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Your Travel Questions Answered

July 22, 2011 | By

How do I get the most bang for my buck?  How do I get the best flight deals on international travel?  Where should I go in Mexico for a family vacation?  What’s the deal with travel insurance? These are just a few of the questions that viewers of the Daily …

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Costa Rica!

July 21, 2011 | By

There are very few places in the world that can offer such an incredible diversity of scenery, climate, and vacation pleasures as Costa Rica; especially when you realize that it is only 150 miles wide, from ocean to ocean, and 250 miles long from border to border. In an area …

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White Days in St Petersburg

White Days in St Petersburg

July 19, 2011 | By

A cultural and culinary landmark, Grand Hotel Europe has played a central role in social, cultural, civic and business life of St Petersburg for over 135 years. At the heart of St Petersburg, within walking distance of the Palace Square and Winter Palace, home to the Hermitage museum, Grand Hotel …

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Backroads:  specialists in cycling adventures

Backroads: specialists in cycling adventures

July 18, 2011 | By

Backroads is truly passionate about experiencing the world actively and seeking out the perfect blend of activities to showcase the most enriching and authentic features of a place. Whether you’re biking tranquil country lanes or strolling through Renaissance hill towns, you can always count on activities that are woven into …

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Ker & Downey – Journey of Distinction

July 15, 2011 | By

Inca Explorer We’ve added a few exciting twists and turns to our South American adventure in Peru to bring you Ker & Downey’s Inca Explorer. This 12-day luxury itinerary features overnight stays at some of the hottest hotels and destinations in all of South America combined. Explore Cusco, Arequipa, the …

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Bangkok Floating Markets

July 13, 2011 | By

Bangkok Floating Markets Bangkok is a unique city that still follows its traditions and customs, like the Floating Market. There are several within the city; one of which has been in existence unchanged for over 140 years. The farmers are often selling fruits and vegetables they have grown themselves. Each …

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PARIS

July 12, 2011 | By

I visited Paris, the “City of Lights,” in May. What a great city! I found it very easy to get around by using a Metro and Museum pass, which I highly recommend purchasing before you arrive in France. It was well worth it.

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Beware: Top 10 Travel Scams

July 10, 2011 | By

Are you just showing up and seeing what happens while on vacation?  Doing this can make you look vulnerable, and there’s nothing more attractive to crooks and thieves than that look of vulnerability.  Unsuspecting, overconfident youth and the distracted elderly are prime targets.  I hear these stories all the time, and …

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Airlines Positioned For Big Gains in Efficiency

July 9, 2011 | By

U.S. airlines lost a combined $1 billion in the first three months of this year. This is largely because of escalating fuel prices. Fuel costs are now the number one cialis 10mg operating cost for airlines. To put that in perspective:  ten years ago fuel represented 15% of an airlines …

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