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6 Important Tips for Travelers to Brazil


While Brazil is a major metropolitan city, its infrastructure is not necessarily user friendly - as many discovered during the recent Summer Olympics. However, this does not mean your trip needs to be stressful. With a little pre-planning, you never have to stray from that vacation feeling. 


Obtain a Tourist Visa

To enter the country, citizens of a number of countries (including the USA) must get tourist visas affixed to their passports - and they're not

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Packing Cubes - The Ultimate Bag Organizers

9009089466?profile=originalIt is well said that packing cubes are the ultimate bag organizers! Packing cubes are various types of organizational pouches for travel purpose that are meant to help you to have an organized and efficient suitcase.

These smart bags maximize the space in your bag so you can fit in all your belongings in an organized and efficient way using minimal space. Let's figure out how!

What is the need packing cube?

Going on a long tour can be very tedious. You need to know what to pack, how to fit it all i

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OK, for those who travel a lot, you probably have the packing game down to a science. A routine. You know what to take, how much to take and how to pack it.

Maybe you can skip this article.

But, if images of jumping on your suitcase as your partner quickly snaps the locks shut, or sitting on the thing while you’re doubled over tying the straps is your version of packing, then this primer on how and what to pack may be helpful.

Remember the adage:  “Pack half of what you think you need and bri

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From From Kaleel
How To Be A "Perfect Packer" And Avoid Airline Baggage Charges

Every time an airline adds a fee for a checked bag, visitors to jump. And so does the site's revenue.

With baggage and other fees layering costs to airline tickets, previously mundane questions like how to pack, what to pack, and how can I pack everything I need into one bag, become a mantra for cost-conscious travelers.

Every traveler wants to be a perfect packer, and 3,500 daily visitors to OneBag think they
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Key Strategies for Easy Packing


The most challenging aspect of travelling is packing. Forget about language barrier, cultural differences or anything else. Packing is where the real struggle lies. If you're like me and you can never get a suitcase to close however much you try, here are some invaluable tips to help you through one of life's greatest challenges: how to pack a suitcase.

1. Don't over-pack. I cannot stress this enough. Make a list of all the essential things you'll need during your journey. Then revise that list a

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Anyone who's ever travelled anywhere is aware of a little thing called Murphy's Law of Travelling. Murphy's Law of Travelling states that the longer the distance you have to travel, the higher the likelihood you'll forget to pack something essential. It works like clockwork. The best way to avoid it? Make lists, stick to the lists, double-check the lists, and never let go of the hand of your son if he happens to be named Kevin and resembles a young Macaulay Culkin. Here's a helpful list to help

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10 Tips for Packing Almost Perfectly

If images of jumping on your suitcase as your partner quickly snaps the locks shut, or sitting on the thing while you’re doubled over tying the straps are your version of packing, then this primer on how and what to pack could be for you.

Remember the adage, “pack half of what you think you need and bring twice the money?”

It’s true. But my favorite is this: If you pack it, then  you carry, pull or lug it.

If you’re traveling to see friends or family, you can probably borrow stuff if you’v

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Voluntourist Packing Tips

“I'm very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place. I never change a rule. I hardly use anything in the hotel room. I wheel my own wardrobe in and that's it.” - Charlie Watts. How you pack when you leave home for volunteer work, will determine how you get off to work on your project. Many volunteers, especially first time travelers, have a problem in knowing what to carry with them abroad, and how best to do their packing. Add to that the hustles of the airport and being in

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Are you tired of dragging your luggage through the airport? Frustrated that it tips over and won't turn when it's supposed to? Does it irk you when you have to stuff your carry-on in the overhead bin by pushing and shoving?

Well, if so, maybe it's time for a Nakation. Yep, you got it, a naked vacation. Just think, you'll never have to pack again! You won't have to worry about baggage charges or airport security - you'll be free in more ways than one!

The American Association of Nude Recreation (AA
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Luggage Leaves Clues

I have always loved the saying,  “success leaves clues.” Here’s a new saying along that same line: “luggage leaves clues.” What exactly am I talking about?

As I’m settling down to write this, I’ve just gotten into my comfy clothes…sweatpants and a t-shirt. Not just any old t-shirt, but a genuine SkyTeam t-shirt. I donned my slippers with the fancy ‘F’ on them – my comfy Fairmont slippers. I put my book to the side (I’m reading Tim Ferriss’s updated version of The 4-Hour Workweek), marking my pag

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