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8 Things that Separate Great Hostels from Average Hostels

By: Adam Seper “Hostel.” How can one word evoke so many different pictures in different people’s minds? Depending on how much traveling a person has done, what age that person is, and where their travels have taken them, their idea … Continue reading

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13 of the Weirdest Bars in the World

In the search for more unusual, out-of this-world travelling experiences, travellers are being lured to the ends of the earth to find the most eccentric, wacky and exciting activities, sights and venues. So if you’re fond of a tipple or … Continue reading

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Eye Catching Street Art From Six Populated Continents

Street art and graffiti are a world culture that show more what we have in common than what our differences are. Enjoy these photos of street art worldwide. more>

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28 things I wish I’d known before I started travelling

When you first head off to places in the world that are a lot different from where you live, a number of things change. You have to learn to adapt. I still make a lot of mistakes everywhere I go, … Continue reading

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How well do you know your cities – take the quiz!

Take the landscape without landscapes quiz! Are you a globetrotting genius or should you go back to high school geography class for a wee review.  Take the quiz!

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The World’s worst…

Top 10 Worst Cities for Pickpockets: 1. Barcelona, Spain 2. Rome, Italy 3. Prague, Czech Republic 4. Madrid, Spain 5. Paris, France 6. Florence, Italy 7. Buenos Aires, Argentina 8. Amsterdam, Netherlands 9. Athens, Greece 10. Hanoi, Vietnam Have you … Continue reading

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Things to do in London for $10 or less

If you had just $10 (or £6.75 ish) in your pocket, what would you spend it on? We asked travellers in London for their ideas… more>

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Hostel Sex: A Practical Guide For Backpackers

What do you get when you drop a few dozen backpackers into a hostel, soak with beer and mix in a healthy dose of liberation from social norms? A tidal wave of hormones…and one major problem: where to go to … Continue reading

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Halloween in Dublin

Bram Stoker who wrote Dracula hailed from here and the Irish people have been celebrating All Hallows’ Eve in various forms since the days of the Celts and it is thought that the Jack o’ Lantern originates from Ireland. Enough … Continue reading

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10 Things to do in Amsterdam BESIDES Smoking Pot

Contrary to Pulp Fiction lore, there’s more to Amsterdam than hash bars. Coffeeshops are the shit for many an Amsterdam virgin, yet locals view them as tourist traps lacking in “gezelligheid,” or coziness, the cornerstone of Dutch culture. Smoking yourself … Continue reading

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