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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Arthur Frommer Online

October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off · Tips & Tricks, Travel Website

The founder of Frommer’s Guides is still writing about travel in his personal blog, but this is far from a corporate blog to promote his business. It’s about travel: how we travel, the travel industry, travel trends, and great travel deals.

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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: Yankee Magazine Foliage Maps

October 5th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, Travel Website

One of the best resources for life and travel in New England, Yankee Magazine, is also my favorite resource for planning New England Leaf-Peeping adventures.

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Tuesday Travel Website of the Week: ITA Software’s Flight Search

September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Travel Website

Developers of the search tools used on major travel powerhouses, have had a had flight search tool available to the public for years.

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A Brief Review of India Travel Guides

September 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · Destinations, Know Before You Go

I shared with you my process of selecting travel guides here. Having just gone through this, I thought I’d share a brief review of the guides I browsed before making my purchase decisions. The three big areas of differentiation between publishers and series seem to be: background & context, destination information, and logistics. Largely in the order I pulled them off the shelf, all of these are guides for India.

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Know Before You Go: Travel Guides

September 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Know Before You Go

How do I choose what guide I will buy when there are so many different ones? I’m not loyal to any single series or publisher. I look for the right guide for the destination and type of trip I am taking.

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