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Budget Travel Still In Business
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Budget Travel Still In Business

As is being reported today, Budget Travel magazine will not be closing down (rumors we reported on a couple weeks ago), but instead is being sold off by the Washington Post to private investment firm […]

The Frugal Traveler To The Web?

The Frugal Traveler To The Web?

The New York Times’ “Frugal Traveler,” Matt Gross, was in attendance at last night’s talk, “Travel Gets Social: The New World of Travel Media,” when discussions turned to the prospect of the future of travel […]

Learn The Language? No, Just Get A Pair Of Smart Glasses Instead
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Learn The Language? No, Just Get A Pair Of Smart Glasses Instead

This BBC article actually made me tilt my head a little and sigh, “wow,” under my breath (that hasn’t happened in a while). A company has just announced the invention of a pair of glasses […]

Budget Travel To Close?
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Budget Travel To Close?

It looks like this was an active day over at the offices of Budget Travel. Rumors started flying late Friday evening when New York Magazine’s Daily Intel column reported that Budget Travel was being shuttered […]

3 Things To Expect Now That The Travel Channel’s Been Sold
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3 Things To Expect Now That The Travel Channel’s Been Sold

As was reported in a surprise announcement last week, The Travel Channel was acquired by Cincinnati-based Scripps — owner of the Food Network and HGTV lifestyle television networks — in a deal valuing the channel […]

The Web’s Top Expat Blogs
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The Web’s Top Expat Blogs

What are the first things you’re supposed to do when you move abroad? #1: Find a job; #2: Figure out the best coffee shop nearby, and; #3: Start a blog, of course. BootsnAll is listing […]

Bing vs. The Other Guys: Who’s Got The Cheapest Tickets?
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Bing vs. The Other Guys: Who’s Got The Cheapest Tickets?

In the spirit of “Beach Week” (not to be confused with “Shark Week”, that other perennial, much ballyhooed 7-day national holiday), I decided to conduct a very unscientific study: How does Bing’s new search engine […]

How Do I Prepare My iPhone For Travel?
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How Do I Prepare My iPhone For Travel?

Want to avoid racking up exorbitant fees while traveling with your iphone? Be prepared and check out this guide for prepping your phone for the trek through the wilderness of international telecommunications fees. Probably the […]

Wifi The Friendly Skies
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Wifi The Friendly Skies

A couple weeks ago, I was sitting on the runway at LAX, staring mindlessly at the cycle of commercials playing on my seat’s personalized TV monitor. Credit cards, the Delta frequent flier program, jewelry, a […]

The Latest in Flight Delay Prediction Technology
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The Latest in Flight Delay Prediction Technology

I’ll admit, I have pretty good luck when it comes to flying. While my suitcase is usually among the last to pop out on the baggage claim carousel, I’ve never had one go missing. And […]