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For over twenty years, TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab, has been collecting money saving travel tips as a travel producer for high profile television programs and also as a road warrior of business travel. In addition to traveling around the world, she has flown all over the country to produce and direct video shoots and live television productions. She has produced on location from Caesar's Palace on the Vegas Strip to Universal Studios Hollywood to the beautiful island of Oahu.

She loves sharing her insider travel secrets on how to get the best travel deals. Marianne helps you discover a world of ways to see the world on almost any budget with the latest travel tips on how take vacations you never thought you could afford at prices that seem unbelievable.

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Vacation Planning - Five Essential Travel Tips

Travel tips and secrets for vacation planning from a TV Travel Producer who has traveled to 22 countries. Her vacation planner tips will save you time and money on your vacation.

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Airline Luggage Fees

Comprehensive chart on airline luggage fees so you can evaluate the best travel deal on an airfare.

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Wine Tasting Tips

I've had a lot of fun visiting wineries, talking to vintners, and tasting wines throughout the California Wine Country! And I have some wine tasting tips for you!

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United States - Vacations:
Destination Resource Guide

Need in depth info on United States vacation destinations? I've put together a great resource guide of travel sites that will get you all the info you need!

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Destination Resource Guide"

Hotel Loyalty & Credit Card Reward Programs

Hotel industry consolidation may have created some confusion about which hotel brands belong to which frequent-stay programs, if any.

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Venice, Italy: A Movie Location Vacation

I don’t know about you but I’ve often fall in love with a location that I’ve seen in a movie. These films inspired me to travel Venice, Italy for a movie location vacation.

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Best Travel Songs Ever: My Top Five Picks

TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab, shares her picks for the Top Five Best Travel Songs Ever. Perspective from a producer's criteria for scoring video.

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Statues from Around the World

Almost any town or city you visit around the world has unique statues or sculptures in public areas. Here are some I've captured in photos.

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New Mexico Road Trip: Top Places to Visit

New Mexico is known as the land of enchantment and it gets its nickname honestly. Find out what the top attractions are in this state for your road trip.

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The Temple Steps in Jerusalem

Journey to Israel where the Bible comes alive.

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Best Travel Deals

The latest discounts and promotions for airlines, hotels, rental cars, train travel, travel attractions, guide books, travel gadgets and accessories and much more.

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Trip Insurance for Cruises

Whether you're booking cruise vacations or going abroad, you do not want to forget about trip insurance. Don't dismiss the idea of travel insurance or it could cost you big bucks.

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Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory

A comprehensive Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory with links to all tourism offices all over the world.

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Travel Safety Tips

Don't let your vacation be ruined by being a victim of a crime. TV Travel Show Producer has street wise and common sense travel safety tips.

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Carnival Launches Ocean Medallion to Replace Keys, Wallets, and Tickets

Carnival Corporation made history at the Super Bowl of trade shows, CES. Carnival launced the Ocean Medallion that replaces card keys, your wallet, and even for your tickets when you cruise.

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Online Travel Sites Resource

Resource guide to booking online at hotels, travel sites and more.

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The reality of "The Needle's Eye" even in the 21st century

Comment on: The Eye of the Needle. Whether a narrow gate in Israel or an actual needle of our time, Jesus' assertion that a rich person will hardly make

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New York City Attractions: Snapshots of Five Must See NYC Places

As a former New Yorker, here are five of my favorite New York City attractions in photos.

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Five Things You Will Love About Hogsmeade Village

I love Hogsmeade village cobblestone streets, snow-capped roofs & British architecture. All aboard Hogwarts Express at Universal Studios Hollywood for five things you'll love about Hogsmeade:

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park in Northern California is a very popular travel destination. It's no wonder the park is swarming with tourists from around the world during peak summer months.

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Hamilton Grange House in Harlem, New York

The Hamilton Grange House is located in Harlem, New York and is Alexander Hamilton's final home. Enjoy a photo tour of this historic home.

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Driving Safety Tips on Road Trips: Dealing with Distractions While Driving

Road trips may be cheaper than flying but are they safer? Once you review the basic driving safety tips for your road trip vacation, here are life saving tips to avoid distractions while driving.

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Embassies & Consulates Around the World

A complete directory & search engine to connect you to Embassies, Consulates websites & addresses, and how to handle lost or stolen passport s overseas.

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Ten Bonus Vacation Photo Tips

Vacation photos are the best souvenir of any trip and TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab, shares some photo tips for the best vacation pics.

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Fall Travel Deals for Greater Fort Lauderdale

Fall is here, but in case you’re missing the summer weather, ’tis the season for fall fun in the sun and some great off season travel deals. Travel Mom, Emily Kaufman has fall vacation ideas.

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Monaco Tour: A Day in the World's Second Smallest Country

Monaco is the second smallest country in the world. The tiniest is Vatican City although they are often referred to as states. Monaco, famous for the Monaco Grand Prix and the Grand Casino.

