Monthly Archives: July 2012

Ghana Tips for Travelers from a Local Tripper

The following is a guest post by Huiling Zhao, a Chinese native and Ghanian transplant with a voracious appetite for travel. I am, just like many of you, one of the slaves behind my computer from 9-5pm, making the bills … Continue reading

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An Interview With Barbara of The Dropout Diaries (the Traveling Families Series)

This is the first in a series of interviews with traveling families. For this starting point, we’re happy to share one of our very favorite family travel websites, DropoutDiaries. Penned by the very funny and astute expat Barbara, Dropout Diaries focuses on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things to See and Do in Seoul

Julia “bassenyourseatbelt” Bass is a native New Yorker living, writing, and teaching in Korea. She is a collector of collections—although some might call this hoarding, she calls it sentimentalizing. Coffee mugs, postcards, and scarves from around the world decorate her … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Natalia Lusinski

Natalia Lusinski is a writer and expert couch-surfer. She is currently working on a memoir about finding home, “52 Weeks, 52 Couches: How I Slept My Way Through Hollywood (Without Sleeping With Anybody).” You graduated from the American Film Institute … Continue reading

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5 Tips For Immersing Yourself in the Local Culture

Guest Post By: Dr. Jessie Voigts Who doesn’t love to travel? And one of the best things about travel is learning how people live in various parts of the world. From music to food to activities, differences abound! If you’re like me, … Continue reading

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World’s Most Beautiful Swimming Holes

Nothing is quite as refreshing as a summer dip in a natural pool.  We’ve found the world’s most beautiful swimming holes and places you can stay nearby. Grotto della Poesia (Grotto of Poetry) in Rocca Vecchia, Italy According to legend, … Continue reading

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A Family Travel Tips Extravaganza

Do you love family travel? If you’re stressed about details and whiny kids, then it’s time to go to the experts. We’ve asked a plethora of family travel bloggers for their BEST family travel tips. And what we got might surprise you… … Continue reading

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Shareable Storytelling Contest

Making a connection with local people when you travel makes your travels more meaningful and fun – and sometimes even changes your life.  Whether it’s gaining a new perspective or making a new friend, Tripping leaves you with colorful stories … Continue reading

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5 Summer Travel Tips That May Surprise You

1. Careful not to catch a cold:   most of us are very careful about colds in winter but tend to forget about the dangers of catching a cold in summer. Don’t let your guard down just because it’s warmer out! … Continue reading

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Travel Tips Roundup (June-July)

We’ve rounded up our recent favorite travel tips from around the web.  From weird laws travelers should be aware of to the best airline food, here’s our June-July roundup. Weird Laws to  Know Before You Travel This Yahoo! travel article … Continue reading

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