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Let’s Debunk the Common Travel Insurance Myths

Don’t be left in the dark in another country without travel insurance because somebody told you it wasn’t necessary, nothing can happen on vacation, or you couldn’t get it anyway. While some smart travelers see travel insurance as a necessity, far too many view it as an unnecessary expense. Don’t fall for the countless myths...

20 Common Misconceptions About Budget Travel

Some people don’t like the idea of budget travel. They think it’s a constant struggle and you don’t have fun. That’s not true! You just have to think twice before spending your money.

Do You Make These 20 Common Travel Mistakes?

Even if you’re a seasoned traveler, you’re probably doing one or two things that could lead to problems on your trip.

Cultured Palate: International Dishes from Switzerland

Sandwiched between France, Italy, and Germany, Switzerland has long been a country accustomed to living in multiple worlds. Many people speak more than one language, although having a diverse background and still referring to oneself as “Swiss” first is common. Today, we’ll introduce you to the most delicious foods of Switzerland and tell you where...

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13 Questions You Should Ask Before Traveling Long Term

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably about to hit the road for your gap-year trip and need a last-minute check, just to be sure you’ve covered everything. Or maybe you’re in the early stages of planning and gathering information about your upcoming trip. Either way, you’ll find answers to common questions travelers ask before...

Cute Little Towns That Ooze Charm

It’s common for inexperienced travelers to visit popular cities and capitals as these places are used to tourists, easy to get to, and offer a diverse number of attractions. However, little do they know that off-the-beaten-track small towns are the real gems.

Writers’ Residences: Literature Lives Here

Authors from all over the world, and from different times in history, had one thing in common: they needed a quiet place to create their masterpieces. Their houses, family and friends, and political situations contributed to the plot, characters and locations you’ve come to love when devouring their books.