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How to Cope with Pre-Travel Anxiety

Fun, exciting, and enjoyable are all adjectives that can describe travel. And, if you are into beach vacations, you might opt for using words like relaxing. But, it’s surprisingly common for someone that’s about to embark on a trip, no matter if it’s a short getaway or something more extended, to suffer from a bout of […]

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The Pros & Cons of Solo Travel: Is it Right for You?

“You’re going by yourself?” That’s typically what I hear when I mention during casual conversation that I am planning on taking a trip by myself. Almost anyone other than an extremely close friend that has similar experiences looks at me with shock and even sometimes misplaced pity.  They seem utterly confused at the idea as if […]

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Global Entry vs. TSA PreCheck: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve ever been on an international flight, you’re probably familiar with the annoying yet necessary hassle of having to pass through TSA check lines. You might have also noticed that some travelers aren’t subjected to the same scrutiny and are able to pass through special lanes without being bothered as much. There are several ways […]

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Domestic vs. International Travel: What’s Different?

Are you planning your first trip abroad? As it exciting as it may seem, if you’ve never left the comfort of your home country, you might want to make sure you’re ready for the various hiccups you might run into along the way.  While traveling internationally can present more challenges than domestic travel, research and careful […]

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