Finding the Perfect Hotel with Google Hotel Finder

04/25/12 Finding the Perfect Hotel with Google Hotel Finder

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Que Emoción! You just booked a ticket to Istanbul. Up next. Booking a hotel. But can you trust one of those crazy travel sites that put you up in that seedy hotel in Peru last year? You thought you were getting a great deal, but that 4-star hotel turned out to be more upscale barn de mala muerte than a close version to the...

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Sightseeing On A Budget

07/26/11 Sightseeing On A Budget

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Seeing a new city takes time…and money. Some places are so full of attractions and sites, it’s impossible to narrow it down to just a few. You must see everything! But of course all these places are priced for tourists, so sightseeing turns into a monetary hemorrhage rather than a pleasurable activity. That doesn’t mean you...

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The Most Romantic Spots In Latin America

01/26/11 The Most Romantic Spots In Latin America

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With Valentine’s Day sneaking up on us fast, you’re thinking “screw the same old romantic dinner as every year, it’s time for a getaway!”. However, you would like something a little more exotic and exciting than a hotel room one hour outside the city. No need to look any further than our neighbors to the south; Latin...

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Escape The Cold At The Galapagos

01/26/11 Escape The Cold At The Galapagos

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Now that the holidays are over, the allure of winter is beginning to wear off. We had our white Christmas, and now we’re ready for the temperature to start climbing. Unfortunately, we’re in for a long wait unless one of us suddenly develops superpowers that allows them to control the weather. So what’s the next best thing?...

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Latino Bed And Breakfasts

07/01/10 Latino Bed And Breakfasts

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Longing for a place to disappear to for a few days and just get away from it all? Mmmm, aren’t we all? If what you’re looking for is a nice out-of-the-way place in which to decompress and not some resort where you have to fight hordes of socks-and-sandals-clad tourists for an inch of beach, we’ve got just the...

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Weighty Woes

05/07/10 Weighty Woes

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I suffer from chronic over-packing mania, a disorder I’m sure many of you are well acquainted with. But it’s not our fault if we want to be covered for every eventuality, right señoritas? It’s all about having options.  However, OPM coupled with a minor souvenir shopping compulsion means I don’t need...

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