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20 places everyone should visit in South America

Its countries are filled with stunning natural parks, bustling streets, and, of course, incredible food.<p>We've put together a collection of 21 sights to see and experiences to have in South America. From gazing at monumental statues to marveling at the world's highest waterfall, there are plenty of …

Campervans: The New Approach to Visiting Thailand

The air was still and thick, leafy plants floating quickly on the current down the river, the water turning from gray to orange as the sun rose in a blur. Every now and then the sound of sandals flopping on tile walkways as the locals began their day, sweeping as if to stir up breezes in the heavy …

14 Ways to Immerse Yourself in the Culture of Singapore

By College Tourist's Summer Team of Student Travel Bloggers.<p><b>Live like a local, explore like a traveler in Singapore.</b><p><b>Get outdoors.</b> Nicole Darian, University of Iowa<p>Singapore is best known for its plethora of skyscrapers, beautiful shopping malls, and for being very high-tech. Want to get out of the …

9 tips to travel on the cheap from someone who's visited 125 countries on $15 a day

According to Patrick Martin Schroeder, you can.<p>For the past eight years, he's traveled around the world and spent approximately $45,000 in the process, which averages out to just $15 per day.<p>To date, he's visited 125 countries, including all of North America, South America, and Europe.<p>You can view …

Stop Asking Me How I Afford to Travel

Whenever someone asks me how I afford to travel, I have to force myself not to respond with "selling Nutella by the spoonful and procrastinating Sallie Mae payments." It's just so funny because people think there's this magic formula out there. This one-size-fits-all-encompassing route that gives …

Insider’s Guide to Johor, Malaysia

<b>Johor</b> is still a diamond in the rough: with some spots lacking in polish, but with riches worth digging for. It’s possible to drive from the bottom to the top of the state, which is located in the southern portion of the Peninsular Malaysia, in under three hours. Here’s how to make the most of your …

9 Gadgets That Make It Easy to Travel Without a Bag

Camera, water, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, tissues, etc. It can be hard to travel light without sacrificing the essentials that keep you comfortable and healthy on the road. But hauling around a backpack or purse all day can be a (literal) pain in your back and shoulders, too. So maybe it's time to …

The 15 Most Gorgeous Train Rides in the World

In a relaxation showdown amongst trains, planes, and automobiles, trains win as the most laid-back style of travel, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the view. Luckily, some of the world's most beautiful destinations are also home to the most scenic train rides--journeys ranging from a few …

40 Unforgettable Experiences to Have in Vietnam

<i>Cruising around Halong Bay</i><p>From must-do activities like cruising around Halong Bay or crawling through the Cu Chi Tunnels to brag-worthy feats like drinking snake wine or scuba diving in the South China Sea, here are 40 unforgettable experiences to have in Vietnam. See how many you can check off on …

35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

21 mouthwatering pictures of dumplings from around the world

Some are sweet and some are savory, but they all strive to achieve that perfect dough-to-filling ratio.<p>From Chinese potstickers to Argentinian empanadas to Italian gnocchi, chances are, no matter what country you're in, you'll be able to find a dumpling that suits your tastebuds.

A Taste of Thailand

<b>This amazing country has so much to offer travelers, and promises to steal your heart.</b> If you blink, you might miss out!<p>Of all the things I imagined Thailand to be, I never expected it to make me feel so beautifully overwhelmed.<p>Even the weather has this way of taking over your senses, its impact is …

12 Life Lessons You Can Learn From Crossing the Street in Vietnam

<i>(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)</i><p>In cities like Hanoi or Saigon where pedestrian crossings are merely something to speed over, stoplights are practically non-existent, one-way streets are laughed at, and thousands of motorbikes speed past without stopping, crossing the street can be an intense experience. …

Kuala Lumpur for free: exploring Malaysia's capital on a tight budget

You might get more roti for your ringgit in Kuala Lumpur than in many other big Asian capitals, but who doesn’t love a freebie? There are plenty of worthwhile attractions in Malaysia's buzzing capital that won’t cost travellers a single <i>sen</i>.<p>Join a walking tour<p>Slip on some comfortable shoes and take …

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4 Neighborhoods Where You Can Experience Singapore's Art Like The Locals Do

Singapore earned the number one spot on Lonely Planet's list of the top ten countries to visit in 2015. Alongside this victory, Singapore is also emerging as a force to be reckoned with in the world of art. Identified as one of the "Art Cities of the Future," Singapore has pursued various public …

How To Eat Your Way Through Singapore At These 7 Epic Hawker Centers

Everyone’s favorite beer-drinking, cigarette-smoking, cuss-word-slinging, food-focused travel guide once said Singapore is “as close to foodie heaven as it gets.” And Singaporeans, he said, have a “seemingly inexhaustible love of food.” The same man suggests that the richness of this food culture …

Goooood Morning Mekong Deltaaaaaaa!

MEKONG DELTA, VIETNAM - Please indulge me with this little bastardization of the late, great Robin Williams's signature phrase. Yes we are talking about Vietnam, which has evolved into a sexy place to go for adventure tourism. It offers abundant natural beauty, year-round mild to hot climate, and a …

11 Great Pre-Trip Prep Tips to Start Your Travels off Right

Alexander Graham Bell once said, "Before anything else, preparation is the key to success." I'm pretty sure he wasn't talking about travel but it's apropos nonetheless. It's the little things that you do up front that pave the way to a stress-free experience. While I can't guarantee you won't hit …

5 Reasons to Visit Myanmar in 2015

Myanmar (formerly Burma) is authentic, affordable and remarkable, and it should be added to your travel bucket list.<p>Called "The Golden Land" thanks to the thousands of gilded pagodas scattered around the country, Myanmar today is similar to what Thailand was like 25 years ago -- before shopping …

10 Food Items To Check Off Your Bucket List Each Time You Visit San Francisco

Everyone knows by now that San Francisco is one of the coolest cities in America. So you may find yourself paying more than one visit to the City By The Bay.<p>But one question always remains when you visit: What do I eat? Don't worry. Foursquare has recently released data uncovering the 50 "top …

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Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

Credit: Flickr<p>So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling abroad or if you need a refresher.<p><b>Security & Health</b><p>• <b>Check in with your</b> …

10 Safest Low-Cost Airlines In The World

The low-cost airline business model has only been around for a couple of decades, but it has developed a major presence in the airline business.<p>According to PWC, low-cost airlines account for more than 25% of the world's aviation business.<p>From a pool of 449 carriers around the world, …

An Insider's Guide to Bangkok

Navigating this teeming megacity can be a dizzying affair. <i>T+L</i> tapped three locals to show us around town.<p><b>The Impresario: Sanya Souvanna</b> <i><br>Phouma</i> …

The Travel Hacks You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Travel hacking is often synonymous with credit card churn and gaming points and miles. I'm no stranger to those tactics but I've always been more interested in the nifty, devious ways to get what you want while on the road. Here's the best of the best, tried true and tested.<p>I think it has to do …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

How One Couple Earns Money While They Travel Around The World

Now that he works from places like Berlin, Prague, Vietnam, and Amsterdam as he travels the world, he says things aren't much different — at least, things aren't much different for the clients.<p>For Chris and his wife, Danika, everything has changed.<p>"The fact that I'm sitting here in Berlin dealing …

5 Small Airlines You Should Know

Travelers are well acquainted with major airlines and hubs spread across the country, but sometimes plans call for a short 40-minute flight to more exotic spots like the Costa Rican jungle, or a quick jaunt to upstate New York. Cars, trains, and ferries can take hours, which makes the perks of …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …