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Anna Albi

Professional Writer

Location icon United States

Anna Albi earned her M.A. in Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, where she also received a B.A. in Creative Writing with an additional major in Professional Writing.

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7 Things You Didn't Think of Packing for International Travel

We all pretty much have the routine down for domestic travel. But what about for those international trips? While we all may think of the essentials for traveling (e.g. clothes, tooth brush, chargers, etc.) when packing for an international trip, there are a couple extra items on the list you might miss in your rush to make your flight.

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Rookie Travel Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Everyone loves to travel but not everyone is a travel expert. Even those who have traveled internationally before don't qualify as the next Rick Steves. It takes years of experience before a person is fully adept with all the different travel procedures and until then we're all susceptible to making rookie mistakes.

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5 Surprising Top US Travel Destinations

We all love traveling to those big name cities outside the United States (London, Paris, Beijing, Moscow), but there are plenty of top vacation locations right here in the ole US of A. But some of these top American cities and destinations may just surprise you.

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How to Beat Jet Lag

Even though it doesn't always feel like it, we actually have quite a bit of control over our circadian rhythms. Sometimes, it really is as easy as mind over matter. Conquering Jet Lag Hit the Ground Running...Or Not The first step to avoiding jet lag is simple: do what the natives do.

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7 of the Most Excessive Airline Fees

Air travel can be expensive. But over the last few years, it seems like the price of flying is getting more and more ridiculous-and, I mean, "ridiculous." In an attempt to make up for the loss of sales due to the recession, airlines are adding new fees for services that used to be complimentary.

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How to Nail Your Next Business Presentation

Presentations-love 'em or hate 'em, they are an inevitable part of working in an office. Public speaking is one of those skills that high schools continually forget to teach, even though it's an everyday reality for many business people today.

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How to Pack Light for a Flight

Have you noticed that checking luggage is getting more and more expensive? I have. And when you're traveling on a budget, carrying on instead of checking your bag is a quick way to save a buck. The problem: how to fit everything you need into a carry-on sized bag.

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5 Awesome Travel Startups

Online and mobile app startups seem to be all the rage these days. Check out my list of 5 [relatively] new startups that help make travel easier, cheaper, and fun-ner. Best Travel Startups Peek.com Ok. You've figured out where you're going. Now what? Peek helps you figure out what to do once you reach your destination.

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How to Save Money on Your Next Vacation

We all love going on vacation but hate the price tag. Luckily, there is more than one way to save money along the way, no matter where you're vacationing. Tips to Saving on Your Vacation Think Outside the Hotel Box -There are plenty of other options out there other than expensive hotels.

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A Visitor's Guide to Pittsburgh

It's official: Pittsburgh has undergone a major make-over throughout the last few decades. In 2012, National Geographic even listed the Steel City as one of the top locations to visit in the world. On top of that, Pittsburgh has been named the "Most Livable City" in the United States by The Economist multiple times over the last 4 years.

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