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Reality Check: Are You Safer Abroad?

Reality Check: Are You Safer Abroad?

Could you be safer abroad than at home? Maurice D. Valentine reflects on drinking and violence across three countries: Japan, Australia and the U.S. and comes to some surprising conclusions.

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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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Up from the River…Seeing Milwaukee from Its Waterfront Pubs

Up from the River…Seeing Milwaukee from Its Waterfront Pubs

Milwaukee have many interesting and entertaining sights. As the city that beer built, we only thought it fitting to see it through the boozy eyes of its many waterfront bars.

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10 Free Things to Do in the UK [Sponsored Post]

10 Free Things to Do in the UK [Sponsored Post]

The UK isn’t typically seen as a budget travel destination. If you hope to travel in the UK and are on a tight budget, check out these ten free things to do in the UK.

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Miami Nice – Family Fun in South Beach, Florida

Miami Nice – Family Fun in South Beach, Florida

Traveling to South Beach with toddlers may not be an obvious choice, what with the drag shows, 36 oz. giant drinks, and scantily-clad bodies everywhere, but Michelle Lafleur will show you that there are enough kid-friendly activities to keep little ones entertained on a budget that parents can afford.

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Leave your heart in San Francisco

Leave your heart in San Francisco

The foggy city by the bay will leave you seduced by the chilled-out vibe, worn out by rolling hills, sated by fresh fusion cooking and blissed out by hazy California afternoons. San Francisco will charm you for sure but be warned: it may also claim your heart.

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Dumpling Impulse: Discovering Mandut Guk in Seoul

Dumpling Impulse: Discovering Mandut Guk in Seoul

Following her traveler’s instincts, Nancy Penrose was rewarded with a memorable and delicious dumpling soup at a restaurant in Seoul.

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Top 5 Countries to Volunteer Outdoors in for Adventurous Travelers

Top 5 Countries to Volunteer Outdoors in for Adventurous Travelers

Adventure travel and volunteer travel both offer a unique perspective on a new destination. Katie Boyer is here to offer 5 of the top destinations for combining adventure travel with volunteering.

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A Breath of Fresh Air – Clearing my Mind on the Trail in Northern New Mexico

A Breath of Fresh Air – Clearing my Mind on the Trail in Northern New Mexico

After our first year in the corporate world, four girlfriends find perspective about what really matters while hiking in New Mexico.

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6 Great Places to Move Abroad

6 Great Places to Move Abroad

Dreaming about packing up and living abroad, but not really sure where to go? Adam Seper has a few destination suggestions for would-be expats.

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5 of the World’s Most Haunted Places

5 of the World’s Most Haunted Places

Want an extra thrill with your next trip? Cherrye Moore recommends a tour of one the top 5 haunted destinations around the world.

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8 Small Towns in New Zealand the Guidebooks Ignore

8 Small Towns in New Zealand the Guidebooks Ignore

There’s far more to see in New Zealand than Auckland, Christchurch, hobbit homes from Lord of the Rings, and Milford Sound. Jenn Miller shares 8 off-the-beaten-path destinations around New Zealand’s North and South Islands worth renting a car and venturing away from the main tourist trail.

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Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

Solo Travel: The Pros and Cons

What are the pros and cons of solo travel? Expert JoAnna Haugen weighs in on the reasons why (and why not) traveling alone may be for you.

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Working Holiday Visas in Australia and How It All Works

Working Holiday Visas in Australia and How It All Works

The age limit for Australia’s famous working holiday visa program’s about to be extended to 35, and it’s definitely something you should consider. BootsnAll’s Julie Blakely’s just returned from Australia with all the details of how you can make a living while you travel in Oz.

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A Day in the Life: New Zealand

A Day in the Life: New Zealand

What’s a day in New Zealand really like? Jenn Miller shares her experience exploring green hills, fern forests, fjords and gemstone beaches with her family.

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12 Ways to Combat the Solo Traveler Blues

12 Ways to Combat the Solo Traveler Blues

Solo traveling is incredibly rewarding, but even the most independent travelers get broad-sided with loneliness at times. Denise Esser shares 12 tips on combating the lone traveler blues to help ensure that your solo journey will be an unforgettable experience.

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The Best of Oz: 10 Reasons to Go to Australia Now

The Best of Oz: 10 Reasons to Go to Australia Now

Australia is really far away, and more expensive than lots of cool destinations. So why go? Brooke Schoenman has 10 reasons Australia is worth a trip, despite the extra cash and time on the plane.

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