Travel Resolutions For 2014

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However, most of those resolutions are solely focused on locations that I wanted to visitdestinations that would make 2014 stand out over all the others. Well, Scott McCartney, Middle Seat columnist for, has a number of resolutions with regards to his travel behaviors that have made me stop and reconsider my own list. McCartney tells 'WSJ Live' that his number one travel resolution for 2014 is to avoid baggage fees. He recommends being aggressive on how you pack and only take a carry-on (hotel laundry is cheaper than the baggage fees these days). If that wont work, and I do think it is more difficult for women than men, he suggests taking a serious look at the airline credit card options. Many will not only give you early boarding benefits, but also will waive your baggage fees. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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Pangulasian was spared by recent Typhoon Haiyan, and the country could use your tourist dollars more than ever. <em>Peter Jon Lindberg</em><br><br> <em>Photo: Francisco Guerrero</em> Rio de Janeiro, Brazil <strong>See More of the [ Best Places to Travel in 2014]</strong><br><br>All eyes are on the host of this years World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, where a citywide rejuvenation effort has infused Rios neighborhoods with newfound energy. Once-derelict Lapa, for instance, now reverberates far into the night with sambas percussive beat at venues like Carioca da Gema. And the artsy district of Botafogowith views of Sugarloaf Mountainhas also become a gastronomic hub. My go-to place for modern Brazilian cuisine is [ Iraja Gastro], run by chef Pedro de Artagao; get the pirarucu fish with sauteed banana, says furniture designer Sergio Rodrigues, whose studio is found in Botafogo. <em>Colin Barraclough</em><br><br> <em>Photo: David Nicolas</em> Little Corn Island, Nicaragua <strong>See More of the [ Best Places to Travel in 2014]</strong><br><br>The fresh lobster is cheap; the hammocks, plentiful; the pace, blissfully slow. This snack-bite-size island (its just over one square mile) located 56 miles off Nicaraguas coast is easily walkable or bikeable by trail, making it a breeze to get to snorkeling beaches such as Cocal. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

But this entrepreneur is also an adventurer, becoming the first American explorer to cross Antarctica to the South Pole PAULINE FROMMER: Part of Americas first family of travel, Pauline is the creator of the Pauline Frommers Travel Guides, the award-winning guidebook series aimed at adult budget travelers. She is also a nationally syndicated radio talk show host of The Travel Show, which she cohosts with her father, travel legend Arthur Frommer. The show takes place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It opens Saturday, January 11, from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., and Sunday, January 12, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. <br>For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit

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