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Category Archives: Travel Tips

Travel Tips: No Heat Hairstyling

As a female, the hardest part of traveling abroad for me has been styling my hair without heat.  For those of you who haven’t traveled abroad, bringing anything that heats up is not recommended, as heat can do crazy things when the voltage is converted.  Even with dual voltage appliances or voltage converters, there’s a […]

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Travel Tips: Packing for France

Every time I stop by one of the train stations or airport in Paris, I see swarms of tourists struggling with their heavy, cumbersome suitcases, and the look of misery on their face speaks volumes.  Paris is packed with stairs, and since elevators and escalators are very rare (and usually out of order), you have to […]

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Travel Tips: Rick Steves’ Europe

I just discovered that Rick Steves’ Europe, the TV series starring the famous travel expert, is currently airing a three part special on travel tips throughout Europe.  I just finished the first episode on Hulu, and I was impressed by the accuracy and helpfulness of the advice he offered.  It’s a great show to play […]

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Travel Tips: The Paris Metro

When you’re traveling, you want to make sure that every penny counts towards enhancing your experience.  From hotels to meals to attractions to airfare, you always want to make sure you’re getting the best possible experience for your dollar.  However, most of us have a blind spot when it comes to traveling within a city. […]

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