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2 Days in Batumi: The Ultimate Georgia Border City Itinerary

Located on the border of northeastern Turkey, Georgia is the perfect destination for those who want to experience history amidst green mountains and towering skyscrapers. As a popular holiday destination, especially in summer, Batumi impresses its visitors, as I was surprised to see how the mix of ancient and modern leaves traces of the transition …

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Traveling to Europe soon? 6 tips that will help you save money and avoid misfortune

This summer, tourism in Europe resumed — and Europe was not ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages have led to massive queues and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, hotel and taxi prices have risen. In addition, there were record temperatures that caused roads, airport runways and railway tracks to buckle, leading to further disruptions. Our family …

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These are the best products and services to help make travel more convenient

High cumulus clouds cover the view below in this image from the window of a passenger plane in flight … [+] east after departing from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, located about halfway between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Robert Alexander/Getty Images) Getty Images Travel in 2022 is characterized by excitement, with canceled flights, …

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A strong dollar makes travel to Europe very attractive right now—with one important caveat

Faced with record high inflation and interest rates, many Americans cannot afford to travel right now. But for those lucky enough to make it, this could be the perfect time to book a trip to Europe. The British pound fell to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar on Monday, while the euro, which fell …

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The cost of travel has increased, but travelers are not canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk isn’t what it used to be. Instead of sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now focus on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation that could derail the much-needed return of summer travel in 2022. According to analytics firm Sprout Social, conversations about travel on Twitter dropped 75% from …

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Can Nantucket survive the stress of year-round tourism?

Last summer, the line at Nantucket favorite Black Eyed Susan’s on India Street was often snaking, but it was worth the wait. A small, unassuming and slightly quirky space, it’s popular with both longtime island visitors and year-round visitors alike. However, co-owners Susan Handy and Jeff Vorster were unable to open this summer. The problem …

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6 new rules for smarter travel in Europe

This summer, tourism in Europe resumed, but Europe was not ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages have led to massive queues and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, hotel and taxi prices have risen. In addition, there were record temperatures that caused roads, airport runways and railway tracks to buckle, leading to further disruptions. Our family of …

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Three common travel disasters and what to do about them

It article reprinted with permission from NerdWallet. Air travel is a mess today, given the onslaught of delays and cancellations this summer. On-time arrivals have not been this low since 2014, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. In the first six months of 2022, more than 20% of flights departing from US airports were …

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Liz Weston: 6 new rules for smarter travel in Europe

This summer, tourism in Europe resumed — and Europe was not ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages have led to massive queues and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, hotel and taxi prices have risen. In addition, there were record temperatures that caused roads, airport runways and railway tracks to buckle, leading to further disruptions. Our family …

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Orlando’s new terminal is a $2.8 billion tourism boost for Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP). Visitors to Orlando International Airport’s new terminal may want to wear sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat. The sunlight streaming through its high-ceilinged windows doesn’t just peck at passing passengers—it practically overwhelms them, as if they’re spending the day at the beach. What you need to know With the opening of Terminal C, …

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