Travel Tips​​

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]