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...

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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 that has great food, comfortable hotels, and a laid-back...

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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 controversial advertisements. Past ads have depicted human...

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6 Experiences Not to Miss While Traveling in Cambodia

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When I tell people that Cambodia is one of my favorite countries I usually get a very strange look of confusion and bewilderment. A lot of...

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What Were They Thinking? 25 Crazy Laws from Around the World

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One of civilized man’s greatest achievements was the rule of law. A unified list of codes for what is essentially...

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6 Ways Egypt Confuses the Heck Out of Travelers

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1. The Time Issue Egyptians are not known for being prompt. One of the most perplexing aspects of Arab cultures for Westerners is their...

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Unreal Buildings from Around the World

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Crooked House Sopot, Poland This dream-like design, by architects Szotynscy & Zaleski (pronounced how it’s spelled if you were...

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Egypt Before the Revolution: It’s Either the Mubarak Way or the Mubarak Way

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The small lounge was as smoky as it was loud, and the music was blaring. My girlfriend and I sat at a table against the wall with a two of...

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Oh, Those Dictatorships! Anti-American Propaganda at its Finest

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The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (a.k.a Bat Sh*t Crazy North Korea) “Do not forget the U.S. Imperialist wolves!” It’s...

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An American’s Guide to Oktoberfest

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A great article from our friend Casey at CaseyFrolickingAbroad.com! Casey describes her experience at the 2011 Oktoberfest in Munich,...

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