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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.

Learning Hungarian Magyar Like a Baby

I am trying to learn Hungarian. It's a difficult language, one of the hardest in the world, but I'm going to Hungary...
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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,...
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5 Great Words for the World Traveler

Here are five words that will empower and enlighten any traveler.
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Reading Rec: J. Maarten Troost and The Sex Lives of Cannibals

A highly recommended travel book is the decade-old The Sex Lives of Cannibals by J. Maarten Troost, about his life in Tarawa, Kiribati.
Jack Kerouac and On The Road Scroll

Reading Rec: Jack Kerouac and On The Road (Original Scroll)

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Jack Kerouac and his book On The Road: the Original Scroll
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Rome2Rio: The Ultimate Travel Transportation Planning Tool

A review of the online travel tool Rome2Rio, which gives users multiple transportation options to get from Point A to Point B.
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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.
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Jet.com & How It Can Reap Travel Benefits

Jet doesn't have the amount of products that Amazon has, but they make up for it with an innovative implementation of their Jet Anywhere.
Bill Bryson Notes from a Small Island

Reading Rec: Bill Bryson and Notes from a Small Island

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Bill Bryson and his book Notes from a Small Island
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Why Take a Mileage Run At All?

Mileage runs, for those who are unfamiliar with the term, is basically travel done for the sole purpose of earning miles or points in...