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Five Unlikely Foodie Destinations Around the World

Sometimes, the world’s best food hides in plain sight. These hidden areas boast fresh ingredients, delicious street food, and unique restaurant concepts — and often at low price points. So, if you’re wondering where...

A National Park First-Timer’s Guide

So, you’re finally doing it. Maybe you’ve been motivated by the current administration’s attacks against our public lands and want to see them for yourself. Maybe you’ve taken inspiration from the various guides we’ve...
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Behind the Scenes with @bemytravelmuse

In 2012, Kristin Addis left her job in finance to travel the world. Since then, with only a backpack and camera, the California-native has explored the lush rainforests of Indonesia, the beautifully barren deserts...

5 Days in London: A Pick-And-Choose Itinerary

“When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — Samuel Johnson Buckingham Palace. The Tower of London. The Tube. London...
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From Rwanda to Uganda: Exploring East Africa’s Natural Offerings

I’ve had a love affair with the African continent for as long as I can remember, and I will forever be mesmerized by its wild and expansive landscapes. Much of the continent’s beauty is...

Photography Basics: In Case You Need 5 More Exercises

LESSON 17: 5 More Exercises It’s way too easy to fall into a routine with your photography. And while routine may be good for certain things in life, we often need to experiment and think outside...

9 of the Best Road Trip Routes in the World

You grab your keys, jump in the driver’s seat, and start the engine. Buckle up, turn the radio on, and put the car in drive. With the windows down and the open road ahead,...
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Why Traveling Broke Isn’t All That Bad

There's just something about being broke in a new city. Not broke in the sense that bills are piling up and you're worried, but broke as in you don't actually have any bills, you're in...

With Birds I’ll Share This Lonely View

“On three, I want you to run down the hill.” Robby, my Swiss paragliding instructor, begins counting, and slowly my shaky legs start to creep down the sheer, grassy slope. We’re atop the Schilthorn...

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