Readers offer their best travel tips – Lifestyle – Times Record

Planning to hit the road for some fun family times this fall? Travel has been severely curtailed over the past months, but as things open up now and in the future, make sure you pack these tips to help save time, money and maybe even a few frazzled nerves.

Photocopies Just In Case

Before you leave, make two photocopies of everything in your wallet, both front and back (credit card,

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6 Wisconsin hotels voted among best in country by Conde Nast Traveler readers

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EVERYDAY CHEAPSKATE: Readers offer best travel tips | Leisure

Planning to hit the road for some fun family times this fall? Travel has been severely curtailed over the past months, but as things open up now and in the future, make sure you pack these tips to help save time, money and maybe even a few frazzled nerves.

PHOTOCOPIES JUST IN CASE: Before you leave, make two photocopies of everything in your wallet, both front and back (credit card,

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Readers’ travel tips | Everyday Cheapskate

Planning to hit the road for some fun family times this fall? Travel has been severely curtailed over the past months, but as things open up now and in the future, make sure you pack these tips to help save time, money and maybe even a few frazzled nerves.

Before you leave, make two photocopies of everything in your wallet, both front and back (credit card, driver’s license, medical insurance

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Vote – Limelight Hotel – Best Ski Hotel Nominee: 2020 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards

 

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USA Today Readers Name Wyndham Rewards Best Hotel Loyalty Program for a Third Consecutive Year

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Wyndham Rewards, the world’s most generous rewards program spanning more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally, today announced it has once again been named the best hotel loyalty program in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards and that its Wyndham Rewards® Visa® Card has been named the best travel and hotel co-branded credit card.

This marks the

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Hotels of Pyongyang: New book takes readers inside North Korean capital’s colorful accommodations

Hong Kong (CNN) — For many travelers, spending a lot of time in a hotel means you haven’t properly gone out and enjoyed a destination.

For James Scullin, who has visited the Hermit Kingdom eight times, hotels were the highlight of the trip — and one of the only ways to get to know locals in a social setting.

That’s the premise of his new self-published book “Hotels of Pyongyang,”
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Favourite UK museums and galleries: readers’ travel tips

Gallery: JFK’s townhouse and other historic homes for sale (Lovemoney)



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Winning tip: Old friends in Birmingham



a man and a woman standing in a room: Gilding the lily … a Monet painting being hung at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham.


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Gilding the lily … a Monet painting being hung at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham.

I recently visited the newly reopened Barber Institute of Fine Arts at Birmingham University (free but advance booking essential). It was the last

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The UK’s best forgotten ruins: readers’ travel tips

Gallery: Take our quiz: guess these landmarks from their close-ups (Love Exploring)



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Winning tip: Pagan significance, Dorset



a group of people in a field in front of a building: Circle time .... Knowlton church, near Wimborne, Dorset.


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Circle time …. Knowlton church, near Wimborne, Dorset.

Knowlton church may be the only church within a pre-Christian earthworks circle in the UK. Not only is it spectacular – in a small-scale way – it is also accessible and usually quiet

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10 of the best autumn woodland walks: readers’ travel tips

Gallery: Beautiful photos of canals around the world (Espresso)

Winning tip: rainforest restored, Snowdonia

The word rainforest conjures images of a rich diverse flora and wild creatures. But you don’t have to travel to Costa Rica to see it; Celtic rainforest sounds and is just as exotic. The Atlantic oak woods of the Ceunant Llennyrch nature reserve raise the spirit and are home to more than 400 species of moss

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10 holiday highlights of this strange summer: readers’ tips | Travel

Winning tip: Beer and a bike ride, Flanders

We decided to try a trip to Belgium, as it isn’t a particularly long drive and it doesn’t get too hot – or so we thought. Flanders is a brilliant place if you like cycling or walking. It also – we found out – is excellent for beer and food. At the beginning of August, Flanders was steaming hot and glorious in

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Humor is serious topic at Readers & Writer’s Festival

Jessica Cohen
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MILFORD, Pa. – Bob Eckstein could joke before he could talk, he says, recalling how, as a toddler, he would be propped up on a couch, then slowly lean to one side, which would draw someone to prop him back up. But when they stepped away, he would lean again, restarting the cycle that brought him attention.

Later, when he could both talk and sit

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UK parks and free public gardens: readers’ travel tips | Parks and green spaces

Winning tip: Menai marvel, Bangor

Treborth Botanic Garden in Bangor, north Wales, is owned by Bangor University and sits beside the beautiful Menai Strait at the gateway to Anglesey. The Wales coastal path passes through, and it is very popular with locals and visitors alike. It has not only stunning outside areas, including a Chinese garden, but also glasshouses (though these are still currently closed to the public). An army

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New book takes readers inside North Korean capital’s colorful accommodations

For many travelers, spending a lot of time in a hotel means you haven’t properly gone out and enjoyed a destination.



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But in North Korea, the opposite is true.

For James Scullin, who has visited the Hermit Kingdom eight times, hotels were the highlight of the trip — and one of the only ways to get to know locals in a social setting.

That’s the premise

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10 of the best motorway stop-offs: readers’ travel tips | Food and drink

Winning tip: woods and waterfalls near Swansea

We discovered Penllergare Valley Woods off junction 47 of the M4, en route to Tenby. What a delightful find – its on-site cafe has ample parking, delicious snacks, cheerful staff and sparkling clean toilets. As we sampled our treats on the terrace overlooking an amazing garden, the resident robin accompanied us and shared crumbs. Later, we took a leisurely walk around the woods,

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Aggressor Adventures Honored With 79 Reader’s Choice Awards from Scuba Diving Magazine

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AUGUSTA, Ga.–()–Aggressor Adventures, leading adventure travel company, has been awarded 79 Scuba Diving Magazine 2021 Reader’s Choice Awards with an impressive 34 award lead over the runner up. The publication’s annual Reader’s Choice survey gives thousands of Scuba Diver Magazine subscribers and online users the chance to voice their opinion on their favorite dive destinations operators, liveaboards, sites and more.

“We made a commitment

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The UK’s best forgotten ruins: readers’ travel tips | Travel

Winning tip: Pagan significance, Dorset

Knowlton church may be the only church within a pre-Christian earthworks circle in the UK. Not only is it spectacular – in a small-scale way – it is also accessible and usually quiet enough to enjoy either walking the circle or exploring the site around the derelict flint church which served the now-abandoned village of Knowlton. There are two large yew trees adorned with ribbons,

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Best adventure tour companies in 2020, voted by readers

In a year where social distancing has become the norm, outdoor adventure travel has exploded in popularity. 10Best set out to find the best adventure tours – boats, helicopters, rafting trips, hot air balloons, trains, kayaking and cycling excursions – and adventure travel companies to help you plan your ultimate trip. After four weeks of voting, we have our winners.

Click on each category below to see the full list

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