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Archived Since:May 7, 2010

Blog Post Archive

A Review Of HotelsCombined: A Hotel Search Engine For Hotel Booking Sites

21 hours agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Hotel booking sites are generally a cluster of links, rates, and options that are often more overwhelming than useful. Eventually you stumble on to a hotel with a decent rating and low rate, simply to end the laborious search process. Show More Summary

There Are 8 Cities Left: Vote For Your Final Four In The Best City 2017 Contest

3 days agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Over the past 3 weeks your votes have eliminated 56 cities from 2017 The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament. Now there are a remaining 8, all with strong support, and ready to get into the Final Four. Those of you who nominated cities...Show More Summary

How American Expats Can Lower (Or Eliminate) Their Taxes Back Home

This is a guest post by Olivier Wagner, a Certified Public Accountant, U.S. immigrant, expat, and perpetual traveler who preaches the philosophy of being a worldly American. In his new book, U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans, he usesShow More Summary

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament 2017 Is Down To A Sweet 16

This has been a weird tournament so far. The Second Round of Best City 2017 last week resulted in 3 ties (the most ever in a round and second most in a tournament) giving me tough tie-breaking decisions. Vancouver, Taipei City, and Kuala Lumpur’s excellent street food move to the final 16 cities. Show More Summary

How To Protect Your Phone And Privacy When Traveling Across International Borders

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

You are traveling in a world that’s getting smaller while at the same time carrying more information about yourself than at any time history. As international travel becomes easier, more and more travelers are confronting the legal reality that many rights you may have in a country don’t apply at the border. Show More Summary

Slash This Group Of 32 Cities Into 16, By Voting In Second Round Of Best City 2017

2 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The first round of The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament 2017 last week was an interesting one of big wins and close losses. Vancouver defeated Quebec by a vote and a tie between Reykjavik and Rio de Janeiro meant I got to tie-break. Show More Summary

It’s Time To Vote In The First Round Of The 2017 Best City To Visit Travel Tournament

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament is an annual month-long contest here on this site, where 64 cities nominated by readers are cut in half by your votes every week in March. Until there is only one left. The person who chose the...Show More Summary

How Taxes Change When Americans Go Abroad

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

This is a guest post by Olivier Wagner, a Certified Public Accountant, U.S. immigrant, expat, and perpetual traveler who preaches the philosophy of being a worldly American. In his new book, U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans, he usesShow More Summary

How To Track Steps Using Your iPhone (Hint: It’s A Built-In Feature)

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Many of you want to track the number of steps you’ve taken during the day or know the distance you’ve covered sightseeing. Activity trackers like Fitbit are good options, but if you’re an iPhone user mainly interested in tracking distance and steps, this functionality is already built-in your phone. Show More Summary

Win $600 By Telling Me Your Favorite City For This Year’s Best City To Visit Tournament

last monthLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The Best City To Visit Travel Tournament in an annual contest on this site where 64 cities are matched up and eliminated by weekly reader votes. You tell me what city you think is the best in the world to visit to and if it wins, I’ll...Show More Summary

How To Get To The Top Of Tirana, Albania’s Mount Dajti By Cable Car

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Albania’s capital city Tirana doesn’t have the reputation of being the most beautiful, but I ask you to try agreeing with that from the view atop Mount Dajti overlooking the city. Something more objective however is Tirana’s ad-hoc system for pretty much everything, including public transportation. Show More Summary

Simple But Powerful, Currency Is An Essential App For International Travelers

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

For nearly as long as I’ve been traveling with a (then) iPod touch, now several mobile phones, there’s been one app so consistently useful I’ve overlooked how integral its become to my travel routine. Currency is a free app for Android and iOS that lets you convert between multiple currencies, easily and offline. Show More Summary

Are Wow Air Deals Worth It?

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

You may have seen recently a lot of seemingly spectacular deals from Wow Air, a low-cost airline based in Reykjavik, Iceland, that offers transatlantic flight deals for less than $99. Those deals seem worth it (answering the question above) of course, if they are what they seem upfront. Show More Summary

Is It Safe To Travel To Turkey? [Updated: Jan. 2017]

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Around a year ago I originally wrote whether it was still safe to travel to Turkey, a question I get regularly in my inbox. A lot has changed over the past year – and not for the better – with more attacks, a coup attempt; many people have stopped bothering to ask altogether. It’s a […] The post Is It Safe To Travel To Turkey? [Updated: Jan. 2017] appeared first on foXnoMad.

How To Stick To Your 2017 Travel Resolutions

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

“Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you’re going to be right.” -Muhammad Ali There’s a really big problem with New Year’s resolutions – namely, that most of us don’t keep them. And when it comes to travel, making plans...Show More Summary

A Review Of The World’s Thinnest iPhone Charging Case: ChargeTech ThinCharge

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The ChargeTech ThinCharge is a such a simple piece of technology, it’s hard to appreciate how useful it is, until everyone who sees it asks you about it. ChargeTech sent me a ThinCharge for the iPhone 6s, which I’ve been using for the past few months. Show More Summary

The Best Credit Card For Travel Perks? Chase Sapphire Reserve Review

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Writing about a specific credit card offer isn’t something I thought I would ever be motivated to do but the Chase Sapphire Reserve card is an incredibly enticing offer for travelers who take as little as one flight per year. In other...Show More Summary

Use This Tip To Save Yourself Up To An Hour When Landing At Havana’s International Airport

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The first thing almost all tourists will need upon arriving in Havana, Cuba’s Jose Marti International Airport, is cash. This is particularly true for Americans, whose ATM cards won’t work; nationals of other countries have no guarantees either. Show More Summary

This Is A Picture Of The Very First Starbucks

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

Although I didn’t know it was at the time, this grainy photo of the original Starbucks is one of the worst, but first, from before foXnoMad was even a concept. For some reason taking a picture of every Starbucks I came across (and/or Bill Gates) became a personal photographic scavenger hunt. Show More Summary

Do Airfare Booking Sites Offer Different Prices Based On The Device Or Browser You’re Using?

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

There is a lot of evidence that airline booking sites and airfare search engines offer different pricing to people based on their location – more specifically, by country. There is less evidence for, but many more rumors of, airlines manipulating prices based on the physical machine you’re searching from (e.g. Show More Summary

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