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La Creperie Cafe, Long Beach, CA

After a fun day at the Los Angeles Travel & Adventure Show in Long Beach, a group of travel gal "tweet peeps" and I trolled the streets of downtown Long Beach, California, for a foodie experience.

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San Francisco Transport: GoCars - A New Way to Get Around Town

Forget the cable cars, rent a little yellow GoCar and see the city by the bay in a unique way.

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Domestic Airline Fees

Domestic airline fees are out of control. No longer can you buy an airline ticket and assume anything is included for the purchase of air fare. Check out airline fees before you purchase your ticket

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Travel Technoloy: How Smartphones Are Changing How You Travel

Is there a downside to travel technology? There can be if you're smart phone suddenly becomes brain dead due to a lifeless battery. Tips you need to know in the techno world of travel.

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park - Six Things You'll Love About It!

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is home to 2,600 wild and endangered animals that live in free-range enclosures and has over two million visitors each year.

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Peru - Machu Picchu

Peru - One must have seen Peru to believe it. To explore Machu Picchu, the eternal city which is declared one of the Seven modern Wonders of the World

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El Santurario De Chimayo in New Mexico

El Santurario DeChimayo in New Mexico is known as the Lourdes of the U.S. due to stories of people being miraculously healed by its holy dirt.

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Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

I never get tired of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. If you get caught in NYC on a rainy day, then head over to Fifth Avenue and 81st Street.

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Southwest Airlines Emergency Landing: Story Unfolds on Twitter

This was an April Fool’s Day to remember for passengers and crew on board a Southwest Flight from Phoenix to Sacramento on April 1, 2011. Read how story unfolded on Twitter with Twitpics.

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Best Travel Songs Ever: For Planes, Trains & Automobiles

If you’re doing some road trip planning you don’t want to forget the best travel songs ever. Music is truly the soundtrack of our lives and every road trip needs a soundtrack.

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#FriFotos: Warm Pools

As an active member of the Twitter community I'm honored to not only be asked to co-host #FriFotos this week, but to share with you some cool photos as we all share this week's theme: Pools.

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Best Kept Travel Secrets for Weekend Getaways & Vacays

Most people don't know that when you take youre vacation determines if you're going to get a great travel deal or not. TV travel show producer, Mariane Schwab, shares some insider secrets.

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Road Trip Planning: Travel Tips

Top 10 road trip planning travel tips from TV Travel Show Producer, Marianne Schwab. Find out insider secrets to having a fabulous road trip plus money saving tips.

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Car Rental Safety Tips

Many of these car rental safety tips may seem like common sense, they are here for a reason: because people have not followed these car rental safety tips and have found themselves in trouble.

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Postcard from Venice: Nutella Window Display is a Chocolate Lover's Dream

While strolling through the streets of Venice, I stumbled upon a chocolate lover's dream - a window display of Nutella in giant jars.

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Airfare Deals to Hawaii

Airfare deals to Hawaii have been on a major increase due to the number of domestic flights to the islands this year, making flights more affordable than they've been in years.

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The Hollywood Sign

The Hollywood Sign in Hollywood, California has become an icon synonymous with the entertainment world and this industry town.

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Cool Hotel Pools

What's the one thing we all love when we travel? Cool hotel pools, of course. Here are some from Puerto Rico to San Diego.

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Best Airport Movies

Air travel has evolved a lot since Wilbur Wright took his first flight and even more when passenger air travel became an every day affair. Here is an eclectic mix of best airport movies.

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How to Budget Travel Regardless of Your Destination

There are many destinations that people consider off limits because of their supposedly high costs. This article will explains strategies & tips for traveling on a budget regardless of a destination.

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Searching for Santa at the Arctic Circle

Searching for Santa at the Arctic Circle was a wonderful experience. Enjoy this photo essay from an ABC-TV video shoot with Peter Greenberg.

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Cruise Vacations: Sun Safety Tips for a Vacation Day in the Sun

TV Travel Show Producer shares five essential sun safety tips for a day in the sun. Don’t let cruise vacations be ruined with a bad sun burn.

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Pompeii, Italy: Dogs that Live Among the Ruins

I have been fascinated with Pompeii, Italy since we first studied about it in history class and when I an opportunity to visit it, I was captivated my its current residents - the dogs of Pompeii.

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Save Up to 55% on Theme Parks

Admission fees to theme parks and local tourist attractions can really add up and max out your vacation budget, but you can save up to 55% on theme parks with Go City Cards. I've used these for several vacations and saved hundreds of dollars. Just one of my many best travel deals tips you'll find on this website.
~Marianne Schwab


Avoid Jet Lag

You're packed and ready to go on vacation, so now comes the most important issue at hand: avoiding jet lag when you arrive at your destination. A survey by Conde Naste said that 93% of travelers get jet lag but you don't have to be one of them if you use my tips. ~Marianne Schwab


Top Travel Mistakes to Avoid Now

I have put together a list of the top five travel mistakes people make that translate into paying too much for a vacation no matter where you book your trip (through a travel agent, airline or online). ~Marianne Schwab


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