Travel Websites for the Practical Traveler

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Tweet I like to think I am somewhat of a savvy traveler. I sign up for price alerts and look for travel discounts. I have recently read an article published by the New York Times (NYT), “19 Web Sites for Travel …

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Preparing for a long camping tour in Africa

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Tweet I am only a few days away from my 45-day camping tour and I am excited and anxious at the same time.  I have booked a trip with Intrepid Travel for a camping tour from Nairobi, Kenya to Cape …

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Preparing for a long South America journey

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Tweet I am two days away from my South American adventure and I feel a bit anxious.  Although I have packed and prepared for these types of trips numerous times, I always feel that my world is racing at 100 …

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So many sights, so little time

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Tweet Overwhelmed by all the information out there?  How do you research in an efficient manner? Here are a few steps that you can take to start your travel research. 1.  How much time do you have to travel?  This …

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5 Steps in planning your next adventure!

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Tweet The dreaded word-planning.  Most people want to escape from reality when they are traveling around the world. But if you can only travel for a limited amount of time, planning is sometimes essential.

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