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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 Tim on Jul 14, 2009
Avoid Paying the Exit Tax in Colombia
When you fly out of a country, you generally have to pay an "exit tax" for the privilege. (If you never knew this, it's because the US, the UK, and a number of other countries have arranged with the airlines to include it in with the cost of your ticket.) But why on earth would you do it if you don't have to?
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Posted by Jessica on Jul 7, 2009
Making Peace with Poo
No matter how long you're traveling for or where you're traveling to, you need to make peace with the fact that you will poo yourself (or at least come damn close) at some point in time.
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Posted by Tim on Jun 30, 2009
Is it Safe to Travel to Colombia?
One of the things that struck me most about the thriving, optimistic, marvelously warm and open nature of the place was how profoundly it conflicts with the usual image it has in the wider world.
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Posted by Jessica on Jun 23, 2009
A Little Research Goes a Long Way
For most of us, researching before traveling is a lot of fun. It lets us daydream without even leaving our house. And while it's not absolutely necessary, a little research before you travel (or while you're on the road) might save you a few headaches along the way.
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Posted by Jessica on Jun 2, 2009
In Defense of Traveling Your Way
Guidebooks and "must sees" and UNESCO heritage sites be damned. We all need to stick our toes in the sand now and again, and not give two hoots about anything else.
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