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5 Little-Known Secrets that Will Make Traveling Headache-Free in 2015

5 Little-Known Secrets that Will Make Traveling Headache-Free in 2015

What keeps you from hitting the road and using up all of your vacation days? What makes you groan when figuring out what to pack, how to get a good deal on a plane ticket, and how to keep your belongings safe? Traveling can seem stressful and expensive, but it […]

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8 Tips for the Solo Female Traveler in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka—the pearl of the Indian Ocean. Following a long civil war, this tiny island nation is beginning to get notice in the backpacking world, and rightly so. It’s a travellers treasure trove, filled with rich history, exploding with untouched wilderness and as for meals and accommodation—the locals are friendly […]

7 Currencies that have Ceased to Exist in the Last 10 Years

7 Currencies that have Ceased to Exist in the Last 10 Years

We’re all used to watching money change hands, but on occasion we can see it change names. Generally, multiple countries have the same title to their currency, and it’s only the attached country name distinguishes them from one another. Since they often get these titles because of a ruling empire, […]

Italy’s Best Kept Secrets

Italy’s Best Kept Secrets

While everyone seems to have discovered Italy, these three towns have managed to retain their old world charm by staying under the radar. Travel review websites have made Italy one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. As a result, it seems that no matter where you go […]

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

6 Traditional Holiday Meals From Around The World

Turkey and ham are great but how about celebrating the holiday season with a hearty bowl of soba meat pie, or a fiery dessert? Whether you feel like expanding your culinary repertoire to include some international cuisine or are just curious as to what people around the world tuck into […]

6 Different Christmas Traditions to try this Holiday Season

6 Different Christmas Traditions to try this Holiday Season

Decorating Christmas trees and leaving cookies for Santa are a fun way to celebrate a traditional Christmas. Spice up your holiday traditions this winter with worldly and out of the box customs. Watch a fire on television or carol the streets dressed as a mummer; whatever you choose it’ll be […]

Survive Holiday Travel With These Must-Have Gadgets

Survive Holiday Travel With These Must-Have Gadgets

For many of us, traveling around the holidays brings out our inner Grinch. Weather delays, insane line-ups, flights packed the brim… bah, humbug. But in order to spend time with your loved ones around the holiday season—or to flee it all for a tropic beach somewhere far away—travel this time […]

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6 Ways to Eat Like a Local

Cracking into the local food scene is a goal that every traveler should aspire to. There’s arguably no better way to experience the local culture than trying their signature recipes, sampling exotic ingredients (or, just as exciting, ingredients that you’re used to that are prepared in a totally different way), […]

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7 Must-visit Ski Resorts

Winter season is in full swing. Grab your gear and get ready to explore these  ski destinations across the US and Europe. Cervinia, Italy This region of uncontaminated nature dates back two hundred years when it would take hours to reach this pristine region through treacherous snowdrifts. Modern technology has found a […]

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

7 Things to Know About Cornucopia, Whistler’s Food and Wine Festival

A festival celebrating good food and drink in a world-class ski resort town? Sounds like a winning recipe to us. Before the mountains open up for a season of skiing, the people of Whistler, British Columbia gather to sample delicious foods, to sip terrific wines, and to learn a thing […]