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Alt Iceland: Far From the Maddening Crowds

Iceland is all the rage these days. Thanks to a great marketing campaign (“FREE…

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Disappearing Japan: Go Now While You Still Can

Japan has a problem. Outside of major cities like Tokyo and Kyoto, it has a disappearing…

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Solo Travel Safety Tips: The Ultimate List for Women

Traveling in the Age of Terror can be scary – especially if you’re a…

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marrakesh at sunset from the rooftop of a Riad.

Traveling in the Age of Terrorism

From the balcony of my in Casablanca, life looks normal. (All Photos: Paula Froelich) I’m…

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The Best (Human) Guides to South Africa. Call Them Now.

I am a firm believer in having real, live guides — especially when you’re…

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Things To Do In Bamako When You’re Bored

One day you may find yourself in Bamako, the capital of Mali. I know…

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Deep Thoughts: “Jumping For Virility” Starring The Germans And The Samburu Warriors (With Video)

Germany’s Natalie Geisenberger (5thL), Felix Loch (6thL),Tobias Arlt (6th R)…

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The Khe San Slambook

Along the old DMZ zone in Vietnam, the…

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10 Reasons Why You Should Go To Egypt RIGHT NOW

The Egyptian economy might be in the dumps and the political situation fairly unstable…

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The Spire Of Samarra

Things To Do In Iraq If You’re Mildly Acrophobic

Do you have a fear of heights? Are you mildly acrophobic? Do you happen…

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