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Divide and Conquer
Playing to your strengths can help you both have a better time, says Seper. In his relationship, he's the planner and does the digging for local hot spots and interesting restaurants but takes a backseat when it comes to bartering with the locals for transportation and souvenirs: "I used to try to take the reins," he says, "but my wife is an attorney and bargains for a living—she's better at it." And Seper's strategy will not only save you time and stress on vacation—but also works just as well when you get home and the bags are unpacked.
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