How We’re Planning Our Hibernation Vacation

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How We’re Planning Our Hibernation Vacation

How We’re Planning Our Hibernation Vacation

We know we’re preaching to the choir when we say this winter has been rough. It’s for this very reason that we’re “leavin’ on a jet plane and don’t know when [we’ll] be back again.” We need sun, sand and warmth – like, now. This is our strategy for keeping the costs of our trip... Read More

8 Ways to Avoid Overpaying for a Hotel Room

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8 Ways to Avoid Overpaying for a Hotel Room

8 Ways to Avoid Overpaying for a Hotel Room

For years now, getting a good price on a hotel room has become quite the cat-and mouse game. The Internet made comparison shopping incredibly easy, putting price pressure on hotels. They responded by inventing tack-on surcharges like “resort fees” to obscure the bargain-hunting process. Then they beefed up hotel rewards programs in an effort to steer... Read More

How Travelers Checks Came to Be

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How Travelers Checks Came to Be

How Travelers Checks Came to Be

There used to be an item on almost everyone’s “get ready for vacation” list — go to the bank and pick up travelers checks, and maybe stock up on film for the camera. But times have changed. Many people find it more convenient to use ATMs, credit cards or debit cards for their vacation spending. And... Read More

3 Spring Break Scams You Can Avoid

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3 Spring Break Scams You Can Avoid

3 Spring Break Scams You Can Avoid

Though the weather in much of the country suggests otherwise, spring is nearly upon us, and for many Americans, that means it’s time for a spring break vacation. Most people looking to get away, whether they’re college students or not, search for deals that allow them to enjoy their break for a minimal amount of... Read More

A Cuban Travel Boom Approaches, But Are They Ready?

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A Cuban Travel Boom Approaches, But Are They Ready?

A Cuban Travel Boom Approaches, But Are They Ready?

It’s not unusual for a Canadian travel agency to get a lot of calls during the winter, but recently, Jury Krytiuk’s phone has been ringing constantly. “In the last couple of weeks, since Obama made his statement about easing restrictions, I would say the request that we’re getting is quadruple compared to what it used... Read More

The Risks & Rewards of Teaching Abroad

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The Risks & Rewards of Teaching Abroad

The Risks & Rewards of Teaching Abroad

At 20 years old, Roscoe Mathieu had an associate’s degree in international studies, but no concrete idea of what he wanted to do with his life. He decided to teach English in China. About a year later, when he returned to the U.S. to find work, but couldn’t because of the Great Recession, he knew... Read More

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