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5 Best Resources for Travel Advice

No one wants to go to a new destination and miss the best—but perhaps little known—attraction of the location. Similarly, no one wants to make an easily avoidable mistake when traveling to a destination that he or she is unfamiliar with. Or to get to a new place, only to learn that the coveted activity they wanted to partake in is sold out or has to be booked in advance. That’s why travelers research and plan before we embark on our trips. But what are the best places to get advice on the must-do activities or the must-see architecture? Here are five top resources for travel advice.

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how to pack light

Tips & Tricks: How to Pack Light!

This week’s tip is on how to pack light. But this one is not a tip I can offer from firsthand experience LOL. I am not an expert nor even qualified to speak to you on this subject. So I called in the experts. Meet Roni Faida of The Travel Guru, who is a baggage handler at a major airline and knows a thing or two about packing light, and Kenna Williams, who travels to multiple countries on weeklong or 10-day trips with only a backpack. These are their recommendations.

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How to Budget for Travel

Travel Tip: How to Budget for Travel

Many people think that travel is something that only the rich can do. They don’t believe that it can be extremely accessible for anyone. This is part of the reason that BarrisTourista publishes tips and tricks for saving money on travel…to show that travel is, indeed, doable. No matter what your budget is, here are five travel budget questions to consider so you can fuel your wanderlust and determine what is most important when you start to budget for travel.

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Tips for Traveling to a Country Where You Don’t Speak the Language

Once upon a time, I went to a French speaking country. Here’s the thing: I don’t speak French. And when I say, I don’t speak French, I mean the extent of my French is bonjour, bonsoir (learned while actually on the trip LOL), merci, si vous plait, un, duex, trois, and croissant. That’s all I got. So, to help those who may be nervous about venturing out there with lacking language skills, I put together this list of tips for traveling to a country where you don’t speak the language.

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Helping You Plan Your Travel with the Travel Sense & Cents Workbook and Budget Sheets

This year, I have been living more by the mantra of “Book Now, Plan Later.” This is really surprising for someone like me who is a little obsessed with finding a great deal and a lot Type A. But at some point, you have to plan and you have to book something so that you have somewhere to sleep on your trip, not to mention some way to get there. Enter the Travel Sense & Cents Workbook.

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