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5 DOs and DON’Ts in Paris

February 19, 2013
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Paris is always a good idea.

My dearest Audrey Hepburn, how right you are. Paris is fabulous in any season, but spring shows it in its best light, in my humble opinion. Even Frank Sinatra dedicated a whole song to the charm and […]

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Travel Tip #10: Carry extra passport photos with you to facilitate bureaucratic paperwork.

February 18, 2013
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I have found carrying extra passport photos to be extremely useful while abroad, especially for expat-related activities like getting a local SIM card for my phone, acquiring visas, renting flats, registering with local offices, etc. Believe me, I’m less than thrilled about seeing my passport photos […]

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48 Hours in New Delhi, India

February 17, 2013
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A city where old world charm and modern aspirations jostle for survival, New Delhi has often been compared to a phoenix rising from the ashes. The dynamic city-state of New Delhi has sustained a lasting affair with conquest and change, after having been occupied, plundered, abandoned […]

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Travel Tip #9: Use household items like straws and buttons to organize jewelry in your luggage.

February 14, 2013
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As a last-minute packer, one of the things I would inevitably do is clump all my jewelry pieces together and shove it in my luggage, only to spend an hour untangling it when I got to my destination. Frustrated and irked by having to do this every […]

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Travel Tip #8: No matter where you are, carry some local and home currency with you.

February 13, 2013
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As an American with capitalism hyperly running through my veins, I am not accustomed to carrying cash with me, whether in the U.S. or abroad. I strongly prefer credit cards/debit cards for convenience and safety, but there have been many times, especially abroad, where they haven […]

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12 Travel Essentials for Women: Beauty + Skincare + Haircare

February 10, 2013
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TRAVEL ESSENTIALS FOR WOMEN — As a supreme procrastinator, I tend to pack very, very last-minute, almost just moments before I leave for the airport. I’m getting better, but still it’s never no more than a few hours before. But that’s when being a seasoned […]

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Travel Tip #7: Keep your travel receipts, boarding passes, and other documentation until the transactions have been cleared.

January 17, 2013
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Credit card companies are usually pretty vigilant about fraud, and sometimes a little too much, but at times, transactions can be repeated two or more times on the your statement accidentally, or intentionally for that matter. It’s always a good idea to keep all your travel receipts […]

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[Infographic] How to Travel through Europe and Not Break the Bank

January 11, 2013
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Time to put the perennial excuse that travel is too expensive to rest! Our dear friends over at Travel and Leisure and Eurail are here to tell you that travel through Europe CAN be done without breaking the bank with a few pointers…

If you have any other […]

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Travel Tip #6: Try to integrate yourself into the local society as much as possible, even if that means stepping outside your comfort zone and trying new local customs.

December 27, 2012
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We’ve all heard the clichéd adage: when in Rome, do as the Romans do. Some destinations are easier to blend in with locals, while others require a conscious effort on your part. As I write this paragraph, one experience in particular comes to mind. My friends […]

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Travel Tip #5: If planning to travel extensively in Germany by train, invest in a BahnCard for discounted fares.

December 5, 2012
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If you’re visiting or moving to Germany and plan to travel frequently by the Deutsche Bahn (DB), Germany’s national railway system, look into getting a BahnCard, a discount subscription program.  There are three variants of the BahnCard: the BahnCard 25, the BahnCard 50, and the Mobility […]

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