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Tales From Backpackers On The Road
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Tales From Backpackers On The Road

Friday, late August, cool summer breezes . . . um, why are you sitting here reading this site? Oh yeah, that pesky day job. First off, thanks, come again. Second, let’s be honest, by this […]

Should I Wash My Underwear While Traveling? Answer: No!
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Should I Wash My Underwear While Traveling? Answer: No!

Let’s face it, we travelers put up with a lot of aggravation on the road: lost baggage, missing passports, loud hostels, etc. . . . And we see a lot of things that bother us […]

Experiencing The Garden Of Eden That Is Ha Long Bay
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Experiencing The Garden Of Eden That Is Ha Long Bay

I never saw the movie “Indochine.” According to its summary, the flick was released in 1992, and is about a French naval officer and his young Vietnamese lover who are escaping banishment. They seek refuge […]

Compassion In Cambodia: A Traveler’s Dilemna
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Compassion In Cambodia: A Traveler’s Dilemna

Compassion comes in many forms. You can give away your life savings, some extra change in your pocket, or a bottle of water to a thirsty child. It’s easy to change one person’s life, but […]

Traveling Cheap In Central America, The Frugal Traveler Way
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Traveling Cheap In Central America, The Frugal Traveler Way

Have you been following the exploits of the newly-installed Frugal Traveler, Seth Kugel, this summer as he’s been making his way from São Paulo to New York? This month alone he’s traipsed around Los Zorros, […]

How Not To Get Kicked Out Of Cambodia
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How Not To Get Kicked Out Of Cambodia

So you’re going to Cambodia (actually, I am in about 6 weeks, but more on that later), and once you get there all you really want to do is sunbathe nude while pointing the bottom […]

Tips For First-Time Travelers: Copy Your Passport, Ditch The Itinerary
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Tips For First-Time Travelers: Copy Your Passport, Ditch The Itinerary

We were all travel virgins once. Not quite the — awkward lying next to each other, not knowing where to look, thinking of something romantic to whisper in your ear — kind of travel virgin. […]

Video: Leh, India; Come For The Worship, Stay For The Views
Video: Leh, India; Come For The Worship, Stay For The Views

Video: Leh, India; Come For The Worship, Stay For The Views

In the voice of Casey Kasem or whoever does the countdown today. Okay, I just googled it, some guy named Ryan Seacrest: “Burning up the charts this week at The Expeditioner’s Travel Video group at […]

Peru: Your Guide To Eating Cute, Cuddly Things
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Peru: Your Guide To Eating Cute, Cuddly Things

Let me just start by saying that when I was a kid, I had Guinea pigs as pets. Those Guinea pigs had babies. Those babies then had babies with their parents. Those babies had an […]

The People You See When You Drive
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The People You See When You Drive

The only problem with mass public transit is the immediacy of arrival. Although I find trains romantic, planes quick and comfortable, buses affordable, you do see a lot more when you travel by car. Such […]

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