Jessica Chiu

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How to road trip South America

If you want a bit of adventure, and to actually experience South American culture and landscape rather than just pass through it, take the first …

5 Moves That Seriously Lift Your Butt

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>When it comes to your backside, here's the bottom line: To lift your butt, you have to build muscle. “Building new lean muscle will help develop a backside with a natural well-rounded shape,” says Jillian Lorenz, co-owner of the Chicago-based women's strength …

5 coolest travel products currently on Kickstarter

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when, if you were shopping for the newest travel gadgets you'd thumb through the latest Sharper Image catalog or see what kind of must-have tech was on display at Brookstone. But now, some of the best and most innovative travel products are found (and …

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5 photo apps you need for your next trip

It takes more than an Instagram filter and a tap on your touch screen to get a winning photo. A good travel photo has to tell a story and capture the essence of the place. It also has to look aesthetically pleasing. Luckily, there's an app for that – there are plenty, actually. From editing like …

Mobile Photography

9 Things That Only Happen When You Travel Solo

BELOW ARE 9 INCREDIBLE THINGS THAT ONLY HAPPEN WHEN YOU TRAVEL SOLO. Well, they happened to me anyway.<p>9. You’ll meet the kindest strangers<p>The amount …

Be Happier: 9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

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Case Relay is a Hot Swap System for Non-Stop Power to Your Camera

Tether Tools today unveiled a new product for photographers called the Case Relay. The company says it’s the world’s first system that lets you …

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Sigma reveals another couple of lenses you're probably going to want

In the "lenses-that-make-you-go-mmmmm" department, Sigma adds to its collection of fast, premium-build Art lenses with the Sigma 50-100mm F1.8 DC HSM Art, the first medium telephoto zoom with a constant f1.8 aperture. That's the perfect focal range for portrait photography on a full frame camera, …

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How many of these 39 natural wonders of the world have you been to?

Humanity’s love of travel list-making did <i>not</i> start with the internet age. The famous Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was considered a guidebook …

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Friends want life advice? Tell them to travel more

From broadening perspectives to creating lasting memories, seeing the world can be a major exercise in self-improvement.<p><i>“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.”</i> – Mark Twain<p>Mark Twain is just one of history’s many …

16 Science-Backed Ways to Be Instantly Happier

Good mood? Coming right up!<p><b>1. Eat a clementine.</b> The scent of this fruit is one of the most positive and arousing things you can smell, according to a study conducted in the journal <i>Chemical Senses.</i><p><b>2. Light a vanilla-scented candle.</b> In the same <i>Chemical Senses</i> study, participants ranked the smell of …

Here's why Angkor Wat was just named the best tourist attraction in the world

While most people have heard of Angkor Wat, they don't realize that it's just one temple in a complex of more than 1,000.<p>The complex is actually a massive 700-year old city, with canals, temples, shrines and tombs spread over 154 square miles, deep in the lush jungles of northern Cambodia.<p>Take a …

6 American habits I lost when I became a nomad in Southeast Asia

1. I stopped living a rushed lifestyle.<p>One of my first personal transformations when I started living and traveling around Southeast Asia was that of …

14 American habits I lost when I moved to Vietnam

1. I quit caring about ants in my tea.<p>Prior to Vietnam, I was one of those girls. You know the kind: the ones who scream when they see a spider and …

The 16 funniest expressions in Hawaii (and how to use them)

1. Locals don’t cheer when they’re excited, they shout, “Chee hoo!”<p>2. When everything is all messed up, things are definitely “hamajang.”<p>3. You don’t …

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10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches your curiosity, your desire for newness, your sense of …

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7 Reasons To Travel To Cambodia Right Now

When the sun rises over Angkor Wat, it's easy to understand why the citizens of the ancient city of Angkor considered their leaders to be gods. The rising sun reflects off the massive stone temple complex and the thick green jungle that surrounds it, creating awesome hues of purple and blue and an …

12 side effects of living in Hong Kong

1. Egg waffles have become your daily snack.<p>The day you try your first <i>gai daan jai</i> your life is forever changed. Whenever feeling wild though, you …