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Emily Wong2 years ago
The Sweetness of Triviality
I love getting lost in the crowd. By getting lost I do not mean to lose the sense of directions, but the evaporation of self-consciousness and the inability to identify yourself as a separate entity f...
How To Travel the World on a Budget
Most people will tell you that traveling the world is supposed to be an expensive venture. It's supposed to be one of those things that only can happen to trust fund kids and similar. But, if you look...
Niy TheGemini2 years ago
Vegas Isn't The Ideal Family Place
Of course, don't get me wrong! Las Vegas is filled with opportunity, fortunes, and entertainment as far as the eyes can see. In the year of 2016, Las Vegas had OVER 42 Million visitors and made approx...
jason offen2 years ago
How Russians Deal with the Cold
Surviving a Russian winter
How To Become an Expat
Ever since Trump has gotten elected, people searching for advice on how to become an expat has skyrocketed. For most of us, the idea of becoming a former US citizen is alluring—but not quite doable. B...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
Live Like a Local and See the World
I have to admit that I am a terrible tourist. I love travelling, but I hate feeling like an outsider — I want to know where the best cafe is, I want to buy fresh bread and make a sandwich for lunch, I...
Jared Rimer2 years ago
Canes and Cane Travel For the Blind or Visually Impaired
The next step in the process of learning how to travel independently while blind is learning how to use canes and practicing cane technique. Depending on the city you live in, your physical limitation...
Marlene Affeld2 years ago
Extreme Outdoor State Of Georgia Adventures
The tribal people of the Cherokee Indian Nation that once lived in the area called the North Georgia Mountains “Sah-ka-na’-ga” or the “Great Blue Hills of God.” An integral part of the Blue Ridge Mountain chain that stretches from Georgia northward to Pennsylvania, the North Georgia Mountains offer unsurpassed beauty, serenity, and solitude.
Emily Holland2 years ago
Top 5 Domestic Travel Hacks
Some of you might think that there’s nothing to traveling across the country. But because of airline regulations and strict security measures, there’s a lot more to planning a domestic trip. If you wa...
Marlene Affeld2 years ago
Accessing International Business Travel Security Risks
The prudent traveler wisely researches the security and safety risks inherent in every trip. Recent news provokes panic as an alarming number of stories of terrorist activity and armed shooter scenari...
Erica Verrillo2 years ago
21 Magazines That Pay for Travel Writing
If you like to travel, you are in luck, because lots of magazines want to hear about your trips. And, as a bonus, they are perfectly willing to pay to get your insights, print your photos, share your ...
Jordan Davies2 years ago
Maximize Your Personal Freedom
For many, freedom is the ultimate goal in life. The highest aim. The freedom to explore, to make our own choices, to push the boundaries. To be, who we know in our heart of hearts, we can be, if only ...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
How to Live Like a Local In London
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...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
The Joy of Train Travel in the UK
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...
Jared Rimer2 years ago
How Do You Travel When You Can't See?
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...
Gareth Johnson2 years ago
London: A Guide to Living
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...
Annie Kiely2 years ago
What Can I Bring in My Carry-On?
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...
Scott Snowden2 years ago
Hong Kong: An Exercise In Controlled Chaos
Despite the fact that Hong Kong is a modern metropolis and one of the financial epicentres of the world, strong local traditions are still not lost among the infinite cultural crossovers. Aromatic sce...