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India: Tips to Survive Your First Trip

India: Tips to Survive Your First Trip

You’ve probably heard previous first-time visitors to India mention that it tends to be overwhelming, and not necessarily in a good way. Chabli Bravo spent much of a year there recently, and here she offers some great tips to prepare yourself with.

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Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How ’bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?

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Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China

Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China

From a traditional village on the outskirts of Beijing to a spice market in the Muslim northwest to a seaside beer festival, longtime Beijing expat Jennifer Conrad takes you on a tour of the best parts of China that you’ve never heard of

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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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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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How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries

How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries

For all the women who must tirelessly deal with street harassment, here are eight ways that those living or traveling abroad can deal with unwelcome attention in the street.

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10 Round the World Travel Myths Debunked

10 Round the World Travel Myths Debunked

Excuses, excuses, excuses. When it comes to travel, particularly long term travel, everyone has an excuse for why they can’t do it. And many of these excuses are based on myths and faulty information. Adam Seper debunks these myths and gives you the real scoop on round the world travel.

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Why You Should Make Mongolia Your Next Asian Destination

Why You Should Make Mongolia Your Next Asian Destination

A combination of old and new, wild and urban, Mongolia is an up-and-coming destination perfect for independent travelers. Heather Carson suggests eight experiences not to miss.

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Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go

Sub-Saharan Africa: Safety and Security Tips to Know Before You Go

There’s no reason to fear traveling around Sub-Saharan Africa, but it is important to be aware of some of the unique situations and challenges. JoAnna Haugen offers expert advice on how to enjoy your trip safely.

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“I’m Taking Off to See the World!” How to Tell Your Parents

“I’m Taking Off to See the World!” How to Tell Your Parents

Breaking the news that you’re going traveling can cause a parental freak out of epic proportions. By preparing answers to the most common questions you can downgrade your parents’ concern from panic to everyday worry. Jo Fitzsimons shows you how.

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8 Things Every Visitor Should Know About Prague Now

8 Things Every Visitor Should Know About Prague Now

Prague ticks off every box on the European “must-have” list for travelers – fascinating history? Check. Gorgeous art and architecture? Check. Affordable? Check, check…..Czech.

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How to Make Sure Your “Budget” Airline Ticket Really is a Deal

How to Make Sure Your “Budget” Airline Ticket Really is a Deal

Fly from London to Berlin for $10? Yes, it is possible. But what about all those little extras that hike up the cost? Barnaby Davies takes a look at how to fly for the advertised price.

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