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Are Frequent Flyer Tickets Really Free?

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Airlines are often offer irresistibly low discounted fares to many popular destinations, but the best deal is still travel for free--using frequent flyer tickets.
But are frequent flyer tickets really free?  No, sad to say, not really.
You earn frequent flyer miles by meeting airline specified behaviors. They’...Read more

For Women’s History Month, Explore the Feminist Legacy of Lower Manhattan

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Let current headlines about equality and diversity issues lead you to downtown Manhattan, where you’ll find yourself in the very spots where America’s founding feminists took a stand for women’s right to vote and other key issues regarding gender and racial equality. It’s an ideal tour to take during March, otherwise known...Read more

Around the World: In Toronto, Underground Warmth is Cool!

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Toronto’s stellar reputation as a cool urban environment is more than well-deserved. The hip Ontario capital’s myriad attractions include wonderful museums, sports centers, great eateries, fabulous shopping and a full calendar of appealing events year round.

Year round includes winter months, when you might expect deep ...Read more

Around the World: Ireland is Always A Good Source For Travel Tales

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If you think all of the great travel tales that come out of Ireland are all Blarney, you’re quite mistaken. My favorite Irish travel story is about the time I got into a bit of traveler’s trouble on the Emerald Isle. It’s a great adventure and there’s not one word of Blarney in it.

It all began when I drove away from ...Read more

Ariund the World: Jousting with Modern Stresses at Medieval and Renaissance Festivals

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The Middle Ages and Renaissance occur anew each year, thanks to the existence of
dozens of period "faires" and festivals that are staged in towns across the U.S. and around the globe,

Currently, there are currently hundreds of such events around the U.S and it’s more than likely that you live within 100 miles of one of...Read more

Around the World: Time for a Spirit-Lifting Reunion

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Reunions are always a great reason to travel. Spending time with family, friends and colleagues is a real mood booster, especially during times marked by political and social discontent. Organizing the get together event takes some doing, but the rewards are tremendous.

Depending on everyone’s comfort zone, you can choose ...Read more

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

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