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Exploring Mexico City, one meal at a time

Exploring Mexico City, one meal at a time

The way to the heart of Mexico City is through your stomach. Boasting several restaurants ranked among the best in the world, the sprawling megalopolis is best experienced through its many flavors. It doesn’t hurt that the exchange rate is about 18.50 pesos to the dollar, enabling budget-conscious travelers to eat like royalty. A world away from the beaches of Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico’s capital spans a metropolitan area of about 25 million people, all of whom…

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4-legged Friends Getaway

4-legged Friends Getaway

Much as we’d love to, unless it’s a quick road trip, it’s difficult to take your four-legged friend on vacation with you. But there are lots of places you can go and make new furry friends, help them find forever homes and maybe even bring them home with you. Here are a few of our favorite programs. Kauai The Kauai Humane Society allows visitors to “check out” dogs for day trips to dog-friendly beaches and hiking trails. You get a…

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Top Christmas Markets in Europe

Top Christmas Markets in Europe

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Neighborhoods are all lit up, and there’s a chill and a holiday spirit in the air.  In Europe, that convivial feeling gets kicked up a notch with the advent of Christmas markets. They’re a great place to do a little shopping, grab a bite to eat and a mulled wine, and do some people-watching. Each city puts its own twist on the tradition, and it’s impossible to go wrong, but here are…

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Let’s get real about The REAL ID Act

Let’s get real about The REAL ID Act

One of the simplest ways to ensure a great vacation is having all the proper documentation. Everybody knows you need a passport to travel internationally, but several countries also require U.S. citizens to have visas to enter. For residents of certain states, it’s domestic travel that might get a lot more complicated in the coming year, thanks to varying degrees of compliance with the REAL ID Act. The last thing you want to do is show up at the airport…

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