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Taxi! The Time I Hailed a Cab and Made a Friend for Life

When I was 21, I studied abroad in South Africa. At the end of my year there, I had a few months before I needed to be back in California. So, I decided to see how much of the continent I could cover in that time. A friend had raved …

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The Temporary Friends We Meet While Traveling

While people are traveling, they are likely to meet a lot of random people along the way with whom they become temporary friends. They can carry on a conversation with someone from another part of the country or another country altogether and feel like friends. They may meet people who …

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Is It Safe To Travel Right Now?

The holidays are here. Thanksgiving was great. Christmas and New years is right around the corner. Everyone is getting ready to deal with the inlaws, eat way too much food, and watch a football game. The question that’s been on everyone’s mind for awhile now, has been; ” Is it safe …

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Online Growth of the Travel Industry in India

The Travel industry is one of the largest economy sectors in India. It contributes a staggering 6.7% of the GDP in India. It is soaring high because an increasing number of consumers prefer online shopping to offline. Fascinating offers for booking hotels, airline tickets, luxury rental cars through their travel …

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Man Overboard

It is with some apprehension that I commence this article for I will surely get a right bollocking over my role in the events that follow but, I say, ‘publish and be damned’. If this story can save one life it will be worth any embarrassment to myself and will …

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7 Fun Texas Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss This Year

Ethnic cuisine. Outdoor fun. Cold beer. Live music. Shopping. Desserts. Let’s face it, when it comes to having a good time, nothing beats a great Texas festival. And that’s especially true when you’re talking about spending time in the beautiful, historic Texas Hill Country. If day trips, romantic weekends, and …

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An African Queen to Crown All

When on December 12, 2014 MV Mutambala, a ferry operating on Lake Tanganyika, sank in a storm there was little news coverage. The disaster claimed the lives of up to 150 passengers, mostly women and children. Strong winds and overloading are said to be the cause of the tragedy. It …

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Cargo Shipping to Poland

Shipping to Poland Poland is a bustling, populous European country with over 39.5 million people. In fact, Poland is the 71st largest country in the world and the 9th largest in Europe. With a strong cultural background and a growing economy, Poland offers more than just a homeland. Poland is …

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Hassle-Free Transition With a Global Relocation Specialist

When you reached the fruits of your labor at work because of extreme dedication and hard work, there are some things you have to consider aside from a better salary. You sometimes have to move out of your comfort zone and make a few sacrifices. For example, if you feel …

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Italian Trip: Sorrento

A light breeze from the sea was caressing my face. The air was warm. It was a pleasant mild morning. From afar, gazing in my direction was the quiet ruler of Napoli: the Vesuvius. Neapolitans have lived under its peaceful rule since 1944. Yet, it hasn’t always been that way. …

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