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Where Two Can Still Bunk Down for $15 or Less Per Night Around the World

Back when I took off on my first round-the-world trip in the early 1990s, the two of us had a budget that averaged out to $15 a day. For two. That meant our lodging was often between $4 and $7 a
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For a Better Flight Experience, Avoid the Deceptive U.S. Legacy Airlines

If you fly to Panama on American Airlines, you will not pay to check a bag on your economy class international flight. If you fly to Costa Rica you will. Flying to South America with a checked bag does not incur
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How Dollar Strength or Weakness Impacts Your Travels

Back when Obama first took over from George W. Bush, we were all crying the blues about a weak dollar and a crappy economy. It wasn’t a very good time to travel abroad with American currency. Steadily things got better though
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Where People Are Traveling in the Middle East and North Africa

What do you think about traveling to the Middle East and North Africa? Before you jump to the immediate reaction of, “It’s not safe to travel there,” consider this. The U.S. city of Chicago had 650 murders on its streets in
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Where Americans Travel When They Visit Foreign Destinations

Where do Americans go when they travel overseas? For international vacations, which regions and countries are the most popular? While the changes are usually not dramatic year-to-year, the favorite destinations can change a lot over time. This is one of those