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What Your Study Abroad City Says About You

Thrillist | September 17, 2014 | Travel
By: Kevin Alexander Credit: Shutterstock (edited) Going abroad is one of the most important choices in your life, outside of choosing a mate and picking a brand of American cheese. But what does the city you chose say about you...
Christopher Elliott

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What Airlines Can Learn From Car Dealerships - And What It Means For You

Christopher Elliott | September 17, 2014 | Travel
When Loren Witkin says that he shopped around for a new car, you can take him at his word. Witkin combed through his local newspaper, consulted the Kelley Blue Book and clicked on several auto-buying Web sites. Finally, he stumbled upon TrueCar.com, a...
Brad Hines

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A How-To for Apple Picking, the Ultimate Fall Pastime

Brad Hines | September 17, 2014 | Travel
The old saying of "one rotten apple wrecks the bunch" is true. Be careful not to put any bruised apples in the bag, as they rot the fastest, and take the others down with them. This is why as you pick the apples, its fairly important to place them in the bag gently.
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Hostels: Not Just For Kids

Suzan Haskins and Dan Prescher | September 17, 2014 | Travel
The bare-bones youth hostel of old has been reinvented, especially in Europe, Latin America and Asia, as a comfortable, interesting, yet still-affordable home base for exploring some of the most unique and colorful places in the world.
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Love Letters: Mendoza

Love Letters | September 17, 2014 | Travel
Every day I feel the same enthusiasm about this place, my team and the wonderful product we craft by hand, and every night I look out at the mountains and drink a great glass of wine.
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Adventure Travel: Kayaking in Argentina

Jacada Travel | September 17, 2014 | Travel
We speak to accomplished Argentinian kayaker, and founder of SDK Kayaks, Ricardo Kruszewski on the most extraordinary kayaking spots in Argentina and how to be a part of it. For adventure seekers, the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires is a gateway to diverse...
Kathleen Peddicord

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Living Large In This Lively, Colorful Snowbird's Paradise

Kathleen Peddicord | September 17, 2014 | Fifty
The explosion of foreign retirees moving to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico began in earnest in the 1970s. At the start of that decade, the city had a total estimated population of about 15,000, including 1,000 expats. The expat population increased to about 2,500 by 1990 and then to somewhere between 7,500 and 10,000 today (among a total current-day population of about 75,000).
Jay Clark

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How Not to Plan a Wedding in 7 Easy Steps

Jay Clark | September 16, 2014 | Weddings
Before you do anything else, ask your friends and family how they think you should get married. Get as many opinions as possible -- it's always better to make highly personal decisions with the doubts of others swirling around inside your head.
Gail Nakada

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The Best of Tokyo's Luxury Brand Cafes

Gail Nakada | September 16, 2014 | Travel
In Tokyo's elegant Ginza district you can eat your way through some of the best design houses in the world: Chanel, Gucci, Bulgari, Hermes, Alfred Dunhill, Furla. Luxury brand cafes let you indulge your haute couture sensibilities without breaking that pret a-porter travel budget.
Sucheta Rawal

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What to See in These 7 Cities in Greenland (PHOTOS)

Sucheta Rawal | September 16, 2014 | Travel
Until two weeks ago, I couldn't even pronounce the names of the cities, and now they are deeply engraved in my memory. Greenland is one of those so close, yet so far destinations that make you feel small, insignificant and detached from rest of the world.
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Resorts Encourage Kids to Get to the Slopes With Great Lift Ticket Prices

Liftopia | September 16, 2014 | Travel
With an ageing population, ski areas know that it's vital to get children involved in snowboarding and skiing if our sport is to live, thrive and survive in the long term.
Andy Steves

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See London as Sherlock

Andy Steves | September 16, 2014 | Travel
A day in London dedicated to a Sherlock Holmes pilgrimage can't begin anywhere but Holmes' flat at 221 B Baker Street. In modern day London, you'll find much of Baker Street has become a shrine to the world's most famous detective.
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Iconic Jetsetter Getaways in the Mediterranean

Oyster | September 16, 2014 | Travel
We love whenever we can get a peek into the lives of the rich and famous, and we find it particularly thrilling to visit the haunts of timeless Hollywood stars and hallowed, storied authors (excuse the pun) of yore.
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The 5 Best Canal Cities in the World (Not Named Venice)

Thrillist | September 16, 2014 | Travel
Pretty much every city with a drainage canal these days likes to call itself something along the lines of, "The Venice of Saskatchewan." But it takes more than an artificial waterway to make a city with canals a legitimate canal city.
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8 Amazing Hidden Travel Gems in California

Hopper.com | September 16, 2014 | Travel
The next time you're rolling down the West Coast and feeling car-bound jitters, take a breather and discover some of California's top hidden travel gems as picked by us here at Hopper.
Lionel Rolfe

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Was That a Glacier I Froze Next to at the Top of Kiersage Pass?

Lionel Rolfe | September 16, 2014 | Travel
At the entrance of the trail where it became forest, were beautiful, almost luminous red flowers -- I don't remember what kind. It seemed as if they were either welcoming us or warning us. Once you enter the forest, you begin a steep climb to the top.
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9 Insane Cliff Views Around The World

Conde Nast Traveler | September 17, 2014 | Travel
These incredible views, from all over the world, give the Grand Canyon some serious competition.
Alissa Stern

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Being Present

Alissa Stern | September 16, 2014 | Travel
In some cultures, wearing local dress and participating in local ceremonies is not appreciated. And even in Bali, there are some ceremonies that are off-limits to outsiders. But in many Balinese communities, as in many communities elsewhere, the opposite is true.
Richard Powell

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St. Kitts Sets the Bar for Caribbean Music Festivals

Richard Powell | September 16, 2014 | Travel
The 18th St. Kitts Music Festival has brought together some of the best-known Caribbean and International artists - including Kelly Rowland and Beenie Man - for three nights of pulsating partying in the capital Bassettere's Warner Park Stadium. This year was the...
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6 Reasons to Visit Seoul

U.S. News Travel | September 16, 2014 | Travel
Korean people are friendly, and are generally welcoming to foreigners. Their society is derived from Confucian principles, which emphasize the importance of family and respect for others (specifically the elderly). These distinct customs create a bond of peace and trustworthiness among citizens and visitors.
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