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Georgia Travel Guide

Georgia Travel Guide

If you thought this would be a guide to the U.S. state of Georgia, then think again. This is a guide to the country of Georgia, which is located northeast of Turkey and south of Russia. If you know nothing about it, then you’re in the same boat we were before we visited.

But let me tell you: Georgia is a fantastic place to visit. Between the friendly people, beautiful scenery, delicious wine, and rich history, Georgia has something for everyone. Read on to learn about our favorite places to eat, drink, see, and stay in Georgia.

Note: We’ve organized this guide according to the different regions we visited during our trip.

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Paros Travel Guide

Paros Travel Guide

Paros was one of the two islands we visited during our trip to Greece, and we highly recommend it if you’re looking for a place to relax.

We loved how much there was to do on Santorini (the other Greek island we visited), but we also enjoyed getting a break from the hustle and bustle on calmer, less touristy Paros.

Below, you’ll find our favorite places to stay, eat, and see on the island of Paros, Greece.

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Santorini Travel Guide

Santorini Travel Guide

With its whitewashed buildings, stunning cliff views, and beautiful beaches, Santorini is the quintessential Greek island destination. We spent several days there during our trip to Greece, and we highly recommend it.

Below, you’ll find our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in Santorini, as well as some of the best areas to stay.

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Ireland Travel Guide

Ireland Travel Guide

Ireland is one of those places that we’d always wanted to visit, but never had…until recently. Now that we’ve been to Ireland, we can enthusiastically recommend it.

To help you plan your Ireland trip, we’ve put together this list of our favorite places to eat, drink, and do in the Emerald Isle.

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Barcelona Travel Guide

Barcelona Travel Guide

Often overshadowed by the larger and more touristy Madrid, Barcelona is a fantastic city in its own right and should absolutely be part of any trip to Spain.

If you’re planning a trip to Barcelona, you may be overwhelmed by all the city has to offer. To help you find your way, we’ve put together this guide to our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in Barcelona.

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London Travel Guide

London Travel Guide

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, London is a must-see for lovers of history, architecture, and British culture.

Because it’s such a big city, visiting London can be overwhelming. To give you some guidance, we’ve put together this list of our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in the UK capital.

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Asheville Travel Guide

Asheville Travel Guide

So many people had recommended we visit Asheville that we were concerned it might be overhyped. That was far from the case, however, as we discovered on our two visits two the city.

Whether you like craft beer, local arts, Southern cuisine, or outdoor activities, Asheville has something for you. Read on to learn about our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in this North Carolina mountain town.

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San Diego Travel Guide

San Diego Travel Guide

We’ve been wanting to visit San Diego for years, and it did not disappoint! We fell in love with the tacos, breweries, and consistently beautiful weather.

If you’re looking for things to do on your trip to San Diego, then this guide will help you out. Below, we take a look at the best places to stay, eat, drink, and see in this Southern California destination.

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Portland Travel Guide

Portland Travel Guide

We’ve been to pretty much every major city in the U.S., and Portland remains one of our favorites (if not our absolute favorite). We’ve been many times over the years, so much so that we’ve recorded multiple podcast episodes featuring the city.

If you’re going to Portland for the first time (or returning, we can’t blame you), this guide will take you through some of our current favorite places to eat, drink, and see. This guide also incorporates lots of recommendations from Portland local (and our good friend) Sean Ogle.

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Budapest Travel Guide

Budapest Travel Guide

Okay, so I know we have a lot of “favorite” cities, but we’re serious when we say that Budapest is one of our favorites. No visit to Eastern Europe is complete without a stop in this city of history and hipsters.

Below, we list our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in Budapest:

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Slovenia Travel Guide

Slovenia Travel Guide

Nestled amongst better-known countries such as Italy, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary, Slovenia is a place you may not know much about.

Though it’s only the size of New Jersey, it packs a lot of amazing things into one place. It’s one of Trav’s top 5 countries in the world, and we’re excited to share it with you.

Below, we list our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in Slovenia:

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Denver Travel Guide

Denver Travel Guide

We’ve spent a lot of time in the mountains of Colorado, but it wasn’t until recently that we made our way to Mile High City. We had a fantastic time in Denver, particularly in the hip RiNo and Five Points neighborhoods.

