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A Guide to Visiting Maya Ruins in Central America (Get There While You Still Can!)
A Guide to Visiting Maya Ruins in Central America (Get There While You Still Can!) With all of the hype around the Maya Calendar predicting the end of the world on December 21, 2012, the Ruta Maya has never been so popular. Believer or not in the doomsday predictions, Jo Fitzsimons plots a route through 10 of the most impressive sites from Mexico down to El Salvador.
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Eight Bizarre Drugs and the Cultures That Use Them
Eight Bizarre Drugs and the Cultures That Use Them Fancy having a trip while on your trip? Let David Joshua Jennings guide you through eight bizarre drugs and the cultures that use them.
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Incredible Cultural Experiences in Australia and New Zealand
Incredible Cultural Experiences in Australia and New Zealand Whitney Cox shows you how to get a feel for life Down Under with some of the incredible cultural experiences available in Australia and New Zealand.
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Six Little Italy Neighborhoods Across the United States
Six Little Italy Neighborhoods Across the United States Italy is one of the most popular travel destinations, but not everyone can make a trip to the Bel Paese. Instead, Robin Locker shows us that a dose of Italian culture, food and fun can be found at these Little Italy neighborhoods across the United States.
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Culture Connection: How to Wai Like a Thai
Culture Connection: How to Wai Like a Thai Kathleen Broadhurst demystifies one of the most common and misunderstood gestures in Thailand.
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Never Fill Your Own Glass: 20 Foreign Drinking Rules and Customs You Need to Know
Never Fill Your Own Glass: 20 Foreign Drinking Rules and Customs You Need to Know Being prepared to drink in a foreign land requires more than knowing how to order a beer in the local language. Let David Joshua Jennings help maneuver you through 20 drinking traditions and customs around the world.
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Nessie and Friends: 7 Lake Monsters Around the World
Nessie and Friends: 7 Lake Monsters Around the World Fascinated by the legend of the monster in Lake Van Turkey, Inka Piegsa-Quischotte discovers more lake monsters all over the world.
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15 of the Weirdest Roadside Attractions in America
15 of the Weirdest Roadside Attractions in America Giant condiments, buildings in the shape of animals, and cars arranged to mimic ancient ruins. Val Bromann shows you some of the weirdest roadside attractions America has to offer.
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10 Unique Wedding Ceremonies Around the World
10 Unique Wedding Ceremonies Around the World Prince William and Kate Middlton don't have a choice where and how their wedding of the decade takes place. But Inka Piegsa-Quischotte looks at 10 destinations and ceremonies they might have chosen instead of Westminster Abbey.
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Slum Tourism: A Look at Both Sides of the Debate
Slum Tourism: A Look at Both Sides of the Debate Slum tourism is rapidly growing in countries like South Africa and India but debate still goes on over whether it is beneficial or exploitative. Hilton Yip takes a look at this issue, including personal experience of slum tours, to see if it is more of the former than the latter.
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