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Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Ethiopia Edition

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My Ethiopia transport guide helps you navigate the good, the bad and the ugly of traveling through the birthplace of humanity.

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The Overland Journey from Venice to Slovenia

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The overland journey from Italy to Slovenia is not only beautiful, but also quick and easy: Two trains, an antique tram, a cross-border taxi ride, another train and you’re there!

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Travel Australia Cheaply Via Greyhound Bus

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Whether you purchase a multi-ride pass, or buy one-way tickets as needed, there is no cheaper way to see Australia than via Greyhound bus.

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Sinh Tours Vietnam

Travel Vietnam by Bus With Sinh Cafe

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While the Sinh Cafe’s buses are far from the most comfortable I’ve traveled in, they are nonetheless the most efficient, cost-effective means of traveling up or down Vietnam’s coast.

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Indian Trains Made Simple

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Minimize your chances of encountering complications before and during train travel in India by learning how the Indian railway system works prior to departing your home country.

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How to Plan Your Taj Mahal Day-trip

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Time-strapped backpackers, rest assured: Seeing all that Agra, India has to offer doesn’t even require you to stay there overnight.

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The Rough Road from Vietnam to Laos

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Whether your primary goal is to partake in an ultra-local experience or simply to avoid exorbitant airfares, travel overland from Vietnam to Laos — but don’t expect a quick or particular comfortable journey.

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The Colca Canyon in Peru

Peru’s Even Grander Canyon

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Whether or not you end up enjoying Arequipa, Peru’s second-largest city, you owe yourself a trip to the nearby Colca Canyon, a geological formation nearly twice as deep as the Grand Canyon — 10,725 feet, to be specific.

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