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10 unusual things to do in Maui

10 unusual things to do in Maui

Like everyone else, you’ve maneuvered the twisting road to Hana, braved the cold for sunrise at Haleakala, taken a sunset catamaran cruise, enjoyed the more authentic Old Lahaina luau, snorkeled off a famous beach. Are you ready for something a little more offbeat? We... read more
How to see Budapest in two days

How to see Budapest in two days

More and more people now want to visit Eastern Europe, and that puts Budapest and Prague near the top of their travel list. Given enough time, Vienna is the perfect third stop. But what if you are limited to only a week? I will show you how to see the highlights of... read more

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8 reasons to cruise upscale

8 reasons to cruise upscale

I have never been in love with cruises. I like to figure out itineraries, ride trains, explore on my own. Besides, aren’t cruises just for old people and honeymooners? I finally take the plunge on a Baltic cruise and provide 8 reasons to cruise upscale on a budget. I... read more
8 ways to save on rental cars

8 ways to save on rental cars

I know Chicago can be an expensive city, but the rental car quotes seemed really high, even though I had used Costco’s Low Price Finder to compare four brands. Then I decided to add an extra day to my rental period. Voila! The total price actually went down by $100.... read more
Why go to a travel show?

Why go to a travel show?

Have you ever considered a trip to India? What about a cruise through the Mediterranean? Do you dream of going on a safari in Africa or maybe hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon? How would you decide? Who would you ask? Where do you even start? The answer is to... read more

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