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Why Most Travel Magazines Don’t Speak to You

I wrote a post back in 2006 about how magazines don’t really like budget travelers. It was the year I launched PerceptiveTravel.com, partly in response to the folding of nearly every publication geared to those of us looking for value. At
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Follow these 7 Steps to Get a Cheaper Vacation This Year

I hate to hear people say “I wish I could travel more.” Most of what you can and can’t do in life is a matter of priorities. If you want to do something badly enough, you’ll find a way to make
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Four Ways to Find Cheaper Hotel Deals

I’m all for renting an apartment when I’ll be in one place for a while, but there are many times you’re just passing through and a hotel room is the best choice. Or when you want a beach break. If you’re
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4 Tips on Finding Cheap Flight Routes

Why are some flights from where you live always expensive, while others seem to always be on sale? And what should you do about it so you’re getting the best deals? Today I got an interview request to talk about Cartagena,
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How to Build a Stopover Into Your Flight Plans

If you’re going to fly to another continent, why not build in a stopover into your flight so you can see visit another place along the way? Not only can this break up a long journey, but it allows you to