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How to Get From Newark Airport to Manhattan

Getting from Newark’s EWR airport to downtown Manhattan doesn’t have to be so hard. There are tons of options to get you to the city that are cheaper and faster than ever.This blog will tell you all the cheapest, most efficient and easiest ways to get from Newark to Manhattan, and even which ways to …

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The 15 WARMEST Places to Visit in Europe This Winter

When you think of ‘warm winter getaways’, it’s usually not European cities that come to mind.Most people think of islands in the Caribbean, safaris in Africa, or over-water bungalows in the Maldives. However, Europe has some decently warm cities during winter, many more than you might have previously thought. Just because it’s winter doesn’t meant you …

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22 Easy Ways to Eat Healthy and Stay Fit While Traveling

Staying in shape and eating healthy while traveling is NOT easy to do without first setting up a routine and a plan. Left to our own devices, we commonly want to eat every funnel cake in sight and lounge by the pool downing half a dozen pina coladas – no, just me? Jokes aside, once …

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Top 17 Tips For Long International Flights

Long-haul and international flights are a different animal than short domestic ones. I’ve found I have a different style of packing, dressing, and showing up at the airport when I am flying internationally or going to be on a plane for over 5 hours. Here are my top 17 international and long-haul flight tips, from …

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Hard or Soft Luggage – Which Suitcase is Better?

So you’re looking for some new luggage and obviously want to get the right kind of bag. But before you take the deep dive into suitcase reviews, you should figure out what type of luggage you actually need. That way you’re not wasting time researching bags that won’t actually work well for the way you …

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45 Safety Tips For Travel – How To Stay Safe On Your Next Trip

Travel safety is a big deal, yet something that is commonly overlooked by excited travelers. I get it… you’ve booked a sweet getaway and you just want to relax, tour around and take some time off. Getting super involved with safety measures, precautions and preparing for the worst sounds like a vacation buzz-kill. And it …

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The 5 Best Neighborhoods to Visit in Istanbul

Ahh, Istanbul – one of the most populous cities in the world that straddles between Asia and Europe, hugging the Bosphorus strait. It is a feast for the senses. In Istanbul, life is thrown in your face – noise, cats, pungent smells, hordes of people, grit, non-stop car horns, uncontrolled yet controlled, and I love …

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Stay With A Host Family – The Best Way To Live Like a Local

The words “host family” and “homestay” are usually associated with foreign exchange students, but living with host families isn’t just for young people studying abroad! My first time staying with a host family was as an exchange student during university. Since it was such a valuable experience, I have continued to seek out host families …

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7 Eco-Friendly Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint While Traveling

If we’re being honest with each other, we can agree that travel isn’t the most eco-friendly thing in the world (long-haul flights, I’m looking at you). However, there are some easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint while traveling. We’ve compiled a handy list for the keen and conscious adventurer to reduce their environmental impact …

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7 Plastic-Free Travel Beauty Products Worth The Swap

I’ve always been environmentally conscious, but it was a recent trip to South-East Asia that changed my outlook on waste forever. After witnessing the impact our over-consumption of plastic products is having on our oceans and beaches, I’ve made some changes to my beauty regime for the better. Plastic waste.  It has become a big …

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