From L.A. to Louisiana: Crossing America Just Because

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I took tourist communion by breaking beignets at Cafe du Monde and taking the cup of Frozen Irish Coffee at Molly’s. I hoped with this act I might be absolved of my lowly tourist state and blessed by the true spirit of the city’s saints, bacchanal and non.

Finding Pleasure in Simple Moments

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It’s entirely possible to take a year and travel the globe and completely miss the point. I know people who have. You probably do, too. The Indie Travel Manifesto encourages us to find pleasure in simple moments. This seems a good goal, to me, regardless of whether you travel back and forth to your village to buy milk and a baguette or whether you get your “big trip” off the ground this year. Let’s take the time to cultivate pleasure in simple moments, at home and abroad.

6 Ways to Experience the Magic of Cape Town

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Cape Town is the ultimate travel destination, topping traveler’s bucket lists year after year. The reason for this is simple: there is something for quite literally everyone in what is known as South Africa’s ‘Mother City’.

An India Survival Guide for Female Travelers

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India can show you its best and worst sides in the same breath. From stunning scenery to smelly streets, it’s not difficult to form a love/hate relationship with this amazing country. And things can be even more challenging and rewarding for solo female travelers. If you’re planning to visit, Jo Fitzsimons provides a Girl’s Guide to India.

Travel Accommodation for $1 Per Night? There’s An App For That

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James Asquith is the Official Guinness World Record holder for being the youngest person to travel to every country in the World (before the age of 25). Now he’s the founder of a new app that was inspired by his journey: Holiday Swap.

10 Unfortunate Byproducts of Long-Term Travel

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There are people who make the assumption that long-term travel is like being on vacation forever: waking up late, other people doing your laundry, drinks delivered poolside, cheap massages and a general disregard for the temporal realities. Nothing could be further from the truth. Jenn Miller points out ten unfortunate side effects of long-term travel that are impossible to avoid.

3-Day Weekend in Washington State: Ocean, Rainforest, and Mountains

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My husband Kent and I, residents of America’s fly-over Midwest, had come to experience the wonders of nature itself.

Are Cruises Safe? A Cruise Safety Guide For Parents

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More than 11 million US passengers went on a cruise in 2014 but generated only 34 reported incidents. And this trend seems to stay stable year after year.

Why Recent College Grads Should Take Time to Travel

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Just graduated college or graduating soon? Frustrated about job prospects? Isabel Eva Bohrer shares tips on a travel option that you may not have thought of. A RTW trip could enhance your resume and make you stand out to prospective employers.

The Majestic Hotel and The Top 7 Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur

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The Majestic continues to offer British cuisine and cocktails in a glamorous art deco atmosphere, with service that would put a Cunard ocean liner to shame.