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7 Ways to Beat the Post-Vacation Blues

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March 1, 2015 by Andrea Szyper

It is never easy to return home from a vacation, at least not when you’ve had a good trip! Here’s a little wisdom to help you keep your post-travel blues at bay. Return to a clean house It may be hectic getting out the door, but if you can leave your home clean and orderly,…  

Plnnr: Trip planning made easy

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February 3, 2014 by Nickfortunatus

Photo by Samrat Mondal cc Every now and then, I get a chance to take a look at a travel app out there. As I’m an iPhone guy, I typically experience most of my travel apps through my phone: AirBnb, TripTracker, Hipmunk, Google Field Trip (review upcoming on this). It’s just so easy to find…  

Keep Your Shoes On: TSA Expands the PreCheck Program

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September 20, 2013 by Andrea Szyper

Atlanta Airport security line, photo courtesy of hyku, via cc You can keep your shoes on! Or at least you may soon be able to. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recently announced plans to expand its PreCheck program. This initiative is designed to pre-screen low risk travelers who fly frequently and streamline their security…  

Help build an awesome reading list: tell us your favorite travel book

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February 19, 2013 by Mtaussig

A while back we had a great UnTours Cafe discussion about books set in Untour locations. Here were some of your observations: “Reading books prior to a trip is a must for us. Jay tends to read non-fiction of the country…history, current political scene, statistics. Patricia tends to read either personal memoirs of present or…