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Save Money on Your Next Cross-Country Road Trip with These Four Tips

Traveling across the country can be a great way to see amazing sites that you would not be able to experience otherwise. Traveling such a long distance can be very costly, though. The guide below walks you through a few ways that you can get the most bang for your buck when you travel across the country. Take the Time to Minimize Your Expenses While You are Away You want to be sure to minimize the amount of money that will be spent at your home while you are away to ensure you spend as little Read more [...]
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Elan Vacations – Know What to Expect When You Arrive at Your Vacation Rental

More and more people are considering vacation rentals rather than traditional hotel options when planning their vacations.  Vacation rentals offer many advantages over hotels – not only can you usually find more affordable vacation homes suitable for larger families, but you can also work with vacation rental specialists like Elan Vacations to arrange a vacation in the most luxurious homes in the area.  At the same time, vacations spent in private vacation homes may require a bit more planning Read more [...]
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Building NY’s Lincoln Tunnel – An Underwater Marvel

How do you build a transportation project that has to support more than 150,000 trips per day, all under water and be operating 100% effectively through New York’s harsh winters and brutal summers with no loss of efficiency or increased risk to the people using it? Slowly and with a team of committed experts. That’s how New York’s Holland Tunnel was built. Soon after the Port Authority of NY & NJ acquired the Holland Tunnel in 1930, New York and New Jersey authorized the agency to build Read more [...]
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Things to Ask to Avoid Vacation Rental Surprises

Vacation rentals are on the rise in cities all over the world, and offer a truly great way to get to know a new city by living like the locals. There are many advantages – and some adventures! – that come with getting off the beaten path, but if you are unprepared it can also be a bit frustrating. The major advantage of staying in a hotel is that you have 24-hour access to someone who can help you with things like sewing kits and medical assistance. Industry experts like Brian Ferdinand always Read more [...]
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Main Advantages Of Getting A New Car Loan

When faced with financial difficulties people from all around the world start worrying too much. It is very important that you understand that there are options available and there are financial institutions that can help you get out of the jam you are in. Have patience and do try to relax. Learn as much as you can about the opportunities available. One of them that is taken into account by those that need money fast to deal with some unexpected financial problems is the new car loan. That is what Read more [...]
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Is It Worth Using a Luggage Lock?

One of the worst things that can happen to a traveler is losing their luggage or losing some of its contents to theft. There’s nothing much you can do about a lost baggage than report it to the airline personnel and wait for it to be delivered to you. However, you can always take extra measures to ensure your belongings are protected, such as getting a luggage lock. Do theft regularly occur in airports? You may not know a lot of people who have been victims of airport/airline theft, but they Read more [...]
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What Not to Do in New Zealand

If you are planning on moving to New Zealand and starting a new life in this beautiful paradise, you have probably been doing your research on what to do when you get there. However, have you thought about what not to do? Here are some important things that you should avoid when you get to New Zealand: Do Not Smoke Indoors In New Zealand smoking is banned in pubs and restaurants, as well as on public transport or in public buildings. If you want to have a smoke you will need to go outside to Read more [...]
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Traveling In Miami Beach

If you're looking for a truly amazing vacation spot, then you're sure to be thrilled with Miami Beach. There is so much to do and see, and all at a year round temperature that guarantees you'll never be too cold to venture outside. In many ways, Miami Beach is the closest you'll come to a true tropical paradise in the continental United States. Why Travel To Miami Beach? If you're asking yourself, "Why should I travel down to Miami Beach?” the answer should be as follows: If you like sun, Read more [...]
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Common Challenges of Living and Working Abroad

London is a global city and living here sometimes means being presented with global opportunities. Professionals are increasingly being relocated to new offices in the continent and elsewhere abroad, often in emerging economies. We previously discussed some of the finer points of finding somewhere to live in London. This time we want to hone in on some of the challenges facing those not moving to the City, but away. Sometimes far away. Language barriers: Unless you’re being sent to a part Read more [...]
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5 Relaxing Places to Visit in the US

America might seem like a busy place - everyone always seems like they have somewhere to go and something to do. Does it ever slow down? Can anyone relax? Contrary to popular believe, there are a few places left in the US where you can take a vacation and, yes, finally relax. Whether you love the warm desert sun or the beach, there are a number of locations you can go to and finally take a load off. Moreover, you don't have to spend a lot of money either - a lot of towns and cities are eager for Read more [...]