Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rick Steves’ Guide Books: Priceless

I’ve visited four cities in Europe now, and I have to say that without the Rick Steves guide books, I would have been lost–literally and figuratively.  Rick Steves is an expert on European travel, and his guide books are a … Continue reading

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Roma Pass Saves Time & Money

If you’re going to spend more than one day in Rome, buy the Roma Pass. For €25, you get free admission to two tourist sites and a discount (about 30%) at many more of the most popular attractions, and … Continue reading

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Booking hotels online: Watch out for 3 things

Booking hotels online is convenient and easy–that is how I book most of my hotels–but here are 3 things to watch out for. 1.  Rates–it used to be that you could always find the lowest rate available online.  But that’s … Continue reading

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