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For Americans, This is a Great Time to Splurge on Travel

What happens to the travel landscape when the U.S. dollar surges on the world market? It might not be good news for the stock market, but it’s great news for American international travelers. If you’re looking to splurge on travel, a
Turkish desserts

Short-term Travel Bargain Opportunity in Turkey

With the bottom falling out of the Turkish currency market, is it time to jump on an opportunity and travel there? I once lived in Turkey as a young English teacher, at a time when hardly any Americans seemed to visit
Nicaragua beach

Where the U.S. Travel Dollar is Strongest on Six Continents

Two years ago I kept saying that if you were American or someone earning their pay in U.S. dollars, it was one of the best times I’d seen in 20-some years to go traveling internationally. It was not a time to
Stockholm Sweden

Stockholm in the Summer on a Strong U.S. Dollar

No, Sweden is not a cheap destination and probably never will be, but at the moment prices are at a level that won’t make you gasp too badly. As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts here, you can take advantage of the
Canadian national parks

Planned Your Trip to Canada Yet?

As I’ve mentioned before, if you’re American you’re crazy to stay home this year. This currently strong U.S. dollar is an aligning of the stars that only happens every decade or two. There are two ways you can play this great