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23 Things to Know before you go to Los Angeles

Almost 20 years ago, I lived in Los Angeles while going to college to study art.  Back then, it was

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18 Things to Know Before you Go to Bali

Bali has been a long time tourist getaway… a tropical island of natural beauty, gorgeous resorts, yoga retreats and easy-going beaches…  a peaceful fling. Elizabeth’s Gilbert’s Eat, Pray, Love put Bali on the map as a solo gal’s romantic “finding

February 12, 2014 34
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19 Things to know before you go to Myanmar

  Myanmar can be a hit or miss in meeting expectations. The fact it’s finally opened it’s doors to tourism is hype that has every backpacker running  to it, without really knowing why. Untouched is the magnetic word. But the country is very touched, quickly

December 12, 2013 41
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15 Things to Know Before you Go to Japan (Would you love Japan or think it’s crazy?)

At first I thought Japan was going to be so clean and orderly, that I might actually find it… ahem, boring. I know, I know, …shame on me for thinking that, but I’ve gotten to love traveling developing countries. Developing cultures spoil me with colorful diversity, unpredictability and the economy allows me to enjoy longer travel vacations.  They help […]

July 29, 2013 44
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Things to Know Before you Go to India (The Basics)

India: Travel Tips…There are many websites and resources that willl give you tips to traveling in India. Here are a few of my own additions to those lists.

WHAT TO WEAR:

Buy native clothes and wear it! While as a tourist you WILL stand out like a sore thumb, donning the local wear helps you to blend a bit more and keeps you from being a “tourist” moving target. Also, the lightweight

November 22, 2008 2
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10 Things to know before you go to Kathmandu

Today the weather was not great. I got caught in a downpour and for a while, this held up business all around Thamel but it didn’t keep me from walking around. This led to ten observations about Thamel and the Nepali culture.

September 28, 2008 0
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