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Chichen Itza in the Yucatan of Mexico just doubled in price for admission

Bucket List Attraction Costs at 15 Wonders of the World

What is is going to cost you to visit the great wonders of the world? How much will it bust your budget to check that famous attraction off your list? Sometimes not much, sometimes days’ worth of travel costs. When you
Christmas in Mexico

Christmas in Mexico – Familiar, but a Little Different

  After three of them in the states, it’s time for Christmas in Mexico again for me. I’m doing a few American things, like baking Christmas cookies with my daughter, and generally winding down the work for the holidays. So here’s
Lake Atitlan living

The One-sentence Guide to Getting Great Vacation Deals

Magazines and websites constantly run stories about finding great travel bargains and vacation deals. Usually they highlight some nifty new website, the latest app, or some Twitter stream that you have to catch at 3:30 pm each Thursday. Really though, it’s
the day you fly matters most

The Day You Fly Matters More Than What Day You Book

  If you put “best time to book a flight” into Google you’ll get more than 737 million results. Try the best day to book a flight and you’ll get more than 800 million results. Apparently people ask this a lot,
Donating what we don't need anymore for a move abroad

The Strange Joy of Shedding Possessions for a Move Abroad

  For the third and probably last time, I am shedding a big percentage of my possessions and am heading out of the country. I am moving abroad with just a few suitcases. The photo above was the scene outside my