7 Surprising Things You Can’t Carry On A Plane

Anyone who flies in the U.S. knows about the TSA’s 3-1-1 rule for liquids. And common sense tells us that you can’t carry obvious weapons like a gun or sword on a plane. (Or most of us anyway – the TSA seized nearly 4000 guns from carry-on bags at checkpoints in 2017.) But besides the

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Visiting Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Paris

Nobody’s ever accused me of being a fashionista. But if you are, or just like me are an aficionado of fashion history, there’s a new museum in Paris that should be on your must-do list: Musée Yves Saint Laurent. This small new addition to the Paris museum scene is the first museum in Paris devoted to

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Sainte Chapelle: Hidden Jewel Of Paris’ Ile de la Cité

In the midst of the historic Ile de le Cité in Paris, tourists can find an impressive gothic church. It features stunning stained glass windows, including a beautiful rose window, and has seen nearly a millennium of royal and religious history. If you’re thinking that this sounds like Paris’s world-famous Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, you’re

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Digital Layout | It’s a Great Big World

I’m on a flight to Paris today, headed for the Creativeworld show in Frankfurt. So I thought I would share the next page in my digital travel scrapbook – since it’s the page about taking this same flight last year! I love taking pictures of the airplanes I fly. It’s where the journey really begins!

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7 Must Have Travel Apps for Flying

Traveling is an entirely different experience now that we have a world of information at our fingertips via our smartphones. With the right apps, we can enhance our travel experience – or just stay a step ahead of travel disasters. One of the most stressful parts of most trips is getting there and back, especially

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Pros & Cons of Visiting Paris in Winter

I’ve been to Paris in winter twice now. The first time – a few more decades ago than I’d like to admit – I was maybe 11 years old. My main impression of the Eiffel Tower from that trip was that I was cold and unimpressed by the view. (What can I say…I was just

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