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Traditional Mexican Food and Drink

Traditional Mexican Food and Drink

Tex-Mex is most people’s introduction to Mexican flavors, but the food is quite different to traditional Mexican fare. After eating her way through Mexico, Jo Fitzsimons explains why you shouldn’t order fajitas and margaritas in Mexico, and what you should try instead.

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Getting the Most Value with Your Route

Getting the Most Value with Your Route

We used data to build our Top Destinations List for 2015, and today we’re going to put that data into action. Check out 8 bookable routes to inspire your route planning, and see how using the top destinations to build your flight path offers tremendous value.

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Top 25 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2015

Top 25 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2015

Arbitrary, editor-chosen ‘Top Destinations’ lists are all the rage this time of year, which is why our list is completely data driven and based on the destinations that real long-term travelers are visiting on their trips,. See what’s in store for 2015!

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A New Year’s Resolution: Get Over Your Irrational Fears

A New Year’s Resolution: Get Over Your Irrational Fears

Jenn Miller discusses the fears that hold us back, and how to overcome those that we allow to become irrational and paralyze us. Yes, there are things to be afraid of, but it’s important to keep those things in perspective, and there are ways to overcome those fears.

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Latest Traveler Articles

10 Top Tips to Great Travel Photos

10 Top Tips to Great Travel Photos

The difference between holiday snapshots and great travel photography is your ability to capture the feel or mood of a scene rather than simply take a picture of a place. Kathryn Weir provides us with a quick checklist of very simple steps to greatly improve your photographic outcome and record your particular journey.

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Elections, Eels, Castles, and Cathedrals

Elections, Eels, Castles, and Cathedrals

When Sara Whitestone, an ESL teacher at a university in the United States, had a chance to visit some of her students in France, she jumped at the chance. Read what happens when her students became her teachers.

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Top 10 Toughest Countries to Get Into

Didn’t think you could go to Iran, North Korea, Iraq, or Somalia as a tourist? You certainly can! Addison Sears-Collins shows us how.

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Why Croatia is the Ultimate Indie Travel Destination for Young Families

Why Croatia is the Ultimate Indie Travel Destination for Young Families

An independently-planned family vacation is often just a question of finding a destination that’s perfect for you. For Jane Graham and her family of four children, that destination was Croatia and its islands – here’s why.

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5 Unmissable Thai Dishes

5 Unmissable Thai Dishes

You’ve not tried Thai food in its best and most unadulterated form until you’ve been to Thailand. Chris Wotton recommends the best local spots to try five unmissable dishes in the bustling capital of Bangkok.

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Voluntary Vacation: Hostel Hopping in Guatemala

Voluntary Vacation: Hostel Hopping in Guatemala

Many of us dream of taking a year off to travel in exotic locales and live the life of a vagabond, and Jonathon Engels gives tips on how to do just that by volunteering at hostels all around Guatemala.

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Beyond Borsch: Different Flavors of Russia

After deciding to move to Russia, one of the first questions friends and family would ask career ex-pat Jonathon Engels was “What are you going to eat?”, and now, nine months into his contract, he’s put together a collection of great Russian treats that all visitors should try.

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Twenty-four Hours in Sarajevo

Twenty-four Hours in Sarajevo

Visitors to Sarajevo could easily spend two days just exploring the mosques, cathedrals, bazaars and cafes that make-up the city’s Old Town. But if twenty four hours is all you have in the Bosnian capital, then Robin Koning’s itinerary will help you make the most of Sarajevo, including sights off the typical tourist map.

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Top 10 Destinations for Indie Travelers in 2013

Top 10 Destinations for Indie Travelers in 2013

In anticipation of its announcement of the Top Indie Travel Destinations for 2015 on Tuesday, January 6, BootsnAll takes a look back to its Top 10 Destinations for 2013.

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The Top 10 Destinations for Indie Travelers in 2012

The Top 10 Destinations for Indie Travelers in 2012

In anticipation of its announcement of the Top Indie Travel Destinations for 2015 on Tuesday, January 6, BootsnAll takes a look back to its Top 10 Destinations for 2012.

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Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2011

Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2011

In anticipation of its announcement of the Top Indie Travel Destinations for 2015 on Tuesday, January 6, BootsnAll takes a look back to its Top 10 Destinations for 2011.

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Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2010

Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2010

In anticipation of its announcement of the Top Indie Travel Destinations for 2015 on Tuesday, January 6, BootsnAll takes a look back to its Top 10 Destinations for 2010.

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Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2009

Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2009

In anticipation of its announcement of the Top Indie Travel Destinations for 2015 on January 6, BootsnAll takes a look back to its Top 10 Destinations for 2009.

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How I Travel: Santa Claus

How I Travel: Santa Claus

Plain and simple, Santa Claus is the most widely traveled man alive, bringing joy to children wherever he goes. Though work forces him to spend a lot of time at home, in the North Pole, he has maintained a strong sense of wanderlust for hundreds of years. His travel savvy is second to none—and he admits to using his yearly round-the-world work trips to scout out vacation spots.

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Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2008

Top 10 Destinations for Independent Travelers in 2008

In anticipation of its announcement of the Top Indie Travel Destinations for 2015 on January 6, BootsnAll takes a look back to its Top 10 Destinations for 2008.

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5 Tips for Celebrating Christmas in a Foreign Culture

5 Tips for Celebrating Christmas in a Foreign Culture

Celebrating Christmas in a country that does not really celebrate Christmas? While celebrating Christmas abroad may not be exactly like celebrating Christmas at home, it can still be special and memorable. Try these tips for finding those warm fuzzy holiday feelings without the familiar comforts of home.

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