How to Find Affordable Accommodation in London

by phil August 31, 2014 Tips

As both a destination and a travel hub, London is one of the world’s most visited cities. With world class attractions, plenty of history and non-stop cultural events, it’s not surprising that London attracts such a high number of yearly visitors. Unfortunately, London also has the reputation as one of the world’s more expensive cities. […]

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A Trip to London in Autumn

by phil August 24, 2014 Tips

London needs no introduction. The city is both a travel hub and one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. While many travelers visit London in the summer, autumn can actually be a much more attractive season for many reasons. In this post, we will explain why you should consider a trip to London during […]

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How to Travel Overland in Style

by phil August 21, 2014 Tips

Windows down. Radio on. A panoramic view of a constantly changing landscape. Few things are better than the quintessential road trip. But a road trip takes some planning, and you will want to work out all the nuts and bolts before you hit the interstate. In this post, I’ll share a few tips to make […]

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The Power of Platinum

by phil July 26, 2014 Tips

The American Express Platinum Card is a great card for frequent travelers who are budget conscious. It provides cardholders with tremendous travel perks and benefits every year. You will earn one point per every dollar spent on the American Express Platinum Credit Card and two points for every dollar spent on travel through American Express […]

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Your guide to travelling from Heathrow Airport

by phil July 20, 2014 Tips

Let’s be real. Heathrow is a nightmare. We can take a moment to be charitable. It is, after all, one of the top 5 busiest airport in the world. They have a lot of planes to get in and out, and it could be much worse. Also, the floor to ceiling doors on the bathroom […]

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Is French West Africa Expensive as a Traveler?

by phil May 26, 2011 Tips
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Many of the countries in West Africa are former French colonies. The currency used in these countries is the FCFA (Franc Communauté Financière Africaine), more commonly known as the CFA (pronounced seefa). Tied to the Euro at a rate of roughly 640 CFA to 1 Euro, the CFA currency is often cited as the main […]

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