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This week’s around-the-world traveler interview is with Jade with one of our favorite travel bloggers, Jade from Our Oyster. 1. How much does your luggage typically weigh when you?re doing a multi-country trip? It really depends on what countries I am going to and what season it is. Obviously if I am going somewhere during

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Around the World Traveler Interview: Dave from Dave's Travel Corner

Dave is an International travel & wine writer who was born and raised in California. He founded Dave?s Travel Corner, an International travel community in 1996. One of his proudest accomplishments was co-founding a collegiate solar racing team which designed & built a solar racing car from scratch. His latest endeavor is The Napa Wine

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Find Out If You’re a Match Your choice of traveling companion can make or break a round the world trip. Take our 21 question quiz to see if you and your prospective travel companion are on the same page about what you want from your round the world. This quiz is also useful for couples

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How to Speak New Zealand for North Americans

1. When saying goodbye, Kiwis say “See you later.” Even if they won’t be seeing you later. You can also just say “See ya” as a way of saying goodbye. 2. We don’t say “You’re welcome” Instead of saying you’re welcome, try – no problem/probs – no worries – sweet as (less common) 3. Feel

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Arriving at JFK Kennedy Airport - Five Tips

1. Make sure you’ve completed your ESTA online (in plenty of time before your trip). You’ll need to do this if you’re entering the US on the Visa Waiver Program. 2. Know the Street Address of Your Hotel or Hostel. If you’re entering the US, you’ll need to provide the street address of where you’re

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Arriving at Auckland Airport - Seven Tips

This is the first post in a series giving you the lowdown on how best to successfully (and cheaply) get out of the airport and into the city. Tips of Arriving in Auckland Airport 1. Auckland airport provides free luggage carts in the baggage claim area. Yippee free baggage carts. Expect that agents with sniffer

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Ten Inflight Moments to Savor

Instead of focusing on the negative aspects of flying, why not focus on moments of positive feelings. Here are ten positive inflight moments worth savoring. 1. The feeling of no more waiting when the they announce all the passengers are onboard and they’re closing the plane doors. 2. The feeling of finding a movie you

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Savoring positive moments is a great way to inoculate yourself against stress. Here are twenty positive moments people experience at the airport. Please leave a comment if you can think of that I missed! 1. The feeling of managing to fit everything into your bag and getting the zip done up (I’m sometimes still consolidating

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5. Taking the tube/subway in the wrong direction. Multiple times I’ve taken the tube in the wrong direction in London. In New York, it regularly happens to me when I’m trying to take the G train. That line curves in strange ways and most of the time I have no idea whether I want to

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When Flying Round Trip, Search Each One Way

This is a travel mistake I’m made twice, and almost made again today! Example I want to fly round trip from New Zealand to Cambodia What Happens When I Search Round Trip I select “round trip” in the options on the airline website I’m checking. I search the dates I want to travel. I’m going