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The Top 5 Coffee Shops In Boulder, Colorado
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The Top 5 Coffee Shops In Boulder, Colorado

As a recent resident of Boulder, Colorado, I discovered  that when traveling to a brand spankin’ new place to live (sans companion) there are three essentials to secure as soon as possible. Lest you be prepared to camp, the first necessity is to find a place to sleep and store […]

The 7 Commandments Of A South American Roadtrip
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The 7 Commandments Of A South American Roadtrip

Take one old and, as it turns out, less than reliable Volkwagen Combi. Paint it purple, and make it convertible. Fill it with a motley and changeable crew of South American musos, European backpackers and one dog. Hit the Panamericana, and drive north. That, baby, is where the sun is. Before […]

Do I Need A Passport For Puerto Rico? Why Not?
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Do I Need A Passport For Puerto Rico? Why Not?

Quick, name the two biggest impacts the Spanish-American War had on the United States (besides allowing you write that kick-ass essay in 7th grade that totally blew your history teacher away). First, without the war in which Teddy Roosevelt emerged as a national hero, he most likely would not have returned […]

Travel India For Over Two Months On Only $1,000? It Can Be Done
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Travel India For Over Two Months On Only $1,000? It Can Be Done

A little ways back we asked the question: How Many Days Can I Travel In [Insert Country Here] With $1,000? – a post based upon a Rough Guides analysis of the cost of travel in various countries. Seeing this as a challenge rather than a suggestion, travel writer Jed Purses decided to light […]

How To Use Twitter For Deals On Travel
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How To Use Twitter For Deals On Travel

For the truly budget conscious, no ordeal is too tough when looking for deals. Red-eye flights via sketchy local airlines, mile-long treks to cheap hostels, and a penchant for street food (okay, I’d do that one even if I weren’t looking for deals), are techniques budget travelers have learned to […]

The Benefit Of Ignoring Travel Advice
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The Benefit Of Ignoring Travel Advice

Bootsnall decided to send out a call to their readers via social media for the worst travel advice they’ve ever received, resulting in some of those nuggets of unfounded wisdom that most of us have heard. “Don’t go to ____ because it’s dangerous,” “Don’t eat food from street vendors,” “Don’t […]

5 Must-Listen Podcasts For Travelers
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5 Must-Listen Podcasts For Travelers

Poor ‘lil podcasts. Those glorious little nuggets of thought expelled into the web-o-sphere by the intelligent, the hilarious and, more often than not, the unfortunate obnoxious population. Like blogs, we love them and we hate them. But we put up with their profuse lameness because they are one of the […]

Want To Know Where The Best Beach In The U.S. Is? Read On
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Want To Know Where The Best Beach In The U.S. Is? Read On

It’s a terrible thing to say, but I usually detest going to beaches in the U.S. Many are crowded, dirty, and littered with rows of obnoxious high-rise buildings and condos. I know, I must sound like a very grumpy person, but as a traveler who has ventured to (and is […]

How Long Does It Take To Get A Passport?
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How Long Does It Take To Get A Passport?

With the summer travel season underway, my guess is that there are plenty of travelers who, in the midst of packing, suddenly realize they forgot to get a new or renewed passport. Which begs the question: How long does it take to get a passport? ROUTINE SERVICE According to the […]

10 Great Places To Grab A Drink Around The World
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10 Great Places To Grab A Drink Around The World

USA Today enlisted the help of Men’s Journal to come up with this list of 10 great places around the world go bar-hopping. Not surprisingly, Dublin makes the list with it’s 1000+ bars, as does Portland, Oregon, for its large number of breweries — at last count 28 within the […]

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