Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Posts Tagged ‘budget travel’

Jan

24

2017

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List of National Park units on Twitter (Updated)

Many of the National Park Service streams are often tended by people—experts in their fields—who get excited about nature and history and have a passion for protecting the places held in the public trust. For example, the African Burial Ground (a delightfully active one for such a small site) might share a resource for researching your slave ancestors in Virginia or link to a database that details the machinations of the slave trade. Other feeds may be manned by rangers

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Feb

10

2015

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“But how do you pay for your travels?”

There are steadily tweeting travelers who are quick to count the countries they have seen and flout their upgrades, but who confesses the dollars that made it happen? Sure, we all want to visit Yap and Bhutan, and it's very nice to see that Instagram shot from that Grenada all-inclusive, but be honest: Do I really stand a chance of seeing it, too?

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Feb

9

2012

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How to see London for $15 a day [WATCH]

Some incredibly useful tips for saving cash on a London vacation — without missing out on what makes London London.

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Feb

7

2012

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San Francisco’s tourist pitfalls

I take you to San Francisco, which is already a good-value city for vacations, and show how to make it into an even better value.

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Jul

28

2010

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Six seconds to air in Philadelphia, but where’s Jason’s head?

Tweet Today was a day lived at light speed. Press event, work, lunch with a colleague, more work, coffee with a friend from Tourism Australia, more writing. The frenetic pace carried right into Fox News’ newsroom. The stage manager grabs me late, and then I was placed in this seat (a new one for me) […]

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Jul

20

2010

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The new steerage on the Norwegian Epic

Tweet I was invited on the two-day inaugural preview on Norwegian’s colossal new cruise ship, the Epic. While most of the other journalists were upstairs getting soused on the open bar (which I did — later), I was downstairs investigating the new “Studio” cabins. These new solo quarters will enable people who wish to vacation […]

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Jul

13

2010

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Live! From my vacation! It’s how to see Venice for less than $50 a day

Tweet I took a few days out of a five-day vacation to create this video because I thought it would be so cool to have an internationally shot segment on WalletPop. I am especially proud of a few of the shots in here, such as the shot of the traghetto gondolier shot from below. On […]

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