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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The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Exploring the Unknown

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The Art of Travelling Without Planning Step 1) Plan your trip, Step 2) Buy your plane ticket. As most solo travelers would agree, these...

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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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Secrets to Happier and Healthier Travel Days: Don’t Try to See Everything

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Trying to squeeze in too much is a classic cause of traveler anxiety and undue stress.  Novice travelers are prone to cramming too many...

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10 Tips for Haggling in Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar (and most other markets)

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Istanbul, Turkey is home to one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The Grand Bazaar, first opened in 1461, currently...

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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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5 Ways to Not Hate Life on a Transcontinental Flight

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1. Don’t Book With an American Carrier You would think that US airline companies have great food, lots of legroom, or something good...

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Backpack Buying Guide for Medium Packs (50L – 75L)

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Buying a pack is one of those exciting shopping experiences for backpackers, campers, and adventurers of all kinds. The trick is to find...

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Backpack Buying Guide for Large Packs (80 L and up)

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Buying a pack is one of those exciting shopping experiences for backpackers, campers, and adventurers of all kinds. The trick is to find...

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