Free Walking Tours in London

You’re probably asking yourself, is a tour any good if it is free? The answer, in most cases, is yes. Walking is a fun way to see a new city, add in a tour guide and it is a great way. And yes you can g...

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7 Reasons to Visit York, England

Medieval Walled City A unique feature of York is that it was a medieval walled city. Over 2 miles of walls still exist. It does have a steep drop (no guard rails) so it may not be appropriate for some chi...

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My Experience Flying Low Fare Long Haul Airline Norwegian Air

Earlier this month, we flew from Oakland, California to Stockholm, Sweden with a connection to Oslo, Norway. Yes there were a few things we did not care for but overall the flight and the personal we inte...

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Traveling, MOVE-In When You Arrive

It is not easy to live out of a suitcase, so DON’T do it. When you arrive take that suitcase and Unpack It! Your new word for the day is “knolling.” Have you ever heard of the “knolling” process...

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New Pedestrian US/Mexico Border Crossing in San Ysidro (near San Diego)

Something new is cooking down at the border, the San Ysidro border crossing that is. For years it has been one of the busiest crossings in North America. The lines are long and tempers short, as peopl...

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Open Jaw and Why You Want to Know About It

When traveling “Open-Jaw” it means that you travel to or from more than one location. The reason you want to do this is it often is less expensive than flying roundtrip and it also allows you to trave...

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Wearable Luggage? And More Found at the San Francisco/Bay Area Travel Show

We went looking for information about holiday get-away’s at the travel show last weekend and found some great practical travel clothes in the process. Three that stood out were pick-pocket proof pants, ...

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Four Quick Tips About Packing Your Suitcase

  On the first night in a new location, be it a hotel or your friends home, when I am ready for bed I don’t want to have to think about it. So tip one use a bag of some kind to store everything you...

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Rockefeller Center’s ‘Top of the Rock,’ Best panoramic views of Manhattan

Rockefeller Center has one of the most unique views of Manhattan and beyond. A must see attraction in New York City – the Top of the Rock Observation Deck. The views from the 70th floor are to be en...

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Reno a Great Alternative for Skiing, Casinos and Award Winning Resorts

  The slogan found on the iconic Reno Arch is “The Biggest Little City in the World,” for good reason. There is so much to see and do in Reno and it is easy to get there. From San Francisco i...

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Electronic board a new way to get around town?

  Yesterday walking down 43rd Street in New York City what appeared before me was amazing. Not only was it one of the new scooter boards but she was taking her luggage with her – perfect for travel...

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Charging Your Cell Phone Quickly on the Go

Quick travel tip or life tip <smile> Your cell phone will charge much faster if it is in airplane mode. This morning it was plugged in for one hour and it was completely recharged – that is no...

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