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Pick the Airbnb That Looks Like a Real Home

Disruption is messy. That’s the point—a business rethinks the rules of its industry and forces everyone to scramble and regroup, including customers. Now every purchase you make becomes a choice between two kinds of economy. Buy all your books on Amazon and your local bookstore could disappear; order Seamless…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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5 Venues In Thailand Every Man Must Visit

For guys having issues in their home countries—or even those just seeking new adventures—there’s perhaps no better remedy than a trip to Thailand. Unfortunately, many newbies get sucked into the pay-for-play trap or get stuck in the lackluster, mainstream tourist areas such as Khao San Road or Phuket. As a half-Thai “Luk Khrueng” and dual citizen […]

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Pack Smarter, Not Lighter, With These Discounted Carry-On Bags and Organizers

Packing for a trip is almost always a recipe for disaster and contemplating every mistake you’ve ever made in your life. Pick up one (or more) of these organizers and bags during Amazon’s one-day sale and save yourself the headache of trying to fit a trip’s worth of clothing and tech accessories into one bag. […]

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The Best Montreal Tips From Our Readers

In this column, we always get great recommendations for bars, restaurants, and attractions. But this week Montreal residents and frequent visitors also gave us great tips for interacting with locals, navigating the city, and even getting into the country from the U.S. You can read all 89 comments on the original post,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Vincent Laforet Presents a Stunning Aerial Showcase of Los Angeles

In recent years, talented photographer Vincent Laforet has showcased incredible aerial views of major American cities such as New York City and Las Vegas. Now, following a previous trip to Los Angeles, Laforet returns to the City of Angels for another dazzling visual exploration. This time around, Laforet employs video documentation for his latest aerial […]

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The Self Check-in Screen is the Most Germ-Infested Part of the Airport

After a particularly rough battle with some disease I called the flu but was probably an epic cold earlier year I’ve gotten pretty obsessive about watching what I touch in public places. I also carry around antibacterial wipes whenever I fly (a habit I’ve had for years), and immediately wipe down my tray table,…Read more… […]

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What You Should Always Carry in Japan

Japan is a great place to visit, especially for first-time international travelers. It feels completely different than western countries, yet totally familiar. I recently got back from a trip there, and while it wasn’t my first visit, I still learned a whole lot. Mainly, I figured out what kind of items are best to…Read more… […]

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How to Get a Secret Engagement Ring Through Airport Security

It’s “proposal season,” as much as such a thing exists. And if you plan a surprise proposal during your next trip, you don’t want to expose the engagement ring to your partner while you both go through airport security. So you need to pack it carefully.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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All of Your Mysterious Hotel Fees, Explained

“What is a resort fee, exactly?” my friend asked, driving away from our quaint Palm Springs motel. We received a bill with a long, confounding list of taxes and fees. Too lazy to decipher each item, we paid without really knowing what we paid for. You’ve probably been there, too, so let’s explore what’s included […]

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San Francisco Will Wipe Thousands of Marijuana Convictions

Following the legalization of recreational marijuana in California, San Franciso will retroactively apply the new law to past criminal cases by expunging or reducing misdemeanor and felony convictions going back to 1975. District Attorney George Gascón has stated his office will dismiss and seal over 3,00 misdemeanor convictions, which will also affect individuals with related […]

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