How to Find the Best Vacation Souvenirs
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It would be hard to imagine a trip that didn’t involve a little souvenir shopping. From the mass market, cheaply made trinkets sold in shops or by hawkers who chase tourists on foot to the higher end, unique, … Read More

The Educated Traveler: Empower Yourself to Save Your Vacation
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For many of us, opportunities to travel are few and far between. In the USA, the average worker earns only ten vacation days a year, which means every moment spent away from work has to count. Adam and … Read More

1 Day in Panama City, Panama
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True to form, Adam and I didn’t have a lot of time to explore Panama City. Our trip to Panama was a true weekend trip; we left in the late afternoon on a Friday and were back home … Read More

Transiting the Panama Canal: One Day, Two Oceans, Three Locks
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When the alarm went off at 5:15 AM—only five hours since I laid my head on a pillow, weary after a night of bad weather and delayed flights—I jumped up as if it were hours later, as if … Read More

A Day in Pennsylvania’s Amish Country
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It took Adam and I about three hours to make the drive from our home in the Washington, DC area to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. A three-hour drive is just short enough that we don’t usually break up the … Read More