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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2009
Travel Tip Tuesdays

While daydreaming about traveling can be nice, sometimes you just want to get down to the nitty gritty of it all. Travel Tip Tuesdays is our way of exploring some of the "How To" questions. It's a place where we impart some lessons learned. And, above all, we hope it's a resource for other travelers daring to live their dreams too.

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Posted by Jessica on Jan 5, 2010
Ten Tips for Dealing with Traveler's Diarrhea
I know you probably don't want to read about this topic. But the thing of it is, no one talks about it. But that doesn't do much good for the soon-to-be-travelers who are worried about getting sick on the road. So, for all of those fine folk, I'm going to step right into it. This topic, I mean.
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Posted by Jessica on Dec 8, 2009
Practice Makes Perfect
You can practice traveling before your first international trip. Of course, it's difficult to create conditions at home similar to what it's like when you're traveling long-term abroad. But we were able to do a few things before our round-the-world trip that helped prepare us quite a bit.
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Posted by Jessica on Sep 1, 2009
Taking a Tour to Teotihuacan
At first the idea of a tour might seem appealing. But what your tour company won't tell you is that you can get yourself to Teotihuacán for mere dollars instead of upwards of US$100. And they probably won't mention that you won't just be going to Teotihuacán - there'll be a few required stops at tourist traps and chotsky stands along the way too, of course.
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Posted by Jessica on Aug 25, 2009
Experiencing Life in Another Country
Remember, not everyone in Mexico City visits Teotihuacan each day. Not everyone in Ecuador has sailed to the Galapagos Islands in their lifetime. Just like not everyone in the US saw the Grand Canyon during their last summer vacation. So once you've exhausted the tourists sites, what other things can you do to experience life in another country?
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Posted by Jessica on Jul 21, 2009
1,000 Places To See Before You Die: A Book Review
When a travel book is reviewed on Amazon.com as being "a great choice for a traveling grandpa" or renamed "1,000 Places To See For Boring Millionaires" than you'd probably skip over it. Right? Think again.
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