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Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It

Best Solo Travel Tips from Those Who Have Done It

Solo travel can be a scary thing, particularly if you’ve never hit the road alone before. Many people would never plan a one week vacation alone much less contemplate a RTW trip without a partner to share it with. But as these solo travelers share, going at it alone can be one of the most exciting and rewarding ways to travel.

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Ten Mistakes to Avoid on Your Around the World Trip

Ten Mistakes to Avoid on Your Around the World Trip

Here are some personal gaffs that could quite easily have been avoided had Helen heeded warnings, followed advice, and planned just a little bit better . Yes, that’s right; they’ve all been tried and tested, so better just take Helen’s word for it, rather than stumble into the same pitfalls yourself.

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Eat Your Way Around Taiwan

Eat Your Way Around Taiwan

Got a craving for some pig’s blood? How about a nice heaping plate of fermented tofu? We’ve got it all covered in our guide to the best that Taiwanese cuisine has to offer.

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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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The Sun Sets on Backpacking in Turkey

The Sun Sets on Backpacking in Turkey

Travel to Turkey has never been more safe and comfortable, but should that be the point? Meghan MacIver looks at what’s being lost with Turkey’s new tourism development.

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8 Credit Card Security Tips When Traveling Internationally

8 Credit Card Security Tips When Traveling Internationally

You probably know how important it is to secure your passport while traveling internationally, but you might not know that safeguarding your credit cards is vital as well. Paying for overseas purchases with a credit card can be incredibly convenient – you don’t have to hassle with converting cash, and you can generally receive a lower conversion rate than you would with traveler’s checks. But if you’re not careful, a credit card mishap could interrupt or even ruin your trip. Keep these eight tips in mind when traveling abroad.

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Eight Reason Why Disabled Travelers Should Hit the Road

Author Candy Harrington points out the many advantages of road trips for travelers with mobility issues.

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How to Do Hong Kong on a Budget: Where to Spend & What to Skip

How to Do Hong Kong on a Budget: Where to Spend & What to Skip

Hong Kong is notoriously expensive, but seeing the city on a budget doesn’t have to mean skipping all the fun stuff. Mary Richardson tells you where it makes sense to spend some of your precious travel budget.

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Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making

Traveling Long-Term: 8 Excuses to Stop Making

The idea of a round the world trip can be scary, and it’s easy to find reasons to discourage yourself from facing those fears. But for every reason why you don’t think you can take your dream trip, Adam Seper shows you why, and how, you can.

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India: Tips to Survive Your First Trip

India: Tips to Survive Your First Trip

You’ve probably heard previous first-time visitors to India mention that it tends to be overwhelming, and not necessarily in a good way. Chabli Bravo spent much of a year there recently, and here she offers some great tips to prepare yourself with.

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11 Ways to Save Big on a Trip to Japan

11 Ways to Save Big on a Trip to Japan

Has anyone ever told you that Japan is too expensive for budgeting travelers? This is a myth that Denise Tench attempts to bust with her insider tips on how to keep it cheap.

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Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

Giving Teens the Freedom To Travel

Would you let your child backpack alone with only other teens at 14? How ’bout play music gigs in bars at 15? Would you let your 13 year old live and work with college students on a farm a thousand miles away? Would you let your kids go out for dinner in a strange city, in Thailand, at night, alone? Jenn Miller has let her kids do all of these things and more. In this article she makes the argument for expanding the freedom of teenagers and expecting the very best as a result. You gave them roots, are you brave enough to give them wings?

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Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China

Eight Lesser-Known Places to Visit in China

From a traditional village on the outskirts of Beijing to a spice market in the Muslim northwest to a seaside beer festival, longtime Beijing expat Jennifer Conrad takes you on a tour of the best parts of China that you’ve never heard of

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7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits

7 of the Most Bizarre Asian Cultural Habits

Every culture and region has habits that outsiders find odd. Nellie Huang tells us about some Asian quirks that stand out above the rest.

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How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries

How to Deal With Street Harassment in Foreign Countries

For all the women who must tirelessly deal with street harassment, here are eight ways that those living or traveling abroad can deal with unwelcome attention in the street.

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