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[Infographic] Tips on How to Walk in the Snow

November 12, 2013
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In honor of NYC’s first snowfall today, I found a nifty little helpful infographic on how to walk in the snow, so for those new to the snow […]

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Travel Tip #19: Treat your hotel concierge as the ultimate insider.

October 1, 2013
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Always consult the hotel concierge for tips on best restaurants, what sights to see, all the hidden gems, and the low-down on the local culture. No better person than someone who deals with it day in day out and lives locally. Looking past the rudimentary requests such […]

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11 Twitter Tips for Bloggers

July 23, 2013
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TWITTER TIPS — I get an email almost every week from new bloggers asking for tips on Twitter and blogging in general. I even get questions about it from friends and family who have still not warmed up to the idea of this microblogging social media or […]

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Travel Tip #18: Keep track of all your frequent flier accounts using programs such as AwardWallet and TripIt.

July 10, 2013
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There’s hundreds of frequent flier programs available, and you may be part of 2, 3, 4, or even more. Instead of wasting time to check the individual accounts, use third-party apps/programs that help to streamline all your accounts and track all your points and miles […]

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Travel Tip #17: Keep digital copies of your passport + credit cards in your email and/or on your phone.

June 7, 2013
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In today’s day and age, what can’t our mobile phones (read: smart phones) do? Time to add one more convenience to the list–instead of carrying paper copies of your passport everywhere (or your actual passport), keep digital copies of the entire booklet in your email […]

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Travel Tip #16: Know the difference between government-issued travel warnings and travel alerts.

April 29, 2013
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The U.S. State Department comes out with a slew of travel advisories, but before you completely change your plans, it’s important to know the difference between travel warnings and travel alerts. The advisory notes are often determined through a variety of sources in the destination’s […]

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Travel Tip #15: If you’re a Louvre Museum aficionado, admission is free on Friday evenings, the first Sunday of each month, and July 14th.

March 27, 2013
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For all you Louvre Museum aficionados, whether it’s your 1st time or 30th time, it pays to know there are certain times and dates that admission is gratis. Every Friday evening, from 6p to 9:45p, admission to permanent collections is free for people aged 26 and […]

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Travel Tip #14: Back up your photos. PERIOD.

March 23, 2013
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Just as the title says, back up your photos, heck, back up all your files and your website, if it already doesn’t have an automatic backup feature! And then maybe backup all of that! As someone who has had to suffer through a hard drive crash AND […]

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Travel Tip #13: While abroad, if you need more visa pages in your passport, get a refill book from the local U.S. Embassy/Consulate (U.S. Citizens).

March 14, 2013
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As mentioned above, I can only speak for U.S. passports and am not sure what the protocol is for other countries. But if you’re a U.S. passport holder and find yourself out of visa space while abroad, just head to the nearest Consulate or Embassy […]

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Travel Tip #12: Use brightly colored luggage tags to stand out on the baggage claim carousel.

March 1, 2013
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If you insist on using black as the color for your bags (Hey, I do it too! It’s super chic!), opt for bright luggage tags that will stand out in the sea of black suitcases on the carousel. It’ll be easy to identify, even from a […]

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