Monthly Archives: January 2012

Must-See: Mui Ne, Vietnam Photo Essay

Dunes Over a Sandless Shore Located approximately five hours east of Saigon in coastal Bình Thuận province, Mui Ne is an idyllic Vietnamese beach town dominated by sunshine, butterflies and slow, lingering breezes. Thanks to decades of erosion, however, the … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Olivia Wong

A traveler who knows Capoeira, soccer and samba,  this Tripper who is studying abroad in Tokyo is on a mission to travel to every country in the world.  Meet our Tripper of the Week, Olivia Wong….. Tell us a little … Continue reading

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Five Must-Dos in Dakar, Senegal

The following is a guest post on the top 5 must-do activities in Dakar, by Senegal-based expat Rachael Cullins of the Girl,Guy, Globe blog.  When I told my friends and family members several months ago that my husband, two dogs … Continue reading

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Nepal: a photographic journey

Expat, blogger and Tripper Danielle Koffler shares her photos from her 30 days of travel through Nepal… Before arriving in Kathmandu for my second visit to Nepal, I contacted friend and fellow Tripper Tika Regmi to help plan my journey.  … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Kyle Stanton

An avid traveler, American Tripper Kyle Stanton has studied abroad in Budapest, lived in South Korea and hung out with locals in Kosovo. He is our Tripper of the Week. Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a 24 year … Continue reading

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Must-See Sights in Budapest, Hungary

“In this city you involuntarily begins to sing.  The mountains around Buda, the waves of the Danube, the squares and streets are so in tune, which seem to play. I love this city!” That’s what José Carreras, famous Spanish tenor … Continue reading

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Must-See: Top Travel Destinations Around the World in 2012

What are the top travel destinations around the world for 2012? National Geographic, Lonely Planet, CNNGo ,Travel & Leisure, USA TODAY, Budget Travel, and Frommers  all listed their top travel destination picks for this year. Which destinations did they all … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Tizoc Velasco

A surfer, avid traveler and polyglot, Tizoc Velasco, a California native is our Tripper of the Week…. Tell us a little bit about your background. I grew up in  a town right on the water called Santa Cruz in California.  … Continue reading

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Top 5 things to do in Mongolia

Traveling to Mongolia – or even just dreaming about it?  Here are 5 activities there you must try, from avid traveler, expat and Tripper Ann-Sofie. Sleeping in a Ger tent Sharing the airag (fermented milk thing) with the locals, eating … Continue reading

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Interview with Bart van Poll, Co-Founder of Spotted by Locals

If you are traveling to a new city and want to know where the locals go, Spotted by Locals is one site you want to visit.  We sat down with founder Bart van Poll to get the inside scoop…..

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