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Our Take: Tips, Advice, Recommendations, Etc.

"Our Take" includes our subjective posts with travel-related tips, recommendations, advice, warnings, theories, viewpoints, sentiments and other opinions.

Aruba Key Chain Souvenir

Bring Home Proper Souvenirs!

Don't just pick up that t-shirt or keychain; buy a proper souvenir that represents the destination and your experiences there.

How to Travel with Friends Without Wanting to Kill Each Other

A how-to guide on how to travel and go on holiday with friends and family and still remain friends after the trip is over.

Checking Out (and Into) Alternative Accommodations

Whether it be to save a few dollars or just to experience a new environment, alternative accommodations can offer everything you want.
Malaysia Airlines A380

Travel Hacking: Hidden City Ticketing

All around the world, the economy is foremost on almost everyone's minds. An unfortunate yet understandable cost-reducing measure to make up for smaller operating...
keep calm and carry-on

Keep Calm and Carry-On

I'm a firm believer in never checking my bags when I fly. There are many reasons for this, relating to peace of mind, convenience,...
Elizabeth Bard Lunch in Paris

Reading Rec: Elizabeth Bard and Lunch in Paris

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Elizabeth Bard and her book Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes

Let’s Step Outside Our Bubbles

This one goes out mainly to my fellow Americans (sounds presidential, huh?). As an American, born and bred, I grew up utilizing...
Victory Hotel Room

Hotel Review: Victory Hotel, Gamla Stan, Stockholm

A review of my stay at the Victory Hotel in Stockholm's Old Town, Gamla Stan, in Sweden.

Travel Booking Site Review: Drungli.com (BETA)

Introduction | Booking on Site | Airfare | Notable Features | Customer Service | Rewards | Pros/Cons | Summary Introduction Drungli.com is a fairly new website (early 2012, I think) that aims to surprise the searcher and inspire travel at...

Hotel Review: Primo Hotel, Riga, Latvia

Along with the northern Swedish city of Umeå, Riga is proud to be chosen as the 2014 European Capital of Culture. This designation by the...