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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.

5 Painless Travel Preparation Tips

These tips below are so simple and appear to be quite obvious, yet they are often overlooked when planning the next adventure or vacation...
Knee Defender

Do I Have the Right to Use a Knee Defender on a Flight?

It might be legal, and it might not be denied by flight authorities, but is it a passenger's right to be able to prevent a seat from reclining?

The Best Programs to Speed You Through Airport Security

Arguably the best perk that many airline frequent flier programs have to offer is the privilege to speed through security in a special, reserved...
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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...

How to Secure Wi-Fi & Browse Safely While Traveling

As a traveler in the 21st century, I carry my laptop with me on trips, and my smartphone stays within arm's reach wherever I...
Mireya Mayor

Reading Rec: Mireya Mayor and Pink Boots and a Machete

Brief synopsis & recommendation of Mireya Mayor's Pink Boots and a Machete: My Journey From NFL Cheerleader to National Geographic Explorer.

Why Travel Agents Still Exist and Are Better

In this modern age where everything is right at our fingertips, can travel agents still beat their online counterparts?

USE-IT European Maps: Paper Makes a Witty Comeback

Some things in life are better in their originally-intended state; when done correctly, maps are really most ideal in their paper form.

A How-To Safety Guide for Women Travelers to London

Even though London is one of the safest countries in the world for women travelers, there are certain precautions which you should keep in...
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Kayak.com – How to Use Every Feature to Search for the Ideal Flight

A guide to using the numerous features that Kayak.com has to offer to find the best prices for airfare.