Carol Tan

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Confession: I Still Get Anxiety Before Every Trip I Take

I’ve always had anxiety before I travel, and becoming a travel blogger didn’t change that.<p>I LOVE to travel and I get so excited before a trip, but I …

9 Things That Will Happen When You Travel Solo for the First Time

The first time I traveled solo, I was unnecessarily jittery at the airport. I felt that everyone was watching me because I was alone. I even imagined …

Solo Travel in the Grampians National Park

After many years of visiting Melbourne and fossicking in its fashion shops, I now have a preference for destinations around country Victoria. I took …

India Travel: My top safety tips for women travelling in India

At the Taj Mahal on my very first trip to India, 2006<p>India travel: Safe travel strategies for women in India<p>I have travelled across India for about<p>17 …

Ten Tips for Women Traveling Alone For The First Time

1K<p>447<p>6<p><i>“Hi Natasha, I am planning to go on a solo trip.. first time I’ll be travelling alone. So I’m kind of confused on how it will be or what to</i> …

Five Ways to Make Friends While Traveling Solo - Passport & Plates

I had always wanted to travel solo. I’d done plenty of trips with family and friends and figured this was the logical next step. This past August, I …

7 Tips for Solo Travel in your 50's

Not everyone wants to travel alone, but sometimes circumstances dictate that we need to. At other times it might be a conscious decision to leave the …

Travel and The Art of Eating Dinner Solo

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>One of the hardest parts of solo traveling is eating …

Hiking alone - things to keep in mind for a solo hiking adventure

When hiking alone, there is no room for external distractions. It’s just you and nature. It can be hard to find a hiking companion – someone who …

30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

Hiking trails near Lake Bohinj, Slovenia

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Hiking

What You Need to Know About Hiking Solo in Israel

If you love hiking, you should visit Israel. There are so many hiking trails here, and yes, hiking solo in Israel is safe and easy. Find out why.The …

Hiking the Huayhuash Circuit Solo: A 9 Day Complete Guide

Of all the treks I took on during my 14 months living in Peru, I don’t know if any trek was as physically demanding and emotionally rewarding as my …

How to Hire a Trekking Guide in Nepal: Tips for the Perfect Trek

By foxintheforest<p>In Destinations, International Destinations, Nepal, Outdoors, travel, travel guide, Trekking<p>36<p>You’re surrounded by peaks so steep …

Trekking in Sapa Mountains » An Unforgettable Experience

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The Kjeragbolten Hike: A Complete Guide

The Kjeragbolten hike is one of the most spectacular hikes in the world. We have hiked on some amazing trails around the globe, in countries like …

The Via Dinarica hiking trail: a cultural corridor across the Balkans

Waves of fog battled patches of blue sky as the Via Dinarica hiking trail inclined sharply to the junction between Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo. At the 2210m peak, punctuated by a stone tri-border marker, the morning sun won and shone a spotlight on the Albanian shepherd village of Dobërdol …

Hiking in Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument, Utah

It could take months to explore everything that Grand Staircase – Escalante National Monument has to offer. 1.9 million acres is a lot to cover and a …

Hikes of a Lifetime

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

Mountaineering

An underwater ancient city in Turkey may open up to diving for the first time in 30 years

A sunken city near the island of Kekova, near Antalya in Turkey, may open up to diving for the first time in 30 years. Diving at the ancient underground city has been banned since 1986 in order to preserve it, but with the cooperation of archaeologists and local experts, the ban could be partially …

Archaeology

7 tax misunderstandings that could cost you

While we can never know everything, there are times when ignorance can cost you dearly -- and tax season is one of those times. Here are seven tax misunderstandings Americans should clear up immediately.<p>A pile of little papers on which are written words such as "tax return" "tax audit" "tax advice" …

Retirement

You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

This Is Where Every Fashion-Obsessed Traveler Will Go in 2018

If there's one thing we love more than travel, it's flying halfway around the world to go shopping. While sun-drenched locations are the ultimate …

21 Best Beaches in the World

Travel<p>Find perfection in these places where land meets water.<p>Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in oceans, seas, and lakes, which means there’s a beach to indulge any whim. From pearly crescents …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

Los Angeles

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

13 Sweet Uses for Cauliflower You Haven’t Tried Yet

You’ve witnessed firsthand how great sweet potato pies and black bean desserts can be. In other unexpected dessert ingredient news, here’s everyone’s fave paleo hack ingredient: cauliflower! It whips up light and fluffy, and since it tastes great mashed it will work in a batter too. Whether you’re …

The lesser-known way to Machu Picchu

With Peru’s more famous Inca Trail becoming increasingly overrun, the lesser-known Salkantay Trek is quickly gaining a reputation as both a less-crowded and more strenuous alternative.