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18 Fast, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

These nutritious morning meals are quick to prepare. Enjoy them at home—or as you’re sprinting out the door.<p>Mustard, Avocado, and Dill on a …

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Traveling Thoughtfully: How to Find Your Personal Travel Philosophy — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>The vast majority of people who travel do so without thinking much about it. They book …

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Showing hello: 15 ways people greet each other around the world

<i>Bonjour</i>. <i>Namaste</i>. <i>Ciao</i>. <i>Ni hao</i>. <i>Guten tag</i>.<p>There are a number of ways to say hello around the world, and just as many ways to show them.<p>These traditional …

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53 Travel Quotes To Inspire You To See the World

Here’s an inspirational travel quote for each week of the year (plus one for good measure) to keep you dreaming of exotic lands:<p>1. “To move, to …

Say what? 11 untranslatable words from other cultures [Infographic]

These are words for very specific emotions or things, and there are no matches for them in other languages.<p><i>This infographic provided courtesy of</i> …

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40 Must-See Photos From The Past

The phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” was coined by American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane in 1911. It’s a simple notion that applies …

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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22 Reasons You Should Visit Nashville Now

There's a reason that Nashville has been named one of the 52 places to go in 2014 by the New York Times.<p>Nashville is, increasingly, the perfect blend of its historic country roots and its hipster and rock & roll present. It's a strange juxtaposition, certainly, that the land of Elvis and Dolly is …

8 Lessons Learned While Traveling The World

I'm from Barranquilla, Colombia. I've lived in Buenos Aires, Auckland, Los Angeles and now currently, Vancouver. I like to travel and experience cultures and situations that are out of my comfort zone [but not too much]. I lived out of my luggage for seven months last year (2013). I've ticked 20 …

How to get upgraded to first class like a boss

Here are the 12 simple steps I followed to get upgraded to business class on my 15-hour flight from Seattle to Dubai.<p>1. Travel solo.<p>The chances of …

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Travel Quote of the Week: On the Stories of Travel

Who doesn’t love an inspiring travel quote? (As if we need any more reason to hit the road.) Like what you see here? There are plenty more travel …

Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

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Airport Survival: 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your "Cool" When Traveling

Let's face it; traveling and navigating crowded airports is stressful -- especially during family vacations, holidays or when the weather becomes problematic. Unless you're traveling on your own private jet on your time table, the "getting there" is almost never without problems, in and of itself, …

101 Travel Tricks You Need to Try

When’s the best time to book a flight? How can a free upgrade actually cost you money? Why are duct tape, petroleum jelly, and dental floss among the …

10 Innovative Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel

Continuous innovation has fueled the rapid growth of online travel information and commerce. Even now--after the market has achieved a measure of maturity--would-be Internet millionaires keep searching for The Next Big Thing. Peer-to-peer interactions? Searches tailored to individual interests? …

Adidas miCoach Smart Run review: the almost-perfect training partner

When we first heard about the Adidas Smart Run, we were more than a little eager to try it out. If you're both a techie and a runner, then the boatload of sensors (GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, heart-rate monitor, accelerometer) and feature list (Android, real-time coaching, custom workouts) should have …

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room Opens in Zanzibar

If you are not scared to have tropical fish and perhaps even sharks peep through your bedroom window, 4 metres under the surface of the Indian Ocean, …

7 Travel Rules To Live By

Traveling the globe can teach you a thing or two (or seven).<p>Apply these traveler's mantras to the ordinary life beyond your trip, and watch every day become a freeing vacation of its own.<p><b>1. Pack light.</b><p>When traveling, you want your suitcase to be small so you'll have freedom to be active and …