The best “Barrio” in Buenos Aires, La Boca

Hi to all, This is my first post, so i will introduce myself, I’m Matias from the Last Minute Travel team. Altough I mainly deal with Europe I want to give you some useful tips for the neighborhood of La Boca which is located in the city of Buenos Aires were I was born. One of the “must visit” places is “Caminito” right beside the seaport, a colorful street with lovely local people, you will be able to...

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How to Avoid Jet Lag

Jet Lag is caused by changes in your circadian rhythm. The symptoms vary from person to person. In general, women seem to be more susceptible to jet lag than men and younger people tend to get jet lagged worse than older people. Some common symptoms of jet lag include dehydration (if you are traveling by plane from the dry air), fatigue, disorientation, grogginess, insomnia, irregular sleep patterns, loss of appetite, nausea, upset...

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In Madrid, with nothing but my health

Gone – my iPod, camera, passport, wallet with my license, cash, every credit card, really, any card with my name on it was gone. I was in Madrid, Spain for a tradeshow and with nothing to link me to my actual identity, I had 16 hours to catch my flight and, hopefully, maintain my identity, credit rating, etc. Long story short, at the tradeshow, I put my bag behind the booth for 3 minutes while typing an email on my blackberry. When I...

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What you Should Know About Rule 240

If your flight has been canceled and you are stranded at the airport or if your flight is delayed and is going to cause you to miss a connecting flight, Rule 240 can come in very handy. Basically, the rule guarantees passengers certain rights that the airline is obligated to abide by. This rule is for US. airlines and does not apply to airlines outside the US. A few things to note before booking a flight with an airline when looking...

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Road Trip Planning Tips

If you are thinking about taking a road trip, preparation is key. Here are six Road Trip Planning Tips: Get your car thoroughly checked and serviced before you leave. Inquire ahead about service facility locations just in case the area has a few service centers, especially if you are driving a rental vehicle. Mark your route on a map in a distinct color and make notes of interchanges if you will be changing roads or directions. Plan...

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