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Self-swindling: The costly mistakes we make on the road

Self-swindling: The costly mistakes we make on the road

David Whitley August 27, 2013 Comments Off on Self-swindling: The costly mistakes we make on the road

When it comes to unnecessary travel costs, the biggest con man is often yourself… Oh this is such a waste, I thought. My usually grotty and utilitarian travel shirts had come back beautifully presented,

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Why writers shouldn’t work for free

Why writers shouldn’t work for free

David Whitley June 23, 2013 3

Or why if your starting price is nothing, it stays as nothing   Undercutting established professionals One thing that established writers tend to get angry about is seeing newcomers trying to get themselves established

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Travel’s biggest false economies

Travel’s biggest false economies

David Whitley February 5, 2013 2

David Whitley looks at the ridiculous things we do to save money on the road – such as staying in dorms, taking night buses and travelling hand luggage only – and realises that they

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What is the best haggling technique?

What is the best haggling technique?

David Whitley January 16, 2013 2

When there’s no fixed price and you’ve got to negotiate, what’s the best way of going about it? David Whitley explains his own blundering haggling techniques. For someone who has grown up in green

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Saving money in airports: How to keep the pre-flight experience cheap

Saving money in airports: How to keep the pre-flight experience cheap

David Whitley September 13, 2012 Comments Off on Saving money in airports: How to keep the pre-flight experience cheap

David Whitley looks at how to beat the airport boredom without being ripped off. The companies running airports, as a rule, don’t make their obscene profits out of making sure planes come and go

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Travel blogger honesty survey

David Whitley August 29, 2011 34

Theories of monetising travel blogs For all the blog posts about how to monetise a travel blog (and I think 500 new ones get written every day), the subject keeps coming up. Everyone’s elaborated

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