Category Archives: Guest Writers

Must Experience: Carnival of Cádiz, Spain

The following is a guest post by Heidi of the family travel blog Wagoners Abroad. About 15 years ago, my husband Alan and I had the opportunity to experience Carnival in Venice, Italy. To this day, it is one of … Continue reading

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Spring Skiing Preview 2013

Daylight savings time is right around the corner, and for many of us in the northern hemisphere, longer daylight hours signify the arrival of spring. For skiers, there’s no better time of year: across North America, mountain towns reach their … Continue reading

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Budget Friendly Bars in Paris

If there’s one thing that will make your money disappear faster than investing with Bernie Madoff, it’s traveling. And if the statistics about Paris being one of the most expensive cities in the world are giving you hesitations about a … Continue reading

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5 Considerations When Paying for Your Next Vacation Rental

The following is a guest post by Alan Lane, co-founder of DepositGuard, on 5 things to consider when paying for your next vacation rental. By all accounts, renting a vacation home is becoming the preferred way to stay for millions … Continue reading

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Egyptian Hobbies: Activities to Try When Visiting Cairo

The following is a guest post by Maria Alexandra Laborde of the blog LatinAbroad | Nomadic Translator. Living and studying in the Arab world for 16 months allowed me to delve into the culture. Particularly, I learned how to live … Continue reading

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Avoiding Stress during Your Gap Year Experience

The exhilaration of the gap year experience is waiting on the horizon. The promise of sunny memories and unforgettable moments that come with a gap year will broaden your worldview. Travelling abroad brings the human spirit just a little closer- … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Trendy Travel: Amsterdam Biking & Boating Communities

From windmills to sturdy architecture, shopping to delicious foods, there’s a lot to see and do in Amsterdam. Every trendy traveler should visit this lively city at least once, and when you’re there, you can’t miss the local Amsterdam biking … Continue reading

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What Type of Gap Year is Right for You?

Gap years are usually viewed as taking time to travel between life stages or as a time when someone disengages from curricular education and/or work. Yes, a gap year can be the most adventurous year of your life, but it’s … 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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