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What Do Glitter and Bomb Residue Have in Common?

Glitter

Not very much.  But the trait they have in common is that they show up the same when you are going through a TSA check point. I don’t shy away from glitter generally, but I also usually have pre-check.  Dulles’ pre-check line was closed this morning, and rather than send ...

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A Quest to Create a Gluten-Free Guide to the World

Do you or anyone you know deal with food restrictions? Whether it’s you or your friends, family, or coworkers, get ready for your next trip to be a little easier. Anna Sonnenberg of Gluten-Free Jet Set has just launched a worldwide gluten-free travel guide. Over the next year, she’ll travel extensively to research ...

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Things You Forget to Do When Traveling

My #1 thing I forget to do? Eating my vegetables! To hold myself accountable, I’m making sure I tweet out the vegetables I’m eating each day.  This post is holding me doubly-accountable. That way, I won’t go 3 7 14 days without eating vegetables again. Here are some of my ...

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Travel Tips to Make Your Trip Easier

Here’s a round-up of travel tips over the last couple of years.  Feel free to bookmark/favorite to use as a reference later! Planning Keeping Track of All Your Loyalty Programs Why You Should Always Join the Hotel Loyalty Program for Where You Are Staying How to get the best deals ...

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Keeping “a breast” of Favorite Posts

One of the fun things about the contest we ran was seeing what people’s favorite posts were.  There was a common theme I noticed among some of them… Here are some of the posts linked to by entrants: How My Breasts Terrified a Farmers’ Market   Can You Smuggle Wine ...

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Cake in the Ass. and Other Russian Tidbits

Reporters arriving at Sochi have been tweeting astonishing photos of the conditions in their hotel rooms.  View from the Wing linked to quite a few of them. But there are a few things that I’ve seen on twitter that have made me go, “Ah, you haven’t been to Russia before!” ...

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Why would you set your passport on fire?

Back when the United States Passports started using the RFID chips, there was a lot of controversy about them.  There was a worry that bad guys could read these chips and steal your information, so the internet started getting filled with the recommendation that you microwave your passport to kill ...

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