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Why you should talk to strangers on vacation

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Do you know where to find a three-eyed lizard? Or what the “tubmen” were responsible for in a whisky smuggling operation? Or how the Taiwanese chefs who prepare xiao long bao manage to put their delicious soup inside the dumplings? I learned all these things by doing something my mother warned me against: talking to strangers.

I’ve traveled pretty much every way you can think of: solo, with a partner, with friends and with my extended family. I have backpacked, crashed in dive hotels and indulged in high-priced accommodations.

As a former director of marketing for an educational travel company, I have read lots of “trip reports”— the post-trip evaluation forms that travelers fill out telling the operator what worked and what needed improvement, which experiences

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Why Buying Property in These Vacation Destinations Could Be a Great Investment

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Real estate in general has long been a way for Americans to generate wealth. However, most Americans don’t venture outside of their primary residence when it comes to investing in real estate.

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Owning a rental property in a hot market can generate both long-term capital gains and immediate cash flow. In many areas, rental income can far exceed the cost of the mortgage on the property. This means that you’ll essentially be paid to own a property as it appreciates in value. However, to reach this investment nirvana you’ll have to pick properties in hot areas that generate consistent rental income. Here’s a list of five areas that do exactly that.

30A, Florida

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VacationYou aren’t the common sized family and also you want to go on vacation. So what are your options? You got here to the proper place!!!

What an ideal lens with so many fantastic vacation concepts. Like you I was fortunate to have a household that liked to journey and I’m afraid I actually have the ol’ wanderlust myself. 5 bookmarked and lensrolled. This is my final enjoyable and attention-grabbing tip and idea that I wish to share with you. This thought is actually in your little kids who wish to splash within the sea water with you. As dad and mom you can do it too, simply help them to get pleasure from their seashore vacation.

This time round we could not do the traditional Disney vacation however my sister is super excited to check out the new Harry Potter World (her buddy went not too long ago and … Read more

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