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9 Tips for Staying Safe While Trekking in Nepal

In October, a powerful, out-of-season, blizzard hit the Annapurna Region of Nepal, claiming the lives of more than 40 trekkers in the process. In the wake of that tragedy, the Ministry of Tourism for the Himalayan country has promised to review its regulations governing trekking in the region, and vowed [...]

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Emergency Medical Treatment in Foreign Lands

Hey, accidents happen: with me, more likely than not. Whether it’s a fall in the shower or an unexpected illness, if you need medical attention it can get to be a sticky situation in some countries. Stuff Happens Yes, stuff happens. I admit, I have slipped in the shower in [...]

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

Visiting Riga, the Heart of Latvia

They call it the Paris of the Baltics, and for good reason. This Latvian city is a cultural hotspot, full of incredible restaurants, galleries, shopping, and inspiring architecture. Check out our guide to visiting Riga and get ready to fall in love. It’s Still (Relatively) Undiscovered While tourists are wising [...]

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Europe’s Best Flea Markets

Live for the thrill of finding the ultimate bargain? Plan your travels around shopping? You won’t want to miss this guide to the world’s best flea markets. From massive French bazaars to year-round Belgian gems, here’s a comprehensive list of a treasure hunter’s dream come true. Munich’s Giant Flea Market, Munich, [...]

Funding Your Life with Your Camera

Funding Your Life with Your Camera

Whether I’m zip-lining, rappelling down a waterfall, or gliding in a boat next to enormous crocodiles, I’m working. The only thing differentiating me from a tourist is my exceptional video equipment, and the fact that I was paid to take the tour! As I film gorgeous islands, snorkeling trips, and [...]

Planning Out That Vacation Itinerary

Planning Out That Vacation Itinerary

You want to get up and go, see the sights and experience the local flavor; your companion wants to lie around the beach. Hopefully there’s time for both and here’s how you do it. It’s Time to Relax After dealing with today’s transportation hassles and delays, the first day is [...]

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Is Adventure Tourism the Answer for Haiti?

Haiti isn’t the first place that springs to mind when travelers consider a Caribbean escape. In fact, the country that was wracked by a massive earthquake in 2010 and has consistently contended with high levels of poverty for decades, generally isn’t considered at all. But one adventure travel company hopes [...]

Veterans Day Parades Across the U.S.

Veterans Day Parades Across the U.S.

  Veterans Day, which originally commemorated the Armistice or cessation of hostilities in World War I, is now a celebration and commemoration of all U.S veterans and of all of the nation’s conflicts. There are many ways we celebrate this day, but everybody loves a parade. Here is just a [...]

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6 European Fall Festivals for Foodies

Fall is here, and the new season is an opportunity to see the world under a different light. For example, Europe blossoms with exciting festivals, perfect for foodies and sweet tooths. Keep the Tums at home and get ready for scrumptious yet delectable meals served fresh at these fall European food festivals. Alba White [...]

7 Tips for Planning a Trip With a Larger Group

7 Tips for Planning a Trip With a Larger Group

You’ve probably planned a trip before—solo, maybe, or perhaps a couple’s trip or a vacation with your immediate family. But if you’ve been tasked with planning a trip for a large group, get ready for a whole new experience. Whether it’s an old reunion with friends, a holiday with the [...]