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This couple spent a year exploring Southeast Asia — here's the budget they used to make it work

Since then, they've spent most of their time on the road, traveling everywhere from Mongolia to Vietnam to Tajikistan.<p>And they do it on a budget.<p>Over the course of a year traveling through Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and four days in Singapore, they spent a total of USD $26,209 — an …

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11 Things You Never Knew About Working on a Cruise Ship

A cruise ship director explains what it's like to work for six months straight.<p><b>1. You are the face and voice of the cruise ship.</b> If you think of a cruise ship like a big party, the director is kind of like the host: It's my responsibility to keep the guests entertained and having fun, manage all of …

14 Google Maps tips and tricks

If you use Google Maps on your phone, a lot has changed recently -- especially so over the last few weeks. There are lots of new features that are …

The Most Beautiful Places in All 50 States

An American-made must-see list.<p>1 of 50<p>Buyenlarge<p>Alabama: Bellingrath Gardens & Home<p>This 65-acre garden, designed by prominent Mobile, Alabama, …

San Antonio declared America's friendliest city by travel authority

Out of more than 400 U.S. cities and towns, San Antonio is the friendliest. This is according to <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers, who ranked the destinations …

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7 Foods That Keep You From Overeating

The Chinese have a saying: Eat only until you are 70 percent full. The trouble is, many of us can’t resist that last 30 percent. Fortunately, there …

Miami-Dade County approves new Royal Caribbean cruise terminal in Miami

Last night, the Miami-Dade County Commission approved Royal Caribbean's proposal to build a new cruise terminal at PortMiami.<p>Royal Caribbean …

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