Tips For Choosing Your Travel Buddy

Planning a summer trip across the globe is one thing, but picking the right travel buddy can get a bit tricky. The process is sort of similar to finding a roommate, except that instead of seeing each other for a few hours each day, you will be spending every waking moment together.  To get the

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Why Everyone Should Use Their Vacation Days

I’m not sure if I’ll ever understand why America disregards the mental and emotional benefits of vacations. Unlike many European countries where workers receive up to eight weeks mandatory vacation, Americans average at about two weeks (and that’s if you’re lucky). Dreaming up my next foreign adventure has kept me up many nights wondering why

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How Not to Offend Foreign Locals

After watching the last two episodes of The Real Housewives of New York City, I feel the need to vent about some of the women’s horrific behavior while on their trip to Morocco. I realize that this is a reality show and that ratings are of supreme importance to Bravo, but having traveled through three

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How to Stay in Touch After your Trip Ends

This post is by David VanArsdale, one of our contributors. Oh you can picture their face, but you can’t remember their name. How frustrating is that? If you’re like me, you’ve been in this situation before. It’s one of the many signs that you haven’t kept your word for all of the times you genuinely

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How to Make Friends at your Hostel

Traveling alone can be a bit intimidating, especially if you don’t know anyone in the city where you are visiting.  Even if you have your whole trip itinerary planned out, it’s good to arrive at your hostel with an open mind. There are so many benefits to meeting travelers during your trip. It’s not only

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Female Backpackers Take Note: 10 Tips Worth Reading

This post is by Elana Zygman, one of our contributors.  Planning a backpacking trip this summer? Going alone? Here are a few tips from our resident female backpacker, Elana. 10. A backpack: If you have separation anxiety from leaving those few extra clothes or makeup items behind, this is a must. Make sure you can

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How to Score a Free Breakfast in Paris

I believe it was pure lack of direction that led me to Avenue Montaigne.  A morning consisting of waltzing around the The Palais Garnier (Opera House) pretending that I was Christine Daaé and only momentarily pausing from my daydreams long enough to notice an impromptu Couture Fashion Shoot going on right beside me, had left me

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How to Find Great Coffee in Any City

Let’s face it, you’re either a coffee drinker or you aren’t.  I’m personally very much a coffee addict but I also like my tea & biscuits from time to time. Whether or not you prefer tea to coffee, someone in your group is bound to need their to satisfy their caffeine fix. When you’re traveling

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