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Travel: Anticipation vs. Reality

Friday, July 27, 2007


“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

Wednesday, July 25, 2007


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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6 Ways To Take Amazing And Original Travel Photos

Tuesday, July 24, 2007


There have been trips where I’ve returned with an armful of McPhotos. What is a McPhoto? A McPhoto is a photo of you in front of an iconic landmark, be it the Eiffel Tower, Taj Mahal, Great Wall or Leaning Tower. You think it is a special photo until you realize it looks exactly like […]

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The Fine Art Of Packing

Saturday, July 21, 2007


I have packed and unpacked many times. Packing for a big trip involves cunning, lateral thinking, flexibility and good jumping ability when you’re trying to get the damn suitcase closed. Things to consider when packing: Will this be too heavy for me to carry? If the answer is yes, pull it all out and start […]

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10 Tips From A Language Learner and Teacher

Thursday, July 19, 2007


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

Wednesday, July 18, 2007


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

Monday, July 16, 2007


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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Lost Luggage: Where Did My Suitcase Go?

Friday, July 6, 2007


Inspired by the very funny Airport Luggage: The Bermuda Triangle Extends on Ubertramp.com. If you’ve been on a plane more than once, chances are your luggage has been ‘misplaced’ at some point. In the grand scheme of things, lost luggage is not a tragedy. But after a butt-numbing 20 hours in a plane (New Zealand […]

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