Below, we list our favorite places to eat, drink, and see in Denver:

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Austin Travel Guide

Austin Travel Guide

We’ve been traveling to Austin for several years now, and in that time we’ve seen the city change for the better. It’s now one of our favorite spots to visit (particularly to escape the frigid Philly winters).

Below, we cover some of our must-visit destination for any trip to Austin, including the best places for coffee, outdoor activities, and (of course) tacos.

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6 Rules to Crush Your Chase Reconsideration Phone Call

6 Rules to Crush Your Chase Reconsideration Phone Call

If you decide to play the frequent flyer game with any regularity, there will inevitably come a time that you will be denied a credit card. Even if you have a perfect credit score, low utilization rate, years of history with the card issuer and great standing, eventually you’ll end up with a denial letter or email. You may be tempted to hang your head and rue a missed opportunity to earn even more miles.

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How to Find and Rent Furnished Apartments While Traveling

How to Find and Rent Furnished Apartments While Traveling

The benefits of staying in a furnished apartment when traveling are innumerable – including lots of space, local insider knowledge, and the ability to stay in less touristy, more authentic neighborhoods.

However, finding a good apartment can feel overwhelming.

There are a lot of variables to consider, including price, location, cleanliness, and convenience.

This is where we come in.

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The Ultimate Guide to Packing a Carry-On Bag

The Ultimate Guide to Packing a Carry-On Bag

After years of traveling the world, we’ve come to an important conclusion: traveling lighter is better.

When you travel light, you’re so much more mobile. Whether you’re backpacking across Europe or rushing through the streets of Tokyo, bringing less stuff with you opens up more room for experiences.

And by far the best way to travel light is to pack only a carry-on. To many travelers, this will seem impossible; how can you possibly fit everything you need in a small rolling bag or backpack?

As you’ll see in this guide, however, it’s a lot easier than you might think.

And once you switch to carry-on only packing, you’ll wonder why you ever needed a big, bulky suitcase.

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7 Exciting and Affordable Hotel Alternatives

7 Exciting and Affordable Hotel Alternatives

It’s no secret that I prefer airline miles over hotel points by a wide margin. Why? When I’m traveling, I enjoy staying at places that provide a more authentic experience.

Not that I don’t have hotel points; I do. And don’t get me wrong, I’d appreciate a stay at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme or the Hilton Bora Bora Resort as much as the next person.

But while those places are amazing in their own right, as a general rule of thumb I look for alternative accommodation options when traveling.

Here are 7 ways you can stay in a place that offers a more interesting experience than the typical chain hotel, while also saving a lot of money.

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Maximize Your Miles: Understanding Stopovers and Open Jaws

Maximize Your Miles: Understanding Stopovers and Open Jaws

Learning about travel hacking changes your whole perspective on travel. Instead of being content paying whatever prices the airlines want to charge, you start to look for any way you can to get a better deal. In the beginning, this usually means using travel credit cards to quickly earn miles and then redeeming those miles for maximum value After that, you may look into ways to get cheaper accommodation, such as housesitting or signing up for a hotel credit card. If you’ve done all of that, then you’re already miles ahead of the typical traveler. But what if you want to take things to the next level? What if you want to visit multiple cities without paying for extra flights, or get a free mini-vacation on your way to another city?

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The 46 Best Gifts for Travelers in 2019

The 46 Best Gifts for Travelers in 2019

Every year, for the past seven years, we’ve scoured the globe to find the most unique, most useful, and best gifts for travelers on the planet (tough life, I know).

And in those past seven years, our annual “best gifts for travelers” guide has become one of the most popular travel gift guides in the world!

So if you’re struggling with what to get the traveler in your life, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered again this year.

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Pre-Travel Checklist: 24 Things to Do Before You Travel

Pre-Travel Checklist: 24 Things to Do Before You Travel

Everyone knows the last few days before a trip can be hectic.

Whether you are going to the beach for a weekend or traveling abroad for a month (or two, or three), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with all the tasks that need to be done.

To help alleviate a lot of stress and last-minute running around, we created this handy pre-travel checklist.

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