Author Archives: Brad Christensen

Impressions from an ACYPL trip to Vietnam

This is the first of a two-part series I’m doing on my experience as a delegate from the American Council of Young Political Leaders to Vietnam and Malaysia.  ACYPL is a nonpartisan nonprofit organization, internationally recognized as the pre-eminent catalyst for … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to Travel

You don’t need reasons to travel.  Your own desire is reason enough, but I spent some time reflecting on some of what travel has provoked for me and I felt like it was worth sharing. To Laugh It was a guys’ … Continue reading

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Copy My Trip: Paris to Munich in 9 Days

Many people are intimidated by the thought of planning a European vacation – and even more intimidated by the thought of having to pay for it.  But what if you could just plagiarize my trip and do it almost-free?  Suddenly it becomes … Continue reading

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Travel to Europe: You’re doing it all wrong

Thousands of you, no, hundreds of thousands of you will travel to Europe this year.  You’ll pay big money for flights.  You’ll go in the summer.  You’ll fly in and out of the same location.  You’ll travel by train.  You’ll … Continue reading

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An 8-night trip to Costa Rica all planned for you

One of our long-time WW followers asked us to put together a Costa Rica Itinerary for him.  Planning something like that sounded like way more fun than everything else I’m supposed to be doing, so here I am, dedicating my … Continue reading

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Newbie questions about almost-free travel

A reader recently asked us these questions and we thought our response would make for a great post.  Here are the questions and our responses: 1) For a “newbie” like me, what are the top 3 or 4 cards you’d … Continue reading

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Planning Your First Cruise Tips: Dos and Don’ts

Throw a dart at a spinning globe and if it lands in the blue, chances are there’s a cruise ship which sails somewhere nearby. As a means of choosing an itinerary for your first cruise, this probably isn’t the most … Continue reading

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