rtw Travel Posts

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San Antonio's downtown River Walk is something special.

We were recently back in Austin, Texas visiting a cousin Michelle who lives there. Once again we greatly enjoyed our walks along the banks of Labybird Lake (Lake Austin) and Kate couldn’t get enough of the vegan food scene (especilly Capital Bakery and Arlos). Michelle was very keen to show us the downtown area of

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We’ve spent a cumulative total of around 4 months in Oahu, Hawaii on various dream trips, and here’s what we’ve learned about what to bring to Hawaii and what to leave behind. The beauty of packing for Hawaii is, since Hawaii is still America, it’s easy to buy anything you’ve forgotten and you’ll still be

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Summer New York Packing List To Live Like A Local

We spent a Summer in New York City in 2013 and it was HOT! Here is a list of 10 practical items that I found very helpful in my day to day life there. I recommend you consider having these things with you if you are planning to spend any time in New York City

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Backpacking through Europe

Backpacking through Europe is a rite of passage for many Americans, Australians, and New Zealanders. Here are ten tips to keep your budget low and your comfort and style high. Unless you’re only traveling with carry-on baggage, take a spinner suitcase instead of a backpack, Carry-on baggage allowance is lower in Europe than in the

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We’ve stayed in 4 hotels already with our sweet, 6 week old baby. She is a great traveler and loves hotels. Just like adults, she seems to enjoy a change of scenery and especially enjoys all the colorful artwork common in hotel rooms and lobbies. Here are some of the things we’ve learned so far.

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We recently took our first flight with our sweet, 6 week old baby. She’s a very easy baby so we’ve been lucky. Here is what we learned from our first experience of flying with a baby. Using Your Car Seat on a Plane, Rental Cars, and Uber I was clueless that it was possible to

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If you read my part 1 on Istanbul then you will know that I have fallen in love with this huge and bustling city. I have to admit, I was a little worried about money before going away, because my experience of cities has always been that they cost more, and that my purse seems

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Istanbul – take me back!

This post written by our friend Nicki who currently lives in Turkey. There are some places in the world that you simply just connect with, places which you arrive in and you instantly feel excited, alive, even at home, and when the time comes for you to leave, you feel sad, almost like you’re leaving

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The famous Paris Metro is the main form of transport in the city so it’s a good idea to check out your ticket options before you head to the station. There are five types of Paris Metro tickets available. 1. Single rides. The 2016 price for a single ticket is 1,80 Euro. 2. 10 ride

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December in New York City.

Central Park. View of the San Remo Towers from the Bow Bridge. Our visit to New York City from 10-15th December coincided with unseasonably warm weather. During the day we got around in a tee shirt and hoodie, and many a time I didn’t even need the later. Day time temps were typically 14-18 degrees