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Travel Ambassador Packing Tips on Fox St Louis

By on August 14, 2017

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of being on Fox in St Louis to share some of my favorite packing tips. Below is the segment.

Double check fare restrictions
Double check weight and dimension restriction on the website of the airline you are traveling on
Ensure that your…


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2018 Travel & Adventure Show

By on August 11, 2017

I’m pleased to announce that I will be a featured speaker at the 2018 Travel & Adventure Show. This show takes place in San Diego, Denver, Los Angeles, Bay Area, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Dallas & Chicago. I will be joining a great roster of speakers like Rick Steves, Samantha…


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Travel Well, Smart and Often

By on August 10, 2017

“Travel Well, Travel Smart, Travel Often” is my catchphrase, mission and how I aim to live my own life and teach others to do. Travel is my PhD in Life. Travel has fundamentally changed me and I think it’s one of the best things we can do for ourselves….


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Travel Ambassador Guide to Cuba Special Event

By on June 28, 2017

Special Event Today June 28th & Tomorrow June 29th

6:30 PM for Appetizers & Beer

7:00 PM Discussion on Travel to Cuba

With all of the talk on travel to Cuba, I figured I should update fellow travelers on the possible new rules and how to travel to Cuba. I will discuss the…


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May & June 2017 Travel Smart Events

By on May 25, 2017

May 2017
May 25 — Sports Basement, Presidio Store, San Francisco CA. Click HERE for more info to RSVP

May 27 — Various lectures at Summit Hut, Tucson, AZ. Click HERE to RSVP

 
June 2017
June 3 — Various lectures at Luggage & Leather, Houston, TX. Click HERE to RSVP

June 10  —Various lectures at Passport Luggage, St. Louis, MO. Call  314-726-1313 to…


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March & April 2017 Travel Smart Events

By on March 28, 2017

MARCH 2017
March 4-5, 2017 — Various lectures at the San Diego Convention Center with the San Diego Travel Show, San Diego, CA. Use promo code SOCIAL for discounted tickets

March 8-9, 2017 –  – Various lectures at the Colorado Convention Center with the Denver Travel Show, Denver, CO. Use promo…


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Talking Travel Tech on Frommer’s Travel Radio

By on March 24, 2017

I was recently invited to talk travel tech with Arthur & Pauline Frommer on their radio show. We discussed the following topics:

Prepping phones & devices for travel
Digital safety & privacy
Travel Apps
Using phones & devices for free abroad

It was such fun segment with America’s premier travel gurus. In…


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Packing Tips on Fox 2 KTVU

By on March 23, 2017

 
For more packing tips CLICK HERE
For women’s packing tips CLICK HERE
 

 


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Best New Travel Apps for 2017

By on February 21, 2017

Travel has never been easier in the history of mankind. Technology is one of the best tools we have to travel smarter, better and cheaper. Here are my favorite travel apps that turn your device into a useful travel tool. Consider using these apps in 2017 for your upcoming…


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Saving Money on Travel in 2017

By on February 11, 2017

You can still save money on travel without being a backpacker or a “budget traveler.” In this modern era of travel, there are several ways to to save money without diminishing quality or comfort. I believe there is a better way of saving and a new kind of budget…

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 helping people save time & money. This blog, or travel lounge, is a collection of my practical travel advice and experiences from traveling 8-10 weeks internationally each year. I believe that travel has never been easier and that everyone can achieve their travel dreams. Happy Travels!

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