Travel Essays

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Myanmar, I Hardly Knew Ye

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I expected my driver to be shocked and amazed when I told him I’d visited his country more than five years prior, but all he seemed to care about was my nationality.

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Queen of Scotland

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Scotland is as much its unreal beauty and surreal folklore as it is the contradictions that carpet the country like its iconic green grass.

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Money

5 Ways to Save on Your Next Flight Purchase

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As airlines evolve, so too are methods for saving on plane tickets. Here are five money-saving plane ticket tips that very well might surprise you.

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How to Breathe in Beijing

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Next year I’ll learn how to breathe in Beijing, so I can continue feeling as rosy as its delightful, toxic skies.

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Japanese Gothic

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The Japanese have perfectly reconciled their past with their present—I need to learn how to do this.

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Your Next Plane Ticket Could Be Free

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The only thing better than seeing the world through the eyes of a local? Doing it for free.

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Here’s Why I Never Blog About Food

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Ever noticed how sparingly I write about or post pictures of food? It’s not a coincidence.

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Here’s How To See 30 Countries Before You’re 30

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Want to see 30 countries before your 30th birthday? An exciting new resource I’ve discovered empowers you to do just that.

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