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The Frightening Case Of The Homicidal Shower Head
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The Frightening Case Of The Homicidal Shower Head

Those who have traveled through Central America or Southeast Asia know what I’m talking about. Suicide showers, also known as “widow makers,” are showers where the water is heated in the shower head rather than […]

Learn A Language For Free And Change The World With Duolingo
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Learn A Language For Free And Change The World With Duolingo

After my grand Pan-American journey came to an end, I moved to Montreal and was faced with two somewhat serious problems: I was completely broke and, if I wanted to find a decent job, I […]

Here’s How To Watch Tourists Almost Get Hit By Cars On Abbey Road
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Here’s How To Watch Tourists Almost Get Hit By Cars On Abbey Road

It was 44 years ago today that the iconic photograph was taken that would become the album cover for Abbey Road, the Beatles’ final recorded album. Photographer Iain Macmillan recalled in an interview in 1989 […]

Your Instagram Travel Pictures Are Making Your Friends Miserable
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Your Instagram Travel Pictures Are Making Your Friends Miserable

In case you thought that sharing on Instagram that #picoftheday of your #amazing picture from your #incredible #vacation from that exotic location that you happen to find yourself in is something your friends want to […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2013)
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The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2013)

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 2nd quarter (April – June) of 2013 ranked by visitor traffic. Update: Click here for The Top 50 Travel Blogs (3rd Quarter: 2013). […]

Who Uses Lonely Planet Guidebooks Anymore? (Me)
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Who Uses Lonely Planet Guidebooks Anymore? (Me)

Raise your hand if you still use Lonely Planet paper editions? Actually scratch that, I can’t see you, and if you actually did this I urge you to get outside more and stop doing everything […]

Before And After Image Of The Bodhgaya Bombing
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Before And After Image Of The Bodhgaya Bombing

Having just been to Bodhgaya, India, in late April myself, I decided to take a look at my photos to see if I could find an image that depicts a “before” picture of one of […]

Is Nudity The Hottest Trend In The Travel Industry?
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Is Nudity The Hottest Trend In The Travel Industry?

The era of the Staycation is over (and soo 2009-2012). All hail the era of the Nudecation. As if shedding your clothes wasn’t fun enough in the privacy of your home, tour operators and intrepid […]

How Violence Against Women In India Is Hurting Tourism
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How Violence Against Women In India Is Hurting Tourism

The NY Times is reporting that the number of female travelers to India has dropped a whopping 35 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to last year, a decline almost wholly attributable […]

Tripfilms Announces The Nominees For The 2013 Trippy Awards
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Tripfilms Announces The Nominees For The 2013 Trippy Awards

Is it awards season already? It feels like it was just yesterday I was watching the Oscars and getting angry at all the Hollywood actors who had recently copied me and grew out their beards […]

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