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Join the 30 Days of Indie Travel Project
Join the 30 Days of Indie Travel Project As the end of 2011 gets closer, we wanted to look back over the past year (and beyond) in a way that was just as fun as looking forward to 2012. Toward that end, we're going to spend the month of November reminiscing about our travels, thinking about who we are and how indie travel has shaped us and how we experience the world. And we're inviting you to play, too.
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Wandering Through Chaos: A Brief Look At The Hectic, Eccentric Side Of Egypt
Wandering Through Chaos: A Brief Look At The Hectic, Eccentric Side Of Egypt You may think the reason you want to visit Egypt is to see that which it is famous for: the Pyramids at Giza, the Cairo Museum and the Valley of the Kings. There's more to this, the land of the Pharaohs however, than meets the eye. Allow Egyptology student Taryn Pollock to introduce you to a little bit of what really goes on while in Egypt.
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Seven Ways to Beat the Travel Slump
Seven Ways to Beat the Travel Slump As exciting as travel can be, you might find yourself hitting a wall mid-trip. How do you pull yourself out of it so you can go back to having fun? Maria Anderson has 7 suggestions to help you beat the travel slump.
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The Best-Kept Secrets of a Vancouverite – Vancouver, British Columbia
The Best-Kept Secrets of a Vancouverite – Vancouver, British Columbia An up to the minute guide on how to live like a local in Vancouver, reported by Sarah Swinglehurst.
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6 Travel Truths You’ll Never Escape
6 Travel Truths You’ll Never Escape When we plan a trip or adventure we inevitably have certain expectations about how things will change or be different, but some things always stay the same. Jennifer Miller points out six universal travel truths that can still look surprising.
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Surviving a Long Flight: Tips and Tricks
Surviving a Long Flight: Tips and Tricks Sleeping is the best way to get through a long flight, if you can pull it off, according to Curtis Heideman. If you can't here are other tips for using your time wisely.
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Perth: Get Your Local Know-How Before You Go West
Perth: Get Your Local Know-How Before You Go West For loads of sunshine, friendly locals and a change of scene without leaving Australia, go West, writes Tanie Sansey.
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Quebec – The Jewel in Canada’s Crown
Quebec – The Jewel in Canada’s Crown 'La belle province' or 'the beautiful province' is quite simply an essential stop on any avid traveller's North American itinerary.
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Shore Excursions on Cruises – What to expect and what not to do
Shore Excursions on Cruises – What to expect and what not to do Shore excursions on cruises can be the most memorable part of your holiday, but it's easy for things to go wrong. Lisa Legere gives us some expert tips on how to navigate the tricky world of these side trips.
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