From the monthly archives:

December 2008

At the confluence of the Moselle and Rhine rivers in the lovely city of Koblenz, Germany, stands a large monument called Deutsches Eck (German Corner).  Originally dedicated to the empire of Kaiser Wilhelm I, its partial destruction in WWII led the remnants to serve as a memorial to German unity until 1989.  It was rebuilt by [...]

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Holiday flights on the mind?  Upgrade: Travel Better has a great post with five tips for well-prepared fliers — if your flights are delayed or cancelled, following Mark’s advice will reduce your chances of being stranded.
Since I’ve already got my airline’s customer service number memorized (in case of emergency), I took action on Mark’s #2 tip:
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December or no, things aren’t always roses and sunshine in the world of a no-budget traveler. Being human (and not just a blogging robot), even an “expert” is also bound to make mistakes. After the jump, I share three recent travel planning misadventures and the lessons learned from each. Share your own [...]

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