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3 Bali beaches for a quick getaway

Bali Beaches - Seminyak Sunset

Bali, Indonesia, is a pretty popular stop for most travelers heading to South East Asia. Fairly cheap and with quite developed tourism, it might not be the secluded island paradise it once was years ago, but it is a convenient and beautiful tropical getaway for anyone who wants a quick vacation. And if you only [...]

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8 reasons to visit magical Tanzania

A couple of days ago, I was thinking about why I decided to go to Africa in the first place. I mean, it’s not the obvious choice for your first ever solo trip is it? Tanzania was the reason. I wanted to go to Tanzania! I found it fascinating. For me, it epitomized the image [...]

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Malawi: land of lakes, mountains, and safaris

In October last year, Lonely Planet voted Malawi one of the top 1o countries in the world to visit in 2014. Malawi  has held a special place in my heart ever since I worked there as a tour guide a couple of years back and I fell in love with this friendly country, also known [...]

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Montreal: eating at Les 400 Coups

les 400 coups

A city with a pulse My father (Nat) grew up in Montreal during the 1930s and ’40s. I can only imagine what it was like back then, during the Great Depression and the beginning of WWII. These days, Montreal is a city with a pulse; with nightlife and an art scene.  A food lover’s paradise [...]

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San Pedro de Atacama: A vacation from my vacation

It was love at first sight. Pure bliss. A vacation from my vacation. A new favorite in South America: San Pedro de Atacama. After taking several long bus rides throughout my three-week trip (up until San Pedro), including the 20 hour overnight bus it took to get there from Santiago, I arrived in Calama, Chile, in [...]

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Top travel hacking ideas you haven’t considered

The Tuscan countryside outside of Volterra, Italy.

The ever-increasing popularity of travel hacking means most serious travelers have at least one travel-related credit card in their wallet. [...]

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