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The Most Luxurious and the Most Expensive Train (It’s Not the Orient or the Scotsman!)

The Maharaja Express, or the king of kings, is the world's best luxury train and goes through some of the most iconic destinations in India.

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I'm Always Unlucky on Carnival Cruises

Almost every Carnival Cruise that I've been on, I've had something go wrong and needed to make a complaint to the guest services about it. The first time my AC and shower weren't working, the second time my bathroom was leaking, and the most recent cruise my AC wasn't working again.

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Why I Prefer Traveling by Cruise Over Traveling by Plane

I prefer traveling by cruise because the amount of activities takes my mind off my anxiety, it's much more comfortable than seats on the plane and the price of a cruise is all-inclusive.

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How to Sleep Better on a Plane

Sleeping on a plane is a pain, but there are ways to make it easier and more comfortable.

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MSC Seaview Review (From Balconies to Buffets)

This is my honest MSC Seaview review after travelling on it as a family of three with a baby under one year old.

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Never Overpack for a Cruise Again

Packing for your holidays can be the worst part of the entire planning process. The only thing worse than getting on a ship and realising you have forgotten something is realising that you overpacked. These are my tips to cut down your luggage.

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Why Do Airlines Overbook Flights? (And What Can You Do About It?)

Overbooking happens all the time. What is it really about and what should you do when it happens to you?

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Quick Guide to Free Upgrades at the Airport

A free upgrade to business class is definitely the perfect start to a holiday. But how do you actually get one? And how does airline staff pick who's upgraded on a flight? Learn a few industry secrets.

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10 Downsides of Cruise Vacations

While there are many positives associated with cruise vacations, this article lists and looks at 10 of the negatives.

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10 Advantages of Cruise Vacations

From unpacking just once to having access to a variety of dining options, this article lists and looks at 10 of the main plus points.

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Top 10 Travel Essentials for Flying During COVID-19

If you're anything like me, you're very cautious about traveling during the pandemic. However, I have booked a flight and decided on 10 essential items that I must have on board to help keep me safer.

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10 Advantages of Travelling by Plane

There are many challenges and issues associated with traveling as a plane passenger, but this article lists and looks at 10 benefits.

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10 Disadvantages of Travelling by Plane

As an experienced plane passenger, I know that there are many positives associated with flying, but this article lists and looks at 10 negatives of air travel.

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17 Tips for Staying Safe and Well on a Cruise Ship

Cruising can be a little intimidating, especially the first time around. These tips can help you feel safer and more secure whilst on a cruise so that you can get down to the business of having fun.

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Why You Should Walk From McCarran Airport to the Strip

Almost anytime I visit Las Vegas, I walk from the airport to the Strip. I highly recommend it (unless it's over 100 degrees). It's an important reminder of the Las Vegas reality.

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How to Pack for a Cruise Vacation: A Beginner's Guide

Packing for your cruise vacation can be a real pain! Here are some tips to consider before you head off on your next world cruise so you can save room in your luggage for duty-free items instead.

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10 Disadvantages of Travelling by Train

Traveling by train has many advantages over driving and flying, but this article looks at 10 downsides associated with rail journeys.

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10 Advantages of Travelling by Train

Train travel is a reliable, speedy, and comfortable way to get around. It is often a better choice than journeying by plane, bus, or car. This article looks at 10 benefits.

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30+ Useful Things to Pack for Your Cruise

Towel clips, Ziploc bags and a magnetic night light are just a few of the items you should never cruise without. Be sure to use this handy checklist to give you some ideas of what you might need on your next cruise.

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5 Life Lessons I Learned From a Train Journey

Every aspect of traveling is a great learning source if we keep our eyes wide open and observe our surroundings. This article mentions the five life lessons we can learn from train journeys.

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Top 10 Tips for Cruising Solo (and Having a Blast!)

Travelling with friends or family can be fun, but if the need to travel hits and no one can come with you, embrace the opportunity to travel by yourself and forge your own path. Here are 10 tips for your next solo cruise.

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All Aboard the Skunk Train! (History and Ticket Info)

The Skunk Train is an iconic excursion railroad located in the northern California redwoods. Learn more about its history and how to catch a ride!

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7 Easy Tips for Cruising on a Budget

Believe it or not, it's possible to go on a cruise without spending too much. Here are my top tips for planning a fantastic cruise vacation without breaking the bank. You may even be able to save some money.

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A Guide to Taking Cruises With a Disability or Illness

Traveling with a disability can be a tiring and somewhat painful ordeal. Having a chronic or invisible illness means that we are always wondering if an accessible option is going to be available. Are you prepared to travel?

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The Future of Travel in a Covid-19 World

The travel industry has been devastated by the worldwide spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Will things ever return to normal, or is this the new normal?

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What to Do at the Cruise Port in Freeport, Bahamas

Photos and useful information about visiting the city of Freeport, Bahamas.

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Do I Really Need an International Driving Permit to Drive in Italy?

Carrying an International Driving Permit (IDP) is a legal requirement for non-European Union visitors when driving in Italy. Without one, you run the risk of incurring a hefty fine.

