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6 Haggling Tips For People Too Nice To Haggle

Monday, November 11, 2013

1) Get to Know Someone Getting to know locals is always a good idea in general. Personal connections are an important part of travel, often leading to the most memorable and unexpected travel experiences. Although looking to someone to do any actual negotiation is asking too much, many people are happy to provide helpful information. […]

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An Open Letter To Ryanair Flyers: You’re All A Bunch Of Ungrateful Whiners

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Never in the course of human travel have so many complained so much about one airline, which so many others wish they could use. Thus is the paradox of Ryanair, the beloved-by-few discount airline that shuttles millions of Europeans and Brits around the Continent for a fraction of the price of its competitors (minus additional […]

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Getting Gritty In New York’s Chinatown: A Tour In Black And White

Monday, November 4, 2013

I recently picked up an old film camera and thought it would have been the perfect platform to capture the sights and people in New York City’s Chinatown. The gritty streets, cluttered shops and graffiti were effectively emphasized through the medium of black and white film. It was late in the afternoon during a muggy […]

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The French Have The Sexiest Accents; Tips For Visiting Myanmar; 10 Cheap Places Around The World

Friday, November 1, 2013

I come across lots of interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So every Friday, I include a wrap-up of the most interesting travel stories of the week. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of October 28 Edition • In case you didn’t realize it already, […]

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Frommer Watch: He’s Baaack

Thursday, October 31, 2013

It’s been a while since I did my last Frommer Watch, but it wasn’t without reason. It mostly had to to with the fact that for a while there it appeared there wouldn’t even be a Frommer’s anymore, at least not in the way we think of it today. You see, former owner, publisher John […]

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Here’s What You Can Expect During A Food Tour Of Veracruz

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The air outside is thick, but the smoke in Santana’s bar is thicker. Even if I were a non-smoker it would be worth it just to sit in the bar’s tiny, air-conditioned seating area and watch the old men slowly drink themselves into an affectionate stupor at three in the afternoon. This is the first […]

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Travel Guide To Maui: Trailer

Monday, October 28, 2013

I recently spent a little time in Maui visiting my friend Robin Masters at the Robin’s Nest, and I put together this trailer of my upcoming video series. Between solving crimes, cruising the island in my Ferrari 308GTSi, riding in helicopters with my friend Theodore and sipping drinks at the King Kamehameha Club, I also […]

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The Best Islands In The Caribbean; Iran Is Opening Up To The World; Taking A Cooking Class In Vietnam

Friday, October 25, 2013

I come across lots of interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So every Friday, I include a wrap-up of the most interesting travel stories of the week. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of October 25 Edition • Nicaragua’s Corn Island may be the best […]

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5 Takeaways From An American Living In London

Thursday, October 24, 2013

You know that dream you constantly have? No, not the one where you’re standing in front of your 10th-grade history class in your underwear and the teacher is instructing you to recite the lyrics to “Space Oddity” or risk failing the class. I’m talking about the dream where you’re an expat living in London, complete […]

The World’s Biggest Electronic Music Festival: A Dispatch From The Annual Amsterdam Dance Event

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Amsterdam is already pretty cool. So what happens when you combine a city that is already more than contentedly “rocking it” on a daily basis with the world’s biggest club festival? Answer: shiny, debauched and wonderful things. And bicycles. Lots and lots of bicycles. This year’s edition of the Amsterdam Dance Event has just come to a […]

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