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An India Survival Guide for Female Travelers
An India Survival Guide for Female Travelers India can show you its best and worst sides in the same breath. From stunning scenery to smelly streets, it's not difficult to form a love/hate relationship with this amazing country. And things can be even more challenging and rewarding for solo female travelers. If you're planning to visit, Jo Fitzsimons provides a Girl's Guide to India.
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Unique (And Sometimes Dangerous) Religious Rituals Around the World
Unique (And Sometimes Dangerous) Religious Rituals Around the World Just when you think you've seen all there is to see of global religion and culture, Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you how far the faithful are willing to go (think extreme body-piercing, and wearing gloves with venomous ants inside).
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Five Unique Ukrainian Holiday Traditions You’ll Love
Five Unique Ukrainian Holiday Traditions You’ll Love From kicking your boots off to find out about your love life to celebrating New Year's twice, Oksana Arkhypchuk explores unusual holiday traditions that can still be witnessed in rural villages around Ukraine.
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7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits
7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits Every culture and region has habits that outsiders find odd. Nellie Huang tells us about some Asian quirks that stand out above the rest.
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7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend
7 Great American Road Trips for a Long Weekend When many people consider a "road trip" vacation they automatically think of a week or more and maybe going across country, but Katie Hammel has 7 ideas for excellent trips you can pull off on a 3-day weekend.
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30 Days of Indie Travel Art Project
30 Days of Indie Travel Art Project Do you have a passion for long-term travel? Do you love to create - whether it's writing, photography, videography, or art of any kind? Then our 30-day blogging challenge is for you!
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6 Paranormal Travel Destinations
6 Paranormal Travel Destinations With Halloween coming up in a couple weeks, it might be a good time to add one of these paranormal destinations to your travel itinerary. Peter Frick-Wright is your spirit guide on this tour.
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7 Places to Experience French Culture Outside of France
7 Places to Experience French Culture Outside of France Are you someone who likes "French culture" more than you like visiting France? Regardless of your motives, Katie Hammel points out that you have at least 7 options for variations on the main theme.
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7 Sustainable Ways to Dive Into Thai Culture
7 Sustainable Ways to Dive Into Thai Culture With its palm tree-lined islands, pristine beaches and untamed jungle, Thailand makes a prime location for nature lovers and a growing trend of eco-friendly tour operators are shifting the focus back to the environment - here are 7 sustainable ways to dive into Thai culture.
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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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