we can even  tell you about. 2) History. World history was practically invented in Turkey. From the Roman emperor Constantine to the ruins of Ephesus, the […]

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