Criselle Li

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The Best Street Food In The World

Dining at a high-end restaurant can leave a long lasting impression, but standing on a street corner in Asia while slurping up a hot plate of noodles can be just as memorable — if not more so.<p>The Chowtzer Fast Feasts Awards found the most incredible regional foods served in diners, street stalls, …

How to Blog Like an Expert: 10 Tips From Top Travel Blogs (Pt. 2)

<i>Stephanie Be in Alanya.</i><p>About a month ago, I "pulled a slim shady," admitting that although an experienced traveler and expat, I'm new to the travel blogging community. I thus sought advice from travel blog experts. In Part 1, I featured legends Lee Abbamonte, Johnny Jet, La Carmina, Jenny McIver, …

These Destinations Are Straight Out Of A Disney Movie

Ever wished your life was a Disney movie?<p>Unfortunately we don't have a magic wand and can't turn you into a beautiful princess but we can help you virtually travel to any of the real-life magical places that are the actual spot or more likely the inspiration behind the most iconic spots from our …

Seeing Travel in a New Light

I consider travel an enlightening experience, but it never occurred to me that beams of light might change the way we travel. Recently, lighting scientists (yes, they exist) have dissected the specific wavelengths of electric light to better understand how they affect our bodies.<p>“Hotels will offer …

What's Best When Traveling? Cash, Check, or Charge?

<i>A:</i><p>Paying for your vacation is fraught with potential pitfalls. Here are a few tips about what form of payment to use when, how to get the best exchange rates and avoid conversion fees, and other things to know before you go:<p><b>Cash</b><p>Travel with a handful of local currency for your first 24 hours abroad. …

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8 Nifty Little Items You Never Pack... But Should

<i>Photo courtesy of Stephanie Adams. Article by Sean O'Neill, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>No matter where you're traveling next, there are a few things you can add to your grab-and-go bag that will make everything run a little more smoothly. Meet eight items that will turn you into the MacGyver of …

Cambodia's Angkor Vs. Burma's Bagan: Which Should You Visit?

The temple complexes of Angkor and Bagan are two Southeast Asia greats. Both boast a vast number of historic temples, oft-photographed sunrises and sunsets, and a magnitude of scale unimaginable to anyone but an art historian.<p>Bagan was largely constructed from the 9th to 13th centuries and served …

Starter Kit to Vietnam

Vietnam is one of Southeast Asia’s fastest-growing countries. Its vibrant cities are booming, UNESCO World Heritage Site Halong Bay is expanding its …

6 Common Travel Setbacks: Tips for Surviving a Trip That's Gone South

We've all been there. You arrive at the airport excited to jet off to a new destination and your flight is delayed. You get to your hotel only to realize it's overbooked and your room isn't available. You're exploring a new city when you get back to your lodgings and realize your passport is …

Long-term travel: top tips for a fulfilling trip

Most of us have fantasised about ditching the daily grind of the office job and domestic duties for a one-way ticket to happiness. Now more people are taking action in striving for a more meaningful existence, and travel is at the top of the list.<p>The ease of leveraging digital technology is giving …

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5 Ways Technology Is Ruining Travel - Vagabondish

Although technology is so integrated with how I travel, I realize that that is not always a good thing. While making life easier and more efficient, …

Travel in Bangkok: An Insider's Guide to What to See and Do

<i>By Keith Hockton</i>, <i>InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>Photo from InternationalLiving.com</i><p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest, travel, and retire better overseas.</i><p>I've always been attracted to the madness and energy of Bangkok. …

How to lose a guy in 3 cities

As a solo backpacker, you’ll probably fall in love at least once, more than likely twice…maybe even three times. Free from the stress of your job, …

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Orchha, a living medieval town

This Indian town wrapped in legends of feudal chivalry and romance packs more history into every square metre than even Agra or Udaipur.<p>Orchha, a tiny town in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, takes you completely by surprise with its medieval ambience. Instead of the drab concrete …

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How to Overcome Procrastination

Yesterday my parents left France after a visit and I woke up this morning feeling a little bit sad and more impacted than I thought I would. I was supposed to be in my office two hours ago working on a project, but I found myself dragging my feet this morning.<p>This is what I want to ask today: Is …

23 signs you need to start traveling again

<b>1. You’re lusting after your friends’ travel itineraries.</b><p>(via)<p><b>2. Getting into your own bed every night has gotten pretty boring.</b><p>(via)<p><b>3. You’ve just</b> …

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How to be a Budget Sensitive Passport Collecting Fool

Hi, my name is Shannah and I am a travelaholic! I'm a passport collecting fool. There, I said it. What is a travelaholic you ask? It's a person who has an ever-present nagging desire to run home, pack a bag, and get on the next plane to anywhere. Can you relate?<p>I blame my ancestors, who just like …

8 Ways to Save Big on Summer Travel

<i>Photo Courtesy Daveallenphoto/Dreamstime.com. Article by the Editors of Budget Travel.</i><p><i>Budget Travel</i> is second to none when it comes to practical tips to take the hassle -- and the expense -- out of a summer vacation. Here, our favorite insider secrets and online tools to get you where you want to …

5 Women Who Changed the Way We Look at Travel

The world is full of powerful women who change things for the better each and every day. Here are some influential women who have impacted the way we look at traveling.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Laura Ling</b>: In 2009, Ling and fellow journalist Euna Lee were imprisoned for five months in North Korea on charges of illegal …

Six Random Travel Tips You’ll Love

<b>1. Plan your flights, not your schedule –</b> Everyone always seems to want to find the best last minute deal, confident that they’ll discover the sale …

Emily Harris, 9-Year-Old Girl, Clears Customs With Toy Passport Identifying Her As Unicorn (PHOTO)

According to childhood legend, it's no secret that unicorns can fly. Once they've reached their destination, though, how do they clear customs?<p>As Emily Harris found out, apparently unicorns have no difficulty using passports just like the rest of us. During a trip to Turkey in late May, the …

Top Five Road Trip Songs for Summer

It's almost summer. And that means it's time to indulge in that great American past time -- the road trip.<p>Haven't we all fantasized at some point about suddenly throwing all our plans out the window, hoping in an old convertible, and driving off into the sunset -- destination unknown?<p>There's …

Former Solo Travelers Can Stay Independent

I've been both divorced and widowed, was a single mom, and then lived alone many of my adult years. And I embraced solo life long before it was considered cool: talked about it on panels, founded and edited a website called sololady.com, and wrote a book called <i>Solo Traveler: Tales and Tips for</i> …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

How to become a travel writer (seriously)

Start reading and don’t stop.<p>Read all the “greats,” but don’t skip the more obscure writers. Read magazines. Get yourself a library card if you don’t …

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5 Best Destinations for Female Travelers

If you travel often, you understand that the world is mostly safe and that people are mostly good. If you don't, well, it's easy to hear sensational stories about rape and murder abroad and convince yourself it's safer to stay home in bed.<p>Women are particularly prone to this, mainly because we have …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …