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Quick Escape: Unique Destinations to Explore

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People who are often busy with their career and other responsibilities often turn to traveling as a quick escape. Traveling entails gathering as much information about the country or city to visit, packing the travel essentials, exploring places, and relaxing a bit. But there is more to it than just that. Why do People Travel?… Read More >>

Living in Cambodia: Pros and Cons

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You can experience beautiful islands like this one, Koh Rong, when living in Cambodia. Long tail boats are docked along the beach; backdrop of lush forestry.

Ever since Thailand has started getting tough on visas, more and more expats have considered living in Cambodia. The convenience is definitely there: Cambodia is an earshot away from Thailand, so you can easily visit your old stomping grounds in Bangkok or elsewhere. There is also a certain romantic appeal to the kingdom; Cambodia is rapidly… Read More >>

Florida’s Most Beautiful Beaches

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Footsteps during twilight on one of Florida's most beautiful beaches.

If there’s one thing you’re not short of in Florida, it’s beaches! Full of energy or tranquil – Florida provides both for the desperately seeking sun lover. This is a pick of some of Florida’s most beautiful beaches to visit while you’re out in the Sunshine State, and don’t forget to bring your towel or flip flops…. Read More >>

Top Destinations on a Budget

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Two backpackers staring at the departures screen in Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok, Thailand.

There is hardly a person out there who does not dream about traveling the world. Unfortunately, a lot of people get dissuaded by the misconception that traveling to distant places must cost an arm and a leg, even though that’s demonstrably untrue. You can find seasonal discounts in some countries, and some of the most… Read More >>

What’s Expat Life in Chiang Mai Like?

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Bustling expat life in Chiang Mai's walking street. It is packed with tourists and expats alike shopping for goods.

“You’re still in Thailand?” is a question I get asked all the time when I go back home to visit friends and family. Most don’t realize how long I’ve been an expat abroad–and the next questions invariably center around expat life in Chiang Mai and what living in the North of Thailand is like. Pointblank: I… Read More >>

Top Things To Do in New York On A Budget

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The busy streets around Times Square in the early evening. The streets are full of pedestrians and the iconic New York yellow cabs.

There’s no denying that New York is a great place to splash the cash. With more billionaires than any other city, and high end shops adorning many of its grand boulevards, it may seem difficult to enjoy a budget break in the Big Apple. Thankfully, this couldn’t be further from the truth. New York is… Read More >>

Delicious Madrid: Best Places to Eat

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The crowded San Miguel Market in Madrid, Spain. Plenty of people are shopping and eating.

The city of Madrid–Spain’s culturally rich central capital–offers a dizzying range of culinary delights. From delicious street food to traditional fine dining, there is something to suit every taste and budget. Though it would be impossible to fully cover Madrid’s range of eateries, I wanted to share a guide to the dining highlights of this Spanish… Read More >>

Awesome Workshops to Try in Vietnam

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Students in a cooking class and workshop during a vacation in Vietnam. They are all wearing red aprons and holding their finished dishes up.

To be honest – few of us would consider putting a class or workshop on our to-do list during a holiday. But… travel is an exercise in life-learning and learning a few new things on the road is never superfluous. Classes and workshops provide us with unique opportunities to learn from the real experts: the… Read More >>