Travel Essays

Who Wants a Free Trip to Cartagena, Colombia?

Cartagena

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The only thing better than a trip to colorful Cartagena, Colombia? A free trip to colorful Cartagena, Colombia!

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Four Years Ago Today, I Did Something Crazy

Saigon

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Although none of the embarrassing, sloppily-written posts I made four years ago are still online, I consider this day to be my blogiversary.

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A Solution to the Travel Cellphone Problem?

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Roaming internationally can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Here’s an affordable solution that lets you to use your cellphone abroad.

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I’m Headed Back to Brazil – and I’ve Got Two Extra Tickets!

Rio-de-Janeiro-1

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I’m headed back to Brazil in just over a week and to celebrate, I’m giving away two free tickets to Rio de Janeiro.

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Why the Thai Coup Terrifies Me

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The continuation of chaos in Thailand has me scared not of visiting Thailand and not for my friends who live and travel there, but about something much, much bigger.

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10 Places to Travel This Spring

Texas-Bluebonnets

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If you’re as itching to take a trip this spring as you are from all the allergens being shot out into the air, think about these fine spring travel destinations the next time you blow your nose.

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29 Forever

Butterfly in Laos

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Today, on my own 29th birthday, I finally understand what my mother meant when she turned 29 – for the second time.

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Eat Your Way Around the World

Food

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Can’t get on a plane? Get in front of a plate! Come with me as I travel around the world with some of the globe’s most delicious food.

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