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Reality Check: Are You Safer Abroad?

Reality Check: Are You Safer Abroad?

Could you be safer abroad than at home? Maurice D. Valentine reflects on drinking and violence across three countries: Japan, Australia and the U.S. and comes to some surprising conclusions.

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The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip

The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip

What do you know about stopovers? Did you know that with many itineraries, you can stopover in certain cities for a few days with little change to your budget (you can sometimes even add an extra flight for less!)? Adam Seper shares how stopovers can help you get more from any trip.

Want to check out Dubai but don’t have the funds to spend more than a few days there? How about a few days in Hawaii en route to Asia? Want to see the Great Wall but don’t think fitting China into the itinerary makes financial sense? Want to see what London has to offer but don’t have the budget for more than a day or two? Looking into your stopover options gives you the opportunity to see more for less.

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Latest Traveler Articles

Author Bio: Jonathan Look

In 2011 Jonathan Look decided change his life, retire early and pursue adventures instead of comfort and possessions. To accomplish this he sold all of his possessions and headed out. His goal is to spend ten years discovering new places, meeting new people and taking the time to learn about them, their values and their […]

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Ode to Antigua: Central America’s Tourist Capital

Ode to Antigua: Central America’s Tourist Capital

Antigua, Guatemala, former capital of Central America, is one of the great colonial towns to which backpackers and ex-pats flock, and though often reputed as a tourist trap, frequent visitor Jonathon Engels comes to the defense of Antigua and reveals some of the great locales that keeps him coming back for more.

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Hostels – A Haven for Single Travelers

Hostels – A Haven for Single Travelers

If you’re single and it’s bumming you out, there is a place Netanya Stutz recommends you pack your bag and venture to, where being single is the norm, and where social status, employment status, and ego are pushed aside, allowing your true self to come out and play.

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Best Summer Festivals in the UK [Sponsored Post]

Best Summer Festivals in the UK [Sponsored Post]

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Sykes Cottages.  For more information on sponsored posts read here. Say ‘festival’ to anyone in the UK, and more than likely they’ll reply Glastonbury, the south west favourite famous for incredible outdoor music and mud in equal measure.  But Glastonbury isn’t the only jewel in the UK […]

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A Bangka to Bohol: Adventures in Philippine Travel

A Bangka to Bohol: Adventures in Philippine Travel

How two valiant travelers cope with the sometimes fickle Philippine’s transport system and avoid disaster in the process.

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Burma is Back

Burma is Back

Burma is back on the map for ethical travellers. Follow in Alex Jones’ footsteps as he checks out a fascinating country where, for the moment at least, foreign tourists remain few and far between.

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On Tragedy, Love, and Hope: Stories from Two Italian Castles

On Tragedy, Love, and Hope: Stories from Two Italian Castles

Architectural monuments embody centuries of history, but for Sara Whitestone the parallel stories of love lost told by two Italian castles sent her on a journey of hopeful discovery.

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From Maine to Spain & Everything In Between

From Maine to Spain & Everything In Between

The beauty of traveling is that it’s different for everyone, including Alexandra Sagan Pope who ventured from Maine to Spain and back again.

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Older Featured Articles

6 Great Places to Move Abroad

6 Great Places to Move Abroad

Dreaming about packing up and living abroad, but not really sure where to go? Adam Seper has a few destination suggestions for would-be expats.

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5 of the World’s Most Haunted Places

5 of the World’s Most Haunted Places

Want an extra thrill with your next trip? Cherrye Moore recommends a tour of one the top 5 haunted destinations around the world.

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8 Small Towns in New Zealand the Guidebooks Ignore

8 Small Towns in New Zealand the Guidebooks Ignore

There’s far more to see in New Zealand than Auckland, Christchurch, hobbit homes from Lord of the Rings, and Milford Sound. Jenn Miller shares 8 off-the-beaten-path destinations around New Zealand’s North and South Islands worth renting a car and venturing away from the main tourist trail.

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Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

What are the pros and cons of solo travel? Expert JoAnna Haugen weighs in on the reasons why (and why not) traveling alone may be for you.

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Working Holiday Visas in Australia and How It All Works

Working Holiday Visas in Australia and How It All Works

The age limit for Australia’s famous working holiday visa program’s about to be extended to 35, and it’s definitely something you should consider. BootsnAll’s Julie Blakely’s just returned from Australia with all the details of how you can make a living while you travel in Oz.

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A Day in the Life: New Zealand

A Day in the Life: New Zealand

What’s a day in New Zealand really like? Jenn Miller shares her experience exploring green hills, fern forests, fjords and gemstone beaches with her family.

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12 Ways to Combat the Solo Traveler Blues

12 Ways to Combat the Solo Traveler Blues

Solo traveling is incredibly rewarding, but even the most independent travelers get broad-sided with loneliness at times. Denise Esser shares 12 tips on combating the lone traveler blues to help ensure that your solo journey will be an unforgettable experience.

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The Best of Oz: 10 Reasons to Go to Australia Now

The Best of Oz: 10 Reasons to Go to Australia Now

Australia is really far away, and more expensive than lots of cool destinations. So why go? Brooke Schoenman has 10 reasons Australia is worth a trip, despite the extra cash and time on the plane.

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