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7 Places That Will Leave You Speechless (wondering and dreaming)

Ask any veteran traveler and they’ll tell you one of the best things about the act of traveling is the moment you come face to face with something, a place or structure so impressive, so timeless and eloquent, you simply can’t find the words to describe it. You stand stupefied, looking, utterly moved by its […]

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Travelers Be Warned! Don’t Let This Travel Scam Happen To You

Last month AirTreks’ Customer Service team was dismayed to receive a report about a check-in counter travel scam that resulted in one of our clients having an unexpected and quite substantial financial loss. Since we’re of the mindset that knowledge equals power, I’d like to inform our blog readers so that they can feel empowered […]

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6 Things to Do in Kagoshima, Japan’s Southernmost City

Why visit Kagoshima, Japan? What’s there to see? Guest writer Halit Bozdogan has 6 suggestions. Japan’s Southernmost city, Kagoshima, is well off the tourist track for most travelers, but it shouldn’t be. There’s plenty to see and do and its convenient (and highly reliable) tram system means you’ll have no problems getting around town. That […]

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A Two-Week Southern Italy Itinerary, By Land

You’ve traveled the world and you’ve visited Northern Italy. You’ve hit the Italian “big three,” Venice-Florence-Rome, and you’re ready for something different. You enjoy Italy well enough, but you wouldn’t mind lower prices and smaller crowds. I’ve got two words for you: go south. Southern Italy offers a chance to explore parts of the country […]

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Take Your Kids Traveling – Interviews from the Front

The tight little traveling unit that is Theodora Sutcliffe and her son Z has been roaming the planet for the better part of the 2 and a half years, seeing sights and generally enriching both their lives as they go. Since their departure back in 2010 Theodora has taken this unique opportunity to contemplate parenthood […]

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Lunar Landings In Lanzarote

The following is a guest post by Nick Ball of Lanzarote Holiday Villas The small Canary Island of Lanzarote is just a two and a half hour flight away from mainland Spain.  But as your plane circles above the island before coming in to land at Arrecife airport you could be forgiven for thinking that […]

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Munich Airport Installs a Sleeping Pod

To sleep peacefully in an airport terminal is a comfort not many of us know. Most of us are relegated to the misery of cold tiled floors and iron armrests sticking into our backs. Fortunately a few airports have taken pity on those long-connection unforntunates stumbling around in the early morning. Munich Airport is the […]

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10 Essential Family Travel Resource Links

It’s been a hoot talking about family travel over the past few weeks, getting to know several family travel bloggers out there in the trenches and gleaning tips from the fray. Some great advice has risen to the surface and with any luck a handful of new traveling parents have reaped some benefit. To round […]

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Traveling with a Baby Is Not as Scary as it Sounds

The latest in our Take Your Kids Traveling series is an article written by new parents Nicole and Cameron Wears and appears in its entirety on their great travel blog, The Traveling Canucks. For more about them read their “about” page. Thanks Nicole and Cam for your help showing our readers how not scary it […]

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Take your Kids Traveling – Surviving the Destination

Over the past couple weeks I’ve been featuring advice from popular family travel bloggers, providing quotes for parents and parents-to-be that their ostensible anxiety about combining little ones and travel isn’t as much to worry about as they might have thought. Today’s post is no different, but this time we focus on what to do […]

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Take Your Kids Traveling – How to Fly with your Kids and Not Go Crazy

A lot of people think the arrival of a child immediately means the end of your adventuresome days on the open road, that parenthood suddenly disqualifies you from any further cultural discovery. While there may be certain aspects of travel you must throw in the closet with the old coats, there’s simply no reason why […]

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Take Your Kids Traveling – Tips from “Have Baby, Will Travel”

Have Baby Will Travel brings a highly recommended source for encouragement for parents looking to travel. Their The 5 Ts to Happy Travel with Your Tots article shows that much can be navigated along the roads of family travel if you’re prepared. Corinne, the engine behind this great family travel blog, gives you what you […]