Category Archive: Travel Tips

When a deal is not quite a deal…

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A couple weeks ago, I received the usual local “getaway” email from one of the major “deals” sites/lists* advertising a weekend away on the North Fork of Long Island. Something about the name… Continue reading

Packing – The Final Hour

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Its been way too long since I’ve posted, but thought I should update all of you with my last minute packing for Madagascar. Next Monday we are off to Madagascar. This wouldn’t be… Continue reading

The Trip Advisor Curse

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our soon-to-be local grocery in Atrani Since I started planning vacations for Scott and I in 2008 (as opposed to road tripping with my girlfriends and sleeping in cars), I’ve learned what a… Continue reading

Travel Prep – Madagascar

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I am trying my hardest to be super prepared for our Madagascar journey in November.  I’m totally in charge of the shopping for outfits, and have already spent some non budgeted $$$$ on… Continue reading

Honeymoon Moneysaver

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Recently I learned one very important thing that I should have done prior to booking my honeymoon: Use a travel based credit card that not only gives you points towards future travel, but… Continue reading

Look Before You Book : Lifebooker & Costa Rica

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When I saw that Lifebooker Loot had a deal for a Costa Rica vacation this week, I got super excited. Aimee and I are already planning on a post-honeymoon 2012 trip to CR,… Continue reading

Travel Agent or No Travel Agent?

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When I first started thinking about my big vacation, I absolutely thought I wanted to plan it 100% myself.  But after talking to some folks, I was convinced to try a friend’s travel… Continue reading