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What's it like inside the 9/11 Memorial Museum that opened at the former location of the Twin Towers last month?
Many of us who were living in Manhattan on September 11, 2001, feel no urgent need to visit the 9/11 Memorial Museum that opened last month. In fact, a neighbor of mine in New Jersey whose son perished in the...
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Yes, you can afford a trendy #NYC #hotel! 
These Manhattan hotels are well-located for sightseeing, convenient to public transportation, and budget-friendly.
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Traveling to Europe this summer? What credit card will you be bringing?
Question: “Wendy, We enjoyed hearing your talks about the “Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know” on an Oceania cruise in South America. We now need a credit card with an embedded chip to use in Europe at gas stations, in...
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Are you one of the millions passing through London this summer? Or do you have a quick tip for those millions? Chime in here:
Where to stay in London for an easy overnight—and how to avoid the city's lines and crowds.
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Who's hungry? Or headed to the French Riviera?
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Haven't made plans for the July 4th holiday weekend yet? I've got an idea for you:
If you're looking for small-town Americana, a charming parade, and family fun for the July 4th weekend, you'll find it in Sonoma County, California.
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Luxe beach resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico are up to 50% off. Here are our picks of the best value for your dollar right now:
Luxury beach resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean are offering up to 50% off this summer through December 20.
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Where's your next trip? Mine might just be to #Scotland. Seriously.
Edinburgh has five Michelin stars, thanks to innovative Scottish chefs and farm-to-table ingredients. Here are the city's can't-miss restaurants and pubs.
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It's always tough when you've got minimal time for a momentous place that's overcrowded and hard to navigate. So maybe it's no surprise that so many travelers ask me what to do when their cruise ship stops in Israel. Thanks, Touring Israel, for providing the solution:
When your cruise ship stops in Israel, here's how to use your limited time wisely and get the best itinerary and tour guide for your dollar.
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All the talk about the 70th Anniversary of D-Day has people interested in traveling to Europe's WWII sites. Have you been? Which sites are most compelling?
It's the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, and there's a lot of interest in European itineraries that encompass the Normandy landing beaches and other WWII sites.
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When and why you need a satellite phone:
A satellite phone can be a lifesaver in remote regions or in emergency or disaster situations where cellular networks crash or become overloaded.
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What's your best tip for surviving early-morning or late-night flights? I'm loving the strategies your fellow travelers have suggested so far.
The high airfares that families face during school breaks—when every other family is trying to flee town at the same time—can feel positively punitive.  Often the only solution is to opt for the least convenient flights—typically in the late evening...
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Wendy is TripAdvisor's Travel Advocate and the founder and editor of wendyperrin.com. She was formerly Director of Consumer News and Digital Community at Condé Nast Traveler, where she wrote The Perrin Report column for 17 years and The Perrin Post blog for eight years. She is the author of Wendy Perrin's Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know (Fodor's) and is a National Magazine Award finalist, ASTA's Travel Journalist of the Year, and Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition award winner.
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Her 12-year-old can navigate the Paris Métro by himself, and her 10-year-old has made friends on four continents.
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  • Harvard University
    History & Literature
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Journalist, author, speaker, mom
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  • wendyperrin.com
    founder, present
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