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From booking to baggage, these frequent travelers have been there and done that. Here are their best tips for taking the hassle and hidden expenses out of travel.
On your next trip, keep your wallet and your calculator close, and carry this list to help you spot the hidden fees on everything from water to Wi-Fi.
What to bring along — and how — bedevils many travelers. Find out how a professional wanderer has been doing it for seven years and counting.
With a little creative thinking — and some elbow grease — you can turn anything from castoffs to chainsaw juggling into real money.
Too often the worst part of travel is navigating the airport. Get through it quickly and easily with this collection of tips and advice.
For savvy credit card holders, it's a myth that more than one card is irresponsible. Here's what to consider before adding more cards to your wallet.
If you have the urge to roam, but don't care too much about where you wind up, these planning tips will get you there cheap, wherever "there" happens to be.
Your itinerary is set and the lodging and flights booked; now the only question is what to pack. This widget will help you pack light and be prepared.
Long-term travel can harm your career and your job prospects, but it doesn't have to. Learn how to make your long-term travel work for your career.
If you're lost in the confusing world of frequent flyer programs, Find your way with this simple guide to accumulation, management, and redemption.
Regardless of how long your vacation is, the slower you travel and the less you plan, the more rewarding (and affordable!) your trip will be.
The next time you meet someone new, don't do the usual and ask, "So, what do you do?" Instead, ask, "What excites you?"
These five quirky websites can help you generate some extra income with skills and stuff you already have.
Addiction to digital devices is a real thing. If you're considering taking a break from your iStuff, learn what to expect — and the benefits you can reap.
Making big financial change requires vision, commitment, and inspiration. Here are 21 ways to stay the course and meet your goals.
If you want to get unique experiences, discover what a place is really like, AND save money, don't travel like a tourist — learn how to live like a local.
If you like meeting new people and playing host, offering short-term rentals of your extra space might be an easy and fun source of extra income.
Full-time travel is awesome, but there are some basic things you need to take care of. From health insurance to mail, discover the dirty details.
Don't want to just put your stuff on eBay or have a boring old yard sale? Try one of these uncommon techniques for selling your used items.
Want to meet new people and make extra money? Plan or lead tours for out-of-towners! These three sites make it easy.
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