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Guest Post: Ever thought about global volunteering?

You may have heard now about short-term international volunteer opportunities, where you’ll have the chance to soak in a new culture while giving back to your host community. You also might have looked into different programs – figured out where you’d like to go, what you’d like to do, how much it costs, and more. […]

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Surviving the Talkative Airplane Seatmate

Surviving the Talkative Airplane Seatmate

(CNN) — All I wanted to do was to fall asleep in my tiny seat on the last leg of a grueling day of air travel, when I was cornered by the Talkative Airplane Seatmate — a species oblivious to yawns and one-word answers. My chatty neighbor was a forklift accident expert — a job […]

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Amazonas

I was surprised when I first suggested to Luci that we spend a few days in the jungle that I didn’t face any resistance…just a “great honey”.  I don’t quite think she realized what we were in for.  It was not until the date of departure neared, that I informed her that we needed to get a […]

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1000Fights.com featured on travel site!

1000fights recent visits to Peru, Turkey and Southern France were highlighted recently on the Willgoto travel site. Willgoto is a multilingual world travel directory and travel guide.  The travel directory provides all tourism and travel information for travellers to any country in the world. Tourist information, hotels, vacation rentals, b&b, airlines, car rentals, tour operators, […]

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The Oak Room

The food highlight of our NYC weekend!!  Brace yourself for the price.  It is a true four star establishment in every sense of the word.  Dinner is served in American dim sum manner: they have a cart that comes around, you pick out the dishes you would like.  For the main course, I went with […]

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10 Downing Street

We took the Context travel immigrant food tour.  Our guide was an executive chef and is really keyed in on the food scene in NYC.  At the end of the tour I posed the question.   If you had a day to live and were able to goto one restaurant in NYC, which would it be?   She thought […]

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Where are all the price tags?

The latest “quick-punch” features the 10 keys to successful bartering/barginning while abroad.  It is not as tough as it sounds.  Do you have any good advice or great tactics?  Good success stories?  Ever paid too much for something?

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