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Travel: Anticipation vs. Reality

27. July 2007

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“The reality of travel seldom matches our daydreams.” – Alain de Boton Do you agree with this? Have there been times when a place has disappointed you because it wasn’t what you had imagined? For the most part, I am not disappointed when I visit a new place. But there are often challenges that threaten […]

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How To Cope With Reverse Culture Shock

25. July 2007

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If you’ve just returned to your home country after a long absence, you’re likely to experience dapoxetine yan etkileri

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“Don’t Bother”: When To Listen To Travel Advice

23. July 2007

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The Sydney Morning Herald has run a clever blog article called Things Not To Try Before You Die (found via Vagabondish) about disappointing travel experiences or destinations the writer recommends we skip. What’s just as interesting is the article has elicited many replies from people with their own ‘don’t go’ tips. The commenters suggest we […]

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10 Tips From A Language Learner and Teacher

19. July 2007

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Language learning is a skill which some people find harder than others. Some seem to pick up languages in minutes, while others seems to struggle permanently at Base 1. But the truth is, no matter what your learning ability or speed, you can learn another language. It’s all about knowing how. As a language learner […]

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Top Safety Tips For Women Travelers

18. July 2007

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Travel safety for women is an issue. Lonely Planet devotes at least a paragraph to it in every single book they publish. Being female should not be an excuse for staying home, but the sad reality is that often women travelers do need to be more cautious than men, especially if traveling solo. Still, many […]

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How To Get Married in Las Vegas

16. July 2007

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Sometimes people go a little crazy while traveling and take the opportunity to do wild things they wouldn’t normally do. This might include skydiving, running with bulls, or even eating goat’s testicles. Yuck! If they’re in Vegas, feeling giddy from the flashing lights and abundance of wedding chapels, they might get married, forgetting momentarily the […]

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Harry Potter and the Joy of Fantasy Travel

14. July 2007

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We all read about international travel, even space travel, or even time travel. But what about travel in the mind, the realm of fantasy where only our imagination is the limit? The recent release of the fifth Harry Potter film, The Order of the Phoenix, and the upcoming seventh and final book The Deathly Hallows […]

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How To Prevent Travel Fatigue

13. July 2007

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Imagine: You’ve just eaten a delicious hamburger, one of the best you’ve ever tasted. It’s pure, juicy perfection. Satisfied, you sit back with a little burp. Then someone hands you another one. You’re less enthusiastic, of course. You’re already full. Well, the same can happen with travel. If you’re rushing around from place to place, […]

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