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Around the World: Tips for Travel in the New Year

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If you make and keep New Year’s resolutions, add to your list a commitment to travel more and travel smarter in 2018!

Begin by picking dates and selecting destinations for this year’s adventures.

Commit to taking at least four trips – best to make it one per season. Three can be short weekend escapes, but ...Read more

Around the World: Take Japan’s High Tech Trains to Heritage Sites

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Japan continually amazes and fascinates tourists with its unique blend of cutting edge modernity and timeless tradition.

The intriguing admixture is really evident when you ride Japan’s ultra-high-tech Shinkansen train system to ancient locations included  among country’s 21 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and four natural ...Read more

Around the World: The Spin On Senior Travel

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Seniors, aged 50 and older, seem to have an unquenchable thirst for travel.  In fact, the travel industry estimates indicate that seniors account for approximately 80 percent of leisure travel spending. They venture forth from home more frequently, go farther away and stay longer than people in other age groups.
There are, according...Read more

Around the World: Baltimore is The Place for Poe

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 For the past two centuries--give or take a decade or two--Edgar Allan Poe has provided armchair travelers with thrilling trips through the realms of their imaginations.  Those who’ve enjoyed reading Poe’s work will find it equally thrilling to visit places known to and frequented by the legendary author.  Baltimore, the town he ...Read more

Around the World: Celebrate New Year’s Eve With Glorious Fireworks

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Wherever in the world you happen to be heading for this coming New Year’s Eve, you can start 2018 with a great big celebratory bang by incorporating great fireworks viewing into your party schedule.

This year, as every year, there are numerous choices of destinations for people who want to experience the thrill of thunderous...Read more

Around the World: Ready, Set, Start Your Holiday Shopping!

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Before you go racing off to that crowded mall to treasure hunt for your favorite traveler’s seasonal gift, consider the variety, value and ease of shopping online.  The trick is to order gifts early, so you can avoid express shipping surcharges that will impact your budget for gift-giving.

Browsing online travel purveyor ...Read more

Around the World: Be Aware of Costly Airline Extras During Holiday Travel

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Whether your holiday travel plans include a getaway vacation for yearend rest and recreation, or visiting family and friends with bundles of presents in tow, makes sure to budget for add-on costs that will bump up the cost of your airline ticket.

You should shop around for the best and lowest airline fare and grab it when you ...Read more

Around the World: December 2017 Cruising From New York

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Many tourists who want to view New York City’s magnificent skyline from the water take a two hour harbor tour aboard the Circle Line or hop aboard the Staten Island Ferry for the 30 minute commuter crossing between lower Manhattan’s Whitehall Terminal and Staten Island’s St. George Terminal -- and, to be quite honest, both of those ...Read more

Aroud the World: Super Strategies for Pre-Holiday Season Getaways

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If you think you need a little break before going full steam into the holiday season, there are plenty of getaways to be enjoyed between trick or treat and the day you serve up your annual turkey feast and put up your festive holiday lights.

Actually, this in between season offers affordable and enticing travel deals on ...Read more

Around the World: Amsterdam Reinvents Itself 

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This lovely old city of Amsterdam conscientiously conserves the ancient canals, gabled houses and cobblestone streets for which it is best known to tourists, However, Amsterdam constantly upgrades and updates itself by introducing ultramodern architecture and cutting edge concepts for city planning.

That, of course, makes ...Read more

Riding the St. Petersburg Looper

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ST PETERSBURG, Florida--Local transportation can be a real issue when you travel. Getting around town to visit all the attractions can be expensive.

But not if you’re in St Petersburgh.  This charming vacation haven on Florida’s Gulf Coast, connects its marvelous collection of appealing tourist venues with a unique and ...Read more

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