Travel Tips

Top 10 Free Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Free things to do in New York City in the summer? I know it sounds like an oxymoron. Let’s face it, the words “free” and “New York City” are rarely used in the same sentence, but visitors to the city are often surprised both at how expensive it can be ($400 for a hotel room?) […]

Travel Guide To San Francisco [Travel Video]

Monday, May 5, 2014

In this travel video guide to San Francisco, I travel to San Francisco, California, one of the most scenic cities in the United States, if not the world. In town for a conference for only four days, only one of which was going to be sunny, I headed out to see as much as I […]

Your Guide To The Biennale Of Sydney

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Sydney is Los Angeles and Melbourne is Manhattan, or so the stereotyped comparison often goes, implying the former Australian city is all sun and surf while the latter is the only location for serious arts and culture, but as anyone who’s been to Sydney recently knows, this generalization is long outdated. In 2007 Sydney’s Lord […]

The Travel Billow Wants To Solve Your Overloaded Bag Problem

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Just like sentences, in the world of product design, complicated doesn’t always equal better. Enter the Travel Billow: a two-for-one travel pillow and blanket that solves the problem of having to lug extraneous items on the plane with you. And no, it’s not a babysitter. The Travel Billow is an inflatable pillow that, when uninflated, […]

5 Questions To Ask Before You Book A Safari

Sunday, March 16, 2014

If you’re in the process of planning a luxury safari, there are several questions you should be thinking about before you book. Contrary to what you may think, it is often cheaper to book directly through a tour operator. You will also benefit from the service they provide, the unique knowledge they have of your […]

Top 4 Tax Tips For Expats

Monday, March 10, 2014

Around this time every year, Americans turn to the dreaded task of doing their taxes. Unfortunately, even if you happen to be an expat, this fact doesn’t change, and you will need tax tips for doing your taxes just like the rest of us. Living abroad has many risks, rewards and challenges for those Americans […]

TravelCard: The Ultimate Charger For Those On The Road

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Have any doubt there’s a huge demand for small, easy-to-use chargers for portable devices? Look no further than the recently announced TravelCard, a credit card-sized charger for iPhones and Android devices, whose Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,500 not only met its goal in a compact 48 hours, but has gone on to raise nearly $30,000 […]

6 Books You Must Read Before Going To France

Sunday, March 2, 2014

The stereotype of the French is that they are stinky, rude and have a predilection for bad comedy, but they are also elegant, thin and have a predilection for fine art and good literature. The French are nothing if not an enigma — a study in paradoxes. How can one wear the latest Balmain creation […]

Here’s Boris Johnson’s Tips On What To Do In London

Monday, January 27, 2014

“My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.” — Boris Johnson I may have supported, even campaigned, for my fair city’s current mayor, Bill DeBlasio, but I have got to say, I […]

Top 6 Sydney Beaches That Aren’t Named Bondi

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Beyond the skin, sex and parking meters of Bondi Beach and the other classic Sydney swimming stops, there are plenty of other beaches, harbors, coves and hideaways to explore. Some are little-known, while others sometimes attract small groups, but you can rest assured that none of them draw the crowds like that other infamous stretch […]

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