The Colors Of Holi
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The Colors Of Holi

Holi, known as the festival of colors, will be celebrated this Monday in many parts of the world, including India, Nepal, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and increasingly, throughout much of the rest of the world (especially those areas with a large Indian population). The date varies every year (it […]

Top 4 Tax Tips For Expats
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Top 4 Tax Tips For Expats

Around this time every year, Americans turn to the dreaded task of doing their taxes. Unfortunately, even if you happen to be an expat, this fact doesn’t change, and you will need tax tips for doing your taxes just like the rest of us. Living abroad has many risks, rewards […]

March 3 Weekly Roundup: Airbnb For Bathrooms; Alternative To Delta’s Rewards Program; Visiting Hanoi For The First Time
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March 3 Weekly Roundup: Airbnb For Bathrooms; Alternative To Delta’s Rewards Program; Visiting Hanoi For The First Time

I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of March 3 Edition

TravelCard: The Ultimate Charger For Those On The Road
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TravelCard: The Ultimate Charger For Those On The Road

Have any doubt there’s a huge demand for small, easy-to-use chargers for portable devices? Look no further than the recently announced TravelCard, a credit card-sized charger for iPhones and Android devices, whose Kickstarter campaign to raise $10,500 not only met its goal in a compact 48 hours, but has gone […]

A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne
A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne

A Foodie’s Guide Where To Eat And Drink In Melbourne

It’s no secret Melburnians (yes, I had to Google that), take a certain pride in Melbourne’s cultural offerings. Though I haven’t been yet, I’ve heard many an Australian dismissively refer to Sydney as the Miami of the country, and Melbourne as their New York (or, maybe their Brooklyn). Add on […]

6 Books You Must Read Before Going To France
6 Books to Read Before Going to France

6 Books You Must Read Before Going To France

The stereotype of the French is that they are stinky, rude and have a predilection for bad comedy, but they are also elegant, thin and have a predilection for fine art and good literature. The French are nothing if not an enigma — a study in paradoxes. How can one […]

Did You Get Your Ticket Yet For The Women’s Travel Fest?
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Did You Get Your Ticket Yet For The Women’s Travel Fest?

Travel, women, a New York City festival: even just one of these themes should make any normal human want to attend a festival. But combine all three and it’s a no-brainer. This March 8, 2014, is the Women’s Travel Fest, taking place in New York City, a one-day event whose […]

An Attempt To Express Thailand By Image
An Attempt To Express Thailand By Image

An Attempt To Express Thailand By Image

“The bird has an honor that is missing from man. Its song is mournful, alas, man is trapped, but the bird is free according to natural law.” With quotations like that, you can bet you’re not in for the typical travel video. “Thailand: In the Garden of the Dragon” comes […]

Paper Lanterns Being Released Into The Sky In Thailand
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Paper Lanterns Being Released Into The Sky In Thailand

Loi Krathong (or Loy Krathong/Loy Kratong) is a festival in Thailand that takes place on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month, where thousands of little, candlelit floats are let go onto rivers and other waterways as offerings to the river spirits. In the northern part of Thailand, […]

A Sunday Afternoon Stroll Through Hell
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A Sunday Afternoon Stroll Through Hell

When your Thai landlord offers to take you to lunch on a Sunday afternoon, you don’t expect to end up in Hell. I had envisioned a casual afternoon of eating spicy papaya salad and having comical conversations through broken English and basic Thai with Khunjai. She is an older, rotund […]

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