Category: Travel Tips

20 Traits That Make the Perfect Travel Partner

20 Traits That Make the Perfect Travel Partner

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014 |

Someone who is not afraid to sleep at a one dollar hostel. Someone who will eat grasshoppers without batting an eyelash. Or gagging. Actually, someone who will go back for seconds. Someone you do not have the urge to get sexual with so each of you can get frisky with as many exotic foreigners that […]

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Hostel How-To: Read This Before You Start Packing

Hostel How-To: Read This Before You Start Packing

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014 |

Hostels can be a great money saver and an easy way to hop from city to city while traveling. The people working in hostels are usually gushing with good tips for the area, and often, hostels act as mixers for travelers. Even if you aren’t sharing a room with others, hanging out in the common […]

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Rental Car 101

Rental Car 101

January 10, 2014 |

Get your motor running. Get out on the highway. Looking for adventure. And whatever comes my way. (Except for mysterious taxes and fees, costly add-on services and products, and paying the wrong price).  Do you look forward to travel with a wistful happiness that can’t be broken by even the surliest of flight attendants, waiters, […]

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Worldwide Tipping Guide: Tips for Tipping Around the World

Worldwide Tipping Guide: Tips for Tipping Around the World

[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |

For those of you who love to travel but can’t quite figure out if tipping is customary in the city you’re visiting, you’ll definitely appreciate our quick tipping guide. With the help of my fellow Sages, here are some tipping pointers that will make your trip less stressful and confusing. Australia:  Casual dining – Tipping is […]

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Walk Your Way Through History

Walk Your Way Through History

[ 0 ] December 3, 2013 |

Looking for the best way to experience a major city in Europe, Middle East and/or the USA? How about taking a walk through history? Sandemans New Europe offers FREE walking tours in 18 different cities. You will spend 1-3 hours walking through one of these cities with enthusiastic guides, passionate about the city they’re representing. […]

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Volunteer Vacationing: Tips to Live Like a Local in a Far-Away Land

Volunteer Vacationing: Tips to Live Like a Local in a Far-Away Land

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013 |

Have you ever wanted to get really local in a foreign country without breaking the bank, but were unable to decide how to do it with only a week or two of vacation each year?  Volunteer exchange vacationing — exchanging work hours for room and board — can be a great way to do this, […]

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3-1-1 Packing Tips for the Savvy Traveler

3-1-1 Packing Tips for the Savvy Traveler

[ 0 ] November 12, 2013 |

Packing seems like it should be the easiest part of a trip, but knowing what to bring and what to leave behind (especially when traveling by air) is easier said than done.  As a frequent business traveler, I’d love to share some of my tips of dealing with TSA requirements and maximizing the valuable real […]

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Must-Know Lodging Tips, No Matter Where You’re Going

Must-Know Lodging Tips, No Matter Where You’re Going

[ 0 ] November 12, 2013 |

Finding the right lodging for your weekend getaway or dream vacation can be challenging at best, a downright nightmare at its worst. No matter what your destination, check out these tips to help you decide on where to hit the hay.  Location, location, location Where are you headed, and what does your itinerary include? Non-stop […]

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