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Five Items Every Overseas Volunteer Should Pack

New York, N.Y.  The U.S. leads the world in providing volunteers to work in other countries, according to the blog Moving Worlds. Exact numbers are hard to come by, but statistics from over several years indicate one million or more. If you are one of these volunteers, you need to travel light because you will […]

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Five Reasons to Visit the EOD Memorial Wall

Eglin Air Force Base, FL. Many people are not familiar with who Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians are or what they do in our military. Yet the more people learn about them, the more they become interested in learning more about the work they do, getting involved in supporting them, and rallying behind this important […]

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Smart Spring Travel Solutions: Cool Travel Tools

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New York, N.Y. Spring has sprung and many are gearing up to get out of Dodge.  But before you pack those bags and hit the road, consider these problem solving solutions that can enhance the travel experience in a variety of ways—from hassle-saving luggage to space-saving organization to damage-saving tech to face-saving serums. Here are […]

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Airline Baggage Revenues Are Increasing – Here’s How to Save

New York, N.Y.  Airline baggage fees are continuing to climb, making travel even more expensive than before. If you need to check a lot of bags because you’re travelling far and you’ll be gone for a long time, these fees can quickly add up and cause you to go over your travel budget. Photo: Wikipedia. […]

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Hotel Domestique: Homespun Hospitality for Active Travelers

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San Diego, CA. Nestled within South Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains sits Hotel Domestique, a charming boutique hotel owned by legendary 17-time Tour de France cyclist George Hincapie that’s ideally situated on nearly 30 acres of grounds and vineyards. It’s no wonder this intimate, culturally-styled property attracts active travelers who are not only seeking sophisticated respite away […]

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SAVVY TRAVELER and Hollywood’s Hottest Buckle Up to Take Flight on Social Media for Sick Kids

New York, N.Y.  Over recent years, 90,000 flights and over 50 million miles have been coordinated for sick kids by the nation’s leading nonprofit health and welfare flight organization Miracle Flights for Kids. Now, SAVVY TRAVELER joins forces with celebrities and women across the nation to raise awareness and funds for low income children in need of out-of-state medical […]

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Elephants

“A king who always cares for the elephants like his own sons is always victorious and will enjoy the friendship of the celestial world after death.” – Kautiliya   Last winter I fond myself in XXX and was delighted to visit the elephant orphanage there. All my life I have found myself drawn to elephants, […]

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Despite Risks, Tokyo Takes Summer Olympics 2020

Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Tokyo will host the Summer Olympics in 2020, after beating Istanbul and Madrid in the final push for the coveted honor. The Japanese capital last hosted the Games in 1964. Madrid was eliminated Saturday in the first round of voting by the International Olympics Committee after final presentations in Argentina’s capital, Buenos […]

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