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Smart Travel Tips from a Savvy Traveler

1. Buy souvenirs from the drug store or supermarket when traveling internationally. You’ll get great gifts like French soap and writing paper, or while in Jamaica gifts like coffee and jerk sauce will cost far less in the supermarket than in the hotel gift shop. 2. Don’t rule out the airport. Not only will you avoid cramming items into your ...

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Ten Foolproof Tips for Traveling with Your Pets

Pets ready for travel.

  “No Pets Allowed” signs are becoming a rarity as more and more pet owners have expressed a desire to travel with their pets. According to the Travel Industry Association, 70 percent of pet owners would like to travel with their pets, and the hospitality industry has made great strides in helping to accommodate these members of the family. Traveling ...

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Ten Packing Tips

Well Stamped Suitcase

One of the most stressful things about traveling is knowing what and how to pack. These travel packing tips will help to ease your anxiety, and ensure a more seamless trip!   1. Carry a small notebook. Keep your confirmation numbers, names, addresses and telephones numbers of people or places you’ll be visiting. 2. Write down confirmation numbers whenever you ...

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HAITI: Pearl of the Antilles Rediscovered

By Lesly A. Patterson “Ayiti,” as it was once called by its native people, means “land of mountains.”m Also labeled “Pearl of the Antilles,” Haiti occupies the western one-third of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola. Its neighbor, the Dominican Republic, makes up the eastern two-thirds. Until recently I had never considered Haiti as a vacation destination because of my perceptions ...

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