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5 easy ways to save money for your dream trip in 2018

That trip to Paris doesn’t have to be just a daydream. Making a bucket list can often feel like daydreaming, especially with far-off destinations like Bali and the Maldives says Jess McHugh of Travel + Leisure. Traveling doesn’t have to break the bank, however, and even if you’re living off a modest salary, here are the steps to take to reach […]

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Top Hotels to Book in 2018

Travel+Leisure has released their picks on top hotels you’ll want to book this year. Many of the hotels are destinations in themselves, and others will have you planning a trip to experience the property and explore a new country, city, or even just a different part of town. New construction, renovated properties, all-inclusive resorts, an […]

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TravelFinder is now Trading Places!

TravelFinder, which has been the source for travel inspiration, advice, destination guides and booking travel — has merged with Trading Places, the 6-year-old blog of travel writer and wanderlust junkie Shelley Seale. Combining my blog that gives deep insight into the places I travel — adventures, food, accommodations, local customs, people she meets, volunteering and learning […]

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The Powder Highway (Part 2)

The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and What Is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. In Part 1 we mentioned Revelstoke, Kicking Horse, and Panorama, here […]

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The Powder Highway (Part 1)

The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and What Is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. The loop is renowned for great mountains and an abundance of […]

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37 Hours in Stowe, Vermont: A Perfect Winter Getaway for Outdoorsy Couples

As a native of the northeastern United States for more than twenty years, I’m biased in saying that it’s the most charming region in the entire country. And, even though I’m a lifelong Rhode Islander, no state is more quintessentially “New England in winter” than Vermont. Soaring mountain peaks, quaint valley towns, covered bridges over […]

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Trailfoody Is the Subscription Snack Box You Never Knew You Needed

The subscription box service has exploded in recent years. It’s now possible to order everything from gourmet meals to luxury apparel to post-apocalypse survival gear. To be honest, I tsktsk‘d the entire thing in the beginning. That was until I received a subscription to Cairn’s monthly boxes. Now, I can’t get enough of them. It’s […]

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3 Best Adventures in and Around Quebec City

Oh, Quebec. Je t’aime. Both the province of Quebec — and Quebec City, in particular — will always have a special place in my heart. It was the site of my first-ever international trip in high school, and where my paternal grandmother grew up on a rural farm without electricity many, many decades ago. Funiculaire, […]

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“Wear” Your Photography Gear Mission Impossible-style with the SpiderLight Backpacker Kit

How to carry your camera while traveling is a perennial problem for travel photographers. Traditional camera straps are less than ideal — they’re often uncomfortable, leave your camera swinging precariously (rather than secured to your body somehow) every time you bend over, and easy for thieves to slice and swipe. Spider‘s brand of camera holsters, […]

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TomTom Spark 3: A Next-level Fitness Tracker for Adventurous Travelers

TomTom has long been known for their ridiculously simple (and awesome) GPS devices. Once I finally ditched my printed Mapquest driving directions back in the dark days of the 1990s [shudder], my first foray into “high-tech” mapping was a TomTom GPS. So, I’ve always been fond of them. It’s no surprise really that they’ve evolved […]

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