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The Best City Vacation Deal in North America

  Some travelers seek out beaches or mountains on vacation, but other travelers are definitely city people. If you’re one of those, have you visited the best urban value in North America? That would be…Mexico City. I’ve been there five times
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Exploring the Dark History of Communist Albania

Albania is hurtling forward into a future that looks brighter all the time, but as the most recent country to shun communism, it is haunted by a repressive past. This is true for many ex-communist countries of course, but for this
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How to Get Around Tampa Bay Without a Car

It’s no secret that most American cities were built for the age of cars and autos have taken precedence in urban planning since WWII. Florida’s population also exploded in the age of air conditioning, which means there isn’t much of an
Busch Gardens CityPass Tampa

Get Your CityPASS and Save Some Travel Bucks

I posted a while back about the Tampa Bay CityPASS and what a great value it is. Apparently a little too good because prices went up on March 1, 2017. The rates are also going up in Houston, Dallas, Chicago, and

Saving Money on Attractions with a City Pass or Museum Pass

If you’re looking to do a whole lot of what’s worth doing in a city—especially if you’re traveling as a couple or a family—it can make a lot of sense to lay out one lump sum for a pass that will