Chuck Dueck

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6 Ways to Avoid Staying in a Bad Hostel

What makes a good hostel? How do you avoid the bad ones? After staying in hundreds of hostels since I first started traveling the world, I’ve become …

Hostels

How To Always Find Cheap Flights | Nomadic Matt

UPDATED IN OCTOBER 2017<p>Since flights can represent the biggest part of your trip expenses, finding that hidden cheap deal can be just as important as …

Air Travel

The Ultimate Guide to Travel Hacking

Brian Kelly<p>Author of <i>The Points Guy</i> and considered one of the foremost experts on this subject, Brian sits down in this audio (and video) interview to …

The Perfect Day in Amsterdam

<i>Author Russell Shorto was so captivated with Amsterdam during research trips for two best-selling books that he decided to move there permanently.</i> …

Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

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Authentic Vietnam holiday itineraries - Rickshaw Travel

Duration:<p>14 days / 13 nights (flexible)<p>Itinerary:<p>Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City<p>Prices …

Snapshots from Vietnam: Egg Coffee in Hanoi

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>My put-an-egg-on-it philosophy applies to most dishes. Got leftovers? Reheat; put an egg on it. Got a salad or sandwich, or pretty much anything else? Put an egg on it, please! But coffee? <i>Put...an egg on it?</i> Egg coffee, or <i>cà</i> …

Shopping at the Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam

A trip to the Old Quarter in Hanoi, Vietnam is a must for any first-time visitor to Vietnam’s capital. Set just a few minutes’ walk from Hoan Kiem …

Snapshots from Vietnam: A Guide To Hanoi's Best Street Food

GallerySnapshots from Vietnam: A Guide To Hanoi's Best Street Food<p>Hanoi is a street food paradise. The mazelike alleys of the tourist-heavy Old Quarter and the more traditional Truc Bach lake area are crammed with stalls and makeshift storefronts, all bearing toy-sized plastic stools and …

South East Asian Super Fruits

Updated November 18th, 2017.<p><i>Packed with more vitamins, anti-oxidants and health boosting qualities than you could ever imagine, South East Asia’s</i> …

South-east Asia

Immersive and Bespoke Travel Experiences

If you are a cycling enthusiast and looking for the best cycling holidays destination, then Britain certainly tops the list. Lots of cycling …

How to Choose the Right Oil

<i>Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: When it comes to cooking and baking with oil, it's all about finding Mr. Right.</i><p>Walking into the oil aisle is a sensory overload: all of those glistening …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Trains

Quick Guide To Amsterdam visitors never Run Out of Things

Seven startling sights of Eastern Europe

Forget the evocative skylines and merry nightlife: beyond Eastern Europe's classic sights you can walk with witches, hear the ocean sing and step straight back in time. Prepare to smile - or shudder - at some of Eastern Europe's startling sights.<p>Racławice Panorama in Wrocław, Poland<p>Nothing combats …

Good Czech Fun: Prague’s Best Microbreweries

There were two words I saw more than any other on a recent trip to Prague: PILSNER URQUELL.<p>The gold-hued beer is manufactured on a massive level today (it’s still produced in the city of Pilsen, where it was first brewed in 1842), and it’s served everywhere you look.<p>On the opposite end of this …

Travel and Losing One’s Inhibitions

When it comes down to it, one of the main reasons we all take vacations is to get away from the real world. To say goodbye to grocery lists, …

Follow Along As I Explore Croatia for the First Time (Plus Zagreb Sneak Peek)

There are a few places that have been on my travel wish list for many years, and Croatia was one of them. I say was because I arrived yesterday into …

First Thoughts on Croatia and Battling Misconceptions

The human mind is a strange thing. At one moment it can be the most impressive creation in the history of the world, completing countless tasks and …

Five More Things You Should Do On Every Trip

A year and a half ago (yikes how time flies!) I wrote a post detailing five things I think everyone should do when they travel; here’s the original. …

Like Castles? Go To Slovenia

The little nation of Slovenia is situated on a crossroads. On the southeastern edge of the Alps and on the way to the rest of the Balkans and to …

Lake Bled: A Tourist Trap In Slovenia You Really Must See

If you don’t already know that Lake Bled is the most popular tourist attraction in Slovenia you’ll know it the moment you arrive. There’s a casino. …

Eating And Drinking In Slovenia

Historic sights, art galleries, beautiful countryside – all these are important in a vacation, but one thing you absolutely can’t go without is the …

Help Eliminate Pretentious Travel Douchebag Syndrome

You have probably met them.<p>They get back from a semester of study abroad or their 2-week vacation in Europe and all they can talk about is where …

The Fearful Traveler

Over the course of the last six years I’ve met many travelers and and communicated with many more who have expressed fears and concerns about …