September 3, 2014

Medical Tourist Makes Suggestions for Long-Term Travel

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; When it comes to leaving the United States for medical treatment, Amy Scher knows a thing or two. ďThis Is How I Save My Life,Ē Scherís autobiographical account of her trip to India to receive stem cell therapy, describes her experience in detail. However, several of her insights can be helpful [...]

Bedouin Boy with Goat

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This young Bedouin boy with his goat is enjoying the afternoon sun in Petra, an archaeological site thatís a must-see on any national tour of Jordan.

Three Women with Braids

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; † (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); These three braided women wearing colorful wraps were photographed during a daytrip from Quito, Ecuador to the Saquisili market. This is where the locals go for weekly bargain shopping, socialization and sometimes to have things mended that they havenít gotten around to sewing themselves.

Paducah Perfect for Art Lovers

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Deep-rooted folk craft heritage, a National Register of Historic Places district dotted with galleries and a UNESCO-acknowledged art scene place Paducah, Kentucky firmly on the tourist map. Factor in affordable entertainment, convenient parking and direct access to international artisans, and youíve got a formula thatís perfect for frugal travel. Architecture enthusiasts [...]

Floridaís Charlotte Harbor Charms on the Cheap

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; On the western coast of the Sunshine State lies a stretch of coastline which has successfully sidestepped the theme park overload and skyscraper congestion that have plagued other parts of the peninsula. Charlotte Harborís preserved oceanfront parks, community concerts, secret seafood hangouts and century-old working ranches offer a taste of vintage [...]

Explore RV Travel for Less

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; While many dream of hitting the open road with their family in a bus-sized recreational vehicle, the thought of the gas bill and loan payments as high as a traditional mortgage can dampen the enthusiasm of actually giving it a go. If youíre willing to think outside the box with regards [...]

Great Getaways for Couples

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; If you and your boo are due for some time away together, you have a number of vacation experiences to choose from. Active itineraries, vineyard exploration and remote stargazing venues are just a few of the options available. From Sonoma to South Carolina, here are some of my favorites. Sports: If [...]

Cold Weather Travel Essentials

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Winter weather has a way of waging war against the light-packing efforts of even the most seasoned traveler. The extra bulk that comes with sweaters, scarves, earmuffs and mittens can make carry-on containment nearly impossible. By wearing as much as possible on flight days and including a few efficiently-packed essentials, you [...]

Beaufort, SC Boasts Vintage Charm, High-Value Vacation Options

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; A popular filming location for Hollywood pictures, the town of Beaufort, South Carolina offers period charm thatís within financial reach for penny-pinching travelers. Hereís how to get a great bang for your buck when visiting this low-country town. Activities: ARTworks, a local organization which supports performing and visual arts, offers a [...]

Winning Strategies for a Working Coupleís Getaway

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; With free time for North American residents at a premium, and the increasing number of people juggling side businesses and freelance gigs, working vacations are becoming a common occurrence. Before you and your significant other pack your bags and take off for parts unknown, there are a few things you may [...]

Jekyll Island, Georgia Provides Affordable Opulence, Activities

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Travelers searching for a unique and affordable getaway will find lots to love on Georgiaís Jekyll Island. Accessible for $6 per vehicle with entertainment options suited to literally every budget, it is one of the most cost-friendly destinations in the country. While itís certainly possible to spend big on sensational dinners [...]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Travelers

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; With the holidays right around the corner, useful gift ideas are on the minds of many. These solutions make perfect presents, and are all available for between $8 and $100.† (See also: 21 Gift Ideas for Adventure Travelers) Incidentals: Gifts suitable for stocking stuffers make perfect light-packing presents. One example is [...]

Reduce Road Trip Stress with These Simple Safety Solutions

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Most travelers enjoy a good road trip from time to time. Whether itís heading to the beach for a family trip, taking off with your best girlfriends for a shopping expedition or packing the vehicle for a romantic weekend getaway with your spouse, getting there by car is a popular transportation [...]

How to Spend Less in London

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medianet_width=’300′; medianet_height= ’250′; medianet_crid=’270296581′; Itís one of the priciest destinations on the planet, often keeping cost-conscious travelers at bay. These money-saving tips will put London back on your bucket list. Freebies: The British National Museum, Museum of Natural History and the Museum of London are free, world-class attractions worthy of lengthy exploration. Other London freebies [...]