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How To Take More Time Off To Travel, Let Me Count the Ways…

Take More Time Off to Travel

Everybody takes a vacation at least once in a while, but how come you can’t break away from work and life to travel more often? I don’t have to remind you about the physical, emotional, and refreshing rewards of using your paid vacation days for travel. When you feel burned out at work, the desire to visit […]

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Can These Travel Tech Startups at the Web Summit Improve Your Vacations?

Yonderbound (screenshot)

The Web Summit that concluded in Dublin, Ireland was chock-full of travel technology companies trying to get funding, trying to build buzz, and trying to be the next big thing. With over 20,000 attendees and over 2,000 exhibitors, it was a HUGE show. I talked to dozens of travel and lifestyle startups over three days and […]

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7 Ways to Overcome the “I’m Too Busy to Plan A Vacation” Syndrome

Commuting Time is Vacation Booking Time

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard people say they were too busy to plan their next vacation. Has this happened to you? They were overworked, stressed by life, and just plain tired. After another busy day of work and home responsibilities, it is easy to feel like there is no time or energy […]

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How Travel Blogs Can Be Your Best Trip Planning Resource

Google Blog Search for Trip Advice from Travel Bloggers

Planning a trip without reading travel blogs is like forgetting to pack snacks in your picnic basket when heading to the park. While guidebooks and major media outlets publish glossy overviews of a destination, travel bloggers fill your basket with tidbits of smart, timely, and insightful advice. Don’t get me wrong… I love flipping through […]

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Take More Time Off For Travel Google+ Community

You may think that Google+ is just like Facebook, but that may be because you haven’t heard of Google+ Communities yet.  If you are like a lot of people, you created a G+ account because you needed to for an unrelated reason.  Like Gmail or YouTube or view a shared Google Document. Do you rarely […]

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5 Ways To Tell If A Travel Website Is Trustworthy

Buying travel on the Web has become the most common way to book accommodations, flights and vacation packages. When you make reservations on the website of a major hotel chain such as Marriott or an online travel agent (OTA) such as Expedia, trust is a given. Yes there are the occasional news reports of hacking, […]

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