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Owe Uncle Sam? You May Have to Give Up Your Passport

Delinquent tax debt could mean your international travel plans are in jeopardy

President Obama signed the 5-year infrastructure spending bill that adds a new section in IRS…

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6 Apps You Need for Stress-Free Travel

Cope with the faux pas and headaches with these top tools

The latest travel apps help you prepare for holiday travel headaches.

By Kandia Johnson

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History and Food Lovers: Go Beyond the Beaches in St. Croix

Explore the culture beyond the sea when visiting this Caribbean hotspot

Get beyond the beaches and into the history and food of a diverse and colorful…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Part 3: Luxury and Adventure on a Budget: Pacuare Lodge, Costa Rica

Our travel on a budget series continues with Pacuare Lodge in Costa Rica

Mention Costa Rica to a friend and their mind may quickly wander to lush green…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Watch] Lonely Planet Reveals Must-See Countries in 2016

Top destinations to visit in 2016

Lonely Planet reveals ten top destinations to visit in 2016.

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Exotic Destinations You Can Visit Without a Passport

No passport? No problem. Check out these exotic locations in the U.S.

It’s not often that you hear the word exotic and U.S. destination mentioned in the…

By Kandia Johnson

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The World’s Best Airline For 2016: Air New Zealand

Take flight with the best full-service airlines from around the globe

If you’re looking for the best affordable options, AirlineRatings.com named Virgin America (The Americas), Scoot…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Combine Business and Personal Travel – and Save

Almost 42% of Americans didn’t take a single day of vacation last year

Admit it. The summer months flew by and you were too busy toiling away at…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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20 Bucket List Destinations in the United States

Local locales that should be on your must-do list

Mention the term ‘bucket list’ and most people think about traveling to a foreign country.…

By Kandia Johnson

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How Countries Around the World Give Thanks

Many cultures have traditional celebrations and festivals

In Ghana and Nigeria, the Yam Festival marks the end of the farming season and…

By Kandia Johnson

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Traveling for the Holidays? Use Tech to Give Your Pet More Than a Kennel Stay

Tech innovations help alleviate worries over pets left behind when traveling

Arranging for pet care is a reality for many when traveling for the holidays. Here…

By Samara Lynn

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10 Great Tech Accessories for Travelers

Vacation is for unplugging, but these tech gadgets make great travel companions.

Ten ideal tech accessories for those traveling for business or pleasure.

By Samara Lynn

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The 3 Best Ways to Learn a Foreign Language as an Adult

If you think it's too late for you to learn a foreign language, check out these tips

If you think it’s too late for you to learn a foreign language, check out…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Warm Destinations to Beat the Winter Blues

Looking to get away this winter? Check out 4 warm weather destinations.

Looking to getaway this winter? Check out 3 warm weather destinations.

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6 Ways to Get Focused and Be Productive on Your Next Flight

Long flights offer a great opportunity to get some work done

Long flights offers opportunity to be productive.

By Kandia Johnson

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Expat Life: Brooklyn Native is Redefining the Black Experience in Murcia, Spain

Social network provides a home away from home

Las Morenas de España offers unique travel experiences and a network of expats and locals…

By Kandia Johnson

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4 Ways to Stay Connected While Traveling

Keep in touch with family and friends with the latest apps and gadgets

There’s nothing more frustrating than being disconnected from friends and family while traveling for an…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Part 1: Luxury and Adventure on a Budget: Maldives

BE’s luxury travel on a budget series in Maldives, Zanzibar, and Costa Rica

Diving with whale sharks, flyboarding in turquoise blue water, and an unforgettable stay in an…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Sanity-Saving Travel Apps

Eliminate travel frustrations with the latest travel tech

Long gone are the days when paper maps and 300-page guidebooks were the answers to…

By Kandia Johnson

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[WATCH] Part 2: Luxury and Adventure on a Budget: Zanzibar

BE’s luxury travel on a budget series in Maldives, Zanzibar, and Costa Rica

An exotic beach island located off the coast of Tanzania in Africa, Zanzibar is known…

By Kandia Johnson

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