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The Best Reykjavík and Iceland Travel Tips From Our Readers

The key to Reykjavík is the rest of Iceland, according to the generous readers who gave their travel advice for this week’s Hack Your City. “You’re not going to Reykjavik to see Reykjavik. You’re going to Reykjavik to see Iceland,” says jjdebenedictis. “Reykjavík proper can really be done in a day or two,” says …Read […]

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Tell Us Your Reykjavík Travel Tips

Do we all have that one friend who won’t stop talking about Reykjavík? “Ooh, I miss Reykjavík. Reykjavík changed my life. Maybe I’ll move to Reykjavík. Did you know I got stuck in Reykjavík for two months due to volcanic activity?” We get it, friend, you’re very sophisticated and Icelandic and swaddled in furs. Now…Read […]

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The Best Shanghai Travel Tips From Our Readers

Of all the destinations we’ve covered so far on Hack Your City, Shanghai might have the most surprises for Western visitors, as many readers described in Monday’s comment thread. This ancient city, now a technological and financial hub and popular travel destination, is full of unexpected juxtapositions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Sydney Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week Hack Your City went down—and also under—to Sydney, Australia. We asked for tips on visiting Sydney, and what sets it apart from other popular Australian cities. “Melbourne is more like San Francisco, while Sydney is more like L.A.,” says reader Outtacontext. Here’s some of the best advice we got about the…Read more… Continue […]

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Our SUV Obsession May Be The Cause Of Rising Pedestrian Deaths

Despite dozens of cities proclaiming a goal of zero pedestrian deaths in recent years, the death toll continues to skyrocket on America’s streets. According to a new study released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration pedestrian deaths have skyrocketed 46 percent since 2009, far outpacing the also…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Best San Antonio Travel Tips From Our Readers

We’ve got San Antonio travel tips! First off, while you don’t have to take a whole tour of the Alamo, at least take a look while you’re in the neighborhood. “Take your photo in front of it,” says b1gdon5, “and walk around the courtyard in the back for history displays, documentary videos, and live historical…Read […]

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Tell Us Your San Antonio Travel Tips

Forget the Alamo—what else is good in San Antonio? We’ve already taken Hack Your City to Houston and Austin, but San Antonio is the country’s seventh-biggest city, and it gets over 30 million visitors a year. What do those visitors miss if they just do the greatest hits?Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Dublin Travel Tips From Our Readers

Our Dublin readers were generous and friendly with their tips this week (so friendly that as New Yorkers, we’re worried we’re being conned). Several readers posted long guides with all kinds of suggestions; head to the original request post to read them all. We’ve collected the highlights below.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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The Best Charlotte, NC Travel Tips From Our Readers

“People are much more friendly and polite than they were in NYC,” says reader Jeebs, one of the biggest contributors to our thread of Charlotte, NC travel tips. That might be a low bar, but friendly Charlotte readers (including some redditors from /r/Charlotte) left over 100 comments listing the best of their city.…Read more… Continue […]

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Tell Us Your Charlotte, NC Travel Tips

The city of Charlotte is growing faster than it looks, according to Wikivoyage’s extensive guide to the city, and it’s retained its Southern charm and friendliness while taking in an influx of residents from all over the U.S., and all over the world. Let’s see how that charm extends to visitors, and hear your best…Read […]

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