5 travel fails that can cost you money or ruin your trip

5 travel fails that can cost you money or ruin your trip

Security lines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta stretch more than an hour long on Jan. 14, 2019, during the government shutdown. (Photo: John Spink, Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) We all do dumb things when traveling from time to time, but if we learn from our mistakes we can save time and money. Here are some of the most common failures – ones I’ve been guilty of, too –plus what they can cost and how to avoid them. 1. Failure to take into account airport delays In case you’ve been in…

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3 Things To Get If You Want To Travel In Style

3 Things To Get If You Want To Travel In Style

The Swirlster Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Swirlster has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Travel in style to make heads turn wherever you go Winter is here! And apart from the glorious fact that we get to indulge in some winter fashion, another thing we are thrilled about is that this is the perfect weather to those places which were too hot to travel to in summer months. So a weekend trip or two is not a bad…

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Travel souvenir is your new home accessory, 5 home decor tips for happy homes

Travel souvenir is your new home accessory, 5 home decor tips for happy homes

Let travel souvenirs be your new home accessory, 5 easy home decor tips While setting off on a journey, be it national or international, most of us like to bring back home something as a memory. Whether it’s a fridge magnet, a miniature, postcards or even some attractive stones found on a beach, make sure you are giving this memories a nice place at your home. Here, we give you five simple tips on how meaningful souvenirs that you collect from your journeys can turn into attractive home décor pieces…

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How This Founder Turned Her Love For Travel Into A Profitable Business

How This Founder Turned Her Love For Travel Into A Profitable Business

If you’ve planned a vacation, you know that it can be time-consuming to search for the best things to see and do during your stay. Melissa Biggs Bradley, the founder of Indagare, created the solution she wanted for herself. Indagare is a members-only travel agency for luxury travelers — with customized itineraries and unlocked access to destinations, activities and upgrades. “In 2007, I launched Indagare as a member-based travel site with curated content and community reviews and as soon as we went live, our members began asking us to plan their trips,”…

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Searching for the soul of Florence – the travel secrets of a local

Searching for the soul of Florence – the travel secrets of a local

Sarah Marshall takes an expert-led tour of Florence and finds its artistic spirit still aflame CREDIT:TIMARBAEV/TIMARBAEV Exploding in shades of magenta, mauve and violet, unfurling iris blooms dance on the breezy slopes of Viale dei Colli, one of the few green areas in this stone-built Tuscan city. Each spring, locals meander along stone paths shaded by olive trees, admiring entrants to the Concorso Internazionale dell’Iris, a competition celebrating the city’s emblematic giaggiolo flower. “This is one of my favourite places,” enthuses author Kamin Mohammadi. “It’s only open for two weeks of…

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DH talkback: Readers love our new travel supplement

DH talkback: Readers love our new travel supplement

The front page of the new DH Travel Supplement. DH readers are excited about and are enjoying our new four-page Travel supplement that began this past Saturday. Here’s some of the feedback that we’ve received so far: The new supplement, ‘Travel’, is mindblowing. I was totally excited about this new supplement! As a biker, I used to note down a few places reading the Spectrum supplement, now you guys have made it much more simple by providing the new dimensional supplement to readers! 😇 Thank You DeccanHerald! #cheerstogoodlife – Likith Raj In your Travel…

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Summer travel from A to Z

Summer travel from A to Z

(CNN) — No need to feel overwhelmed with the virtually infinite options for summer travel destinations and activities. Scroll through these 26 ideas — from A to Z. As you’ll see with Z, some spots are a little risqué. Beaches receive an inordinate amount of summer attention, but the most head-clearing escapes are often high in the mountains. The luxurious Belmond Andean Explorer train crosses the spine of the jaw-dropping Peruvian Andes. Check out the full journey: Hop aboard the Andean Explorer Grills are being fired up the world over, but some…

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12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn’t know about until now

12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn’t know about until now

Have smartphone, will travel. Nowadays, your phone may operate in many different countries, or you can easily stick a SIM card into the slot and pick up a local data plan. Another option is to keep your phone off and only use Wi-Fi whenever you find it. In short, your phone is still useful when you travel, and you can access your apps in seaports and souks around the globe. Many apps are designed to enhance the travel experience – to help you navigate, dine, pack, plan, and photograph your…

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18 best places to travel for the summer of 2018

18 best places to travel for the summer of 2018

(CNN) — Deciding where to take that long-anticipated summer vacation can be a daunting challenge. Consider one of the following destinations where off-season deals, fewer crowds or special events make this the right time to go. Here are 18 great places to travel in the summer of 2018: 1. St. Barts While some of the island’s more famous hotels are still closed due to damage from hurricanes Irma and Maria (Hotel Le Toiny, Le Guanahani), about 60% of St. Barts’ villas have reopened, with some new additions. The five-star Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa just introduced two…

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Nutritionists pick best travel snacks

Nutritionists pick best travel snacks

(CNN) – Traveling can wreak havoc on our diets, but packing a nutritious snack or meal before heading out the door can get us started on the right healthy eating track and perhaps give us a bit of wiggle room for indulgences before arriving at our destination. But what travel foods are the most munch-worthy? To find out, I asked 10 nutritionists for their favorite snacks or meals when traveling by road or air. Below, their responses. Nut butter and jam sandwich “Individual containers having no more than 3 ounces…

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