Your AAA Magazine November 2018

Have you ever wanted to travel to Australia? There’s more to this destination than kangaroos and shrimp on the barbie. Take in the wonder and charm of the land down under through the eyes of a young family. Also, with Thanksgiving quickly approaching, learn some tricks to keep guests safe and happy, and get new recipes for inventive takes on old classics for your holiday table.

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Australia Unexpected – Delving Beneath Stereotypes Down Under

The Sydney Opera House, the Harbor Bridge – and dare I say an expectation to hear cliched cries for shrimp on the barbie – is what I expected to find in Sydney, Australia, after a seemingly impossible 25-hour flight from New England.

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The Caribbean: Island Getaways for Any Budget

By Rebecca Galib and Cassandra Raposo The Caribbean islands have much to offer, from cultural traditions to pristine beaches kissed by the clear, blue ocean. Whether you’re bumming it at...

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Affordable Ways to Earn a College Degree

Let’s be honest. College is just plain expensive. A bachelor’s degree can cost anywhere from $37,000 to over $130,000, according to the College Board. In 2017, members of Generation X...

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Satisfy Your Wanderlust With AAA

For many of us, the idea of getting away is often put on hold for other things. According to Project: Time Off, 52 percent of Americans had unused vacation time...

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Cook Up a Safe Holiday

Keep your guests safe, stuffed and smiling with these Thanksgiving safety tips.

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Follow the Notes: 10 Journey-Worthy Music Meccas

From live performances to musical landmarks, many attractions and experiences allow fans to make music a central part of their journeys.

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Food For All: Turkey 2.0

Ah, Thanksgiving. Time to gather with family and friends, give thanks for what we have … and stuff our faces with all the traditional favorites: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry...

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10 Up-and-Coming Locales Across the World

If you want to own your next night out with friends or family, travel stories can make you the most interesting person at any table, especially when you talk about...

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Curb Fido’s Turkey Day Feasting

Though it may be fun having your pet partake in the Thanksgiving meal, be cautious when giving handouts.

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Cultivation: Gardens around the world are embedded with culture, style and elegance

Even in the most chaotic cities, gardens big and small are a balm for the soul, enwrapping us in tranquility. Beyond giving us a botanical education, gardens also reveal the artistry of different landscaping styles and offer insights into a destination’s culture, history and geology.

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Boost Your Energy Efficiency

Increasing a home’s energy efficiency benefits both the environment and a homeowner’s wallet. That’s why the folks at Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven, in Connecticut, make the homes...

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Autos Are Art at Newport Car Museum

When most people think of art, colorful paintings and elaborately carved sculptures come to mind. The Newport Car Museum in Portsmouth, R.I., spotlights a different kind of art: the automobile.

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Do I Need Higher Limits on My Homeowners Insurance?

My home value went up. Do I need higher limits on my homeowners insurance? A: Homeowners insurance is intended to help you replace your home and possessions, so your limits...

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Cold & Flu Falsehoods

Holiday travel season and cold-and-flu season are upon us and, for many, the two go hand in hand. “Around the holidays, people have to travel, sick or well,” said Dr....

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Barbie Is a Vlogger

Since 1959, kids around the globe have been captivated by Barbie, playing with her dolls, her friends and accessories like the Barbie Dream House. They’ve even watched her on the...

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Brian Tyree Henry Thinks Back on His 1988 Honda Accord

This Emmy- and Tony-nominated actor made a name for himself in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon.” He stars in the FX series “Atlanta” and in several...

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Acura RDX is High-Tech, Sporty and Fun

This compact luxury sport-utility vehicle has a sporty, high-tech look and feel. It’s powered by a 2.0 turbocharged, 272-horsepower, four-cylinder engine connected to a 10-speed automatic transmission. (My test drive...

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Hyundai Veloster R-Spec is the Latest “Hot Hatchback”

When it comes to “hot” hatchbacks, most people think of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Subaru Impreza WRX STi, Honda Civic Si or Ford Focus ST. These small cars are nimble,...

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Smart Hotels: A Tantalizing View of Hotel Tech

A roundup of the latest hotel tech trends you may encounter on your next trip, from the booking process to checkout.

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7 Great Destinations to Explore in 2019

From the Middle East to the middle of South America, these are the top destinations to visit in 2019.

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From Free Buffet to Gourmet: How to Have a Healthy Hotel Breakfast

Nutritious eating isn’t impossible when you’re traveling. Follow these tips and tricks for the best hotel breakfast options to suit a healthy lifestyle.

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7 Ways to Spend the Holidays in the Pocono Mountains

Grab your holiday cheer and get ready to enjoy the winter festivities in the Poconos.

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’s™ Hidden Secrets and Easter Eggs

From specialty food and drinks to character cameos, we reveal the secrets found within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando Resort™.

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Start Your Holiday Budget Planning

It’s the most expensive time of the year. Don’t start the new year off broke – plan ahead!

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What to Know Before Gifting a Phone

Is a new phone on the wish list of someone you love? Here’s what to keep in mind before giving the gift of mobile.

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