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Travel Bites from Mexico and Peru

I don’t do as much freelance writing as I used to since I’m busy enough running my online media company’s own blogs and websites, so I’ve gotten kind of slack about putting up links to travel stories I’ve written for other

This is SO Wrong – the Water Bottle Ad

This in-room ad from Evian is a common one in chain hotels. Some supply a couple of plastic water bottles for free, even when the tap water is fine. Others charge you for it. Some do both, which was the case

How Much Changes in Five Years?

This Cheapest Destinations blog has been around since 2003, which gives it a much longer history than most travel blogs out there. Every once in a while I like to look back at what was bubbling up for discussion and see

Touring the Poor Man’s Galapagos in Peru

I’m in Paracas, Peru right now, which is not exactly the prettiest place in the world. A red tide swept through recently, leaving a beach already the color of concrete covered with a carpet of dead crabs. The water is the

Will You Regret it Later?

The year was 1998 and it was our fourth or fifth time in Bangkok. We were losing count, but we had been there enough that we knew multiple city bus routes well. Once again, we were pondering a side trip to