Travel Tips

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Welcome to the Helpful Tips page. Here, we show you the various blog posts that we've written to give you advice based on our own personal experiences while engaging in waterfall-themed travel. We hope that you find these blogs to be useful for your own trip planning or waterfalling excursions. The blogs are listed below in chronological order with the most recent at the top.


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How To Prepare For An International Adventure - 10 Steps To Making Your Trip Of A Lifetime A Reality: International Adventures are probably the most fulfilling and rewarding types of travel that you can possibly do. However, they don't just happen by themselves with you in them. You have to make these adventures happen. Julie and I have been on enough of these adventures to boil down the process of making such trips a reality into 10 steps. Read more to find out what they are... [read more]


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Top 10 International Car Rental Tips: International car rentals are very rewarding because they allow us to see and do things off the beaten path, especially to places where mass transit doesn't provide efficient coverage. When Julie and I visit waterfalls in foreign countries, we almost always have to rely on a rental car when we're self-touring. So we're sharing some of our best tips covering as much as we can say about self driving abroad... [read more]


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Top 10 Tips On How To Travel Internationally With Kids: Everybody knows that it's not easy to travel with kids. And after a few years with at least eight waterfall-related trips requiring airplanes as well as dozens of more local hikes and road trips, we're living proof that we can still travel and it doesn't end when with bringing a precious one into the world. So how do we do it? Read this article and find out! [read more]


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Should I Drive The Road To Hana (i.e. the Hana Highway)?: Julie and I get this question quite a bit. While we think the best sights in the island of Maui lie on its windward side far to the east on the opposite side of the island from most of the resorts, driving to get there may not be so easy. Fortunately, there are things you can do to prepare or exercise options to see the best of the island while having a more relaxed experience in the process... [read more]


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How To Travel Using Japan's Public Transportation System: Japan is one of the few countries where you'd be nuts not to use the public transportation system. It's fast, efficient, pretty straight-forward to use, and it will save you money. Like most things in life, there is a little bit of a learning curve, but having spent three weeks in the country using mostly their public transit system, we've got some info and advice for you... [read more]


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To Helicopter, Or Not To Helicopter?: It is perhaps one of the most satisfying ways to tour some of the most beautiful spots on earth - most of which are inaccessible to the public. But before you enthusiastically blow off hundreds of dollars per person to go flying, there are issues with them that you should know about... [read more]


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Waterfall Photography Tips: Ever wondered how people make waterfalls look silky smooth in their photographs like in the postcards and calendars? Or how they cut the sun's glare? Check out this page to find out! [read more]


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Our MasterRental (and Thrifty Rental Car) Experience: Waterfall hunting involves lots of self driving. However, life happens, and we had to exercise the MasterRental Claims process. Here is the story of our ordeal... [read more]



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