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5 Of The Most Beautiful Countries You Should Think Twice About Visiting
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5 Of The Most Beautiful Countries You Should Think Twice About Visiting

The U.K. Foreign Officer recently compiled a list of countries that: a) you should not travel to, and b) those that you should travel to only if you must. These warnings, as listed by The Telegraph, are focused in areas of the world that have experienced political, social and economic turmoil within the […]

Traveling The Land Of Lawrence Of Arabia
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Traveling The Land Of Lawrence Of Arabia

Let’s face it, “Lawrence of Arabia” is one of the best travel movies of all time. I dare you to watch this flick (and, yes, that means you’re going to have to put aside about 3 1/2 hours) and not want to pack your bags and follow in the famed […]

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 York a few thousand miles closer to the European continent?) Though perhaps a little tougher […]

Lessons From The Road To Damascus
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Lessons From The Road To Damascus

Feel like the world’s getting smaller? A trip to the Middle East will help convince you otherwise. Here’s seven easy lessons to help make sure you’re prepared. By Laura Bridgestock Spending ten days traveling from Istanbul to Damascus promised to be the most exciting trip I’d ever taken — and […]