Sarah Blick

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Inspiration on Rails: Amtrak Rolls Out Residencies for Writers

Finding time to write and comfortable places in which to do it — ideally that fuel the muse — are often elusive for many writers, but a new Amtrak program aims to make attaining them a little easier.<p>This month, the company announced the launch of the #AmtrakResidency program. Up to 24 writers will …

A Travel App That Practically Packs Your Bags For You

All of us want to pack light for a trip, to save the $25 of checking a bag by sausaging a week’s worth of clothing into a plane’s overhead compartment. But if you’re as indecisive as I am, you can never quite decide what you should pack, so you simultaneously under- and overpack, with jackets for …

Vamo Algorithmically Books You The Cheapest Multi-Stop Vacation

Want to visit London, Paris, and Berlin, then blow off steam in Amsterdam? Expect a logistical nightmare trying to find the optimal route with the cheapest fights, trains, and hotels. Unless you use Vamo, a new multi-stop travel booking service from long-time Facebook engineer Ari Steinberg that …

8 Travel Hacks for Your Next Vacation

Contrary to the saying, getting there is not always half the fun. Don’t let airport hassles, dead phones, and suitcase disasters get in your way. …

How to Find Cheap Flights Online

<i>rch850 / Flickr</i><p>Booking a flight online can be an aggravating process. After checking for discounts, figuring out the best time to fly, deciding which route to take and making sure the price is right, you're still left wondering if you scored the cheapest fare.<p>I've booked more than 100 flights since …

10 Smart Ways To Travel Without Going Broke

In theory, travel is the only thing you can spend money on that actually makes you richer. But, in practice, paying for a big trip can quite easily …

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How to Pack Light Luggage for Vacation

If editing fashion has taught me anything, its how to pack in a carry-on and ensure everything inside works for any occasion on tap. I never check a bag, unless it's my skis, which ensures I'm never stuck without a toothbrush or bikini should my bag miss its connection.<p>How do I do this? Stick with …

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …