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Why it’s OK to go to Africa

Why it’s OK to go to Africa

If you’ve dismissed the notion of visiting Africa, you are probably short-changing yourself. Laura-Claire Corson discusses why there’s plenty to enjoy.

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Seven Spectacular Bus Routes Through South America

Seven Spectacular Bus Routes Through South America

Traveling cross-country by bus can be long and tedious in any country, and South America certainly presents its own challenges. But this form of travel can also be an incredibly rewarding and eye-opening experience, especially in South America, where you’ll find some of the most beautiful scenery to gaze at our your bus window.

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5 Ways Travel Has Made Me a Better Lover

5 Ways Travel Has Made Me a Better Lover

Travel changes us. Jenn Miller discusses five ways that her long term journey has deepened her capacity for love and challenged her to develop a deeper understanding of herself and the world around her.

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Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel

Top 10 Reasons to Take a Career Break… and Travel

If you are sitting in your cubicle daydreaming about escaping and traveling the world, then read these 10 reasons why you should put down your briefcase and pick up a backpack.

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Enigmatic, Beautiful, Mysterious: Hawaii Island’s Petroglyphs

Enigmatic, Beautiful, Mysterious: Hawaii Island’s Petroglyphs

A thousand years before the birth of Columbus, the Polynesians routinely made voyages across the entire Pacific Basin that made the European Age of Discovery seem trivial by comparison. They left the tales of these adventures carved in the island’s stones — the enigmatic, beautiful and mysterious petroglyphs of Hawaii Island.

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Negotiating for Change in Fez

Negotiating for Change in Fez

As a swell of political dominoes sweeps North Africa and the Middle East, travel in the region has been difficult. Amy Siqveland takes a closer look at Fez, Morocco and examines how visitors are greatly influencing the environmental and cultural preservation of this area.

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The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

The Intelligent Sea Turtles of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Picture yourself sitting in one of the many beachfront restaurants sipping a margarita after watching a glorious sunset as the main attraction, the highlight of the evening, begins; a handful of huge lumbering female sea turtles literally emerge from the water and crawl up the beach in front of your eyes in search for their nesting location.

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Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia

Journey to the Spice Islands – Spice Islands, Indonesia, Asia

Dave Stocking recently returned from a trip to the Banda Islands, also known as the Spice Islands. This article is about the journey – and what a journey it turned out to be.

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Independent Travel Tips for Tokyo

Japan isn’t nearly as expensive as it used to be. Despite the lower prices, it can still be quite confusing and enigmatic. Everything is the same but different – which is also part of what makes Tokyo such a fun and interesting place to visit.

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#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

#JustOneRhino – Save Rhinos and Win Prizes

Travelers Building Change is raffling off over $30,000 in awesome prizes to those that donate as little as $20 to their #JustOneRhino campaign – which is raising money for Rhinos Without Borders and helping save the critically endangered rhino population.

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Author Bio: Ying Tey

Ying Tey is a Malaysian freelance writer. She enjoys pursuing adventures in strange towns and far-flung lands: so far, she’s chalked up 68 countries and plenty of misadventures in between. She’d previously funded her travels by teaching English on Costa Cruise Ships (yes–including the one that sank!), by making caffe lattes in London and Melbourne, […]

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How To Prevent Theft While Traveling

How To Prevent Theft While Traveling

“Fortune favors the prepared mind,” said Louis Pasteur.

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Six Surefire Ways to Get Sick While Traveling

Six Surefire Ways to Get Sick While Traveling

Staying healthy on the road can sometimes be a challenge. If you don’t care at all and want to know the best ways of getting sick quickly, follow Eileen Smith’s advice.

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True Travel Story: How to Avoid Becoming a Serial Killer’s Next Victim

True Travel Story: How to Avoid Becoming a Serial Killer’s Next Victim

…a notorious Backpack Killer remained on the loose, spreading fear and preying on foreign travelers… well… like me.

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The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff

The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff

Jenn Miller discusses why she’d rather have options than possessions and questions the sanity of following the American Dream just because that’s the way it’s always been done. Are you itching for something different? Read on.

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The Art of Traveling in Developing Countries

The Art of Traveling in Developing Countries

The developing world has a lot to offer the adventurous traveler but it’s not without its downsides. Zoë Smith offers some advice on how to keep safe and stay sane…

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Traveling With Kids: 5 Tips for Staying Safe

Traveling With Kids: 5 Tips for Staying Safe

Traveling with kids is different than traveling alone, or as a couple. Jenn Miller has spent two decades adventuring with children, on all continents. She shares five tips for making it safer, no matter whether you’re headed across the state to Grandma’s, or around the world to the edge of the world.

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12 Reasons Why Southeast Asia is the Best Place in the World for Backpackers

12 Reasons Why Southeast Asia is the Best Place in the World for Backpackers

Forget Western Europe, Australia or Latin America. Stephanie Yoder explains why Southeast Asia is still the king of backpacker destinations.

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