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From crazy guest requests—like delivering a massive TV screen to a video-game addict—to life-or-death medical emergencies, these hotel concierges have seen it all. Hotel guests can be very particular, and nobody knows that better than a concierge. They are a cornerstone of any hotel’s daily operation. If the check-in desk and administrative departments are the
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Mexico is a rich destination for all manner of travelers—from beach bums to posh globetrotters to free-form adventurers. Here’s a look at the essentials for making your visit fun, safe, and inspiring. Mexico has topped many news feeds lately. But this is not a political story. Rather, it’s a story about the abundant reasons why
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With all the fine art, dining, and maritime culture you could want, Nova Scotia’s capital is an unexpected destination for year-round urban adventure. Situated directly north of Maine on the eastern seaboard, Atlantic Canada’s Maritime provinces—Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island—are perhaps best known for picturesque coastlines rife with lighthouses and fishing boats,
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You won’t believe how much you may be tossing away on vacation. Sure, vacation is supposed to be your time to relax, to recharge your batteries. But there’s a big difference between going with the flow and allowing yourself to be ripped off simply because you’re not paying attention. From your choice of restaurant to
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When it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth in NYC, there’s more than the Cronut, artisanal gelato, and trendy cupcakes that’ll do the trick. We hit nine bakeries that specialize in an array of treats you might not have tried before—but should. When it comes to sweets, New York City takes the cake. From passing
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From penguins and parrots to dogs and horses, these hotel pets will give you a warm welcome—and ensure a few smiles—during your stay. From rescue pups and fluffy cats to talkative parrots and a family of penguins, adorable animals are doing double duty at hotels around the country. Not only do they make guests smile
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America’s first National Park is a gorgeous and inspiring vacation destination in spring, summer, and fall. But a uniquely serene beauty takes hold during the long cold season. Join us on a photo tour of this spectacular winter wonderland. Yellowstone National Park, in Montana and Wyoming, is one of America’s most popular national parks, and
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You probably know Baja for party-hard Cabo, but this Mexican state (yes, it’s Mexico’s territory) has plenty on offer in the way of sports, family activities, and top-rate food and wine. Contrary to its name, Baja California is not actually located in California—it’s Mexico’s twelfth-largest state. Filled with a heady mix of mountain ranges, beaches,
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Your information will *never* be shared or sold to a 3rd party. Promise. Considered an integral part of the transaction process in many parts of the world, haggling often throws those of us from lands of fixed prices off-kilter. We walk away from market stands with sweat on our brow, festering feelings of frustration, and
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Courtesy randy09/myBudgetTravel It’s Tulip Time in Keukenhof Gardens, outside Amsterdam, one of the most beautiful places to see spring flowers! From Oregon to D.C. to Amsterdam and beyond, Spring 2019 will offer festivals and botanical gardens that surround you with the Technicolor gorgeousness of flowers in bloom. Can you feel it in the air? Spring
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