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Join Wanderful: A Sisterhood of Women Travelers

Imagine you’re going to Madrid and you’d like someone to join you for a tapas bar crawl or a day at the Prado museum…but you don’t know anyone in Madrid and have never been there before. In fact, the idea of landing in such a big city and being completely on your own is a bit daunting. Still, you have always wanted to go there and aren’t ready to give up the idea. 

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Your Ultimate Guide: How to Plan a Tibet Tour

Well-known for the pilgrimage trips that are being undertaken in this region, Tibet is a very popular location, both among pilgrims as well as the trekkers and tourists. The natural beauty of Tibet is unique, and many people visit to explore or hike it. A Tibet tour is a majorly undertaken pilgrimage. However, there are many non-pilgrimage tourists, as well. People from around the world come here for Kailash trekking and also for the Mansarovar Yatra.

How to Pack for 6 Months Abroad

by Stephane Alexandre /
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Mar 17, 2017 / 0 comments

Firstly, here is a haiku about packing:

No no no no no
No no no no no no no
No no no no no

This haiku conveniently translates into French by replacing every "no" with "non"

Every time I remember my time abroad in Chile, I find that I am discovering new things that I learned from my time abroad. Without further ado, here are my hard-earned facts about packing:

How to Pack for 6 Months Abroad

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Award-Winning Journalist and DR Expert Launches DRVisitor.com

DR Visitor, a website and blog focusing on eco-adventure, culture, and sustainable travel in the Dominican Republic, launched in February 2017 with award-winning travel journalist and photographer Lebawit Lily Girma at its helm. DR Visitor is the most up-to-date online resource and blog of its kind on the Dominican Republic written in the English language. 

Top 10 Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

by Dr. Jessie Voigts /
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Mar 13, 2017 / 0 comments

You've invested considerable time, money, and effort on your journey - you sure don't want to get sick! However, people often get sick while traveling, whether from food cleanliness, unfamiliar germs, or lack of sleep. Instead of living like locals, and seeing all the amazing things your destination has to offer, you're sick in bed. However, there are many things you can do to stay healthy while traveling.

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Travel Beauty: Not Your Usual Top 10

Travel. Does the word evoke images of adventure and relaxation, or discomfort and anxiety? For most of us it’s likely a bit of all of those things.  In a perfect world we’d carry everything we need or think we’d want on board with us and we’d have easy access to it. Sadly, those days are long gone. A well stocked carry-on is essential.

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Plan Ahead: How to Make the Most of Your Holiday

Have you booked your 2017 holiday already? Well, whether you have or are just beginning to look at the best deals, it’s worth giving a bit of thought to the ways in which you can plan ahead to make the most of your time abroad. To ensure you enjoy every minute of your holiday (and make every last cent count), here are some top tips to try out…

Plan Ahead: How to Make the Most of Your Holiday

Study Abroad Tips: How to Schedule Travels

by Stephane Alexandre /
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Mar 08, 2017 / 0 comments

I have not been in Chile for over two months, and I miss it more and more each day. The six months I spent in Chile were the busiest six months of my college experience. In six months, I visited four countries and about 15 different places and sights in Chile. I cannot begin to express how important self care self love is.

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Road Trip! Exploring the Best Beaches in Israel

Beach destination – Israel? YES! You can explore much in Israel, including history, religion, incredible food (keep that one in mind – beachgoers get hungry), national parks and monuments, music, culture, language – but the beaches? They are worth visiting. If you’re ready to road trip in a new place, this is it. Find your car rental in Israel, fill up your tank, get some snacks and hit the road!

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Scottish Musician Sarah-Jane Summers Shares the Best of Inverness

Scottish Musician Sarah-Jane Summers Shares the Best of Inverness. Sarah-Jane Summers is a fiddle player, composer, and educator whose love for music and teaching have taken her from fiddle camps in Colorado to concerts at the Celtic Connections Festival in Glasgow to tutoring students in Norway.

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