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Shots You Need and Some You Don’t When Traveling Overseas

If you are traveling overseas, there are some shots you may need and some you don’t. With mosquitos carrying everything from Yellow Fever to Malaria, the smart thing is to be prepared. You can overdo it though, so here are a few tips that will hopefully help you out. Do […]

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Are We Born to Travel?

Do you ever get the urge to just take off? If you’re one of those people who’s always “itching” to go somewhere, your genes might be to blame. Seriously. What Scientists Discovered Back in 1999, while doing research about something completely unrelated, a group of scientists from UC Irvine discovered that […]

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6 Ways to Prevent In-Flight Theft

In 2014, officials estimate that more than $300,000 (USD) worth of items were stolen on inbound flights to Hong Kong in 48 separate incidents.. That’s not at airport lounges, airport gates, or luggage carousels—that’s on the actual airplane itself. It’s easy for even the savviest of travelers to feel lulled […]

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7 Activities to Try in Canmore, Alberta

The Canadian Rockies just might be Canada’s worst kept secret. Everyone and their uncle knows that these jagged monoliths are the perfect backdrop for a pillowy ski day, a walk around an impossibly turquoise lake or an epic alpine hike. When people think of the Canadian Rockies, most people think […]

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7 Best Spots to see the Northern Lights in Scandinavia

Scandinavia is by far the most spectacular place to witness Aurora Borealis. The northern lights are most abundant in high latitude climates, which marks Finland, Sweden and Norway as an Aurora hotspot. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, the best viewing months are during the cold winter between late September and March. […]

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6 Unforgettable Destination Wedding Locales

You’re an adventure-loving couple. You live to travel, you thrive in new places and you consider yourselves to be explorers wherever you go. Really, it’s only natural that you and your partner dream of having a destination wedding. Love of travel aside, destination weddings also make a lot of sense […]

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8 Up-and-Coming Places to Travel in 2016

Where are you headed in 2016? With a little guidance from Lonely Planet and Travel and Leisure, these are some of the world’s most unique and affordable hidden gems that are yet to be discovered by mass tourism. Explore the roads less traveled with these up-and-coming travel destinations in 2016. […]

Infographic: Travel Trends for 2016

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6 Best Countries to Work Abroad

Do you want to move abroad? If so, there are plenty of opportunities to work and live outside of the United States. The trick is to figure out what country is best for your interests. From teaching English to temporary work visas, these are the best countries for an American […]

5 Clever Tips to Keep Your Luggage Safe

5 Clever Tips to Keep Your Luggage Safe

Luggage theft can happen anywhere: at the baggage claim, when the bags are being checked or even during that brief moment when you look the other way. Keeping your bags safe requires paying attention, being a bit savvy and using a few tricks Use a tracker to keep tabs on […]