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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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Songkran with the Locals

Songkran with the Locals

Songkran parties will turn a Buddhist festival into commercially centered, alcohol-fuelled nightlong raves. But none of that will compare to our own completely unexpected, spontaneous small-town celebration, its richness in its innocence, light-heartedness, and its transcendence across generations.

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How I Travel: Anthony Bourdain

How I Travel: Anthony Bourdain

Any traveler who lives to eat or foodie who loves to travel knows Anthony Bourdain – an opinionated former-chef with a penchant for pork who delivers delicious doses of snark in every episode of Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. This week, he gave How I Travel a little piece of his mind…and we happily ate it up.

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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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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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Gourmet Food on the Road: Cooking While Traveling

Gourmet Food on the Road: Cooking While Traveling

Do you enjoy cooking at home? Do you often like to take those cooking skills on the road with you? Jenn Molholt outlines some tips and offers some recipes for enjoying some home cooked food on the road. Whether you’re camping, staying in a hostel, or renting an apartment, these recipes will make you some friends and save a few bucks.

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Making the World Your Global Classroom

Making the World Your Global Classroom

Follow in the footsteps of ancient warriors. Peer out from the ramparts of their fortresses. Marvel at the sophistication of these by-gone civilizations. Stand in awe at their accomplishments in medicine and mathematics, art and engineering. Learning through first-hand experiences will offer you maximum retention…long after your final test grades…long after the writing on your class notes has faded.

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How I Travel: Dan Levy

How I Travel: Dan Levy

Comedian and obsessive airline miles collector Dan Levy talks about American Airlines, his packing philosophy, and sitting next to Britney Spears’ Mom in this week’s “How I Travel.”

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A How-To Guide for Enjoying Long Train Rides

A How-To Guide for Enjoying Long Train Rides

So you’ve booked your tickets and you’re ready to set off on a long distance train journey, Tristan Cano explains how to make the most of your time onboard

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5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling

5 Ways to Build Community While Traveling

As the holidays approach many travelers miss home and feel the absence of loved ones deeply. Jenn Miller discusses five ways to build community as you travel and create family for yourself and others while on the road.

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Ultralight Weight Travel and No Baggage Fees

Ultralight Weight Travel and No Baggage Fees

Packing light can be a real challenge for some travelers, but Simone Cannon de Bastardo shows you how to master this skill quickly and easily.

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Pico Iyer on Indie Travel

Pico Iyer on Indie Travel

We asked some of our favorite indie travelers to give us their thoughts on travel and how indie travel helps them better understand themselves and the world around them. Here’s what legendary travel writer Pico Iyer had to say.

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How I Travel: Mark Twain

How I Travel: Mark Twain

In this week’s How I Travel series, we examine the travel style of Mark Twain, one of the world’s best travel writers, through his own words.

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