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Travel Ambassador Angel Castellanos on Fox News

By on July 28, 2016

 
Fox 11 Los Angeles

Fox 2 St Louis ~> Tips for traveling smarter with Angel Castellanos

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Travel Ambassador Guide to Cuba Event at Adventure 16

By on July 6, 2016

HAPPY HALF-HOUR: 6:30pm; PRESENTATION: 7:00pm
Wednesday, July 13: A16 San Diego Store
Friday, July 15: A16 West Los Angeles Store

World Traveler Angel Castellanos recently traveled to Cuba, legally and independently as an American. With the fast changing rules and pent up demand from American travelers, this talk will inform and inspire all…

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Travel Ambassador Guide to Cuba Video

By on May 2, 2016

This year after President Obama’s visit to Cuba, restrictions began to ease even more for American travel to Cuba. As of April 21, 2016 the Treasury Department once again amended its rules for Americans interested in travel to Cuba. Commercial flights will begin soon, so it’s definitely time to plan your…

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April 2016 Travel Smart Events

By on April 4, 2016

April 2, 2016 – H. Savinar Luggage, Canoga Park, CA. Call (818) 703-1313 to RSVP

 

April 9, 2016 – Landmark Luggage, Valley West Mall, Des Moines, IA. Call (515) 223-0999 to RSVP

April 9, 2016 – Landmark Luggage, One Pacific Place, Omaha, NE. Call (402) 392-2500 to RSVP

April 16, 2016 – Landmark Luggage, West Town…

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Booking Italian Train Tickets

By on March 28, 2016

I was in Italy last month and once again I was reminded of how easy and cheap it is to travel in Italy by train. Don’t get me wrong, hiring a car is great for exploring the countryside. But, traveling Italy by train is convenient, fast, relatively cheap and…

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Interview with Peter Greenberg

By on March 15, 2016

Over the past weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Peter Greenberg. He is a fellow speaker at the Travel & Adventure Shows and during some down time, we sat down for a quick chat. A multiple Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and producer, Peter Greenberg is Americaʼs most…

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March 2016 Travel Smart Events

By on March 4, 2016

March 5-6, 2016 – Various lectures at the Santa Clara Convention Center with the Bay Area Travel Show, Santa Clara, CA. Use promo code SOCIAL for discounted tickets.

March 8-10, 2016 – Travel Goods Association Show. Las Vegas, NV

March 12, 2016 – Rooten’s Travel Center, Irvine, CA. Call (949) 250-0774 to RSVP

March 18-19, 2016 – Various…

Travel Ambassador Guide to Cuba


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Travel to Cuba Independently & Legally

By on March 2, 2016

For decades, Americans have been barred from traveling to Cuba but we still continue to dream of visiting our neighbor in the Caribbean. Thanks to the easing of sanctions by the Obama Administration, Cuba is no longer the forbidden fruit of travel for US Citizens. Since the restrictions have…

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Digital Safety and VPN for Travel

By on February 24, 2016

Cyber crime and digital theft are on the rise and are serious concerns for travelers. Public and semi-public Wi-Fi networks have become a mainstay for accessing the internet, messaging, checking email and data apps. Unfortunately, this leaves travelers open to stolen passwords, usernames, and credit card numbers. Often unencrypted,…

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Travel Smart by Packing in Cubes

By on February 3, 2016

Whenever I can, I try to travel with a carry on bag or luggage. This is my self imposed limit and it’s the same whether I’m traveling for 2 weeks or 6 weeks abroad. Folding and rolling has been a well known method of packing for smart travelers. On…

Angel Castellanos
Pasadena, CA

I'm a US based travel expert and spend my time teaching people how to travel well, smart and often. I'm passionate about travel and where the next journey will take me. This blog, or travel lounge, is a collection of my practical travel advice and experiences from traveling to 46 countries on 4 Continents. I believe that travel has never been easier and that everyone can achieve their travel dreams. Cheers!

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