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Getting their is half the fun, right? We share tips for making the most of your trip, whether it’s battling jet lag, finding the best tours, what to take with you, or which technology works best.

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Getting their is half the fun, right? We share tips for making the most of your trip, whether it’s battling jet lag, finding the best tours, what to take with you, or which technology works best.

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Preventing Pre and Post-Vacation Stress

Vacations are fun, but they come at a cost. Studies show that many people enjoy the idea of a vacation but hate the stress of returning to work. The h... Read More
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3 Exciting Travel Trends for Women

Every year AdventureWomen surveys a sample of thousands of women to stay current about the latest trends in what women seek in an adventure travel ex... Read More
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Travel Tips: Start Your Vacation with a SMILE

A few months ago, a fantastic speaking opportunity came my way. I presented a keynote speech on Professional Presence at the Global Career Thought Lea... Read More
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Going Native: 3 Rules While Shopping on Vacation

The beach, the sunshine, the margaritas…it’s all so alluring. That plumeria-scented soap, that six-pound box of chocolate covered macadamia nuts, ... Read More
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Why More Women are Taking Solo Vacations

In AdventureWomen's 2017 survey of women travelers, 32% said they always travel alone and another 36% said they sometimes travel alone. And the major... Read More
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What I Learned from Lost Luggage

The long awaited river cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg began with flight changes and delays, but the coach to take us to our boat was waiting for... Read More
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The Wisdom of Travel Carry-On Bags

Experienced travelers swear by carry-on luggage. In the past I haven’t joined their ranks, mostly because I’m the sort of person who thinks if I m... Read More
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It’s in the Bag! Your Travel Essentials Checklist

Full disclosure: My husband and I are pretty much minimalists, so we can take a three week trip in one carry-on bag each plus a purse/backpack, even w... Read More
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Up Your Travel Game: Use Hotel Credit Cards for Rich Rewards

You have been faithfully using your credit cards to earn miles on your favorite airline. Your account keeps growing, yet when you want to use miles, t... Read More
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Consider an Extended Vacation: Live Like A Local

This is the second in a series of articles by Denise Shannon about Living versus Resorting. To read the first article, start here.After spending ... Read More
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Shooting Landscapes: Tips to Improve Your Photography

National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson once advised, “If you want to get better pictures, stand in front of better stuff.” As vacation se... Read More
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Living vs. Resorting: First Month Travel Lessons

In this first winter after retirement, my husband and I decided to escape Canadian winter and head to Mexico for two months. Although we are familiar ... Read More