Helen Bohorquez

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10 excuses that shouldn’t keep you from studying abroad

I’ve been working in the field of education abroad for the past seven years, most recently as a study abroad advisor for a large public research …

College & University

12 experiences you can only have in Thailand

WHEN I FIRST settled in the northern city of Chiang Mai three years ago, I didn’t expect to see much apart from temples, crowded markets, and carts …

Blinded

"In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take" #traveltuesday #ttot http://t.co/SmIK8L494k

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

Ireland

A Photo Essay from Mongolia — The Land of the Blue Sky

Traditional gers dot the vast steppes while sand dunes rise from empty deserts and snowcapped mountains loom over lush green grasslands: Mongolia is …

The Top 50 Cities to See in Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

Secret swims: the cenotes of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula

Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula has undeniably stunning beaches around Cancún, Playa Del Carmen and Tulum. But those who wish to cool off from the sun and teeny-bikini flashiness can escape to a secret underworld of turquoise pools where Mayans communicated with the gods.<p>At these hidden locations, you …

18 free things to do in Barcelona

Barcelona has enough to keep the most voracious of culture vultures and self-indulgent of gourmands happy for weeks, but all those entry fees and tapas bills can mount up. Fortunately, help is at hand with a variety of ways to make your holiday budget stretch a little further.<p>In addition to the …

How I quit my job to travel: The social media addict

Social media strategist Shivya Nath dreamed of world travel. After she entered a contest and won a return ticket to Paris, she took it as a sign – and took off.<p>I never planned to quit my job to travel. When I decided to break away from my cubicle-bound life, I was 23 years old, the daughter of a …

Best Tours in Central and South America 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Chile: Cowboy Up</b><p>This horseback ride through Torres del Paine and Bernardo O’Higgins National Parks in the stark southern region of Patagonia made veteran traveler Bryan Rees feel like a bona fide cowpuncher. “Drinking mate [traditional herb drink] …

South America

World's strangest lakes | CNN Travel

World's Friendliest Countries

Each year, the World Economic Forum ranks 140 countries in order of their hospitality towards international travelers. The ranking is created based …

15 Fabulously Free Things to Do in New York City This Summer

Sure, New York is the home of the $100+ hamburger and the $1,000+ baseball game. But there's also no other city in the world that offers more …

A biggest Buddha in Thailand

10 Beaches That Will Make You Want To Plan A Trip To The Great Lakes Immediately

Here's a problem we love to have: too many stunning beaches to choose from.<p>That's the constant conundrum with the Great Lakes, where you could spend an entire summer adventuring, swimming and sunning at a new spot each day and still not see most of the shoreline.<p>Though there are many reasons the …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

bagan in the morning

Exploration Wonderland

The 20 photographs of the week: the World Cup from the streets of Brazil

In this week's gallery of the best photojournalism from the week, we focus on the protests, celebrations, and daily life on the streets of Brazil during the World Cup

600 Days and Almost 125K Miles Went Into Creating This Epic Video Selfie

Modern Motorcycle Diaries‘ Alex Chacon has spent 600 days on the road, travelled over 200,000Km (almost 125,000 miles) and been to some 36 different …

10 Crazy Vacation Ideas for Thrillseekers

We all have our own ideas for what makes a great vacation.<p>Many would consider relaxing on a tropical beach and catching some rays with a Mai Tai in …

16 Earth Porn Pics Hotter Than Global Warming

Don't worry, all of this Earth Porn is 100% safe for work.<p>Tuesday is Earth Day, and to celebrate, we're showing off Mother Nature's sexier side with …

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Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

Build Your Own Mini-Movies In Google Docs With Story Builder

Part of the “Gone Google” initiative, Story Builder promotes the creative collaboration features of Google Docs.<p>If Hall and Oates hadn’t worked together to find the perfect lyric, fans might have been singing about a mangobbler. Thankfully, the songwriting duo worked it out and gave us the catchier …