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What Solo Travel Taught Me About Community and Taking up Space

Whether you're an introvert, extrovert, or somewhere between the two, we all need time to be alone. Traveling alone provided me with alone time, while also teaching me about myself and the communities that I take space in.

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Accessible Adventures Around the World

A compilation of five wheelchair-friendly intrepid expeditions you can find in various corners of the globe.

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6 Travel Magazines You Must Grab Now

The best types of travel magazines come in many forms. Some feature advice for holidaying on a budget, while others cover luxury trips.

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5 Reasons Why Traveling Is the Best Medicine for the Soul

Wouldn't it be great to give yourself a little break, escape all the craziness of everyday life, and explore incredible new places? I'm a blogger who has spent over a decade traveling the world. Here are five reasons you should strive to travel when you can.

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10 Benefits of Traveling Abroad

Traveling abroad is often not without its challenges. However, this article explores ten positives of journeying to foreign countries.

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13 Most Haunted Restaurants in the World

Learn about the most haunted restaurants in the world.

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10 Disadvantages of Traveling Alone

This article lists and looks at ten negative aspects of solo travel, including safety issues, falling sick, and eating alone.

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10 Real-Life Benefits of Traveling Alone

Traveling solo might not be for everyone, but when it goes well, it can be very rewarding and even positively transformational. This article lists and looks at 10 advantages of journeying unaccompanied.

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10 Unexpected Benefits of Being Bilingual or Multilingual (Especially When Traveling)

Do you want to learn another language? Good choice! Here are some unexpected benefits of being bilingual that you may not have realized.

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5 Forbidden Islands: Places You Can Never Visit

There are several islands in the world that are off limits to even the most intrepid travelers.

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The Best Winter Resorts and Destinations (for Skiing and More)

From luxury resorts to gorgeous destinations, these are the world's best places to spend time in winter.

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How to Enjoy Traveling Solo (10 Tried-and-True Tips)

Whether you are ready to take a first solo trip or just want some more tips on how to make it a more enjoyable experience, these tips will come in handy for enhancing your vacation.

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The 7 Most Beautiful Grocery Stores in the World

Grocery shopping needn't be uninspiring! Check out these beautiful grocery stores from around the world to shop at on your next vacation.

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5 Places to Avoid Traveling With Children

You don't want to lug a five-year-old around Paris if he's not even going to enjoy most of it, right? Here are five cities to avoid for your next family vacation with kids and preteens.

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How to Travel With Friends Without Losing Your Mind

Whether you're doing to Boston or Bali, traveling in a group of like-minded friends isn't as simple as you think. Here are the best ways to avoid misunderstandings and hurt feelings during your trip.

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The Three Golden Rules of Travel

I've traveled extensively and learned a few things the hard way. Here are my top three most important travel tips!

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20 Ways to Make Friends Abroad: How to Meet New People for Digital Nomads and Solo Travellers

I thought I'd enjoy all my alone time while traveling, but from time to time, we all need a bit of social interaction. Here's how I meet people while I'm travelling abroad.

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8 Ways a Second Visit Can Be More Rewarding When You Travel

When we travel, we tend to have a desire to tick off places from a list. But the second impression you get when you revisit places can actually be more rewarding than the first time. Here are eight reasons why.

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6 Ways to Get Your Travel On

After writing an article about traveling with my baby, I started thinking about all the ways my friends and I used to travel. It is so important to travel the world and experience new places! Below are my top six picks for ways to travel depending on what you want to accomplish in life.

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10 Solo Traveling Skills for a Truly Enjoyable Adventure

Is solo traveling enjoyable? Is it safe to explore the world on your own? It’s a yes to both questions, if you’re capable of 10 all-important skills.

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How to Make the Most of Your Adventures Abroad

These days, we can travel across or around the world more easily than ever before. But visiting a place and truly experiencing it are two very different things. Here are a few ways to get the most out of your adventures abroad.

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Atlas Obscura: The World's Strange and Hidden Wonders

Looking for cool things to see around the world? Dive into this book featuring obscure and magnificent treasures from around the world. You will not be disappointed, though you may suddenly experience an insatiable desire to travel.

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Ridiculous Tourist Vacation Complaints

If you've ever worked in hospitality, you know that hospitality industry workers get used to ridiculous nitpicking from tourists, but sometimes it takes immense self-control not to burst out laughing. Here are some insane complaints I've heard from tourists.

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Odd Place Names

Villages, towns, and geographical features around the world have names that sometimes cause chuckles or blushes of embarrassment.

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Travel vs. Vacation: What's the Difference?

'Travel' and 'vacation' are often used interchangeably, but they mean different things. While neither is better than the other, it's important to understand the differences between the two.

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10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel on Their Own

Seeing the world can be one of the most fulfilling and intimidating experiences possible, especially when you're traveling solo. Here are 10 reasons why you should try it out for yourself!

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Advice for Women Traveling Alone in RVs

If you are a single woman who wants to do some RV vacationing, there is no reason why you can't do so safely and comfortably. These tips can help.

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How to Survive in a Humid Climate

Humidity is the worst, especially if you're not accustomed to it. Follow these tips to beat the humidity.

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6 Freaky and Cool Abandoned Places You Haven't Heard About

From China to the United States, freaky and cool abandoned places sit still, frozen in time. Derelict structures are weighed down by the memories of a more purposeful time . . . enjoy the tour.

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Ten Famous Lighthouses From Around the World

Did you realize that in addition to being a necessity for ships at sea, lighthouses are also popular tourist attractions and historical sites? Learn more about ten well-known and iconic lighthouses from different countries around the world and the history behind them.

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10 Savvy Travel Tips to Make Your Next Beach Vacation Perfect

Looking to make your next beach vacation fun, relaxing, safe, and enjoyable? Here are my top 10 travel tips!

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Is It Better to Travel Solo, or With Friends?

Have you been dreaming of taking a vacation? Wondering whether to take a solo journey or have an epic adventure with friends? Is it safe to travel alone? What are some common issues of traveling with friends? To help you make your decision, let's explore the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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5 Ways to Travel the World While in College

College is a great time to travel the world in search of adventure, new experiences, and discovering one's self. Here are a few ways to affordably travel while in college.

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Culinary Habits and Food Travel Etiquette in Foreign Countries

Proper manners to follow when traveling to other countries. Dining etiquette from around the world can help you fit in when traveling on business or for vacation.

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10 Effective Ways to Promote Sustainable Tourism

Places we visit have often been there for centuries, but whether they will be there for future generations to enjoy depends on what we do when we travel. Sustainable tourism helps make sure that future generations can still enjoy the world's beauty.

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25 Fun Things to Do at the Beach

Did you realize that there are other fun things you can do at the beach besides swimming? Here are 25 other things that can help you make the most out of your beach trip!

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The Shisha Culture in the Middle East

One of the pleasures of living in the Middle East is passing an evening in good company while enjoying a shisha (hookah), the traditional Arab water pipe. I go over how to smoke a shisha, what flavours you can get, and more.