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Best Pocket WiFi for Travel – How to Get Cheap Internet in Europe

International Pocket WiFi – The Perfect Travel Wifi for Europe and Beyond Sponsored post Finding WiFi when you are traveling can be frustrating. The WiFi in hotels and vacation rental is often less than ideal. Roaming charges can put a serious dent in your vacation budget and hunting down free WiFi is not fun either. …

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Will Longterm Travel Insurance Actually Save You Money?

Is Longterm Travel Insurance Right for You? First off, I have to tell you that I am a big fan of travel insurance, whether for a single trip or longterm travel insurance. I had to have my wisdom teeth removed in China, and I was so grateful that my travel insurance covered the costs of …

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3 Reasons Why You Should Book Your Europe Vacation TODAY

3 Reasons Why You Should Book Your Europe Vacation TODAY Thank you, Travelocity for sponsoring this post on EuropeUpClose about why you should book your Europe Vacation TODAY. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Travelocity, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Do you have vacation plans for this summer yet? Summer …

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29 Things You Should Never Forget to Pack On Any Trip – Holiday Packing List

Holiday Packing List Don’t Forget To Pack These On Your Next Trip A Holiday Packing List can be super helpful, especially when you are as scatterbrained before a trip as I am. Whether you are a seasoned traveler or packing your bags for the first time, reading some tips by travel experts and their recommendation on their …

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The Ultimate Winter Packing List Europe

The Ultimate Guide: Packing List For Europe Winter Glittering icicles hang from the cathedrals of Florence. Powdery snow is dusted across the mountains of the Swiss Alps. Tiny cups of coffee are served in the cafes of Paris and Glühwein will warm you up at the Christmas Markets in Germany. Europe in winter is an …

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Sailboat Charter vs. Mediterranean Cruise: Which one is right for you?

Sailboat Charter vs. Mediterranean Cruise: Which one is right for you? Are you thinking about exploring Europe on a Mediterranean cruise? Cruising is a great way to get a taste of Europe, but if you want a more intimate trip, a Sailboat charter might be a better option for you. I recently went on a Sailboat …

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Best of EuropeUpClose in 2017 & A Big Reveal for 2018

A Year in Review & A Big Reveal for 2018 2017 is coming to an end, and like most people during this time of sparkly lights, festive parties, and scrumptious Holiday buffets, I like to reflect on the past year. Was it good? Was it bad? What can I do better in the coming year? For …

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10+ Travel Books That Take Your Heart to Europe

10 Travel Books that take your heart to Europe Choosing the best travel books that take your heart to Europe is not an easy task. Some of the most inspiring manuscripts that capture the spirit of the old continent are not available in English. And yet, authors around the world write volumes about this part …

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