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Sofitel Los Angeles Beverly Hills: Are selfie getaways worth a splurge?

“Selfie Getaways.” There are many types of getaways, which grant us escape. Escape from the city… escape into the city… escape from stress, other

July 7, 2014 8
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VIDEO: How to Wrap a Sari and Lungi

Buddhist monks are a prominent part of Southeast Asia culture.  You can’t go very far without seeing an orange, yellow or red

June 24, 2014 6
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Toilet Guide: How to Use a Squat Toilet (VIDEO)

Travel Tips: How to use a squat toilet (Watch Video above) . How good are your squatting legs? While the western throne is becoming more widespread, the Asian squatter still

June 17, 2014 36
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Ride sharing: Should you take a Lyft vs a taxi ?

  Would you take a funky car service with a pink moustache over an expensively boring yellow cab? If so, this next tip might be for you. If you’re traveling through the U.S, you know that it’s not always easy to get around most cities without a car. On my

March 25, 2014 6
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VIDEO | How to avoid airport taxis

How to Successfully Avoid taking Airport Taxis  (If you can’t see this video, click here) After my video tips about taking the bus, some of you asked what transportation alternatives there were to avoid airport taxis.

March 10, 2014 11
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Life-saving Tips for Traveling on a Night Bus

Will the seats be cramped? Is there a toilet on the bus? What if I get sick?  Is it safe? A  lot of solo travelers, let alone travelers in general, experience reluctance towards the idea of taking a night or sleeper bus.  

January 26, 2014 25
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Was I taken for a ride in Bagan?

It was 3 am (yes, in the morning) and I wasn’t quite feeling the humor of the situation I was in, being jostled in the back of my “taxi”. My head bobbled between fatigue and silent petrification,  as I bounced  along deserted streets, in the back of a wagon.  What was I thinking? Why did […]

January 13, 2014 24
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Kanchanaburi: Hiking Solo Tips, Erawan Waterfalls & Secret Fish Spas (VIDEO)

Kanchanaburi: Erawan Waterfalls Park, Tips for Hiking Solo & Secret Fish Spas (Part II of II) . In three days, I discovered a lot about Kanchanaburi and reasons why Kanchanaburi is worth the visit. While Kanchanaburi has a tragic history, a lot of beauty and nature can be experienced there.

September 12, 2013 4
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VIDEO: River Kwai Jungle Rafts floating hotel, elephants and Mon village

If this video isn’t playing, you can watch it here: http://youtu.be/cOm3k1l5vPM Imagine someone says you’re going to stay on a “floatel” for the next two nights. What would you think? I had no clue.  But I love surprises and experiencing things for the first time.  I appreciate being whisked off to some place I’ve never

August 22, 2013 4
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