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Alaskan Cruises FAQ: 5 Common Questions Answered

Alaskan Cruises FAQ: 5 Common Questions Answered

There are lots of questions to be…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on April 29, 2010 at 5:11pm — No Comments

England's Top 10 Tudor Homes, Castles, and Palaces

England's Top 10 Tudor Homes, Castles, and Palaces

Royal Divorces! Political Scandals! Beheadings! Anglophiles love the Tudors—both the House of Tudor known for intriguing monarchs like Henry VIII, and the sexy Showtime series that recently entered its final season. Though most of the show is filmed in Ireland, you can certainly…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on April 15, 2010 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Customs and Etiquette in Paris: 15 Things Every Visitor Should Know

Customs and Etiquette in Paris: 15 Things Every Visitor Should Know

Only the lucky few ever truly shed their tourist aura in Paris. But what can you do to minimize any awkward gaffes? Read on!



Customs

The French like to look at people—that's half the point of cafés and fashion, so get used to being looked at; it's as natural here as breathing. They'll look at your shoes or your watch, check out what you're wearing or reading.



What they will not do is…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on March 29, 2010 at 11:56am — No Comments

9 Tips for Dealing with the Most Stressful Travel Disasters

9 Tips for Dealing with the Most Stressful Travel Disasters

By Doug Stallings

Fodor's Editor

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It seems nowadays that travel is nothing but stress. As a person who usually travels by choice rather than necessity, I can say that I for one am traveling less. It's such a hassle to buy a ticket, to get through the airport, to get on the plane, and to get through the flight, that I can hardly relax on a short vacation trip. It's enough to…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on March 5, 2010 at 11:22am — No Comments

Change in Passport Requirement Makes Some Nervous

As of March 1, 2010, all Canadian citizens will need a valid passport to enter Mexico. Canadian citizens without a valid passport will not be allowed entry into Mexico, but in fact, passports are already recommended for travel to Mexico.

Some travel sellers are nervous that their clients may learn when they reach the airport that they cannot depart on their vacations to Mexico. Canadian citizens had been able to visit Mexico…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on March 1, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Customs and Etiquette in Italy 15 Things Every Visitor Should Know

Customs and Etiquette in Italy: 15 Things Every Visitor Should Know

Greetings

1: Upon meeting and leave-taking, both friends and strangers wish each other good day or good evening (buongiorno,buonasera); ciao isn't used between strangers. Italians who are friends greet each other…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on February 18, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

Exchanging Your Money Abroad: 10 Simple Tips

Exchanging Your Money Abroad: 10 Simple Tips

By Doug Stallings, Fodor's Editor

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One question I see a lot in the user forums here on Fodors.com is how best to get foreign currency when traveling abroad. When I first started traveling abroad, there were two basic choices: take and exchange cash or take and exchange traveler's checks. I usually did the…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on February 17, 2010 at 3:11pm — No Comments

In Honor of Valentine's Day 2010 – The Most Romantic Spots in NYC

Whether you’re a native New Yorker or a first-time visitor, Valentine’s Day remains one of the most anticipated -- if occasionally anxiety-inducing -- holidays of the year. Romance defines the day, and we’ve put together a selection of great ideas for how to spend this special time of year.



The stars are in your favor since you’re already in a place with the most romantic potential in the world. Paris is nice, but Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr didn’t meet at the top of the Eiffel Tower… Continue

Added by Joyce Jeanty on January 29, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Valentine's Day Getaways

With Valentine's Day just a month away, love is in the air as travelers start planning their perfect romantic escapes. If your clients are looking to get away with their special someone this Valentine's Day, here are a few packages they may want to consider.



Travelers headed to New York City might want to check out the Marrakech Hotel (pictured), which is offering 20 percent off with rates starting at $99 per night. As an added treat, guests also receive two tickets to the Top of the… Continue

Added by Joyce Jeanty on January 28, 2010 at 8:24am — No Comments

9 Tips for Dealing with the Most Stressful Travel Disasters

9 Tips for Dealing with the Most Stressful Travel Disasters…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

9 Tips for Dealing with the Most Stressful Travel Disasters

9 Tips for Dealing with the Most Stressful Travel Disasters…

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Change in Passport Requirement Makes Some Nervous February 11, 2010

Change in Passport Requirement Makes Some Nervous

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Added by Joyce Jeanty on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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