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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) is an essential on-line security feature more and more people are using. They are affordable, easy to use and are […]

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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. […]

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Blackstone Hotsprings, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico: The Ultimate Soak and Sleep in the Desert

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Birthdays come but once a year, which can be a good thing on so many different levels! Setting aside our daily budget of $15 each, […]

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4 Things That Drove Me Crazy South of the Border

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Travel is my passion; just the thought of where to go next and how to get there is enough to make me unbearably wonderful. I […]

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Driving In Baja Mexico: 4 Repairs In 48 Hours

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The Transpeninsular Highway on The Baja Peninsula is certainly a road just about any vehicle can safely traverse. Do you need a 4 wheel-drive vehicle […]

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Driving Across America Part IV: A Broken Van, White Sands and Foreign Lands

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As we continued our way south from Colorado, complete with new tie rods, Fiona and I were looking forward to some time in New Mexico. […]