Karin Kemp thought she’d done everything she could to not look like a tourist in Belgium. She wore muted clothes, learned helpful phrases in French and Flemish, and did her best to blend in. Still, Americans would stop her on the street to ask for directions.
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It happened again yesterday. We’d just posted another blockbuster story by Michelle Friedman about buying jewelry on a cruise. Within seconds, the site choked up, displaying that familiar “error establishing a database connection” message. “Oh no,” I said, “not another meltdown!”
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If your family vacations are fraught with conflict, then welcome to the cold, hard reality of life on the road. But the fights aren’t inevitable, even if you’re traveling with kids who seem to thrive on chaos. Yes, you too can end a vacation conflict and keep the peace — maybe.
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When Jerard Jose and his wife show up at the airport in Paris for their flight home to Orlando, they’re in for a little surprise. They have no tickets. Eventually, they buy new ones, but their Expedia refund drama is far from over.
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Justin Thornhill’s Home Depot lawn mower is broken. And, as it turns out, it wasn’t even new when he bought it. Can he get a refund?
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