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Withlocals Raises $500K For Its Local Travel Experiences ...

Withlocals, a peer-to-peer marketplace for locals to offer travellers various experiences, such as tours, home dining, and other local activities, has raised..
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TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: Leave Your Grenades at Home

The majority of these grenades were inert, replica, or novelty items, but a few were live smoke, flare, riot, and flash bang grenades, which can pose major safety issues to aircraft and also violate FAA hazmat regulations.
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Some folks just don't get the message, no matter how clearly it is explained to them!
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Tips for Greening Your Florida Vacation | Solo Travel Girl

Tips for Greening Your Florida Vacation | Solo Travel Girl | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
For the Sarasota and Manatee area there is The Sarasota-Manatee Originals which promotes independent restaurants serving fresh and local cuisine. Paddling with .... Featured Solo Travel Blog on Raveable · Rating by ...
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Brunswick Hotel, Lancaster, PA

Brunswick Hotel, Lancaster, PA | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
This short video was made to illustrate a review of the Hotel Brunswick, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, which I wrote for my blog The Compleat Traveller. You can read the review here: http://compleatt...
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Travel blogging – Where's the money, Beach? | Tnooz

Travel blogging – Where's the money, Beach? | Tnooz | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
As the idea of travel blogging continues to gain popularity, is heading down this route the best way to earn some kind of a living from the travel industry?
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Debra Walker's curator insight, August 6, 2014 3:42 PM

First the passion....the deep need for travelling & writing about it....but then you need a little money to keep you pursuing that passion.

 

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How Our Right To Travel Became a Bureaucratic Ordeal - Reason.com

How Our Right To Travel Became a Bureaucratic Ordeal - Reason.com | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Just decades after passports became mandatory for international travel, even domestic journeys have become a rule-bound hassle.
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8 Tips for Multi-Gen Travel – Intelligent Travel

8 Tips for Multi-Gen Travel – Intelligent Travel | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
I just returned from a week in Galway with my entire family. There are eight of us, ranging in age from 20 to 61. Put that many different personalities into a room and there's bound to be conflicts, alliances, and — with any hope ...
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San Jose Travel Agency Closes; Dozens Out of Luck | NBC Bay Area

San Jose Travel Agency Closes; Dozens Out of Luck | NBC Bay Area | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Several people were left without money or tickets after a South Bay travel agency closed its doors.
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Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2011 – The Winners ...

Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2011 – The Winners ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
This year saw another extraordinary collection of photographs land in Wanderlust's letterbox, capturing the wild, the raw and the beautiful. Judging was as.
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Michael Finney's Consumer Blog: Travel websites that will save you ...

One of my favorite travel sites is autoslash.com. This site searches out coupons, codes and deals for car rentals and then shows you the best deal that moment. Nice, but then it gets better. Once you book your car, AutoSlash ...
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Gunbattles, kidnappings, carjackings: US expands Mexico travel ...

Gunbattles, kidnappings, carjackings: US expands Mexico travel ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Spreading drug violence, kidnappings and carjackings in Mexico have led the U.S. State Department to increase the number of places it says Americans should avoid for safety reasons for the second time in less than a year.
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How the TSA's Newly-Expanded Expedited Travel Program Works ...

How the TSA's Newly-Expanded Expedited Travel Program Works ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
The U.S. Transport Safety Administration (TSA) has been testing a program called TSA Pre✓™ that allows you to supply the TSA with a handful of personal details in exchange for skipping the long lines at security checkpoints ...
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Independent Travel to Ireland

Independent Travel to Ireland | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
The Dooley Vacation's Emerald Package is designed specifically for independent travelers who want to create their own itinerary and offers a flexible schedule. (My homeland is calling!
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How to cut the cost of train travel by half | Money | The Guardian

Students in particular can save money on train fares, but there are ways we can all cut costs. Follow our six key steps.
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Jim Lesses's comment, September 21, 2013 8:56 PM
Not sure how useful these tips are outside Britain, but one or two of them might be worth exploring further if you are planning train travel in other countries.
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Can Travel Boost Your Mental Health? | World of Psychology

Can Travel Boost Your Mental Health? | World of Psychology | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
You're standing along the banks of the Seine River in France, peering out at the golden glow that illuminates the Eiffel Tower after the sun.
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Jim Lesses's comment, September 21, 2013 8:58 PM
Clearly, the answer is Yes. Unless, of course, you are destined to embark on one of those holidays from hell, where one thing after another goes wrong.
Debra Walker's curator insight, August 6, 2014 3:41 PM

As a workplace health & safety specialist, a change of scenery is a valuable tool in keeping workplace engagement & employee satisfaction high. 

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Evidence of Alec Baldwin's time travel - Kottke

Evidence of Alec Baldwin's time travel - Kottke | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Evidence of Alec Baldwin's time travel MAY 29 2013. Holy cow, Alec Baldwin is the spitting image of our nation's 13th President, Millard Fillmore. Fillmore Baldwin. This is from a slideshow of famous lookalikes.
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Photography 101: How to take travel photos in exotic lands | Digital ...

Photography 101: How to take travel photos in exotic lands | Digital ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Planning a trip to an exotic locale? Make sure you have a good camera in tow. Here are 9 travel photo tips to help you take the best photographs.
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Lotto Winner to Buy House, Travel and Car | Stuff.co.nz

Lotto Winner to Buy House, Travel and Car | Stuff.co.nz | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
The Tauranga woman who won the $9.85 million Lotto Powerball prize on the weekend is looking forward to spending her winnings on a new house, upgrading her car and overseas travel.
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Well, what else would you spend it on?

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NYC By Pizza – Intelligent Travel

On a typical day, Scott Wiener teaches children about the science of pizza at the New York Public Library, researches his forthcoming book on pizza boxes, and leads at least one of the pizza tours for which he's most known.
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New Study Has Travel By Air Preferred, Thanks To Travel By Sea ...

New Study Has Travel By Air Preferred, Thanks To Travel By Sea ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Port of San Diego/Flickr A new study out this week says the idea of a cruise vacation is not as popular as it once was, targeting.
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Travel Tips – Get Flight And Travel Discounts For Cheap Holidays ...

Travel Tips – Get Flight And Travel Discounts For Cheap Holidays ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Traveling expenses are rising. If you read up about travel discount, which are available on the newspapers, Internet and even the yellow pages, then the The answer to many of your holiday problems could be solved.
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BN Travel: Gorgeous Views, Fantastic Adventure & Good Times ...

BN Travel: Gorgeous Views, Fantastic Adventure & Good Times ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago I was in South Africa on a trip sponsored by South African Tourism. As promised in my earlier post, here is the report on the trip and a few.
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The promises we never keep

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The promises we never keep (RT @FairfaxTravel: Backpacker blog: the promises we make to ourselves while travelling ...)...
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Siri Stars as Travel Guide, Music Coach in New iPhone 4S Ads ...

Siri Stars as Travel Guide, Music Coach in New iPhone 4S Ads ... | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
Apple may well have passed on the Super Bowl, but the brand hasn't stopped trying to woo new consumers to experience the iPhone 4S and its key selling.
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Relaxing, reviving and refreshing travel in 2012

Relaxing, reviving and refreshing travel in 2012 | Solo Traveling | Scoop.it
In February, when the holidays are through but winter still drags on, you’re bound to start daydreaming about a vacation.
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