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The 3 Biggest Mistakes Every Traveler Makes

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Every Traveler Makes

The 3 Biggest Mistakes A Traveler Makes Most travelers think that having the ability to get to a destination and stay wherever they like are the mo...
Listening Versus Hearing When Traveling

Listening Versus Hearing When Traveling

  photo credit: peter pearson As travelers we make the time and effort to go to a country and to mingle with the indigenous people of that country ...
Diversity in The Traveler’s World – Respecting One Another

Diversity in The Traveler’s World – Respecting One Another

As travelers we are very quickly thrown into a diversity of cultures and have to mesh with different backgrounds.  It is not an easy task to know what to say and how to act without offending someone while abroad.
Before You Leave - Savings, Pensions, SSA Benefits, IRAs

Before You Leave - Savings, Pensions, SSA Benefits, IRAs

One of the first things you do when planning your trip is to tell your bank that you'll be traveling and the dates/countries where you'll be. The last thing you want is your bank freezing your credit because they see foreign activity on your ATM card. Make sure to get your bank's international number loaded into your phone so you have a  toll-free number you can call overseas to report any loss immediately.