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Get Daily Snippets of the Previous Day’s News Free

I randomly stumbled across this service, which has been great. I tend to get most my news from Twitter which can be dangerous.  It means I’m getting the most trendy news out there only. theSkimm is a quick, daily newsletter (aside from weekends) that gives you a rundown of all the ...

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A Major Change to My Travel Habits

Nope, I’m not pregnant. One of my favorite things to do when traveling is to try all the different cuisines and cocktails at my destination. And take photos of everything, of course. Mmmm…. But I’ve been dealing with some autoimmune issues lately.  In my last appointment with my doctor, he ...

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Do We Inherently Trust Those We’re Flying With More?

Recently,  a passenger went on a crime spree on an airplane, stealing the flight attendant’s carry-on and a passenger’s passport and credit cards. This story got passed around a lot.  I saw it showing up on my Facebook feed pretty often, with friends warning everyone to keep a better eye ...

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Find the Cheapest Drinks Near You, Stat

A friend and I were just out to drinks and confessed we always try to snag happy hour at our favorite restaurants. This made me think about my favorite app.  Happy Hour by GoTime. Available on both Droid and Apple The app will look around you and tell you where all the cheap drinks ...

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Why I Stopped Using TripIt to Organize My Travels

TripIt was highly recommended to me by some of my friends. It keeps tabs on your travels and alerts you if it doesn’t think you’ll make a connection. The pro-version even pulls up alternative flights. I went all in on the pro-version. After using it for some time, I’m definitely not ...

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