5 destinations to see in the Middle East now

5 destinations to see now in the Middle East
There have always been a lot of misconceptions around the Middle East, especially in the Western World and especially with so much talk of ISIS and terrorist bombings in the news every day. One piece of advice to remember as a traveler is that you should never write off a whole country, let alone region, [...]
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Tips Learned from Hitchhiking from Albania to Croatia

Kotor, Montenegro
It all started with a brief conversation in Tirana, Albania; the same conversation backpackers have over and over again in hostels all over the world. The “Where are you coming from? Where are you going” conversation. This time, it ended in an adventure I never imagined for myself. Where are you going next? I’m hitchhiking my [...]
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10 of the Most Interesting (and Weird) Attractions in Canada

Considering the size of Canada, it’s not too surprising that there are countless interesting and weird attractions found all over the country. Whether you’re looking for a quick road side stop or wanting to celebrate an annual festival, the provinces of Canada will not disappoint. Joe’s Scarecrow Village, Nova Scotia If you’re making your way [...]
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National parks you have to visit in California

National parks you have to visit in California
I took a road trip through my home state of California around this time last year. I had spent two years abroad and I wanted to take my time traveling through the state and tackle some of the hidden gems I hadn’t seen previously. I spent 2 months traveling up the lengthy state, from San [...]
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The best drinks in St. John’s, Newfoundland

If you’re at all familiar with the East Coast of Canada, then you might know about our pubs, late night fry trucks, and popular kitchen parties. If I had to choose a winning province on the East Coast as the best and most fun place to drink, it would be St. John’s, Newfoundland. After living [...]
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What to pack for the Lake District

Known for it’s glistening lakes, panoramic views, and hiking trails of all difficulty levels, the Lake District in England is a popular destination for residents of the UK and travelers from around the world. Calling the weather in England unpredictable barely begins to describe the sudden changes that can occur from one moment to the [...]
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6 reasons to add Ljubljana, Slovenia to your travel hit list

With a population of just under 300,000, Ljubljana is one of Europe’s smallest capital cities.  But all the best things come in small packages, so they say, and Ljubljana is no exception. A green and liveable city Boasting 542 square metres of public green space per resident, and a traffic-calmed historical core where pedestrians and [...]
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Sao Paulo: much more than shopping

While living in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo was never on the top of my “must see” list in Brazil… Probably because everyone I met would describe Sao Paulo as blandly nondescript. In the eyes of many Cariocas (and foreigners as well) it seemed that Sao Paulo was nothing more than a boring and enormous [...]
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7 of the World’s Most Picturesque Desert Landscapes

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

My eyes grew so wide with childlike wonder the first time I saw a desert in real life. Deserts are […]


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