May 2012

My First Experience With Roomorama

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If you’re considering staying in a Roomorama property when you travel abroad, read this post to learn about some of the pros and cons of using the service.

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Vietnam Visa on Arrival

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Apply for your Vietnam visa remotely and obtain it on arrival at any of Vietnam’s international airports.

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Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá, Colombia

The Best of Colombia in Three Weeks

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Is three weeks enough time to travel to the most important destinations in Colombia?

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Bogota vs. Medellin

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Colombia’s chaotic capital city Bogotá and Medellín, the modern former hub of the drug lords that once held the country hostage, couldn’t be more different from one another.

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Hot Colombian Men

Is Colombia a Gay Travel Hotspot?

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As my trip to Colombia comes to a close, I find myself just as unenthused by Colombia’s gay scene as I am by my would-be breakfast date.

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Train Travel from Laos to Thailand

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Taking the train from Vientiane to Bangkok (or vice-versa) is the cheapest and, indeed, the most relaxing way to bridge the gap between the capital cities of Laos and Thailand.

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Couple holding hands in Austin, TX

Love And Exit Stamps

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I have no problem falling in love — it’s staying somewhere and allowing myself to be loved that’s proven difficult.

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Is Angkor Wat Worth The Fuss?

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The crowds you encounter if you visit Angkor Wat these days are more befitting of Disneyland than semi-rural Southeast Asia.

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