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    johnny f. follow
    Jul 31, 2018 ·  Vietnam

    North of Vietnam is the remote and sleepy town of Sapa; famed for its rice fields, impressive mountains and humbling homestays. After a glorious 12 hour bus journey from Hanoi, I arrived in Sapa just as the day was about to begin. I was greeted by a

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    Samantha C. follow
    Jul 28, 2018 ·  United Kingdom

    Everyone has big dreams that they’re too scared to follow. It could be a dream job, starting your own business, achieving that family with your dream house. For me, it was to travel. But even though travelling is something that is done worldwide, for

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    Chester B. follow
    Jul 27, 2018 ·  United States

    In late June, 2018 I went along with a few friends on a motorcycle tour. The main reasons were to ride the Blue Ridge Parkway and become immersed in the whole country music experience in Nashville. Also, personally, my youngest was getting married an

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    JenLyn F. follow
    Jul 26, 2018 ·  United States

    I have had quite the history of being afraid of animals since I was little and almost bit in the face by a dog. To say it mildly, I have stayed away from creatures of all kinds for many years!

    However, a few years ago, my family and I traveled down

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    Patricia B. follow
    Jul 24, 2018 ·  Turkey

    People in Turkey are hospitable, generous and curious about us, bicycle tourers. Many of them try to talk to us, but usually we cover only the basics because of the language barrier. Once we were buying bread in a town the usual crowd surrounded us,

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    Ean T. follow
    Jul 10, 2018 ·  Japan

    Being a Westerner growing up in the 70's and 80's, I actually never really had Japanese food until I was in my teens. Even then, it was usually just the Bento box and if feeling brave, some sushi. I'm not really sure how the food scape

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    Jun 26, 2018 ·  Mozambique

    I am an avid scuba diver, and conservationist. I began searching for dive trips where I could do some volunteer work. All Out Africa had a program working with Whale Shark and Manta Ray Identifications in Tofo, Mozambique. I thought, why can’t I d

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    Kevin J. follow
    Jun 18, 2018 ·  China

    Every day around 7PM he's here, maybe it's just a healthy habit to take a walk in the neighborhood after dinner. He looks like he's in his early 70s, a bit hunchback. He always sits down at the same yellow bench by this tree and lights

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    Lisa R. follow
    Jun 15, 2018 ·  United States

    In April of this year, my Fiance and I took a weekend trip to the Big Island of Hawaii to hike to active lava. Little did we know that just a few weeks after our departure, the Big Island would experience an earthquake that would cause an eruption re

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    Chris S. follow
    Jun 14, 2018 ·  Taiwan

    I travel mostly because I want to learn about other cultures, and what is a better way to do that than through food. So when I was in Taiwan, I wanted to taste the authentic local dish that all Taiwanese people cherish.

    If you ask them about their

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    Grant S. follow
    Jun 10, 2018 ·  Argentina

    This past summer; in southern hemisphere terms (January); my brother, his girlfriend, and I were on a one month track through Chile and Argentina looking to experience the most iconic parts of Patagonia. The town of El Chalten is a mecca of free clim

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    Chris S. follow
    Jun 08, 2018 ·  Taiwan

    Well, my travel through Asian cities this year has eventually brought me to the capital city of Taiwan: Taipei!

    Before arriving in Taipei, I have done quite some research about the city, what to do and what to eat. Yet once I arrived there, there we

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    Jun 07, 2018 ·  Czech Republic

    I knew I would love this place on seeing the sour-faced guards. It was late on a rainy afternoon, and they so obviously wanted to be elsewhere.
    I, however, wanted to be here. The Schwarzenberg Palace Museum is in the palace precinct in Prague, in a s

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    Dylan J. follow
    Jun 04, 2018 ·  United Kingdom

    My homeland of Wales is pretty spectacular. It has a rugged coastline and stunning mountain ranges, so there is no shortage of locations to catch a beautiful sunset. I think I found one of the best last month.
    A week travelling around North Wales en

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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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    Grant S. follow
    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

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    David L. follow
    May 20, 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 Fran

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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.
    Ba

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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 s

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    Paulo T. follow
    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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