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The Quick Lowdown to Colombia Travel

Colombia used to be considered too dangerous for the average tourist to touch. But then something happened: Things calmed down and the country started popping up on every top destinations list a few years ago.  read more »


Map Happy Gets Offline Friendly

Need to print something or send it to a Kindle for quick reference? Great, cause it’s now easier to bring our posts on the road. read more »


The Curse of the Window Seat

There is much power in the window seat, and with great power comes great responsibility. read more »

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How To Score the Southwest Companion Pass

The Southwest Companion Pass pretty much lets you buy one and get one free all year long. Not a bad deal at all if you can handle traveling with people. read more »


RideGuru Compares Prices for Uber, Lyft, Taxi Services

Next: comparing the cost of a space shuttle home. For now, let’s settle for comparing regular taxis, Lyft, Uber, Sidecar, Gett and anyone else who’s on the bandwagon. read more »


What to Do If You Need a Doc Abroad

This piece has nothing to do with ebola. read more »


The Craziest Hotel Concierge Stories You’ll Ever Hear

There’s a real-life version of the Society of Crossed Keys! At least concierge life is nothing like a Wes Anderson movie… sorta. read more »

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Explaining Fifth Freedom Flights (and Why They’re Great)

I won’t lie, the first time I heard of a “fifth freedom flight,” it conjured up images of “freedom fries” for me. But the advantages of taking a fifth freedom flight can be far superior than taking a normal flight. read more »


The My TSA App Is Actually an App You Need

I know: it’s a government app. But it’s the one government app out there that isn’t completely useless. read more »


The Guide To Bringing Sports Equipment Onboard

Last time I checked, ski season isn’t exactly over yet. Too bad bringing on sports equipment is the death knell of all baggage fees. read more »

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This Spreadsheet Will Calculate How Much You Save By Bringing Your Own Liquids

I have to admit I’m pretty terrible with this one. My method of coping with travel-sized toiletries is stealing them from hotel bathrooms and randomly stocking up during Target shopping trips. read more »


Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite When You’re Traveling

On a recent family vacation we had a scare that we were sleeping with the enemy: bed bugs. read more »


Goodbye, Zimride! Try These Rideshare Alternatives

Zimride is no more. At least for those who aren’t part of a university or business network affiliated with the company, anyways. read more »


Poll: Which Seat Would You Pick Between These Two?

I was just trying to pick between the lesser of these two evils for my flight tomorrow. Explain in the comments!


Pass Your Driver’s License Off as a Student ID

In my early 20s, I would have probably done anything to save a buck. read more »

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