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Colors and Colorism in Colombia

Colors and Colorism in Colombia

In Colombia, color is all around. But the local preoccupation with color isn’t just about walls, fresh fruit, flowers, and textiles. Gloria Atanmo from The Blog Abroad shares her experiences with Colorism in Cartagena and reflects on how race has a direct effect on how she’s received in destinations around the world.

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Author Bio: Aimee Cebulski

Author Aimee Cebulski has been furiously catching up on lost time as a traveler after a five-year battle with fear of flying grounded her dreams of visiting far-flung destinations in her mid-20s.  Now, she’s proud to have 52 stamps in her passport and considers each new one a triumph over fear. She’s worked as a […]

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Exploring the Outdoors in British Columbia

Exploring the Outdoors in British Columbia

How much do you know about travel in British Columbia, Canada? When planning a trip and deciding where to go and what to do, have you ever considered planning your trip around mountains and outdoor adventures? For independent travelers, Canada offers a wealth of possibilities, particularly in British Columbia.

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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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Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast

Cartagena: 500 Years of History on the Colombian Coast

Freelance writer and traveler Matt Milloway travels to the northern coast of Colombia, and spends a day immersed in the history (and humidity) of Cartagena’s streets.

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15 Things You Won’t Miss About Long-Term Travel

15 Things You Won’t Miss About Long-Term Travel

Returning home after a big trip can be tough. Jo Fitzsimons reminds us of the things we won’t miss about travel and offers her best tips on handling the downsides of life on the road while you’re away.

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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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11 Volcanoes in the Americas That You Can Actually Climb

11 Volcanoes in the Americas That You Can Actually Climb

Have you ever wanted to see a volcano up close? You have more options than you probably realized. Here are 11 climbable volcanoes in the Americas alone.

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How to Pack for 2 Drastically Different Trips (Carry-on Only)

How to Pack for 2 Drastically Different Trips (Carry-on Only)

Packing for two drastically different destinations carry-on only can be done, but it it’s hard to swing. Michelle M. Winner shares her best tips for packing smart and light without checking a bag.

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14 Totally Awkward Solo Travel Situations. . . and How to Cope with Them

14 Totally Awkward Solo Travel Situations. . . and How to Cope with Them

Sometimes solo travel gets uncomfortable. Brooke Schoenman and some of our favorite travel bloggers share awkward experiences they’ve had traveling on their own, and what to do if you find yourself in a similar situation.

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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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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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