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Meet Samantha Brown

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    Samantha Brown

    Samantha is a globe-trotter and television host who has visited 220 cities in 49 countries and aims to share the joy of seeing the world. When it comes to travel, her motto is: "If I can do it, you can do it." These days Brown does it with a family. Twins Ellis and Elizabeth were born in January 2013 and were on their first plane at age 2 months.

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  • More About Samantha Brown

    Brown initially aspired to be an actress and fell into her travel career accidentally; a producer spotted her work in a commercial and recommended her to the Travel Channel, where she spent a decade hosting various series. As AARP travel ambassador, she hopes to share practical tips and cultural insight, and build a community of resources for 50-plus travelers. She also blogs regularly on her website, Scroll through the slides to see a few places she recommends visiting.

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  • Video: 10 Travel Preparation Tips

    Doing these things before you leave on your trip will make coming home a joy.  Watch the video.

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  • Video: How to Help Reduce Airport Stress

    Samantha Brown has tips on how to tackle the two most stressful events at the airport — checking your bags and getting through airport security. Watch the video.

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  • Video: Foods to Avoid Before Flying

    Find out Samantha Brown's tips for food to steer clear of before getting on your next flight. Watch the video.

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  • Video: Best Way to Spend Airport Free Time

    Samantha Brown offers up favorite travel apps that can help her find things to do when she has time on her hands at the airport. Watch the video.

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