Category Archives: Tips for Travelers

Europe? Go Now!

If you have ever wanted to go to – or return to – Europe, this is the year to go! It’s not just that the cost of going there is lower than it’s been in years. New airlines and lower … Continue reading

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So I have this can of cinnamon…

I bought a can of cinnamon at Trader Joe’s a year or two ago. The brand name is Szedeg and there’s a small drawing of an ancient church on the can. That’s the only clue of where or what Szedeg … Continue reading

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Tips for Travelers: Be a Tourist in Your Home Town

Do you explore the place where you live and the towns and countryside, the parks and waterways that surround it? One way to improve your “traveler skills” is by using them at home. Using my small home town — New … Continue reading

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Tips for Travelers: Getting to Europe for Less

The cost of flying to Europe and back on the major airlines keeps many would-be travelers home. Here are a few tips for going there less expensively. Obtain an airline credit card. My round trip flight to Europe earlier this … Continue reading

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Tips for Booking on AirBnB

I like AirBnB. It enables people to travel affordably and safely. As promised in my last post, here are some things I’ve learned about finding safe, affordable and comfortable lodging using AirBnB. Some of these suggestions also apply to other … Continue reading

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AirBnB Makes Travel Available to Everyone

AirBnB is a very popular new way to rent a place to stay almost anywhere in the world. Using the Internet, travelers can choose to rent an entire house or apartment, a room in someone’s home, or just a sofa … Continue reading

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Where Am I Going?

Warning: you may be at your computer for quite a while if you click on all the links here! I’ve used the excellent site called Planetware to show you what I’ll be seeing. Soon I’ll be heading to Michigan for … Continue reading

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