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Smart Things to Do at Work Before Vacation

You've started the countdown and soon you'll be free of impending deadlines, long hours at the office, and rapidly expanding to-do lists. But wait! Before...
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Food and Travel: Connect the World to Your Stomach

The rise of foodie culture hasn't just opened more farm-to-table restaurants or craft beer houses. Foodies are increasingly fulfilling their passion for all things...
Expand Your Travel Style

7 Ways to Expand Your Travel Style

As a flashpacker I enjoy a fusion of cheap travel and occasional comfort. Flashpacking's my preferred travel style but there are other ways to...
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Should I Learn a Language for Traveling? The Answer is in 5 Simple Questions

Whether going to Costa Rica for three weeks or France for three days, you need to consider learning the local language before traveling. I...
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Don’t Suck. Know What Souvenirs to Buy

Souvenirs remind you of the places you've been, the people you've met, and experiences you've had. They also show people how cool you are...
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Before Taking a Road Trip with Elderly Parents

Road tripping with your parents as an adult is a chance to move past your parent / child relationship. And now that you have...
No Apologies: How to Completely Embrace Your Travel Style

No Apologies: How to Completely Embrace Your Travel Style

Luxury vs budget, beach vs jungle, solo vs group…travel comes in all shapes, sizes, and styles. When you choose how you travel, is your...
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Don’t Miss Out on Local Food When You Travel

So you've just bought your ticket, and already you're dreaming about your vacation. There's lots to look forward to: the climate, the people, the...
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Making Lasting Memories of Travel Using Mindfulness

"Think about this moment. Exactly how this feels right now." My friend and I were sitting on lounge chairs on the roof of the...
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A Practical Guide for Turning Travel Dreams into Travel Goals

You have travel dreams. And even if year after year they've stayed dreams, despair not: you can make them real. Reading this guide will...