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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 or celebrates it in very different ways than they do at home? 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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8 Useful Items to Pack That Will Get You Out of a Bind

8 Useful Items to Pack That Will Get You Out of a Bind

Some things (that fourth pair of shoes) can be left at home, but there are others that can really help get you out of a bind on the road and should be included in your bag, even if you’re packing light. Eileen Smith shares 8 useful multipurpose items that she doesn’t like to travel without.

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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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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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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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10 Easy Tips for Eating Vegan While Traveling

10 Easy Tips for Eating Vegan While Traveling

Kristen Kuchar shares her best 10 tips on how to make eating vegan on your travels (wherever you go) easier. She’s even included a list of airlines that offer vegan meals in-flight.

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Wine Tasting in South America: Where to Go and What to Try

Wine Tasting in South America: Where to Go and What to Try

Most people know Argentina and Chile as South American wine destinations, but there are so many more great spots to plan a wine vacation in the region. Eileen Smith explains where to look and what to taste throughout the continent.

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The Incredible National Parks of South America

The Incredible National Parks of South America

Most people have heard of the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu or Torres del Paine, but did you know that South America has over 300 more spectacular national parks and nature reserves? Simone Cannon de Bastardo takes you on a tour of some of the best.

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Why You Want to Spend Longer in the Peruvian Amazon

Why You Want to Spend Longer in the Peruvian Amazon

Jenn Miller’s spent two-weeks exploring the Amazon Rainforest in Peru. She’s seen parrots licking clay, searched for ironwood tree seeds, and spotted caimans. You could do it all in two days, but she thinks you should take as much time as you can and slow down. Here’s why.

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25 Fun and Useful Gift Ideas For Round-the-World Travelers

25 Fun and Useful Gift Ideas For Round-the-World Travelers

Round the world travelers are always on the lookout for gear to help them travel more efficiently. Here are 25 gift ideas for the round-the-world trip traveler on your holiday shopping list from BootsnAll’s Adam Seper.

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How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America

How to Plan an Extended Trip in South America

Adam Seper takes us through the many reasons (budget, scenery, food) that South America is an ideal destination for an extended stay on your multi-stop or RTW trip, as well as the specifics of what to expect in Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, and Chile.

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How Long-Term Travel Can Change You And Your Life (for the better)

How Long-Term Travel Can Change You And Your Life (for the better)

BootsnAll Editor Jean Ciolli shares why getting hooked on short-term travel is only the first step and why even though in many ways long-term travel is harder, it’s worth the extra effort because of how it makes the traveler grow and change in unexpected ways.

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How Travel Changed A Former Googler’s Life for the Better

How Travel Changed A Former Googler’s Life for the Better

Jenn Miller interviews Fred Perrotta, the entrepreneur that quit Google to solve every traveler’s biggest problem: packing. His solution? Tortuga Backpacks.

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