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5 (Avoidable) Ways to Have a Bad Trip

Before we can start thinking about how to travel well, we ought to take a step back and think about traveling badly. Travel, like anything, can’t be enjoyable all the time — there’s always...
View of valleys from Coronet Peak, Queenstown, NZ

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Queenstown

Queenstown is one of New Zealand’s most iconic destinations and is a vibrant city that epitomizes the country’s magnificent natural beauty and thrilling adventure sports. When it comes to capturing beautiful photography, this slice...
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How to Spend a Layover at the World’s Best Airport

Whether you’re in Singapore for a few days or on a short layover, Changi Airport is a must-see during your stay in the Lion City. Voted consistently by international air travelers as the world's...

How Do You Know if Your Voluntourism Trip Is A Scam?

Voluntourism has grown more popular in recent years. It makes sense: with the news cycle covering a world that seems riddled with bad news, enacting positive change has become more important than ever —...

10 of the Best Places to Sleep Under the Stars

If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that there are few things more humbling or awe-inspiring than gazing up into the vastness of a glittering night sky. Stepping outdoors to sleep beneath...
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6 Alternative Summer Destinations That Beat the Beach

Everyone travels in the summertime; when winter’s chill is a distant memory and some spring saving has the finances back in order, it seems so natural to hit the road and head straight...
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Polish Health & Wellness

I think I’m in good company when I say that my health and wellness often take a backseat in my typical Western life: I’m too busy to go to the gym and it’s too...
people dining at herve in krakow.

Pierogi & Beyond: Poland’s Culinary Past & Present

There is perhaps no better way to get to know and understand a place than through its cuisine. Meals are inexorably linked to the society and people from which they spring, and there is...

Meteora, Greece: The Coolest Place You’ve Never Heard Of

My conception of Greece has never really been the same as the guide books’. This is probably because I’m Greek, myself. My dad’s family is from the island of Crete, and because of the...

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