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?
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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 […]