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Archive for July, 2013
 

 
The view from the van window right before it broke down.

6 Tips for Surviving a Bus Trip in South America [Guest Post]

My head knocked against the windowpane as the bus hit a bump in the road. I woke up and saw nothing but darkness and a single road in front of me, teeming with cars, leading to a small building with siding that looked like it h...
by a Guest Contributor
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Travel Quiz of the Month: Explorers

While many of the world’s most famous explorers are controversial figures, it’s impossible to argue the effect they’ve had on the world. From ancient Chinese explorers that may or may not have beaten Columbus ...
by Jim Cheney
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Cars and people move past Largo de Senado, a great starting point for any day trip to Macau.

5 Fantastic Things to Do in Macau

While many travelers visit Hong Kong every year, few make it over to the sister city of Macau. An easy day trip from Hong Kong thanks to ferries that run 24-hours a day, the Macau Peninsula offers visitors a fantastic array of ...
by Jim Cheney
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The Eiffel Tower in Paris. Travel Discussion: Do you ever return to a destination?

Discuss: Do You Ever Return to a Destination?

There are a ton of fantastic destinations all over the world, and you could easily spend your life exploring just one continent and still not see everything there is to see. However, most travelers like a bit of variety and try...
by Jim Cheney
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The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville is one of the country's premier music venues.

The 5 Best Things to Do in Nashville, Tennessee

When you think of Nashville, what comes to mind? Country music? Cowboys? If that’s all, then you are really missing out. While Nashville is heavily influenced by its music scene, the city has so much more to offer. Here i...
by Jim Cheney
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Water crashing over the edge of Niagara Falls near the Visitors Center in Canada.

5 Amazing Ways to Experience Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the most dramatic waterfalls in the world. The three waterfalls that make up Niagara, Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls, have a combined flow of 150,000 gallons (567,811 liters) of w...
by Jim Cheney
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