As travel bloggers, we use our iPhones constantly to find hotels and apartments, book airfares, get directions, select restaurants, phone home and share photos.
Check out our list of free, must have travel apps to make life on the road that much easier.
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One of the hardest things to do while on the road is to talk to friends and family back home on a regular basis. They’re generally living their normal lives, going to work and so forth while you’re doing your own thing on the other side of the planet.
Emailing, texting and video chatting all help immensely however what happens to those friends or relatives not plugged into the internet or on the cutting edge of technology? Sure you can send them a postcard and hope they’re doing well however that’s a little one sided and frankly, so 1880.
Let’s kick it up 50 or so years and remember how it was done for almost a hundred years. Most people still have a telephone and here’s a quick rundown of traditional and not so traditional ways to phone internationally.
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Marrakesh’s Medina is everything every guidebook says it is: a vibrant, teeming and wild assault on the eyes, ears and nose. Hustlers, touts, tourists, merchants, mopeds, cars, and even donkeys pulling carts of fresh vegetables somehow make their way along the narrow alleyways, as Moroccan grandmothers totter along seemingly oblivious to the chaos around them.
It’s this chaos that makes Marrakech’s riads a perfect, calm place to escape. Check out our guide to finding the perfect retreat from the chaotic city streets and souks.
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Finding a great Mother’s Day gift is always a challenge. While most Moms love the usual flowers, chocolates and dinner out, sometimes it’s nice to find that special present, geared just to her.
If your Mom loves travel, here are some gift ideas to whet her wanderlust
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Itching to grab a suitcase and just get out of town? Not particular where you go as long as it’s far from where you’re currently staying? Wondering where to start?
We’ve scored some fantastic deals using airfare search engines that let you type in your departure city (or country) and search for a list of cheap flights to virtually any destination in the world.
As a result, our last few flights half way around the globe have cost us less than local flights back home.
Sound interesting? In this post, we tell you how we find cheap flights to anywhere and review the most popular flight search engines that allow you to search from a departure city to any destination.
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You’ve seen them. Those picture perfect travel photos that look like they were ripped straight from the pages of National Geographic.
I’ll bet you something right now. The photographers who took those stunning photos aren’t traveling with little kids.
Check out this article for some tips on taking great travel photos with children in tow.
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One of the things that makes travel work for us is learning how to be comfortable wherever we are.
Here are some of the tricks we’ve learned for always feeling at home, no matter where we are in the world.
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We’ve all heard the buzz about local travel. Trouble is, exactly how do you begin to travel more locally?
We think we can help. Here are some great ways to get more involved and immersed in the places you visit.
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There’s something inherently wonderful about sitting on my sofa at home and watching other travelers get themselves into strange and unpredictable situations.
So put your feet up, relax a little and join us for this installment of our couch potato series featuring some of our travel television favorites.
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Here’s one of the biggest secrets Charles and I have learned in over ten years of traveling together:
Traveling in style doesn’t always mean spending a fortune.
Check out some great hotels that attract celebrities from all over the world and still fit into your travel budget …
Continue reading How to Travel the World like Brad Pitt: Five Celebrity Retreats You Can Afford