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Why I Don’t Wear A Backpack

October 16, 2016
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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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Should Tourists Pay More for the Same Services?

October 10, 2016
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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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From Shanghai to Hong Kong by Train

October 2, 2016
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From Shanghai to Hong Kong by Train

I’ve finally escaped the Great Firewall of China (actually on the train as I begin this, but close enough). If you’ve been monitoring my Facebook and Twitter feeds, you probably know I had a bit of a scare the last few days. My plan to use the 144-hour transit visa to visit Shanghai was...
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3 Travel Hacks for Urban Explorers

September 6, 2016
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3 Travel Hacks for Urban Explorers

Just as there are tips unique to airports, passing through a capital or larger city offers opportunities for clever travelers to work the system. Here are a few of the travel hacks I’ve discovered.
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6 Things You May Not Know About Dating a Flight Attendant

March 7, 2015
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6 Things You May Not Know About Dating a Flight Attendant

I’m hurtling towards France on the Eurostar train out of London. Although I usually make an effort to look business casual when I travel, this time I’ve gone all out: freshly shaven, perfectly pressed tailored shirt, cologne applied liberally. Even my shoes are neat and polished to a fine onyx black. I barely notice...
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