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3 Scottish Festivals Not to Miss

3 Scottish Festivals Not to Miss

While Europe is home to some of the greatest festivals in the world, you couldn’t be blamed if you spent all of your festivals in Scotland. This country may be small in population, but it’s very big with the cultural factor, and there’s no better way to jump into the […]

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Top 7 Destinations for Book Lovers

Do you love getting lost in a good book? If so, get lost in a literary wonder as you wander the world’s best book cities. London, England London, the book capital of the world, is home to some of history’s most notable writers and characters. Take a Dickens or Shakespeare […]

Dining Etiquette Abroad

Dining Etiquette Abroad

One of the best parts about traveling is getting the chance to experience the local culinary specialties. Sushi in Japan, pizza in Italy, it just doesn’t get any better (or fresher) than that. Ensure that your manners are as good as your meal with our guide to dining etiquette abroad. […]

4 Offbeat Ways to Meet People While Traveling

4 Offbeat Ways to Meet People While Traveling

Whether you’re traveling on your own or with a companion, sometimes meeting cool locals can be the highlight of your trip. But what if you’re traveling to a new destination and don’t know anyone who actually lives there? Enter the internet. Meeting cool people in a new destination has never […]

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sea Turtles

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are amazing marine reptiles—and they’re some of the world’s oldest creatures. Some believe turtles are over 200 million years old and evolved before mammals, birds, snakes, lizards and crocodiles. Read on for some astonishing facts about sea turtles and how you can help conserve their habitat. Sea Turtles Facts There are […]

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Cheapest Travel Companies in Europe

Do you want to travel Europe and save money? If so, transportation companies around the EU offer affordable bus, train and airfare tickets so you can see the best of Europe without blowing your budget. On your next European vacation, check out these options where tickets are as low as […]

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6 Adrenaline-Filled Abseiling Locations Around the World

Abseiling used to be simply known as rappelling—something you did after you climb your way up the side of a cliff in order to get back down. Lately, it’s become a sport unto itself. If you’ve always wanted to speed down the side of a giant wall but aren’t sure […]

7 of the Most Photogenic Ancient Sites in Asia

7 of the Most Photogenic Ancient Sites in Asia

August 19 is World Photography Day! Capture the moment this holiday at these seven amazingly photogenic ancient Asian sites. photos ©istockphoto

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6 Best Places Your US Dollar Will Go Further

Any time is a good time to travel, but simple economics tells us to go when and where the dollar is strong. Exchange rates are working in our favor in many regions of the world right now, making this a great time to stretch your wings and head out. Mexico: […]

German Travel Words to Add to Your Dictionary

German Travel Words to Add to Your Dictionary

Oh, I know, a lot of people make fun of the German language. They say it sounds harsh, rough and well, brutal. Yes, sometimes German has a hard and, well, honest way to say things. Like the German word for airplane: “Flugzeug”, which actually can be translated into“flying thing“. Or“Fahrzeug“ […]