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6 Unexpected Places You Can Cruise

When you think of a cruise you probably think of a tropical Carribbean destination like the Virgin Islands or the Bahamas, or perhaps Alaska comes to mind. Although, these are great destinations to hop...

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Scandinavia in the Summer: Where to Visit

Sweden, Norway and Denmark are popular destinations for summertime travel. The winters in Scandinavia can be exceptionally brutal so what better time is there to visit than the warmer months of summer. Planning a...

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Packing for Long Term Travel

When it comes to packing for a long trip, there are a virtually unlimited number of factors to consider. From what kind of socks to bring to how to fit everything into one bag,...

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Ideal Itinerary for a Month in Thailand

Nestled in Southeast Asia between Myanmar, Malaysia and Cambodia lays Thailand. Known as the, “Land of Smiles”, Thailand is a popular stop for travelers to Southeast Asia. The country isn’t overwhelming but deciding where...

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Ideal Itinerary for a Month in China

China is a massive country with a landscape that varies just as massively. From some of the largest and most chaotic cities in the world to serene, peaceful natural views, China allows something for...

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How To Travel in NYC on a Budget

The city that never sleeps is also a city known for being a money pit. With cocktails setting you back $15-$20 USD and the subway costing you a few dollars each trip, New York...

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Can You Stay In Hostels If You’re Over 30?

Hostels have long been renowned as youth backpacker party havens. Stories of all night ragers, sexual relations in the bed below you and filthy conditions have long since plagued the hostel reputations. For these...

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Busabout vs Eurail: Which is better?

If you are planning a trip to Europe, planning you travel between countries can be a daunting task. There are a plethora of options to choose from including air, train, bus or walking. Well,...

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Best Picnic Spots in Europe for Travellers

Europe is best known for its iconic attractions like Big Ben in London and the Eiffel Tower in Paris. In the warmer months, picnicking near these attractions is a very popular activity. Packing a...