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Travel Abroad Is One of the Best Ways to Practice Your Second Language—Here’s How to Take Advantage of It!

  • 2015-06-30

It’s often said that immersion abroad is the “only” way to fully learn a second language. This isn’t strictly true—but it is a hugely valuable tool if you’ve got it ...

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Top 5 Alternative Accommodation Sites You Should Be Using

  • 2015-06-30

Next time you travel, ditch the hotel and pick a home, couch, hostel, or farm of your choosing instead. Not only is it cheaper than a hotel (most of the time), but it allows you to see your destination like ...

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A Selection of Alternative City Breaks

  • 2015-06-30

Paris, Munich, London, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Bangkok, Beijing, and Seoul are places that numerous tourists flock to each year. Each of these cities has something to offer thousands of tourists each year. From fashion to Broadway or architecture ...

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How to Make the Most of a City Break

  • 2015-06-27

City breaks are the perfect introduction into a new place. They offer bite-size morsels of culture, food, lifestyle, traditions, and history – but it can be a huge effort trying to fit everything into such a small timeframe. Because, let'...

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Mexico, Through the Eyes of a Visitor

  • 2015-06-26

Ah, Mexico… our neighbor to the south. You’d think that, being so close, we’d have more in common—or at least understand each other a bit better.   That’s not to say ...

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A Local's Guide to New Orleans: The Big Easy

  • 2015-06-26

Have you ever imagined a place in your mind? What it must feel like, sound like, look like... and then you get there, and it's nothing like all the pictures you had running through your head? New Orleans felt ...

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The Lowdown on Scandinavia

  • 2015-06-26

Perhaps one of the lesser-known places to visit for a larger population of the world, Scandinavia is one of the most beautiful areas on the planet. Islands, fjords, clean air and a belief that life is to be lived can ...

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Christian, Xelajú, and a Whole Family of Complainers—My First International Adventure

  • 2015-06-26

There’s just something about certain travel memories that make them stick in your head.   If you’ve been lucky enough to travel a bit throughout the wider world, you probably know what I’m talking ...

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