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How To Spend 24 Hours In Singapore

Merlion Statue, Singapore

Singapore is like no place else in Southeast Asia. It’s cosmopolitan, glitzy, expensive, and fairly westernized. However, just because it doesn’t fit into the Southeast Asia status quo doesn’t mean that it’s not a fun stopover while you’re in the region. Singapore is a cheap place to fly into from places like Australia and New Zealand […]

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An Awesome Three-Week China Itinerary

Approximately the same size as the United States of America and claiming The World’s Largest Population, China is such an an immense, diverse, and fast-changing country that planning a visit there can be an incredibly daunting task – especially if you’re short on time. So I’ve put together this little three-week itinerary in order to […]

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Why dark tourism is important

My first experience with dark tourism happened on a party bus tour around Europe, of all things. Our schedules were planned out for us, there was drinking and little sleep involved, and plenty of fun times to be had. But there was also a shifting point on that trip. There was one day that stood […]

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5 great reasons to visit the Philippines

Earlier this year I was introduced to the Philippines for the very first time. Now totally smitten with these islands and their people, here are my five top reasons why you should push the Philippines right to the top of your travel list. #1 – The people Filipinos have to be some of the most […]

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Behind the shot – National Geographic Traveler cover photo contest

Women in Jaipur

One of the better online photo communities out there is National Geographic’s Your Shot. It’s a unique site with 600,000+ members to whom editors assign biweekly photo projects covering topics like “The Pool” and “Bright Ideas in Action.” While it’s best to go out and shoot new material for the assignments, you can also participate by uploading something that’s already in your portfolio. At each […]

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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… […]

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