Travel Tips

How a Book on Clearing Clutter Made Our Travel Packing Easier

December 9, 2014

Japanese tidiness consultant Marie Kondo believes that clearing the clutter from your living space will change your life. Her new book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing is a best-seller and there is a three-month waiting list for her consulting services in Japan. While on a flight last month, […]

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6 Good Reasons to Travel Internationally During U.S. Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014

During a recent TravelSkills Travel Chat on Twitter, many frequent travelers advised that they stay home during the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, because travel by air and highway  is intense. It is. The Sunday after Thanksgiving is usually one of the busiest flight days of the year. For most of the past 12 years, our tradition for the week […]

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Planning a Cruise Vacation? Check Out These Tips for a Better Cruise Experience

November 18, 2014

Are you planning a cruise vacation? We have gathered our best cruise travel tips honed from our 20 years of exploring the world by cruise ship. Planning Tips For Cruise Vacations Do I need a passport to go on a cruise? Does a 12-Year Old Need a Passport to Go on a Cruise? 11 Out-of-the-Way Places Best […]

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7 Tips for Packing for a Race Weekend

November 15, 2014

I’m a newly self-proclaimed OCR Athlete (OCR = Obstacle Course Race).  I’ve only done a handful of races so far, but I have high goals in the future to do a lot more — even goals to compete at the national level. After having to travel a little to my most recent race, I’ve come […]

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