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GoNOMAD writers have tips for a safe and happy trip.  Travel Desk is where we keep our most useful and informative stories, not about specific destinations but about travel tips, travel trends, and the kind of good practical information you need for a safe and happy trip. 

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New York Times Travel Show: Wherever You Want to Go This Year, Start Here First!
Travelers can learn all about exotic destinations, travel resources and the finest tours, hotels and cruises at the NY Times Travel Show February 26-28 2010 at the Javits Convention Center in New York ...
New Travel Gadgets to Keep you on the Move
travel gadgets: Devon Magoon reviews ten new travel related products including tent pegs, flint strikers, cell phone chargers and even a hands-free unbrella.
The Latest Travel Gadgets
The latest travel gadgets.
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Know Your Rights: Airline Passenger Rights: GoNOMAD MINI GUIDE
Know your rights:Airline passenger rights:Gonomad mini-guide.
Top Tips for Travel in Europe
Top tips for travel in Europe.
Airport Parking
Convenient Airport Parking... Just A Mouse Click Away. By Arline Bleecker I don't know who said, "Getting there is half the fun," but as far as I'm concerned, that per ...

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Finding A Bathroom Around the World
Mei Mei Thai writes about The Bathroom Diaries, a website that rates bathrooms all over the world.
How to Avoid Altitude Sickness
Kathi Calahan and Kevin Manley report on the steps you can take to avoid altitude sickness.
Staying Fit While You Wait For Your Flight
Staying fit while you wait for your flight.
Travel Photography in Guatemala: Some Things to Know From the Pro on the Go
Paul Shoul| Advice on taking better travel pictures from a professional photographer
GoNOMAD MINI GUIDE: Preparing for Extended Travel
GoNomad Mini Guide: Preparing for extended travel.
What Airport Codes Mean
Roy Barnes explains the origin of many unusual three-letter airport codes - new orleans airport code
Getting Sick in China: A Traveler's Challenge
The author gives advice on what do to do when you get sick in china.
Vegetarian Dining Around the World
The author describes ways of finding good vegetarian meals while traveling abroad.
Travel Prep: 12 Tips on Getting Prepared for Long Term Travel
Travel Prep: 12 Tips for Getting Prepared for long term travel.
Freedom from Travel lists
Tim Leffel explains how to throw away your travel to-do lists and enjoy your trip.
Travel Safety and Security in a Changing World
Travel safety and security in a changing world.
Airline Bankrupcies: What they Mean to GoNOMAD Travelers
Edward Hasbrouck explains what airline bankruptcies mean for travelers.
More Revelations About Strange Airport Codes
Airport Codes: what are the origins of the many different codes we use to refer to US airports? There is a story behind each one.
Tips on getting a Tourist Visa
Tips on getting a visa.
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