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Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour

  Americans have fewer vacation days than a lot of our fellow travelers. For us, it’s even more important to capitalize on our time away and make the most of a trip. To fully experience a city and its charms, I like taking a small-group tour for a few hours. A tour offers you the… Continue reading Why You Should Take a Small Group Tour

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Eat Italy: a Guide to Dining in Italy

A trip to Italy generally means amazing Italian food. Although great Italian cuisine can be had throughout the country, mastering food etiquette takes a dining experience to the next level. Although most Italians probably wouldn’t tell me if I committed a faux pas, I feel more comfortable when I blend in. I try to be… Continue reading Eat Italy: a Guide to Dining in Italy

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WhatsApp: a Travel Tip

Travel brings me great joy, but it also takes me away from my darling dog and her loving, pooch-watching grandma...my mom. For many, international travel means they don’t communicate with their loved ones back home because it's too expensive. But I talk to my mom daily and I won’t let distance change that ritual, so… Continue reading WhatsApp: a Travel Tip

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Top Travel Tips: Taking a Tour

This post—about travel tours—is the first of a series where I will provide insight into how I handle the various aspects of travel I encounter. When traveling, some people enjoy an overnight tour where most expenses and arrangements are wrapped into one pretty package. This option can be great for the person who doesn’t want… Continue reading Top Travel Tips: Taking a Tour

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Top 10 Things To Do Before Travel

You’ve scheduled all transportation, organized for lodging, made your employer aware you’re taking a vacation, and arranged for someone to water the plants. What do you need to do next to make sure you have a care-free vacation? Here are the top ten things you need to do before heading out the door. Call your… Continue reading Top 10 Things To Do Before Travel