Travel Tips

Can You Take a Lighter on a Plane? [Answered]

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There once was a time you could walk someone to their gate and wave as the plane pulled out towards the runway. It was a more carefree time when people just threw whatever into their suitcases without fear of any issue. That time also included leaving your shoes on so …

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Can You Bring a Vape on a Plane Under 21? [Answered]

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If you’re wondering whether or not you can bring a vape on a plane, you are not alone. There is a lot of confusion over federal regulations regarding vaping devices, and if you are under 21, you may have concerns over TSA giving you a hard time for that alone. …

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Can You Bring Magnets on a Plane? [Answered]

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Inside: If you’ve ever wondered if you can bring magnets on a plane, we’ve got everything you need to know right here. Many of us who have traveled even a little have experienced a situation where you want to get a souvenir but lack the luggage space to accommodate any extra …

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Budgeting for Long-Term Travel: How Our Family of Four Does It

At some point in your life, you may have dreamed of taking an extended break. Renting a local beach house and learning Spanish with your kids in Costa Rica. Or spending months traversing Europe by train. Long-term travel allows for a richer experience, whereas short holidays barely touch the sides. …

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The More You Take, the More You Leave Behind: Answered

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Have you ever heard the riddle “The More You Take, the More You Leave Behind”? It’s a puzzling question that leaves many people scratching their heads. But actually, there is a lot of meaning behind this riddle. Let’s take a closer look at what it means and see if we …

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How Long Does It Take a Hotel to Refund Your Deposit?

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Staying in a hotel should be an enjoyable experience – hopefully, even a wonderful one. If you’re on a tight budget, though – or need access to your funds for the next destination you’ll be visiting – then you might need to know the answer to this question. Just how …

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11 Baby Travel Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

Searching for baby travel tips because you want to travel with your little one? Before Dylan was born I did extensive research into travel with babies and found loads of ‘advice’  to stay at home because the baby wouldn’t remember the trip and the parents will be miserable. Wait a …

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12 Clever Travel Hacks to Save Money and Time

Are you looking for the best travel hacks to save money? Do you pour over travel blogs wondering how on earth long-term travellers afford to travel? Are they trust fund babies? Pretty much never. Did they win the lottery? Nope. Then, how? It’s very simple. To travel full-time or long-term, …

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9 Ways to Save Money on Airbnb (+ Airbnb Coupon) 2022

If you love to have a home base while you travel, you’ve probably heard of Airbnb. In this post, I want to show you how to save money on Airbnb so you can have more money for food and experiences. Now, I love to travel. The sights, smells, the food, …

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7 Reasons You Should Travel With Babies

I’ve been thinking about how different our recent trip to London and Paris were with Dylan at 2 years compared with our last megacity experience in New York when he was 6 months. At 6 months old he would happily sit or lie in the stroller for the whole day …

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