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For most English-speaking Americans (any English-speakers, really) who travel, life abroad is fairly easy and accommodating. In most large, central cities in South America and Europe, signs in important locations essential to travel such as train stations, bus stations, airports and primary roadways oftentimes include English translated texts in addition to the signage in the local … Read More about Basics Of Language Learning For Travelers
For an inexperienced traveler, one’s first trip outside of his or her own country can be each exhilarating, unnerving and daunting. The first concern is of course what to take, without taking too much. But, where to begin? What are the things one simply shouldn’t leave home without to ensure having an experience that is as memorable as it … Read More about First Time Overseas? Here’s What You Need!
When it comes to tropical destinations, most bucket lists contain the “usual suspects”. Of course, these idyllic locations are well worth the time spent, but what is to be said for the places a little off the beaten path? Next time you and your mate sit down to book an island getaway, try one of … Read More about 7 Tropical Locations You Haven’t Seen, But Should!
I’ve always felt there was a difference between a traveler and a vacationer, a person who simply yearns to see as much of the world as possible from a place of true wanderlust versus one who owns a shorter list of desirable locations that are typically more commercially acceptable to visit. Not that one is better … Read More about 5 Tips for the Traveler In-Training
A strange article for me to write is “how cool” Nashville is. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great city. In fact now, it’s possibly the hottest, growing city in the American South. It’s hip. It’s cool. People are moving there by the thousands from larger, more well-known cities such as New York, Miami and Los … Read More about Music City Reborn: Nashville is Singing Once Again
London’s culinary heritage is as old as the city itself, and just as diversified despite the commonly (and incorrectly) assumed notion that British food essentially begins and ends at Fish and Chips. British cooking is, in equal parts, (admittedly) bizarre, creative, bold, diversified and, above all, delicious. As with most places, London’s traditional cooking history … Read More about Top British Foods You Have To Try
Backpacking often comes with the misconception that it’s a necessary evil when going from hostel to hostel, when traveling “off-road” or on a short trip, but you can easily maneuver on lengthy vacations with the equivalent of a carry-on! Learning the right way to see the world while packing light, no matter how far you travel, … Read More about Backpack and Travel Light: Carry On No Matter Where You Go
There are some cities that remain as ambiguous after visiting as before, perplexing locations that seem to possess something hidden. Something complicated, something beyond label is just beyond the ability to define. I suppose it was an ancestral want, the children of hundreds of years of American product that had previously called lands in the … Read More about Much Ado About Munich
We all have expectations of enjoying ourselves when we travel. We imagine taking great pictures, eating great meals and having memorable experiences, and rarely do we take much consideration to things that could go wrong. Really wrong. What I’m talking about isn’t missing a dinner reservation or waking up too late to catch the bus … Read More about 7 Travel Trip-ups and How to Avoid Them
“Why?” It’s a question we’ve gotten often, either in regard to why we’re going to a specific place or why we travel as much as we can, in general. It’s a question I don’t understand, from a mindset that I do. “Why?” For us, travel is less of a decision and much more of a … Read More about Why Travel?