Ren Robles

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How to Change the "I'm Too Poor to Travel" Mindset

“Your advice is great if you are middle-class, your parents are giving you money, or you’re from the West. Your website can never work for me. I’m …

California's outlet stores and malls fuel Chinese tourism boom

Minutes after arriving by bus at an outlet mall in Cabazon, a dozen or so Chinese tourists hustled out to buy luggage that they planned to stuff with …

Well-dressed single men are the most likely to snag a flight upgrade

A poll of airline staff has suggested that single men in their thirties have the best chance of getting a free upgrade on a flight.<p>According to the …

Singapore Airlines has too many pilots, so it's carefully cutting them loose

Singapore Airlines, which has too many pilots amid a business downturn, does not expect the surplus to ease any time soon.<p>Cadet pilots have been told …

My Favorite Cheesy Tourist Activities and Why I Love Them

Here’s a secret: I love being a cheesy tourist. As much as I love getting off the beaten path and learning about local cultures, sometimes I love the …

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National Geographic Travel

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 …

Lake Bled, Slovenia: One of Europe's Prettiest Wanders

My latest find on the iTunes App Store is Timehop, an app that reminds you what you were up to on “this very day” a year, or 2, or 5, ago. I just saw …

Travel in Tunisia: Separating the headlines from reality

Sidi Bou Said’s signature blue-and-white houses are framed with sweet-smelling jasmine and bougainvillea. The soft sunshine is making them seem so …

How to Survive Traveling With Your Mom

I recently spent a week in Europe with my mother. I survived, and dare I say, thrived. We met each other at Schiphol airport at 6 a.m., took a train to Brussels, and spent a week exploring Belgium and Amsterdam. That’s a long time to spend with anyone, whether it’s your mom, your boyfriend, or your …

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6 Dream Travel Jobs that Actually Exist

Since graduating from college in 2007, Turner Barr has been traveling the world. Not convinced that a desk job was for him, he headed to South …

Inside the Kremlin walls

On the 400th anniversary of the Romanovs, Russia’s dynasty of tsars, explore the often grave and sometimes amusing history of Moscow’s fortified city centre.<p>Overrun by Mongols, rattled by earthquakes and beset by fires, the Kremlin’s fortunes have waxed and waned in tandem with those of Mother …

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