Archive for the ‘Travel Tips’ Category

For a Few More Hours Only!

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Travels in London is free today on Amazon. Get your copy now. Travels in London is free today on Amazon. Get your copy now.

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Travel Information

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Be prepared for your journey – know what to expect from the area you are visiting.

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Travel Tips for The UK

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Travel is an adventure – you are leaving behind your normal, everyday life in order to experience another culture. Traveling is one of the best ways to learn about the world, and to learn about yourself. When you travel, you are cut loose from the support that you normally have at home, and you must learn to function on your own.

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Travel in a Bad Economy

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

How do you find good deals for travel in a bad economy?

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Christmas Travel Tips

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Stay safe and sane while traveling at Christmas. Read the following five tips to Christmas travel.

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My First Book Review – the lost girls

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

A travel book that you must read – the book chronicles the year-long journey that these three 20-something girls took around the world.

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Driving Overseas

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

Driving Overseas I get so many questions about driving overseas.  Should I do it? Is it hard (this one especially comes when people are asking about the UK).  It is my preferred mode of travel.  When driving overseas, you have the unique ability to design your own trip.  You don’t have to answer to anyone […]

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Have a staycation!

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

In today’s turbulent economic times, a new term has emerged – staycation. A staycation is where a person takes time away from work, but instead of traveling far away, stays home.

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Compton Castle and Traveling Off the Beaten Path

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Compton castle was home to Sir Humphrey Gilbert, known for attempt at colonization in Newfoundland. He was also the half-brother of Sir Walter Raleigh. Humphrey’s mother, Katherine Champernowne, remarried after Humphrey’s father died. For those interested in Tudor history, this Katherine Champernowne was the niece of Kat Ashley (governess of Queen Elizabeth I).

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Tantallon Castle: Douglas Fortress

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Tantallon Castle is, in a word, impressive. From the moment I saw this enormous ruin hugging the cliff walls, I was enchanted.

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Top Tips to Book Your Own Flight

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Want to learn how to book your own flight and get the best deal? Watch this video for some tips on how I find great deals.

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Paying Extra for Choice Seats?

Friday, July 23rd, 2010

Is paying extra for choice seats a good thing?

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Solo Travel vs. Travel Partner

Saturday, July 10th, 2010

Today a myriad of options face you when you decide to go traveling – where to go? How much? Do I go solo or with friends? Deciding whether to go solo or with someone is often the hardest choice. Both options have benefits.

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Divorce Your Travel Agent!

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Every year, I am amazed at the number of people who are using a travel agent to book their trip. If you are trying to book an inexpensive trip, you can often do it just as well (or even better, in fact) by divorcing your travel agent and looking yourself. Now, if you are just looking for someone else to do it for you to save you time, then by all means use a travel agent. But, it’s an easy process to learn. I did it, so anyone can!

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Christmas Travel

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Traveling at Christmas can be frustrating. This article offers travel tips for traveling during the holidays.

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Harlech Castle -Sentinel of Snowdonia

Saturday, November 21st, 2009

Harlech castle in Wales is great for views and history.

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Airfare surcharges

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

An update on airport surcharges

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Where are you going?

Friday, November 13th, 2009

The holidays are coming up. Is anyone planning on taking a trip? If so, where do you plan to go? The holidays are coming up. Is anyone planning on taking a trip? If so, where do you plan to go?

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Skiathos

Friday, November 6th, 2009

The town of Skiathos is a blend of shops and restaurants. It is fun to wander through the vendors before sitting down to eat ice cream. Part of Mamma Mia was filmed here, and it is much more adventurous to find the location on your own than to stop and ask a local. Meander through […]

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Packing 101

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Packing. How much is too much? What will I need? How do I pack? These are questions that I get a LOT. To be honest, I am a pack rat. I rarely throw anything away because I am afraid I will need it later. This has often come across in my packing. “I might need […]

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Inexpensive Travel: Your Dream Trip Awaits!

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Learn how to divorce your travel agent and become the master of your own adventure.

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