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A Man, His Violin, and Some Sick Beats

“Who’s to say that if Bach were alive right now he wouldn’t be playing hip-hop and blending everything?” Damien Escobar -- a two-time Emmy Award-winning violinist -- is in the Bach Would’ve Played...
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Why I’m Proud to Call Myself a Tourist

"And this," my tour guide says with a sense of reserved passion, "Is where the Berlin Wall once stood." His tone is somber, but there is unmistakably a sort of electric zeal in his words that he cannot hold...
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Do I Even Want to Go Off the Beaten Path?

When I first stepped off of the ferry that took me from Athens to Tinos -- a smaller, cheaper alternative to Mykonos -- I didn't realize that I had gone off the beaten path. After all, I was on a route that...
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QUIZ: What Kind of Adventure Traveler Are You?

There are so many different ways to get outdoors -- whether you simply fancy a walk in the park or have your eye set on a more lofty goal, it's good to know what you want (and what you're capable of) when...
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QUIZ: Which Island Is Your Perfect Winter Getaway?

We might be loving the crisp weather and new snow right now, but give it a couple weeks -- after all that holiday cheer wears off -- and we'll be wanting to getaway from the icy sidewalks more than ever. And,...
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Travel Smarter: 6 Essential Bathroom Travel Hacks

If you've ever had the pleasure of answering nature's call in the wilderness with just blue skies and curious woodland creatures to join you, then you know that using the toilet when you're traveling is the...