5 Tips to (Maybe) Survive Holiday Travel [Video]

The lovely ladies at How 2 Travelers have just released their latest video. This time, they're sharing five tips for surviving holiday travel this year: Copious snacks = best travel tip, no matter...
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How to Access Video from Any Country

I've said it before and I'll say it again: If you're a traveler, you need a VPN solution. Here are five great reasons, including: cloaking your IP address, surfing the web anonymously, secure web browsing,...
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How to Slow Travel on a Short Trip

Katie Hammel reveals how to slow travel – to learn about the local culture, understand daily life, and focus on “experiencing” more than “seeing” – even on a short trip.
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Why You Should Never Be Scared of Getting Sick Abroad

You're a traveller. You love moving from place to place, experiencing different climates, tasting crazy foods and meeting people from around the globe. And you've been sick. You've vomited in your dorm room,...
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Tours for Non-tourists: Why You Should Take a Tour

I'm going to make a generalization here and say that our DIY-travel generation, with countless apps and reviews at our fingertips, is largely anti-tour. We like to think we can travel better and cheaper by...
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3 Tips to Thwart Identity Theft While Traveling

Cybercrime (seriously, no one's devised a better name for it yet?) is now the fastest growing type of crime in the world. Identity theft is now a serious problem, particularly for every one of the nine million...
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The Advantages of Looking Like a Tourist

There’s no shame in looking like a tourist and, in all honesty, sometimes it can work to your benefit in ways that are underappreciated. Besides, isn’t that what we all fundamentally are? For some...