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Post image for Traveling SOLO? how to make the right kind of friends, while keeping your privacy (and sanity)

For some, there is little more rewarding than escaping the daily grind of friends and family and hitting the open road, exploring hidden alleyways and dramatic mountain passes with nothing but a guidebook for a companion. But for others, the idea of traveling along can be intimidating, especially for women. Whether you’re wary of loneliness [...]

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Dec 12, 2010

You’re sitting in a local hideaway, chatting in newly-learned languages over steaming pots of masala tea or fragrant cups of coconut-scented soup. At least – that was how you pictured it when you bought your tickets. But instead, you’re listening to drunken backpackers dancing to Lady Gaga in your hostel, overhearing loud English-language chatter in [...]

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Nov 30, 2010

Post image for PRACTICAL TRAVEL: How to take photos of the Taj Mahal and other famous places without the crowds – 9 easy tips

You have the perfect camera: now take the perfect photos. Since there’s nothing worse to return home to find crowds blocking your pictures of the Taj Mahal, here are the best ways to photograph famous places – without the crowds. by  crazy_foolish4u 1. Go early You want to take the perfect picture, and to do that, [...]

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Nov 18, 2010

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Whether you’re nervously considering your first trip to Asia, or you’re a veteran at avoiding gem scams and selecting the tastiest street food, there are always some tricks that will help you negotiate this part of the world.  This guide is a shortcut to traveling smarter, and learning to avoid the most common traveler’s mistakes. [...]

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Nov 15, 2010