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Walking In the Footsteps of the Ancient Romans

Gareth Johnson
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I have always been a bit fascinated with the Romans. I won’t bore you with the detailed distinctions between Ancient Rome, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire, but suffice to say that the centuri...

Six Places to Travel by Train In Europe

Gareth Johnson
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With the advent of discount flights, the default way of travelling around Europe seems to have become flying. Trying to cram everything into a small carry-on suitcase, having to limit your liquids to ...

How to Live Like a Local In London

Gareth Johnson
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When you’re visiting a new or unfamiliar city, it can sometimes feel a little difficult to really get to grips with the place within a relatively short period of time. As a visitor, it's hard to get u...

Live Like a Local In Paris

Gareth Johnson
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On my first few visits to Paris I only ever stayed in hotels — usually in the Opera district, and then amidst the nightlife of Le Marais. Whatever your budget, a good hotel in a great location is the ...

The Joy of Train Travel in the UK

Gareth Johnson
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Whatever means of transport that you choose for your travels around the world, there's always the chance of something going wrong — some sort of disruption that throws your carefully planned journey i...

Mobility Training: The First Step Toward Traveling Independently

Jared Rimer
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Hello again folks, welcome back to the series on traveling when you're blind. In my last post I talked about how we, as blind people, need to do things differently, and provided an example on how this...

How Do You Travel When You Can't See?

Jared Rimer
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Hello, everyone, I'm Jared Rimer. I've been blind since I was born. I know a lot of people are sighted out there, and they have no idea how we travel, and do other things in life. Picture yourself losing your sight, and you've been traveling and doing daily tasks your whole life. Let's say you go blind tomorrow. You have nobody to help you, but you have an idea of some resources out there that will provide the help you need. Since I've been blind my whole life, I've learned various techniques wh...

London: A Guide to Living

Gareth Johnson
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It was 2003 when I moved to London, just a few months after my 30th birthday. I feel a lot of affection for London, but it’s a tough city. It’s chaotic, expensive, busy, nothing ever seems to be worki...

Things That Can Get You Booted From A Plane (And How to Avoid it)

Riley Reese
in How To

When footage came out of an innocent passenger being dragged out in cuffs from a United Airlines flight, the entire traveling world got into an uproar. The man, who was reportedly calm before he was e...

What Can I Bring in My Carry-On?

Annie Kiely
in How To

Your carry-on is one of the most important and strategic parts of planning if you'll be sitting on a long flight. Packing your carry-on bag may be something you leave to the last-minute while travelin...

Relocating to Paradise

Suki Tranqille
in How To

Relocating to another country to live in paradise is a reality for many people. Some leave behind the snow storms that paralyze the North Eastern United States while others are looking for a leisurely lifestyle at a much lesser price. However, paradise does not come without effort. As with my post about some of the challenges specific to traveling, this post is about some of the pitfalls you want to avoid if you are thinking about relocating. Generally speaking, this is not for someone whose job...

How to Find the Best Budget Travel Deals

Anthony Gramuglia
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To some, travel may appear to be an expensive excursion, the sort of thing that rich people do when they grow bored of monotony, but the simple truth is that budget travel deals are happening all the ...

Planning Your Expedition to Perth, Australia

Gareth Johnson
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If you’re planning a visit to Australia then there is a lot to think about — a lot of different places across this vast continent all competing for your attention, all with different selling points. I...

How to Stay in Shape While Traveling

Mackenzie Lu
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Staying in shape while traveling became my jam on two epic road trips I took recently. When my kids became teenagers life got a little, well, complicated. We’d been through the normal ups and downs as...

Beginners' Guide to Airbnb

George Gott
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The grass is always greener... until now. A missed opportunity never feels good, especially when you could have avoided getting the shorter end of the deal. If you're looking for respite from the easi...

Skiing the Slopes of Val d’Isère

Scott Snowden
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Two of the top ski resorts in Europe are Val d’Isère and Tignes, in the French Alps located practically next door to each other. So close are they that many make their way over across the slopes to en...