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 completed an epic journey through southeast Asia, Nepal, India and...

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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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Poems for the Road: “I Need to be More French. Or Japanese.” (Beth Anne Fennelly)

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The following is a travel poem of sorts.  Well, I suppose it’s more of a poem for travelers more than anything.  Beth Ann Fennelly’s...

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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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A Day in the Life of an American in Cairo

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Sunrise on the Nile No matter what time it is, the sun has been shining on us for too long. The bed directly faces the folding set of glass...

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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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15 Travel Quotes to Help Keep Things in Perspective

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Seeing the way others live is the only way to truly understand and appreciate (or seek to change) your own life. Traveling to other...

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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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Why Stock Investing is a Traveler’s Dream Job – And How You Can Learn to Work Part-Time

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The market used to be men in suits, shelves of ledgers, newspaper, yelling into the phone to buy or sell. It was a very elite club. Luckily...

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