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Traveler Gifts That Will Actually Get Used – From $10 to $160

This is the time of year when seemingly every magazine and travel blog has some kind “ultimate travel gift guide” or “100 great ideas for the traveler on your list.” Many of the magazine ones are written by desk jockey editors
City food tour in Mexico

Take a Local Food Tour to Get a Real Feel for a City

One of the best ways to learn about a destination’s personality, its history, and its customs is to eat your way around town on a guided walking tour. You get to sample food from places that have been vetted by the
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It’s Okay to Be an Opportunistic Traveler

Do you take advantage of what’s on sale when you travel? Are you traveling to destinations when they are bargain priced? When I put out the book Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune, I talked a lot about the substantial
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Mexico’s Museum of Death in Aguascalientes

In a part of central Mexico that doesn’t get many tourists, the Museum of Death is cool enough to warrant a side trip. You don’t have to spend much time in central Mexico to realize this country has a strange relationship
No sidewalks for a wheelie suitcase

Why You Don’t “Backpack” With a Wheelie Suitcase

  She looked like she was about to cry as she scraped her shiny four-wheel suitcase over the broken pavement and up another set of stairs. Since there was nobody else around and I was going to have to walk past