What Exactly Is Bánh Sèo Anyway?
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What Exactly Is Bánh Sèo Anyway?

Bánh xèo means either “sizzling cake” or “sound crepe,” depending on what your Google search turns up, but either way, the name refers to this southern Vietnamese crepe made of rice flour, water, coconut milk, […]

In Search Of The Next Phuket — In Vietnam
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In Search Of The Next Phuket — In Vietnam

In the never-ending quest to discover the “Phuket of the ’80’s,” could it be that the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc, just off the Cambodian border in the Gulf of Thailand, is the real thing? […]

Chile’s Atacama Desert Is Out Of This World
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Chile’s Atacama Desert Is Out Of This World

So, I’ve recently figured out a lot about myself. For starters, I’m a sucker for rice terraces, any kind of non-English pop music always sounds better to me for whatever reason, traditional dancing of any […]

‘Tis The Season For Morbid Travel Attractions
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‘Tis The Season For Morbid Travel Attractions

Some travelers head to Salem, Massachusetts for the month-long Halloween events, others head to Madison, Wisconsin’s Freakfest or New York City’s Village Halloween Parade for two of the country’s largest celebrations. (And, if you were […]

Japan In Pictures
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Japan In Pictures

By Jon Wick To see more shots of my recent adventures through Japan, Vietnam (and once I have some free time, Korea), please visit my Flickr photostream.

Top 13 Ways To Get Kicked Out Of A Hostel
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Top 13 Ways To Get Kicked Out Of A Hostel

Looking for ways to avoid making enemies out of your fellow travelers? Here are 13 sure-fire ways to make your hostel hostile. Follow or risk deportation from your dorm. By Carrie Thompson 1) Adult Relations […]

Are You Tired? Cuz You’ve Been Flying Through My Mind All Night
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Are You Tired? Cuz You’ve Been Flying Through My Mind All Night

Lately, we’ve all been bombarded with silly airline promotions (see Ryanair, Ryanair, or Ryanair). This time, love is in the air, and the Kiwi’s are stepping up to the plate. Just recently, Air New Zealand […]

Top 8 Tourist-Free Islands In Italy
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Top 8 Tourist-Free Islands In Italy

For some reason one of the things I remember most about Capri (other than the beautiful sunsets, quaint streets, and maniacal Vespa drivers), is the fact that when I was there, the rumor around town […]

Ski Chalets: To Cater Or Not To Cater, That Is The Question
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Ski Chalets: To Cater Or Not To Cater, That Is The Question

Your legs are still burning from the days last run. You’re finishing up an après drink waiting for the rest of the group. You’re hungry, it’s cold, and you’re exhausted from flailing around the slopes […]

See For Yourself What Draws People To Nepal
See For Yourself What Draws People To Nepal

See For Yourself What Draws People To Nepal

For a little inspiration to travel to Nepal, check out Warmeye’s (I assume that’s a pseudonym or he had very hippyish parents) amazing video from his trip to the “Roof of the World.” Anyone else […]