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Travel History Lessons

Travel History Lessons

Hanoi is an assault on the senses, but not an unpleasant one at all. Very glad not to be often judged by the actions of her government or the governments of her country that have passed in the generations before my time. People are not refusing to feed her noodles because of President Johnson’s policies, and Jenn Miller is wading through the bustling crowd of contradictions that is Hanoi, Vietnam

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A Case for Car Camping in New Zealand

A Case for Car Camping in New Zealand

Taking a road trip is the best way to explore the unique landscapes of New Zealand, as you’ll be up front with nature as well as free to create your own path. Annie Shustrin explains why renting a car and sleeping under the stars the best way to experience the quintessential New Zealand road trip

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The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff

The Freedom of Travel vs. The Paralysis of Stuff

On the heels of Black Friday, Jenn Miller discusses why she’d rather have options than possessions and questions the sanity of following the American Dream just because that’s the way it’s always been done. Are you itching for something different? Read on.

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How to Cope with Spending the Holidays Away From Home

How to Cope with Spending the Holidays Away From Home

With the holidays upon us, there are countless travelers on the road who won’t be spending Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve with their loved ones back home, and that can be tough, even for the most hard core traveler. Adam Seper is here to help you cope with being away from home during the holiday season.

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Latest Traveler Articles

8 Reasons To Visit Belgrade Now

8 Reasons To Visit Belgrade Now

From hosting Southeast Europe’s biggest beer festivals to housing one of the world’s largest cathedrals, Belgrade’s historic streets and cultural events rival many of Europe’s great cities.

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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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Gift Guide for Long-Term Travelers

Gift Guide for Long-Term Travelers

If you’re struggling with what to give the travel lover in your life, this gift guide will help. From $10 stocking stuffers to RTW plane tickets, there’s something for every budget!

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How I Travel: Andrew Evans

How I Travel: Andrew Evans

Andrew Evans has packed a lot into his short lifetime—he’s a writer, an endless wanderer and even took a bus from Washington D.C. all the way down to Antarctica. Come see how he travels in our ongoing “How I Travel” series.

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Inspiration to Get You On the Road

Inspiration to Get You On the Road

When someone starts planning a long-term trip, usually one of the first things they do is look at photos to inspire them. In 2014, there is no better place than Instagram to be inspired by travel photography. Here are 30 of our favorites to follow for amazing travel photography.

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Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip

Getting Kids On Board With Your Big Trip

What happens when your big idea, your plan for a grand adventure, is met with a, “Meh,” attitude by your children. Or worse, what do you do when they absolutely declare that they won’t go, that you’re ruining their lives and that they’d rather live with Grandma instead? Jenn Miller unpacks her toolkit for helping kids, from littles to teens, get on board and contribute to the family dream!

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Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia

Why You Should Ignore Everything You’ve Heard & Go to Colombia

If you’re basing everything you know about Colombia on what the media tells you, then it’s time to listen to someone who’s actually been there. Adam Seper loved his time in Colombia, and is here to tell you why you should forget the stereotypes about the country and book a trip today.

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Round the World in Retirement

Round the World in Retirement

It’s been said that “life begins at retirement.”  It certainly can!  Anne Supsic explains why retirement is the ideal moment in time to wave goodbye to your old life and see the world.

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How I Travel: Kelly Liken

How I Travel: Kelly Liken

Kelly Liken knows her way around the kitchen—and she proved it on season 7 of Bravo’s hit show Top Chef.
In between cooking at her Vail, Colorado restaurant, traveling to film the Top Chef reunion and planning a trip with her husband, Kelly told us about her favorite meal ever, the glories of Mexican street food and the (secret) island that she fell in love with.

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The World’s Best Secret Foodie Destination?

The World’s Best Secret Foodie Destination?

What comes to mind when you think of Algerian cuisine? For some people it’s nothing at all. For some people it’s just couscous and mint tea. But for Amy Turner, it’s one of main reasons you should add Algeria to your list of foodie destinations.

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