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How To Cross The Street In Vietnam
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How To Cross The Street In Vietnam

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: How do you cross the street in Vietnam? (Possible punchlines: “You don’t,” “You start by taking out a life insurance policy,” or “You buy a motorbike.”) As any visitor who has been to Vietnam knows, the quickest way to spot the newbie […]

Check Out Our Interview With QiRanger About Guatemala [Podcast]
Check Out Our Interview With QiRanger About Guatemala [Podcast]

Check Out Our Interview With QiRanger About Guatemala [Podcast]

This week I and TheExpeditioner Managing Editor Luke Armstrong sat down (virtually) with writer/Korean podcaster QiRanger (aka Steve Miller) to chat about travel in Guatemala, which you can here in the above clip. There is a discussion of what to eat while there, the best ways to travel about the country […]

How To See Venice On A Budget (No, Really)
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How To See Venice On A Budget (No, Really)

Like other top European city-break destinations such as London and Paris, Venice has a reputation for being pretty expensive. It’s true that if you’re not careful you could end up blowing half your budget on one meal — albeit, probably a very good one — but Venice certainly doesn’t have […]

The Easiest Way To Get A Myanmar Visa
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The Easiest Way To Get A Myanmar Visa

With considerable political reforms occurring over the last year, Myanmar (Burma), once a pariah state in the world of travel, has become this year’s hottest backpacker destination. Although some significant human rights issues remain, travelers are keen to experience the legendary, relatively “untouched” culture of this unique Southeast Asian country, hot on […]

How To Avoid Jet Lag (And Therefore Avoid Joining The Walking Dead)
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How To Avoid Jet Lag (And Therefore Avoid Joining The Walking Dead)

The old rule of thumb is that it takes one day for every time zone that you pass over to fully adjust and get over jet lag. This is not very reassuring if, say, you’re heading to Asia from New York for two weeks, which would mean that just as […]

10 Ways To Stop Worrying And Experience Naples Better
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10 Ways To Stop Worrying And Experience Naples Better

Naples doesn’t make everyone’s Italy itinerary and it almost didn’t make mine. Over 40 million travelers pour into Italy each year but many visitors tragically dodge Naples, the city’s reputation for crime and trash heaps preceding all else. The Bay of Naples was the mythological home to the sirens, singing […]

Top 10 Things To Do In London Besides The Olympics
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Top 10 Things To Do In London Besides The Olympics

With the London 2012 Olympics upon us, it seems the entire world has gone sports mad. If you’re lucky enough to be in London for the Olympics, and looking for sights to see outside Olympic Park, here are 10 off the-beaten-track experiences to be had in London that have nothing to […]

Thinking Of Not Washing Your Hands After Taking A Taxi In New York City? Think Again
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Thinking Of Not Washing Your Hands After Taking A Taxi In New York City? Think Again

Just in case you were one of the 50.6 million visitors to New York City last year, and you happen to be a germaphobe (or have a healthy aversion to the sudden onset of stomach ailments), you may want to think twice about not washing your hands after using a […]

National Park Nomad: Q & A With Guidebook Author Michael Joseph Oswald
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National Park Nomad: Q & A With Guidebook Author Michael Joseph Oswald

Sometimes we get caught up planning out our next epic adventure to exotic lands and far-off cultures, driven, in part, by eating extraordinary cuisine, meeting those that call the corners of earth home and seeing sites one has only heard about. This idea of exploration reaches out its age-old fingers […]

How To Volunteer With WWOOFs
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How To Volunteer With WWOOFs

What are WWOOFs and How Do You Volunteer With WWOOFs? Although volunteer travel has been booming for the last few years years, WWOOFing (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms), or as it is known in some locations, Willing Workers on Organic Farms, is one of the last great strongholds of […]

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