File Under Reasons I’m Jealous Of Londoners: Weekend Trips To Damascus
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File Under Reasons I’m Jealous Of Londoners: Weekend Trips To Damascus

Nothing frustrates me more than when I read about Londoners discussing simple weekend trips to such places as southern Spain, Morocco, or as is the case here, Damascus. (Why isn’t my my house in New […]

Sumo Wrestling 101
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Sumo Wrestling 101

If there was one thing I could have changed about my recent trip to Japan, it would have to be the date. I say that only for the sole reason that it wasn’t sumo tournament season. The […]

So What Should You Do In Paris?
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So What Should You Do In Paris?

Don’t see the Mona Lisa, climb the Eiffel Tower, or grab a coffee at Café de Flore? Well, not exactly, but taken from an expert on Paris, there are plenty of ways to get the […]

Beyond Buenos Aires
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Beyond Buenos Aires

Your guide to heading out of the city and exploring what lays beyond Buenos Aires. By Katie Hammel For the ambitious traveler, the best of Buenos Aires can be seen in a few days, and […]

The Great American BBQ
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The Great American BBQ

What do you get when you cross 500,000 pounds of meat, surgical gloves, and some “testosterone-fueled bro hugs?” The world’s largest, American Royal BBQ competition in Kansas City. Duh. BBQ in the states isn’t just […]

Don’t Commit These 7 Travel Sins
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Don’t Commit These 7 Travel Sins

As a follow-up to Monday’s article about proper hostel etiquette — a must-read for first-time travelers — BootsnAll has this list of the “7 Deadly Sins of Travel,” which, I guarantee, even the most seasoned […]

A Cultural Pub Stroll Through Edinburgh
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A Cultural Pub Stroll Through Edinburgh

Despite being voted the best city in Britain by the Observer Travel Awards, Edinburgh seems to be a mysteriously intriguing place. What better way to coax a city out from behind its walls is to, […]

What Exactly Is Bánh Sèo Anyway?
Bourdain In Vietnam To Close Out Season 5A (Yes There’s A “B” Coming In August)

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 […]