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    A Traveler’s Guide To The Best Tapas in Granada

    In Spanish cuisine, tapas are small snacks or appetizers. It can be practically anything — jamon y queso (ham and cheese), olives, croquettes, shrimp, potatoes, or Spanish tortilla (egg and potato omelet) — the possibilities are endless. Traditionally, tapas were served for free with a drink in any bar,...
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    An Alternative To Amsterdam: Why You Should Visit Utrecht

    If you’re visiting the Netherlands, the number one city on your list is probably Amsterdam. It’s the most popular tourist destination in the country — and for good reason. With charming canals, roads ruled by bicycles, liberal drug policies, museums galore, the intriguing Red Light District, and delicious food,...
  • Switzerland on a budget

    A Tale Of Two (Expensive) Cities: Zurich And Lucerne, Switzerland On A Budget

    My first ever solo trip was an impromptu 5 days in Switzerland. I surprised myself with this choice of destination, given I usually try to travel cheaply, and Switzerland is well known for being one of the most expensive European countries. But the cheapest flight I could find for...
  • Ha Long Bay on a budget

    A 6-Step Guide For Experiencing Ha Long Bay On A Budget

    Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Vietnam, is a gorgeous landscape of limestone karsts of all shapes and sizes jutting out of the water. Cruising through the area is on most travelers’ Vietnam bucket list, but a quick Google search for Ha Long Bay cruises...
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    Stuck Down the Pai Hole: Top Tips For Things Do In Pai, Thailand

    When you travel for a long time without a set agenda, you’ll inevitably find yourself staying in some places longer than you planned. Sometimes you fall in love with a place, sometimes you’re sick or injured and need to rest. Or sometimes, it’s a combination and you can’t tell...
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    Fellows MobilePro Series Executive Tablet Case for iPad with Keyboard

    One thing the iPad Air and Air 2 – heck, all the iPad models – are missing, is a physical QWERTY keyboard as none come with one. You can buy a Bluetooth keyboard to pair up with your iPad but trying to collect all your peripherals and pack them when you travel is a hassle. For example, if you have a case for iPad,...
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    HotLogic Mini Portable Oven and Food Tote

    Unless you’re planning to pick up fast food or eat out, you probably bring your lunch with you, and that’s true whether you’re going to work, or even taking a quick road trip. In most cases, a lunch box or portable cooler will do just fine, but what about when you want to heat up your food? The HotLogic Mini Personal Portable Oven is...
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    Kelty Upslope 2.0 Trekking Poles

    Going on a wilderness hike? Climbing a steep hill or mountain? You can always find your own natural walking sticks by foraging dead wood or branches, or breaking one off a tree. Or, you can do it the smart way and bring walking sticks with you, one that’s much more durable. Queue the Kelty Upslope 2.0 Trekking Poles. They weigh about 18 ounces for...
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    Buff Polar Multi-Functional Headwear and Scarf

    As a general rule, it’s always good to have extra layers of clothing both available and worn when visiting colder regions. Some recommend the same for warm or sun-exposed regions, as the more skin you cover up, the more you can protect, and the cooler you’ll be. The problem, however, is that most clothing items you would wear in the cold, aren’t ideal for...
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    Eagle Creek Silk Neck Wallet

    Traveling light and don’t want to carry a purse, handbag, or backpack? Worried a regular wallet might get snatched right out of your pocket? Where can you carry your cash, credits cards, and travel documents securely? These are things you have to worry about when you’re traveling abroad, but there are better ways to carry your gear, at least your credit and payment cards,...
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    An Escape to the Mountains: Hiking in the Bernese Alps

    In the Shadow of the Eiger At 3967 meters the Eiger looms over the village of Grindelwald in central Switzerland like a vast slumbering giant carved from iron gray granite. As a mountain it has a fearsome reputation, its North Face is legendary and has been witness to some...
  • Kingdom of Cambodia

    Overland From Bangkok to Siem Reap: Welcome to The Kingdom Of Cambodia

    When traveling in SouthEast Asia over an extended period of time, a strange thing happens where you begin to feel comfortable in chaos. You catch yourself being “okay” with things and circumstances that, in America, would completely faze you. You find yourself unflinching at hassles, catastrophes, and less than...
  • Himalayas

    Manali to Leh: A Road Trip Through the Indian Himalayas

    We crept past the sleeping receptionist and out of the hotel at 1:30 am, walking through Old Manali in the pouring rain. Stray dogs howled and a rat scurried across the street in front of us. I had been traveling in India for several months with my partner, Teresa....
  • Monkey Beach

    A Monkey’s Lunch: Helpless And Hungry at Monkey Beach

    It seems that the dumbest ideas always take seed in the nicest of places. It must have something to do with the fact that there is so much idle time while relaxing in paradise and your mind can wander very far from what might be considered the normal thought...
  • Las Pozas

    The Weird and Wonderful World of Las Pozas, Mexico

    High in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico, hidden in a subtropical jungle, there exists a surreal sculptural fantasyland called Las Pozas. It was created by English eccentric and visionary, Edward James between the years 1949 and 1984. This incredible place is well off the beaten track, but a...