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Oct 20, 2014 11:10:17 AM Shelley Laverty General, Tips, travel

Although we were exhausted from the long drive late Saturday night, we were filled with excitement and anticipation as we arrived in the sleepy little village. If only our gas tanks had been so full!

We managed to get to the petrol station on fumes the next morning, only to discover it was closed on Sundays. No worries, we thought, as we ...

Forget your toothbrush? Only arrive with one sock? Don't sweat it, IDEAS is here to help!

Whether you arrive at your destination and discover you forgot to pack something important or end up paying extra baggage fees, learning the packing lessons the hard way is something most of us travelers have had to go through at one time or another.

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I grew up in the smallest town in Pennsylvania and used to think that the hour-long bus ride into Pittsburgh was a journey to the ends of the earth.

Remember those commercials  that featured The World’s Most Interesting Man? Those Dos Equis ads were intended to be both humorous and outrageous. (I mean, seriously, my party banter never changed foreign policy. Has yours?) The ad agency says its rational for the strategy was, “ He is a man rich in stories and experiences, much the way the ...