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Top 10 Fun Freebies to Look for While Traveling

Cheapflights | Posted 11.04.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

Travelers on a budget know how quickly entertainment costs can add up. Savvy ones plan ahead, signing up for local deals sites, paying attention to what museums offer free access to and when. But here are some other, more creative ways to entertain yourself on the road.

What's on Your Hotel Room Pillow?

Laura Manske | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Laura Manske

It's delicious fun to return to your hotel room after dinner and discover a little wrapped chocolate perched on your pillow. (If only that would happen at home!) Here are some favorite getaways around the world and their pre-snooze in-room gifts.

You Deserve It: Enter To Win A Rejuvenating Spa Package For Ultimate Serenity

Posted 09.10.2013 | Healthy Living

As much as we'd like to fully unplug on our days away from the office, for many of us, reality looks more like catching up on work and never entirely ...

10 Fun Ways to Market Your Book While Waiting for Oprah to Notice It

Candace Walsh | Posted 05.11.2013 | Books
Candace Walsh

I had to be my own street team. I had to keep my baby from drowning. I had to do so until it could swim on its own. Here's how I've been marketing my book in innovative ways. You can do the same.

Fabulous Family Vacation Freebies

MiniTime | Posted 02.14.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Cheap is good, but free is better -- especially when it comes to family vacation deals. Truth is, if you know where to look, you'll discover that there really is such a thing as a free lunch -- and deals that let you stay free, ski free and even cruise free.

The Best Deals And Steals On Back-To-School Shopping

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.10.2012 | Money

With the new school year right around the corner, many families can expect to shell out hundreds of dollars on new school supplies, clothing and other...

How Many of These Does it Take to Turn on a Woman?

Jenny Isenman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Women
Jenny Isenman

I wasn't in NYC yesterday when Trojan's vibrator giveaway caused total mayhem, but I did witness this mad rush for free sex swag first hand at the BlogHer conference.

5 Free Things To Do In Moscow

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian capital's hotel prices are exorbitant enough to make an oligarch cry, but the city has some fine free sights that may dry ...

16 Awesome Memorial Day Discounts

SavySugar | Posted 05.25.2012 | Women

As always, when it's time for a holiday weekend, everyone's looking forward to the extra day off - as well as the sales and discounts. Memorial Day is...

How To Get Free Stuff On Tax Day

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.18.2012 | Money

Now that most of us have filed our tax returns to Uncle Sam, it's finally time to celebrate the end of tax season. The following businesses are provid...

Free 'Latinos For Obama' Pattern for Tumblr and Twitter, etc.

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics
Pablo Manriquez

I just changed my Twitter background to a Latinos for Obama pattern I designed last night in my free trial of Photoshop CS5.1. It's available for download here. To use.

Tips For Traveling Stockholm On The Cheap

Off Track Planet | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel
Off Track Planet

No need to sell your entire ABBA vinyl collection in order to have a quality good time in Stockholm.

So Long, Toasters: Cool Bank Gimmicks

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.14.2012 | Money

Gone are the days of getting a free toaster in exchange for setting up a bank account. Now, banks feature posh lounges with hip furniture and offer a ...

Should Travel Writers Accept Freebies? I Say Yes

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Simona Rabinovitch

I rode a teenage elephant through the Thai jungle, partied till dawn from Ibiza to Reykjavik, and joined a Buddhist monk meditation ceremony as thousands of lanterns were released into the sky. Most of these trips were free.

Fashionably Late to Helping Haiti: A Feeble Attempt at Altruistic Redemption

Justine Harman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Justine Harman

The idea was simple enough. Starting tomorrow, February 5th at 8:00 pm EST, I am going to blog continuously for 48 hours about my favorite subject matter: Fashion.

Trust Your Newspaper's Travel Section

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Gardner

When you tell people you write travel articles, they often reply: "Gee, all the free travel must be swell!" Not true. Newspapers have strict ethical rules that prohibit accepting freebies.