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Top Destinations For Solo Travelers?
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Top Destinations For Solo Travelers?

I couldn’t honestly say what would make one country better than another for solo travel, but that didn’t stop T+L from trying. They recently ranked the top 10 countries for solo travelers (actually 14 countries […]

Frequent Flyer Tips For The Not-So-Frequent Flyer
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Frequent Flyer Tips For The Not-So-Frequent Flyer

“Actually, Carlton, we’ll be using the frequent flyer miles to get to Douglashire. Now run along and get me a spot of tea.” That’s often what I hear when people boast of free dream trips […]

How To Use Frequent Flyer Miles (Or, How To Fly Free)
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How To Use Frequent Flyer Miles (Or, How To Fly Free)

Frequent flyers are lately becoming frequently frustrated, being frequently denied, and are frequently failing to redeem their miles for the tickets that they want at the airline’s base redemption rates. With many airlines posting negative […]

How To Use Your Phone Everywhere While You Travel
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How To Use Your Phone Everywhere While You Travel

I love my iPhone, but the problem? I’m not taking it traveling with me, no matter how useful it would be. I’d rather take some disposable phone I bought from a drugstore or, better yet, […]

The Top 5 Rules For CouchSurfing
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The Top 5 Rules For CouchSurfing

By Matt Stabile During a recent road trip to Montreal, it came up in conversation that one of the riders in the car was going to be CouchSurfing for the first time at an apartment […]

Beating The Travel Blues When You Are Alone
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Beating The Travel Blues When You Are Alone

Traveling solo can be daunting and, often times, exhausting. It pushes you mentally, emotionally and physically. Not only can you have a cerebral malfunction due to a cultural overload, but you have to learn to […]

Ask An Expert: How To Travel Cheap
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Ask An Expert: How To Travel Cheap

GoMad Nomad recently introduced a new “Ask GoMad Nomad” feature on their site (à la the seemingly defunct “Ask Rolf” series on World Hum). In its inaugural post, GoMad tackles a very familiar question that […]

What Are The Hidden Prices In Airline Tickets?
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What Are The Hidden Prices In Airline Tickets?

Transparency. It’s a buzz word that usually floats around issues involving politics and the economy. People demand to know whether their money is spent on frivolity or if it is going towards something appropriate. This […]

Avoid Becoming The Incredible Hulk This Tourist Season
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Avoid Becoming The Incredible Hulk This Tourist Season

Seek and ye shall find, right? So we go to the far ends of the earth seeking the unique, the original, the personal. So what happens when, after you spend weeks ripping through travel sites finding your […]

Hotels Are So Passe, Alternative Lodging’s The Thing
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Hotels Are So Passe, Alternative Lodging’s The Thing

Seven months ago, we had arrived in Buenos Aires, on schedule, from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. There were three-and-a-half of us — the half person was Benito, my friends’ cat — exhausted from the plane […]

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