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  • A man who's been traveling for 10 years says this is the biggest budgeting mistake people make when planning a vacation
    A man who's been traveling for 10 years says this is the biggest budgeting mistake people make when planning a vacation Business Insider

    Many people think they need to save up a huge vacation budget — but that isn’t always the case. “I always describe budget travel as doing exactly what you do back home except somewhere else,” Kepnes explained …

    A man who's been traveling for 10 years says this is the biggest budgeting mistake people make when planning a vacation

    Many people think they need to save up a huge vacation budget — but that isn’t always the case. “I always describe budget travel as doing exactly what you do back home except somewhere else,” Kepnes explained to Torabi. Bottom line: Don’t let your vacation budget — or lack thereof — hold you back from traveling.

  • The Rules That Make Airline Passengers Crazy
    The rules that make airline passengers crazy The Wall Street Journal

    It took a lawyer to get Mary Ellen Duffy a full refund for the fare difference when American Airlines bumped her from first class to coach. Airlines have dozens of rules that confound and confuse travelers, …

    The Rules That Make Airline Passengers Crazy

    It took a lawyer to get Mary Ellen Duffy a full refund for the fare difference when American Airlines bumped her from first class to coach. Airlines have dozens of rules that confound and confuse travelers, who sometimes make extraordinary efforts to overcome them. Like American, United makes it difficult for passengers …

  • Tourism is booming in Canada, especially from the U.S.
    Tourism is booming in Canada, especially from the U.S. Insight

    For Canada’s smallest province, tourism is an important economic driver, adding over 7,700 direct jobs and $400-million in economic activity.

    Tourism is booming in Canada, especially from the U.S.

    For Canada’s smallest province, tourism is an important economic driver, adding over 7,700 direct jobs and $400-million in economic activity.

  • Here Are the Best Weekend Getaway Spots Throughout the United States Mic

    Check out these American hot spots if you've got the travel bug but work full time, too.

    Here Are the Best Weekend Getaway Spots Throughout the United States

    Check out these American hot spots if you've got the travel bug but work full time, too.

  • 5 Cheap Vacation Destinations to Make the Most of Your Summer Mic

    No trust fund? No problem. Here are some vacation ideas for the wanderlusting-with-a-budget types.

    5 Cheap Vacation Destinations to Make the Most of Your Summer

    No trust fund? No problem. Here are some vacation ideas for the wanderlusting-with-a-budget types.

  • Escaping to the warmth of St. Lucia Insight

    In St. Lucia, you have the flora, not the fauna, the gorgeous coastline but not the sandy shoals. You can be forgiven for being a little vague on the specifics when it comes to St. Lucia. St. Lucia doesn’t …

    In St. Lucia, you have the flora, not the fauna, the gorgeous coastline but not the sandy shoals. You can be forgiven for being a little vague on the specifics when it comes to St. Lucia. St. Lucia doesn’t do straight lines.

  • Get Your Mickey Mouse Mooncakes At Shanghai Disneyland IBTimes

    From a Mandarin version of “The Lion King” to the use of Chinese choreography, Disney says its new Shanghai park respects Chinese culture.

    Mickey Mouse Mooncakes? In Shanghai Disneyland

    From a Mandarin version of “The Lion King” to the use of Chinese choreography, Disney says its new Shanghai park respects Chinese culture.

  • Disney’s Great Leap Forward IBTimes

    Disney’s huge new $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland aims to defy China’s slowdown and Beijing’s crackdown on Western values, but with family ticket prices close to China’s average monthly wage, it won't …

    Disney’s Great Leap Forward

    Disney’s huge new $5.5 billion Shanghai Disneyland aims to defy China’s slowdown and Beijing’s crackdown on Western values, but with family ticket prices close to China’s average monthly wage, it won't be cheap.

  • The Search for the Perfect Beach: Exploring Anguilla Coastal Living

    A quest for the ideal leads to Anguilla, where 33 stretches of sand compete for top honors. 

    The Search for the Perfect Beach: Exploring Anguilla

    A quest for the ideal leads to Anguilla, where 33 stretches of sand compete for top honors. 

  • Bon appétit: Food tours dishing out unique experience in Saskatchewan CBC

    Enter Taste-It Food Tours. "As friends of mine came down to visit, we went on several of them and actually it was one of my girlfriend's ideas that we should be bringing this to Saskatchewan. Three years …

    Enter Taste-It Food Tours. "As friends of mine came down to visit, we went on several of them and actually it was one of my girlfriend's ideas that we should be bringing this to Saskatchewan. Three years later, Patti Rodger and Taste-It Food Tours now run food tours in Moose Jaw, Regina, Saskatoon, and Cypress Hills.

  • WestJet pays double compensation to passengers in error CBC

    A week later, they unexpectedly received a second payment from WestJet for the same amount. Border didn't hesitate to contact WestJet and report the error. WestJet admits it did indeed make a mistake …

    A week later, they unexpectedly received a second payment from WestJet for the same amount. Border didn't hesitate to contact WestJet and report the error. WestJet admits it did indeed make a mistake and it's aware of two cases of double compensation for flights out of Europe.

  • How 5 cities gave new life to old rail bridges CBC

    News that the City of Ottawa is considering spending $250,000 to install permanent gates to prevent pedestrian access to the Prince of Wales Bridge has been met with a fair degree of public criticism. …

    How 5 cities gave new life to old rail bridges

    News that the City of Ottawa is considering spending $250,000 to install permanent gates to prevent pedestrian access to the Prince of Wales Bridge has been met with a fair degree of public criticism. Jeff Leiper, no fan of Ottawa's plan to block the Prince of Wales Bridge, happened to be in New York this week, where he …

  • Tourism PEI using visitor photos to promote Island CBC

    The Island's tourism department says user generated content is the next big thing when it comes to marketing P.E.I. Brenda Gallant, Director of Marketing with Tourism PEI said times are changing when …

    The Island's tourism department says user generated content is the next big thing when it comes to marketing P.E.I. Brenda Gallant, Director of Marketing with Tourism PEI said times are changing when it comes to tourism marketing. "In today's day and age, more and more we're finding that you still need your traditional …