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Luxe for Less: How to Visit 5 Big Cities on a Budget

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The biggest cities in the United States can often be the most alluring for travelers. These sprawling metropolises offer art, culture, renowned sports teams, trendy restaurants and swanky nightlife venues. Still, even as these cities widen your horizons and expand your worldview, they also have a tendency to drain your bank account. But if you plan ...

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4 Things You Need to Know Before Renting a Condo in Europe

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Many frequent travelers have become wise to the idea of renting a vacation condo instead of a standard hotel room. And for those who take advantage often, the benefits can be huge.

For starters, condos usually come with a full kitchen. For those trying to save some money by eating a few meals in, that ...

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20 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

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More than "middle seat," "lost reservation" or "canceled flight," the two words that have the power to rattle even the most intrepid traveler are, "Stop, thief!"

Tamara Tennant, a globetrotter and owner of an interior design firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recalls how she, her husband and two friends were surrounded by would-be thieves on the ...

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6 Tips for Cruising with Kids

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So you've decided you want to take the whole family on a cruise. Pros? Cruise vacations can be affordable, you'll get to visit multiple destinations on a single trip and family-friendly ships have a wealth of activities and entertainment to keep kids busy. Cons? You may have to pack more (childcare gear is expensive on ...

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All Aboard: 5 Ways to Satisfy Your Love of Train Travel

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The era of train travel may have come and gone but for many a journey by train continues to stir nostalgia and a desire to connect with the past. It may be faster to get from point A to point B by plane, but when you board a train there's something magical about experiencing the ...

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5 Reasons to Visit Myanmar in 2015

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Myanmar (formerly Burma) is authentic, affordable and remarkable, and it should be added to your travel bucket list.

Called "The Golden Land" thanks to the thousands of gilded pagodas scattered around the country, Myanmar today is similar to what Thailand was like 25 years ago — before shopping chains took over and popular movies like "The ...

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