Flights to These 20 Cities Are Going to Get Hella Cheap in June

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Summer is here! Excited, aren’t you? Like, so excited you want to get out and write a song about it, whether it involves the back of your neck getting dirt ‘n’ gritty, or love that happened too fast, or Bradley on the microphone with Ras MG. Whatever it is about the warmest months of the year, summer inspires song lyrics like Florida inspires weird news stories. And what better way to express the sheer joy of June than getting out and exploring the world?

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How To Get Paid To Travel The World

Ever dreamed of having a career that would allow you to travel the world — and get paid for it? The annual Women’s Travel Fest is an event that gathers the best and brightest in the travel business, women who have forged careers that pay them to explore. I caught up with a handful of these women, from writers to executives, and found out their tips for how to create your dream travel job. And guess what? These women make it sound pretty easy.

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Travel Secrets: Have More Fun, Less Hassle On Your Next Vacation

I love active travel and am a big fan of ski trips, bike trips, and lots of other adventures, but the one thing these and many other sport-centric vacations, from golf to snowboarding, have in common is the hassle factor of traveling with gear. And even if you are just taking a relaxing vacation, luggage has increasingly become one of the most annoying parts of the travel experience, as airlines continue to raise prices and charge fees, in some cases even for carry-ons. This practice was at first limited to smaller deep discount carriers who make up for low prices with all sorts of extra surcharges, but now even the major carriers are selling no-frills tickets – think of it as “economy minus” – that doesn’t allow a carry-on.

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Is ‘DNA tourism’ the next travel trend for millennials?

Scotland receives hundreds of thousands of heritage tourists per year

The desire to track down our genealogical background is nothing new, and is particularly popular among American and Canadian tourists. Research suggests that 23 per cent of long-haul visitors to Scotland travel there to track down their Scottish ancestry. On Visit Scotland’s last count in 2012, this amounted to 213,000 trips per year.

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Nashville’s coolest hotel is also Nashville’s coolest music studio

Nashville’s reputation as the Music City just got a little more established thanks to a new pair of writing rooms-slash-recording studios, which just opened in one of the city’s top boutique hotels.
The Hutton Hotel, in the West End neighborhood, added two Writers Studios complete with state-of-the-art recording equipment in December 2017.

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Five Best Practices For Travel Tourism Websites

People’s travel tastes have changed in recent years. More people are open to new experiences. The number of people opting for solo travel has dramatically increased compared to our parents’ generation. People are also willing to spend more money if the experience is worth it, which is good news for travel websites. If you can give travelers the right information at the right time, you are more likely to make a sale.

 

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