Dangerous to Use Uber in Bali?

November 5, 2016
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The popular ridesharing app may have its place in most countries, but in Indonesia, drivers can be threatened, beaten, and considered traitors.
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5 Lessons I’ve Learned from Traveling With a Friend

November 1, 2016
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I've spent the last week traveling around Legian and Ubud with my Lithuanian friend. Here are some of the lessons I've learned, as a long-term traveler who usually goes solo.
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How I Maxed Out my US Passport

October 29, 2016
How I Maxed Out my US Passport

What kind of travel is involved to completely fill a US Passport with entry stamps, exit stamps, and visas? Once A Traveler explains his eight-year journey.
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Should you Still Travel to Thailand?

October 19, 2016
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Thailand is still officially in mourning for the next year, leaving travelers to ask the shallow, but necessary question: should we still travel to Thailand?
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Why I Don’t Wear A Backpack

October 16, 2016
Why I Don’t Wear A Backpack

I have to say I'm in favor of backpackers for the most part. 20-somethings making their first trips abroad, eager to learn about other countries. However, by strapping all your worldly belongings to your back, you set yourself up for certain stereotypes and stigmas, on the road and sometimes even at home.
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Never Again: Places like Angkor Wat

October 12, 2016
Never Again: Places like Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat might as well have been Disneyland. The same people sell the same food, drinks, and merchandise at every stop, spouting the same lines - "Hello, sir! You want T-shirt??" - and targeting tourists indiscriminately.
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Should Tourists Pay More for the Same Services?

October 10, 2016

I think I can safely say I’m no longer a true budget traveler when I don’t try to scrimp and save at every corner. For me, it comes down to comfort and convenience.
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