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8 Tourist Traps that Don’t Live up to the Hype

Photo: MK Feeney/Flickr If you're a traveler, chances are that at some point you've spent time at tourist traps. What defines a "tourist trap?" To me, it's a "must-see" attraction that is rather underwhelming given the time, money, and hassle you must invest in seeing it. I don't think all major attractions are tourist traps. Some are…

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Paris is Always a Good Idea… Even for the Weekend!

Paris is a city that many people dream about visiting, and with good reason: it's beautiful, fascinating and filled with delicious pastries (or at least that's one of my top reasons!). But thanks to new budget airlines flying from the U.S., Paris doesn't have to be just a dream anymore. In fact, you can do…