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Celebrating Carnival: 6 of the Best Carnival Parties in the World

Though its history is based in Christian, and mainly Catholic overtones, Carnival today is known for parades, parties and beads. Practically the whole world celebrates Carnival in one form or another and here are just a few of the best. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – February 13-17 This is the grand-daddy [...]

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10 Tips for Taking Better Point-and-Shoot Pictures

In some situations, large digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras are just too bulky to be practical. Digital point-and-shoot cameras are small, affordable alternatives, and many have added durability features including being waterproof to 10 feet. Before you ditch your DSLR in favor of your high-resolution cell phone camera, consider that smartphones are [...]

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6 Reasons Why I Can’t Wait to Visit Cuba

With the U.S Government relaxing visitation rules for Cuba, Americans are lining up to visit the island. While some restrictions are still in place, the arduous paperwork requirements have been lifted, making it easier to arrange travel there. The Crowds are Coming According to numbers released by the Cuban government, [...]

How to Lock your Love

How to Lock your Love

How to Lock your Love Feeling butterflies in your stomach? Do your eyes light up when thinking about that one special person? Hey, seems like you’re in love! And with Valentine’s Day coming closer you might be thinking about a special way of sealing this love. We might have some [...]

A Foodie’s Guide To Paris

A Foodie’s Guide To Paris

It’s no secret that in France lies the heart of gastronomy. It is, after all, home to some of the world’s most exceptional cheeses, breads, meats, and wines. While you could try to eat your way through the country (and we heartily encourage this endeavor), it’s easy to become overwhelmed [...]

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Weird Prague: Attractions you Have to See to Believe

  Prague is best known for its Gothic churches and its fairytale castles. Or perhaps for the riverside parks and the countryside beauty that’s just minutes away from one of the fastest growing European capitals. However, there’s a lot more to Prague than meets the eye—if you don’t mind taking [...]

8 Essentials to Carry in Your Travel Handbag

8 Essentials to Carry in Your Travel Handbag

You know what to pack in your luggage. You know what to pack in your carry-on. Now, it’s time to decide what to pack in your travel handbag—you know, the carry-all that you take with you when you step out of your hotel or when you’re off on a day [...]

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6 Ways To Avoid Expensive Travel Mistakes

No one likes unexpected travel expenses. Replacing luggage, getting walloped by roaming fees, and finding out you overpaid for a hotel room are just some of the unfortunate things that can ruin your budget, not to mention vacation experience. While there are no guarantees in life (or in travel), there [...]

7 Best Bookstores In The World

7 Best Bookstores In The World

Stumbling upon a gem of a bookstore is a bibliophile’s dream come true. Stumbling upon a gem of a bookstore in a brand new city is downright euphoric. From legendary destinations to tucked away treasures, we’ve rounded up a list of some of the best book shops in the world. [...]

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6 Things To Do In Tokyo

Fish markets, sumo wrestling matches, hole in the wall restaurants you’d have otherwise missed… Tokyo is a treasure trove of amazing things to do but it’s hard to know where to start. From must-see tourist spots to tucked away gems, we’ve got the whole spectrum covered with this guide to [...]