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The TSA Rules

The TSA is the United States Transportation Safety Administration and it is currently responsible for inspecting all passengers along with any items they intend to carry onto all commercial airliners taking off from U.S. Airports. TSA also operates inspections at some foriegn airports for flights coming to America. After our Sequined Top post we got […]

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Cruise Ports of Call Europe Tips & Tech

Cruising From Athens Port Of Piraeus – A Guide

Athens International Airport is a good distance east of Athens with the port of Piraeus even farther away. Still there are a number of options for getting to your cruise ship on your own, especially if you plan to spend some timein Athens before your cruise. Athens Airport to Piraeus Port by Bus The cheapest […]

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Europe Tips & Tech

Prague’s Main Train Station

Prague Central Train Station Navigating Prague’s Main Station Both arriving and leaving Prague by the Main Station can be somewhat confusing, but it isn’t as bad as first impressions usually suggest. The station is very large with three main levels including North and South platform areas. Entrances to the station are on two levels that […]

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Magazine Tips & Tech Travel News

Travel Magazine Vol. 2 No. 7

In This Issue Using Credit Cards When Traveling Debit Cards And Travel Finding Bathrooms July 2022 Travel Tips Converting Cash And Using Credit Cards Plastic money is now one of life’s major conveniences but when traveling internationally there are a number of places where you need to know what to avoid to prevent getting ripped […]

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Europe Tips & Tech

Visiting Budapest Summer 2022

We love Budapest and were eager to return, so when a chance presented itself we were off. This city has everything from the worlds most beautiful cityscapes, incredible historic sites, amazing shopping districts and a lifestyle that includes lots of outdoor cafes. If you come to Budapest an absolute must is a walk along the […]

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Europe Tips & Tech

Athens Metro • Visiting The Acropolis From Piraeus

Visiting the Acropolis from the port of Piraeus Greece An easy trip from the port of Piraeus into Athens for a visit to the Acropolis is inexpensive and takes about forty minutes each way. The main Piraeus Metro station is located at the back of the port itself and is a fifteen to twenty minute […]

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Emergency Travel Kits

We’re getting back to traveling and we’re heading to Europe in just a few days, so it’s time to pull out our travel packs and take inventory. Our trips are usually about two weeks to over a month and we always carry our emergency kits. Often the contents can seem trivial but experience has taught […]

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Cruising Tips & Tech

Considering International Travel Insurance

A recent incident and a conversation with a traveling friend highlighted the confusion and importance of international travel insurance. To begin most people consider travel insurance too expensive and on top of that they see it as very confusing and there’s truth in those beliefs. Please note that this is written with a focus on […]

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How To Beat Jet Lag

Jet Lag – The Curse Of Traveling In the last dozen or two years we have made a number of international trips. There have been times when we hardly experienced jet lag at all, but a few trips took days to recover. Our experience has taught us a few things including what causes the worst […]

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Some Flying Health Advice

Keeping Safe While Flying Note: In the times of the Covid pandemic there is actually a bit of good news for air travelers. First, people are much more aware of the risks of contagion when flying and the airlines are taking more precautions. Also with all the emphasis on mask wearing you will no longer […]