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Gilded in Black Gold: Six Gaudy Projects of the Petroleum Gulf

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It’s not a surprise that the Gulf region contains some of the world’s more curious construction. Northwest to southeast Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, the U.A.E. and Oman share more than just a...

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Five Natural Places to Love in Post-Tsunami Tohoku, Japan

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I’m letting the secret out: Tohoku, a region in Japan most widely recognized for the 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated its eastern shore in 2011, has another reason to be known: for its...

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Defining “Thin Places” for the Traveler in Search of Transcendence

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What is a “Thin Place”? Despite having travelled extensively for a variety...

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How to “Bow like a Japanese”: Lessons in Culture from an American Living in Japan

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There are the obvious cultural characteristics of Japan that everyone knows:...

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An Open Letter to the TSA Supervisor at Reagan Airport

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Dear TSA Supervisor at Reagan Airport: Let’s get one thing straight. There...

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Pack Light and be Free: How to Travel the World with Just a Backpack and a Smile

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Drop the Suitcase and Get a Pack For some reason it never gets old watching...

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Poems for the Road: “To Those I Have Met on These Roads, This Path” (Isaac Oosterloo)

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I am Isaac Oosterloo, a 26 year old tasmanian (Australian!) who has just...

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11 Things to Do in Dahab, Egypt

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Dahab is a little beach town on the southern tip of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula...

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World Leaders Lock Lips for Benetton’s “Unhate” Campaign

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The marketing department at the United Colors of Benetton is known for their...

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