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7 Tips for Traveling on an Airplane With a Baby

Traveling is stressful, to begin with. Traveling with a baby is even worse. Luckily, you can relieve some of the stress by being prepared. Here are tips for packing and in-flight strategies to avoid a crying or sick baby.

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How to Stop Getting Sick on Your Cruise

Avoiding getting sick can be hard, especially when you're in a confined area like a cruise ship. These tips will help keep you as safe as possible whilst cruising.

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9 Mistakes First-Time Greyhound Passengers Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Don't make the same mistakes when you first ride the Greyhound bus that I did. Save yourself stress by checking out the top mistakes I've listed and my advice on how to avoid overspending on tickets and missing your stops.

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10 Tips for Your First Amtrak Train Trip

Everything you need to know before you take your first Amtrak train trip. Find tips on buying tickets, items to pack (and what not to bring), and remember the right stops and stations.

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The Best Place to Get a Cup of Coffee or Tea on a Cruise Vacation

Craving caffeine on your cruise, but not sure where to get it? These tips will help you navigate your way to a good cuppa.

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10 Must-Have Items for Your Greyhound Bus Trip

Here are 10 items you should bring with you on your Greyhound bus trip to ensure that you are comfortable, safe, and don't get bored throughout your trip. Written by a Greyhound bus expert who has forgotten some of these items before and paid the price!

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Cruising With Children: Helpful Cruise Tips for Your Sanity

Having a cruise holiday can be great fun, but can you have just as much fun when you take a baby on board the ship with you? Yes, you can; just make sure you plan ahead of time.

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How to Avoid Getting Seasick on a Cruise (12 Tips and Tricks)

Seasickness on your cruise holiday can really be the worst. Keep reading to find out the 12 tips and tricks for avoiding motion sickness on our cruises over the years.

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10 Bad Things You Should Expect to Happen on the Greyhound Bus

If you are planning a Greyhound bus trip in the near future, prepare for some issues that can arise while traveling. Here are 10 of the most likely Greyhound bus mishaps, from delays to Wi-Fi problems.

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Tallahassee, Florida: Greyhound Bus Station Review

The Tallahassee, FL, Greyhound bus station is actually one of my favorite Greyhound stations for a number of reasons that only a Greyhound passenger can understand. For example, the bathrooms at this station are actually cleaned on a regular basis! And you can hear the announcements over the PA!

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5 Overrated Cruise Activities to Avoid

Cruise vacations are my holiday of choice every time. However, there are a few cruise activities that are a bit overrated and are wastes of money generally.

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Is AirHelp Legit? Get Your Money for a Delayed or Cancelled Flight

Don't get ripped off by an airline by missing out on compensation from a cancelled or delayed flight. AirHelp is a service that will file a claim against airlines for you, but first find out if it's legit and some important things to be aware of before signing up.

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5 More Hidden Costs to Cruising

For a truly amazing floating vacation, beware of these five hidden costs to cruising!

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5 Hidden Costs of Cruising (From Parking to Premium Dining)

New to cruising? This article is for you. I share some tips that I've learned over the past 18 years of cruising to help you have the best cruise experience.

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How to Pick the Right Stateroom: Which Cabins to Avoid on Your Cruise

After a couple of cruises, you learn which rooms are best. From factoring in motion sickness to being aware of late-night hot spots, here are my tips on how to pick the best cabin on your next cruise. And find out more about cabins on ships like Allure of the Seas.

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How to Get Around in Las Vegas (From Taxis to Your Own Two Feet)

So you are taking a trip to Las Vegas, but how will you get around once you arrive? I am here to help you with all your options.

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How to Get Around Sydney Without a Car

Wondering how to get around Sydney, Australia, without renting a car? Thankfully, there are lots of alternatives to driving, including trains, buses, light rail, Uber, and walking! This article goes over the different modes of public transportation, what’s most convenient, and their cost!

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How to Use Italian Trains

Wondering how to travel through Italy? This article details how to use Italian trains when travelling and exploring Italy.

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Jewel Changi Airport: 7 Attractions to Enjoy

What is there to enjoy at Jewel Changi Airport Singapore? A stunning waterfall, a man-made forest valley, an indoor adventure paradise, to name but three.

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7 Places You'll Love in Miami Before Your Cruise

Love cruising? If you're cruising from the Port of Miami and need something to do the day before, this little itinerary will entice you with a quaint area, great beaches, and amazing food suggestions.

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Home Remedies and Techniques for Jet Lag

Jet lag is a condition that affects people who fly through different time zones. Whether you are flying for business or fun, it can make your flying experience and stay less enjoyable if you allow it to take over your life. Learn ways to avoid getting jet lag.

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Traveling the Seas With Speedy the Stowaway

Our first cruise was so much fun that we signed up for a second journey right away. Here are photos and highlights of a trip to the Mexican Riviera with a secret stowaway named Speedy.

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Tips to Make Traveling With a Little One Easier

Just how easy is it to travel with a small child? Many families forego traveling, as the thought of taking a child on a plane is intimidating. But it can be done! I’ll share some tips we’ve learned on the multiple trips we’ve taken and show you that having a child doesn’t tie you to home!