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Travel While You're Young

"This is the time for small paychecks and big memories. This is the time for travel." It's now or never to make travel a part of your life. You say you'll get to it later, but if it's not important now -- when you're young and limited in your responsibilities -- when will it be?<p>This is the time for …

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Macau beyond the roulette wheel

More than a decade after the Portuguese left Macau, their 450-year-old legacy lives on in fusion with the Chinese, creating a culture that is distinctly Macanese.<p>Peer across the smoky gambling tables and the lines of slot machines in Macau’s crowded casino halls, and there is little doubt as to …

9 Reasons Train Travel Is The Best

Train travel is easily the most underrated form of long-distance travel out there.<p>Air travel certainly has its ups and downs, and long car trips can easily go awry. But train travel? Under most circumstances, is stress-free.<p>Of course, trains can't get you everywhere -- they can't cross oceans, and …

What to Eat, Drink and Discover in Penang

Have you heard of Penang? If so, it's probably because you're a foodie. Often referred to as the "Food Paradise of Asia," Penang does offer amazing eats, but it also plays host to a number of other delicious experiences.<p>Have you heard of Penang? If so, it's probably because you're a foodie. Often …

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The Syria I Remember

I believe in a series of unifying axioms that make travel a transformative experience. And on behalf of "Travel," let me answer the question, "Why would anyone go to Syria?" In doing so, I hope to add a human element to our ongoing discussion of Syria's current reality.<p>"For my 30th birthday, I gave …

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5 Unexpected Things to Do in Hong Kong

The iconic Hong Kong skyline is among the most recognizable in the world. As a result, many often equate Hong Kong with teetering monuments of steel …

10 Ways to Overcome Loneliness While Traveling Solo — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Traveling alone has countless benefits. For once, you have the time to order your …

The Coolest Hostel Stays Around The World From Booking.com

Whether you're a college student about to embark on your semester abroad in Europe or a traveler just looking to save money -- you need to know which hostels to book.<p>Booking.com decided to launch <i>The Booking Truth</i>, a collection of insights based on their 21 million reviews. Using this information, …

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

Like all big cities Bangkok has plenty of shopping, but there's a difference...here it's cheap. And even if you're not buying, the city's markets are like treasure troves.<p><i>This article comes to us courtesy of InternationalLiving.com, the world's leading authority on how to live, work, invest,</i> …

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10 Coolest Attractions in Bangkok

Visitors to Thailand’s famous (and infamous) capital have no shortage of sightseeing options. With enough ancient temples, notorious districts, and …

Top adventures in Laos

With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia.<p>Whether it's kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, ziplining between tree houses or exploring temple ruins – you can choose your own …

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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 …

Expat Tales: Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is known for terrific hotels, great food, buzzing nightlife, and inspiring attractions. Oh, and it’s one of the highly populated …

Ultimate Road Trip: Vietnam’s Northern Loop

Anyone who has been to this country (and even some of those who haven’t) will no doubt be skeptical about the words "Vietnam" and "road trip" in the …

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