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7 Classic British Comfort Foods

If the Brits know anything about food, it’s how to serve up winter warmers. As a place that sees more than its fair share of wind, rain and gray skies, [...]

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7 Classic British Comfort Foods

If the Brits know anything about food, it’s how to serve up winter warmers. As a place that sees more than its fair share of wind, rain and gray skies, [...]

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7 Things NOT to Do in a Natural Disaster

Tsunamis, earthquakes, exploding volcanoes, hurricanes, it can sometimes feel like Mother Nature is throwing us one natural disaster after another. I was recently in Hawaii when we received a warning [...]

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10 Essential Tips for Israel Travel

Israel has been a coveted land for millennia and the recent fighting with Gaza is the latest chapter in this enduring conflict. Yet, tourists seem undeterred. In 2012, Israel’s visitor [...]

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My Barefoot Volcano Hike (and Why I’m Glad My Shoes Broke)

I couldn’t tell whether the dark matter oozing from my feet was mud or blood, but I took in a deep breath of crisp air and let out a laugh [...]

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8 Ways to Eat Your Way through the US South

Just about every region in every country has tasty cuisine specific to that area. In Germany, Bavaria is known for its schnitzel, Tandoori is the specialty in Punjab, India and [...]

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“I threw away years of hard work in search of travel…”

I’d made it. Seven years of training and I was officially qualified as a lawyer. I should have been ecstatic but all I felt was disappointment. Client meetings, conferences and [...]

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7 Life Lessons I Learned Trekking the World’s Deepest Canyon

Last year I had the opportunity to trek Colca Canyon, located a few hours from Arequipa, Peru. The canyon plunges over 13,000 feet from peak to valley, making it twice [...]

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Why Living in a Troglodyte Cave Might Be Good for You

“I’m going to France to live in a cave,” I declared to my friends and family. It was the heart of winter and my loved ones rolled their eyes, passing [...]

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5 Hawaiian Dishes (that Only the Locals Eat)

Think of the United States and food, and it doesn’t take long to conjure up images of cheeseburgers and fries, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and chili dogs. However, while [...]

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6 Bizarre Health Treatments from around the World

Health treatments from around the globe vary from the mundane to the extreme, as different cultures look at health and well-being from very different angles. While an American might think [...]

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6 Lessons from Kung Fu School (And How I Learned I’m No Bruce Lee)

My childhood TV choices were dominated by my older brother, which meant that by the end of my teenage years I’d seen more kung fu movies than most. Jet Li, [...]

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10 Awesome Places to Re-Capture Your Lost Youth

Childhood was a time when, for many of us, a bad day involved nothing more serious than a skinned knee or a sick goldfish. Though being a kid wasn’t always [...]

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How I Overcame My Fear of Snakes (and Became a Braver Person)

Until about a year ago, I couldn’t even do an image search for the word “snake” without being afraid of the results I’d find: fanged rattlesnakes, coiling anacondas, hooded cobras. [...]

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Improve Your Travel Writing with these 10 Lessons

Who wouldn’t want to swing in a hammock while writing about their day’s activities and get paid for it? Travel writing is a dream job, and it’s no longer preserved [...]

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6 Ways that Travel Improved My Overall Health and Well-Being

Planning a fun-filled vacation may not include thoughts of improving your health. In fact, it may have more to do with taking back fruity cocktails and late night dancing. But [...]

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10 Travel Quotes that Inspire Me

Travel can be expensive, time consuming and exhausting, yet each year millions of people pack their belongings into a bag and set out in search of new sights. For millennia, [...]

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6 European Seashore Lunches

What could be better than sitting alongside crystal blue water and eating fish that was caught early that morning while you sip on a glass of Chardonnay and laugh quietly with your [...]

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5 Disappointing Historical Sites around the World

You’ve traveled miles to stand before a historical site but now that it’s before you, all you can muster is a sinking feeling of disappointment. Sadly, some sites do not [...]

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Photo Essay: Dogs on Vacation

Since dogs have become family members and pawed their way into our hearts, it may be hard to think about leaving them at home when you head out on vacation. [...]

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Where Should You Stay? 5 Accommodation Options Compared

Picking out a place to stay can be a daunting task. While you might appreciate a boutique hotel for its unique design, someone else might be looking for somewhere cheaper [...]

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