Category: Travel

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6 easy tips to book a super-cheap cruise

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A cheap cruise is our family’s favorite way to vacation. It takes a little bit of planning, but not nearly as much as a typical vacation. …

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How a cruise can help (or hurt) your budget

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The number of vacationers hopping aboard a cruise has increased steadily. In 2019 alone, 30 million people are expected to go on cruises, almost double the …

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4 tips for taking vacation when you’re self-employed

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My eyes darted between my calendar and my to-do list, and I immediately felt overwhelmed. I had one week left until I was scheduled to set …

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Honeymoon on a budget: Our $400 Caribbean trip

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There was no way I was going to get married without a honeymoon to follow. At the same time, I knew from sources like Wedding Wire that the …

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6 budget-friendly domestic destinations to put on your 2019 travel list

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If one of your resolutions for 2019 is to travel more, but you fear that finances will hold you back, have a little hope: there are …

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6 road trip rules for single moms with kids

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After returning from a two-week road trip with my kids, this is my perspective: Why was everyone I know warning me not to make the trek …

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Living abroad can save you money — here’s how

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What if I said that you can stay in five-star hotels whenever you wish, eat at the finest restaurants, travel internationally, hire a full-time housekeeper, save six …

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Adventure on a budget: Cheap travel abroad programs

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Traveling abroad is a life-changing event. You might learn a new language, and you’ll definitely engage with a new culture. You’ll taste new foods, navigate a …

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The 5 best & worst airports for holiday delays

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With the holiday travel season fast approaching, be prepared for a record number of passengers expected to take to the skies across the country. U.S. airlines …

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5 ways to get your budget ready for holiday travel in 5 minutes or less

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Holiday travel is an expensive undertaking. For many, the mere thought of is cringe-inducing — given the seasonal price hikes and chaos that comes with traveling …

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5 holiday travel traps & how to avoid them

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Holiday travel can be challenging, if not downright maddening. Whether it’s Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Day, the same headaches apply: Crowds as far as the …

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The best holiday market in each state

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The holidays are here, and with them comes the pop up of holiday markets — offering food, decorations and winter activities to get you into the …

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This one trick can help you save on your holiday trip home

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When planning your trip home for the holidays, pay attention to the credit card you use to book. Using a rewards credit card is one of …

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7 great tech gifts for your favorite travelers

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We all have that friend or family member who is constantly on the road or catching red-eyed flights. Maybe you yourself are that globetrotter. Either way, …

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The best local hiking trails in each state

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November 17 is National Take a Hike Day and what better way to celebrate the day, and the crisp fall season, than with a hike. With …

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5 ways to turn your smart speaker into a travel agent

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Did you know that you can use Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant to book your next vacation without lifting a finger? GearBrain found ways to use Amazon …

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Incredible dive bars in every state

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Traveling across America these days can sometimes feel like a cultural blur. There’s the same fast-food and chain restaurants almost everywhere, and the same is true …

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The 10 best tourist destinations for travelers over 50

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Older tourists are often not targeted by travel companies, who tend to focus only on backpacking college students and couples looking for a getaway. But, travelers …

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8 ways to save on Thanksgiving travel

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Between the long lines, sold-out flights and sky-high airfare prices, holiday travel can be a stressful experience. While there isn’t much to be done about the …

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5 smart devices to help you navigate New York City

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New York City is unlike any other metropolis in the world. It’s crowded with skyscrapers, bursting with traffic and inhabited by folks who always seem to …

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6 things airlines don’t want you to know

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Americans are taking to the skies in record numbers. In 2017, nearly 50 percent of Americans flew. By comparison, in 1977, just 25 percent of Americans …

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The best local breweries in each state

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Looking for an excuse to head to the nearest bar after work? Look no further: September 28 is Drink Beer Day. Celebrate this important national holiday …

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What you can’t miss on the newest cruise ships

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I’m a millennial and I love cruising. It’s not hard to find articles out there reporting cruise lines are attracting my generation by offering fancy cabins …

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Strange things you can be fined for in every state

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There are a ton of laws in America — some of them obvious, some of them not so obvious. While in some states you can own …

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Traveling to Europe? Leave this tech at home

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It can be hard to decide what to pack and what to leave behind. Being away from the United States is pretty fun — you get …

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10 things I learned living out of my super bike for 3 months

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Maybe you think I’m crazy. You wouldn’t be the first. Sometimes I think I’m crazy, and I actually rode Voodoo for three months. Who? Oh, of …

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11 summer getaways that don’t feel cheap (but are)

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Traveling even short distances can be expensive during peak vacation months like July and August. But with creativity and planning, having a holiday on the cheap …

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19 Expensive Mistakes to Avoid at Disney

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On top of being a household name and aspirational destination for children everywhere, remember that Disney is also a $152 billion juggernaut. From movie studios and …

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Best road-trip gadgets: Don’t leave home without this car-friendly tech

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With summer here, it’s time to start planning your next road trip. And, whether it’s to see family in the next state, explore somewhere new with …

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Travel hacks: 6 ways to save on Airbnb

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If your heart is set on seeing the world, you’ve probably spent some time browsing through Airbnb. The short-term rental marketplace was founded in 2008 as …

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These are the best beaches in every state

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Nothing says “perfect summer day” like relaxing by the water or cruising around on a boat. And as someone who grew up in a landlocked state, …