Posts Tagged with "travel"

Trip to Panama & Peru – Machu Picchu with photos

Thursday, June 16, 2016

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I recently used the Adobe Spark (previously Slate) to upload many of my photos from my 2015 trip to Panama and Peru and of Machu Picchu. This site allows you to easily create a very attractive magazine-style web page where you can tell a story, upload photos, videos, links, etc. It is a great way […]

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The New Way to Exchange Money While on Travel

Friday, April 24, 2015

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Money Exchange

I recently stumbled upon the site WeSwap which uses a social/crowdsource methodology to help you exchange your currency while on travel and avoid the exorbitant exchange rate fees. Let’s say you want to change your Euros to Dollars before ehading back home from Italy. There will likely be someone who has dollars that is looking for […]

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How to Get a Quote for Travel Insurance

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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I recently used the site SquareMouth to get a quote for a single trip insurance quote. Squaremouth is similar to other insurance portals for auto, life, and health insurance that go out and compare 19 insurance providers available plans to get you the best match – only they focus on travel insurance. The single trip […]

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A Fool and His Money – How to Keep Your Cash Safe When Traveling

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

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Money Safety Tips when Traveling

When you are on travel it is convenient to always have some local currency (as well as dollars) available, since many places may not take a credit card, or will charge a fee for using one. Cash is useful for hailing a taxi, grabbing some street food or a nice cup of coffee at a […]

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Cheat Sheet for Panama City

Friday, March 6, 2015

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Panama Canal

Cheat Sheet: Panama Arrive in Panama City at Tocumen Airport (PTY). Electricity  Voltage: 110-120 Volts (same as U.S./Canada); Electrical sockets/outlets in Panama are the same as the electrical outlets found in the United States. Vaccinations (CDC Recommendations) Typhoid; Hepatitis A; and if going to Boca del Toro or jungle treks, consider Malaria and Yellow Fever Also, make sure your routine vaccinations, […]

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My Accommodation in Cusco – Hostal Amaru

Saturday, February 21, 2015

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Hostal Amaru, Cuzco

I spent a lot of time (maybe too much) trying to find a nice yet inexpensive place to stay in Cusco for the week I will be staying there. I wanted something relatively close to the Plaza deArmas, but not too close due to the noise, and away from the trains, as well as in an […]

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Great Resources for Planning My Trip – Panama City

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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Panama Canal

This is a quick post about some of the resources I found for my first stop on my big Trip 50 – Panama City. Panama will be my (free) stopover on my frequent flyer itinerary. I am really just going to Panama City to see the Canal and Miraflores locks museum. I have always been interested […]

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