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Knowledge is Power – A Definitive Guide to Staying Healthy On the Road

In order to enjoy your trip in a maximum way staying well and healthy should be your M.O. Not to kill the nostagia, but a sunset just isn’t the same when you doubled over in pain from that fish taco you had for dinner. Of course a stomach ache is peanuts compared to other menaces […]

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Here they are – the five most popular blog posts for November

Well, it’s been five months since the AirTreks blog has been broadcasting daily posts (okay, weekday-ly posts) out to the world. And I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge my regular readers. Thanks! I’ve decided to give back a little of what you’ve given to me. Over the last month you’ve shown just which […]

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The 4 Best Ways To Take Your Reading On The Road

There are endless opportunities to put your nose in a book while on the road: on busses, planes, waiting around in airports, laying on beaches or just sitting by the Seine. Especially if you’re traveling solo, you’ll likely be flipping pages on a regular basis. Unfortunately, carrying a stack of books around to suit these […]

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Your Passport Name – The Final Word

When you purchase a multi-stop or around the world ticket from AirTreks you get the benefit of some added securities along with your ticket. Of those, one being the most cost-effective itinerary for your money, great counseling and solid customer service to help you once you’re on your way. Not to mention [shameless plug coming] […]

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Agreein’ with the Aegean

If you’ve ever taken an excursion to the Greek Islands you know just how amazing the Aegean Sea can be. The wine dark waters, tiny whitewashed houses speckling the horizon, the salt and olive air. It’s simply like no other place. If you’ve never been but are considering exploring this stunning region, good for you! […]

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Building the Itinerary You Want

Planning a big around the world trip is never easy. When you’re putting together something that digs so deep into your savings and includes places you’ve wanted to visit since time immemorial, the whole process can seem a bit overwhelming. You might as well be battling the Mongol hordes. So where do you start?

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Buying Travel Online? Better do some research

You can’t be too safe with your online identity. Bots, hackers, spiders, phishers, spammers, generally unsavory characters more savvy than you—they’re all lurking just across the computer screen. And they want you, but not in a good way. Trust me, identity theft happens. Hence, booking travel and dropping your credit card number on any random […]

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Shopping On The Road – Getting The Most From Your Retail Therapy

Shopping can be a real dilemma for people traveling on long trips, especially if you already have a weakness for hitting the rack. Retail therapy is an extremely satisfying passtime on a blue day at home, but on the road it can ruin a perfectly good pack-job, as well as your back if you have […]

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Travel Tips – What To Look For In A Traveling Companion

Choosing your traveling companion (if there isn’t an obvious choice like a spouse, cousin or go-to drinking buddy) is often a daunting task to say the least. It can be a source of anxiety if not outright fear to think of how this person can effect the trip’s final outcome, change its events and especially […]

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Guide to Airline Fees

It’s been a crazy year for airline fees. Unbundling has become a four letter word for people who rely on discount plane tickets to get around. Nowadays the cheapest ticket doesn’t always equal the least amount spent. With the airlines unbundling their services, the lowest price usually comes with the most hitches (eg, fees for […]

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Netbook computers, taking flashpacking by storm

The new hot topic is to go a-flashpacking (aka, traveling with technology). Given pop culture’s many new tech-heavy habits the trend isn’t surprising. It does however let you travel with all those internet-age sensibilities you’ve managed to adopt over the past half-decade. With international wi-fi popping up everywhere, the idea resonates firmly with the traveling […]

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Why travel around the world?

On a stale afternoon at the office it’s easy to want to get out there and travel—to see the crazy wild world you know is there. However, when you start rearranging your life to fit in a big trip, you start seeing obstacles and creating reasons not to travel around the world. Well, I’m here […]