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6 Ways to Relax About Money While You’re on Vacation

Whether you’re someone who tends to keep a close eye on your finances because you like to maintain good control over things or because you run such a thin margin every paycheck, taking a vacation — even one you’ve saved and budgeted for — can still bring in some unwanted stress, and it can be […]

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Mini Cruises – A Cheap and Fun Vacation for the Family

Out to Sea — On A Mini Cruise With the Family   Thinking about taking the family on vacation? The thought of yet another beach holiday or of long car journeys with the kids growing restless in the back fills you with dread. You want a different kind of travel, which is where a mini cruise can […]

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Hitting Tenerife: Backpacking Around the Island

With its endless beaches and sprawling resorts, Tenerife may be the first choice for that annual family holiday. But it has plenty more to offer for travelers of all ages, especially if you’re on a backpacking adventure. For starters, the island is easy to get to, since Tenerife flights are very affordable, and you’ll have more […]

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How to Protect Yourself When Traveling

Whether you are traveling within your home country or traveling abroad.  It’s always good to plan ahead for your own protection and for the protection of your loved ones.  The wise teacher Dalai Lama said: “Once a year go someplace you’ve never been before.”  Traveling the world is on many peoples bucket lists,  here are […]

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Hidden Hotel Fees

Common Hotel Fees to Watch For Choosing the right place to stay on a trip is important. Watch out for these hidden fees next time you make plans to travel. Shuttle – Be sure to ask the hotel if they charge for the shuttle. Do not assume that shuttles are free as many hotels are […]

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Way Cool Off the Beaten Path Road Trips – Austin to Gruene

I love taking road trips. There is something about finding out of the way places and exploring, there is a sense of excitement in never knowing what your are going to discover or what interesting people you will meet along the way.   Central Texas has a special place in my heart, I lived in […]

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