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Navigating the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is an annual pageant held the first week of October every year since 1972. From it’s seminal beginnings it has […]

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House-sitting: A Traveller’s Best Friend

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Whether you’re a traveller or not, house-sitting is a service that provides a wide range of benefits for the greater good, for all that are […]

Blog, Food & Drink, Observations, Transportation, U.S.A.

4 Epic Southwest Road Trips

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What is it exactly about a road trip through the American Southwest that evokes such wonder? What is it about this part of the country […]

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20 Things To Do In New Mexico

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Although it is almost 20 years since we lived here, there is a feeling of coming home every time we cross back into New Mexico. […]

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A Room With a Review: Hotel Atlanta, Mexico City

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We Drifters are constantly amazed with the surfeit of really decent accommodation deals that are to be had on the road, and we love pointing […]

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The Best Travel VPN and Why You Need One

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A VPN (virtual private network) service like TorGuard is an essential on-line security feature more and more people are using. They are affordable (see our TorGuard […]

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10 Budget-Savvy Tips for Van Life

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Not all vans are created equal and sometimes the lack of certain amenities can give rise to a little ingenuity. Add to that a dash […]

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Tourist Pricing: Why It Is Wrong

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Travelers often pay a higher admission price to a site or attraction in a developing country (or in their own country) than a local would. […]