Travel Tips

How To Never Pay An ATM Fee Again While Traveling

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

I remember hearing the NYT’s Matt Gross a/k/a “The Frugal Traveler” a/k/a Moby’s traveling doppelganger mention this ridiculously amazing travel advice during a talk last Fall: if you like being nailed $5 for every cash withdrawal you make abroad and paying exorbitant special interest rates for international purchases, don’t change your bank. But if you […]

Airline Promo Codes Proliferating

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Are you one of those people that googles for promo codes before you book your flight? Well, apparently the airlines are making it easier and increasing promo code availability, hoping to siphon you away from those affiliate sites that they’re forced to pony up a commission to every time you book through them. The above […]

10 Things You Need To Know About London

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

London’s a great time to visit this fall now that the crowds have thinned and ticket prices are dropping, so here’s a look at 10 things you should know when you go. At 2:54 you get a good overview of the city’s main museums, which most happen to be free, and at 5:25 there’s a […]

The Lowdown On NYC Guidebooks

Monday, October 13, 2008

Last night, as I was looking out my plane window at the New York skyline on my flight back from Colorado, I started to think about how much I miss NYC every time I leave the city, even if I’m not gone for that long (this trip away was a mere 72 hours). It’s espcially […]

Top 10 Undiscovered Travel Spots

Monday, September 29, 2008

Budget Travel came out with their 2008 list of the top 10 “new” places to visit this year which, by “new,” I think they mean “not overrun by tourists yet” rather than physical age. (I have a feeling Bergerac, France is probably not that new.) Here are a few highlights. ? Trying to get off-the-beaten-path […]

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