Getaway Brigade

Air Travel

This post is Part 2 of a series about options for using a cell phone abroad. Click here for Part 1. If you own an iPhone, you likely have a hard time remembering life before it put the digital world at your fingertips. By now you’ve downloaded dozens of apps (only to regularly use a…

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This story was individually blogged about by Sharon and Bryce on their personal blogs. It has been adapted for the Getaway Brigade. Sometimes the everyday grind gets a little overwhelming, and even if you have a getaway on the horizon, the urge to escape can get really tempting. But what kind of people just up…

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Staying Connected in Austria

This post is Part 1 of a series about the options for staying connected by using a cell phone abroad . For Part 2, click here. Several years ago, some manta rays did me the courtesy of killing my phone. At the time I was upset and extremely inconvenienced—without a phone for a week for…

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New York Skyline

A little over a year ago, I went to Manhattan for an audition and I discovered that the cliche of falling in love with the Big Apple is a cliche for a reason. I became another one of those starry-eyed girls who decides, on the spot, and with no rhyme or reason, that it’s her…

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Flo's Cafe

In June of 2012, Disney unveiled two new lands in its Disney California Adventure park: Buena Vista Street and Cars Land. While both are remarkable and make a visit to Disney California Adventure more exciting than ever, Cars Land sets a new standard for Disney attractions and is by far the most exciting addition to…

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