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QUIZ: Are You More of a Solo or Group Traveler?

Traveling is a wonderful thing. But it certainly has its hitches -- from flight delays to unreadable menus to hotels that don't look like the pictures, stepping out of your normal day-to-day routine means...

How to Be an Eco-Friendly Traveler When You Fly

If you love the environment and you love to travel, you've probably already wondered how you can justify taking those long, CO2-emitting plane rides with a green conscience. It used to be that was just the way...

12 Reasons to Spend Your Holidays Abroad

Sure, when you think of the holiday season, you think of cuddling up in the comfort of your own home with some cocoa in your favorite mug, a classic holiday film on the TV, and your family and friends nearby....

Watch Your Manners in the Japanese Countryside

Though most of Japan follows a certain mannerism in the way they greet, dress, eat and live, the touristy areas are more forgiving of westerners “trying” to assimilate in the culture. Once you get to the...