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    Dianochka Z. follow
    May 26, 2018 · France

    When you go to Paris, you think of the Eiffel Tower, l'Arc de Triomphe, perhaps even Versailles or French cuisine. I already shared my experiences of visiting nothing but the Eiffel Tower looking for a missed connection.

    Call me morbid, but thi...

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    May 22, 2018 · Indonesia

    Myself and a few travelers I'd met in the city of Yogyakarta in eastern Java (Indonesia's most populated island); found ourselves on a train barreling towards the town of Probolinggo. Our mission was to visit the Mount Bromo, and it's excitable ne...

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    May 19, 2018 · Portugal

    I recently visited Sintra, a town long known for its villas, palaces, and connection to the monarchy. Easily a day trip from Lisbon.

    So much history, politics, scandal, just like with every aristocracy. Sintra is to Portugal as Versailles is to...

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    May 17, 2018 · Vietnam

    “Come on,’ he said, “it’s easy.”
    Perhaps for someone raised on these waters. Perhaps for someone who had been using these boats from the time they could walk. As I went around in circles, my guide has his boat rocking and rolling across the water...

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    May 14, 2018 · Thailand

    Today we headed out of Bangkok for the first time. After a stop/start journey through the suburbs we got out into the countryside, and, well, WOW! This is the Thailand we'd really wanted to see! Rolling green fields, cloud topped mountains and sma...

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    May 13, 2018 · Indonesia

    It was 4 am. I got up from the creaky bed and dragged up Alison and Charlotte. We were ready to head to Borobudur and experienced it's famous sunrise view.

    As we walked to the temple, we could hear chanting being broadcast in the compound. It ...

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    May 13, 2018 · Japan

    When I graduated college, I decided to take a year to teach English in Japan. On one of the first few nights, a few of us foreigners went out to explore the city and check out the nightlife. We went to a few restaurants and bars and we all had a g...

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    May 09, 2018 · United States

    I've connected through Newark before, but this was my first time outside of the airport making the trek to Manhattan. I thought surely there was an easy way, but four hours later, I was still en-route.

    I had a LOT of luggage with me as I was th...

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    May 08, 2018 · French Polynesia

    Our ten-year anniversary trip that we had saved for and dreamt about since our honeymoon finally arrived! Moorea absolutely did not disappoint. After researching several islands in French Polynesia, we chose Moorea because (1) it is an easy ferr...

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    May 07, 2018 · Netherlands

    My girlfriend and I visited Amsterdam over the holidays. It was a long bus trip from Italy to the Dutch capital without any stops, almost twenty hours of travel in a bus without sleep.

    Amsterdam was as incredible as it was beautiful. It was ver...

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    May 06, 2018 · Bosnia and Herzegovina

    During our toadtrip through the Balkans we came across Sarajevo’s Tunnel of Hope - it kept the city alive through the harrowing siege and now it has been brought back to life by the very same people.


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    May 05, 2018 · Iceland

    I can remember the first time I had this idea. One random day at work, an other boring day in front of the computer, telling to customers that “yes it is ok to take a small luggage in the cabin, yes your flight is on time.” Youtube your best frie...

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    May 04, 2018 · United Kingdom

    I've been to London many times and have had nothing but wonderful experiences. Overall this trip was great except for this one incident. As I was crossing the bridge, a mime and a shrek welcomed me with open arms and a third took my phone and too...

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    May 02, 2018 · France

    As a writer, I enjoy traveling to places that inspire me. I write romantic fiction novels so I need to feel the romantic side of every place I visit. Last year during my holidays, I decided to visit Paris; one of the most romantic cities in the wo...

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    May 02, 2018 · Bulgaria

    In 2015 we went to a low budget walking and hitchhiking trip around the Balkans. For the first 1000 kilometres we had luck most of the time and could always hitch a ride quickly. But on a hot day, not far from the Romanian-Bulgarian border nobody ...

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    May 01, 2018 · Philippines

    During one of my family's mandatory, family reunions in the Philippines, I experienced one of the funniest and scariest moments in my life.

    We had this tradition of going to one of the islands my uncle owns in Bicol. It's small and private; per...

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    May 01, 2018 · Thailand

    It happened on a holiday in Thailand with my now husband, whom I first met as a travel companion on a previous trip. By day, we did the usual sightseeing and visited temples. Our evenings, we spent with locals in our resort, listening to stories u...

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    May 01, 2018 · China

    On my recent trip to China with three friends, we went to this lovely local restaurant with traditional Chinese decoration completely by accident. It was a bit late into the evening so the restaurant wasn't too busy. We sat down at this dark brown...

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