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Making the Most of your JR East Pass #japan #railpass #travel @Visit_Japan #train @TokyoCheapo #shinkansen

For those who have been, or even planned to visit Japan I’m sure you’ve heard of the Japan Rail Pass. For those of you who are thinking of visiting Japan but haven’t yet heard of this cost-effective, money-saving travel tool, this post is for you. We’ve…
The new Tohoku pass is a great value for exploring the region north of Tokyo. Get the most value possible from your JR East Pass by following these tips.
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**New Post** Genealogy Travel: Climbing the Family Tree in Alsace #travel #ancestry #france #alsace #genealogy

What is Genealogy Travel? If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you probably love travel. Have you ever heard of genealogy travel? Ever thought of traveling with the goal of seeing where your ancestors were born or to learn more about your family…
Genealogy travel in the Alsace region of France! Armed with just a birth registry find out what mysteries we were able to uncover about my family history.
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Spanish Food: Discover a New World of Flavors #Spain #food #foodie #photos #yum

Our Introduction to Spanish Food When you think of Spanish cuisine, what comes to mind? Paella? Gazpacho? Tortilla Española? Sangria? We already had some favorites among classics like these, but our months in Spain last year opened our tastebuds to a…
Spanish food favorites. Go beyond the classics like paella, gazpacho and sangria to discover a whole new world of flavors. Photos, slideshow.
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Street Art: 2015 Year in Review #urban #art #streetart #Europe

Street Art Survey 2015 Our 2015 was filled with opportunities to discover and explore new and interesting places.  We were lucky enough to spend about six months in Europe doing a bit of work, but mostly doing what we enjoy most: wandering in unknown…
Europe has amazing street art. Some can be found as expected in major urban centers, but it's also possible to stumble upon in the tiniest towns!
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Nice roundup, and we haven't seen a single one. Nice to have a long list to look forward to. 
It’s that time of the year once again when Christmas markets start popping up all around Europe. They’ve already started here in Budapest but most open this weekend with the start of Advent. For most people the Christmas markets are a time to catch up with friends over mulled wine (glühwein in German, forró bor …
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Wow! Just amazing...
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Northern #Spain Road Trip: 2 Week Itinerary #roadtrip @spain

Northern Spain Road Trip Like many tourists, our first taste of Spain was Madrid.  We spent about two weeks there in the spring, but since we were mostly working, we were left with a desire to return.  Our first impression was lasting, so when we had free…
A northern Spain road trip from Barcelona up the Costa Brava to Girona, across to the wine region of La Rioja, and back to Madrid. Learn where when and how!
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Check out the latest Food for Thought with P.S. I'm On My Way @psimonmyway #food #travel #culture

Lately I’ve been craving Asam Laksa. That spicy, sour, fishy tamarindy combination takes me straight back to Southeast Asia and I dream of eating it in Penang one day. Food is powerful. It is fully ingrained in our memories of a place. It makes…
The Food for Thought interview series continues exploring food, culture and travel. This time with pics and thoughts from Trisha from P.S. I'm On My Way.
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Reflections on the Game of Thrones Exhibition: European Tour 2015 #travel #GoT #gameofthrones #ttot @GameofThrones

Game of Thrones fans are anxiously awaiting April, when the show returns for its sixth season. During this time between the end of the last season in mid-June and the new season’s kick-off, fans may be feeling some withdrawal symptoms. We want to help!…
The Game of Thrones Exhibition visited 7 cities in 2015 and we were there for each one! Photos and a behind the scenes look.
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Our not-so-normal flow: work intensely, save, and then take some time for extended personal travel, was disrupted in 2015 as we thoroughly combined work and downtime. This year’s work contract was structured very differently and forced allowed us to take…
Top 2015 travel photos from a spectacular year of wanders through Europe and beyond. Highlights from Alsace, France and Malta.
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Outstanding photos! You guys have definitely stepped up to a higher level of nomadic life - we're still having a ball touring around the states - but we've only been at it for three years :-)
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Like taking a #roadtrip? Check out "Road Trip: Milan to Pisa" #Italy #travel #Europe #wanderlust

Traveling by train is one of our favorite ways to get from place to place. Looking out the window with no responsibility to watch the road or follow directions gives us time to think and plan. We took full advantage of the outstanding European train…
Check out some ideas for a Road Trip heading south from Milan and exploring Italy's lovely coast and beautiful architecture.
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    EALAC, 1987 - 1991
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Heather Tamara Munoz, Heather T Close, Heather Tamara Loeber
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Travel blogger/creator of TurtlesTravel, specializing in sustainable, budget-friendly adventures.
Introduction
TurtlesTravel blog provides inspiration, travel advice and tips through photography and stories from the road. The site is the creation of perpetual nomads Donny and Tamara.

Close to a decade of experience in the experiential/event marketing and promotions industry. Specializing in Multicultural Marketing and Social Media.

Additional background in community outreach and fundraising in the not-for-profit world.
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Cape Cod - New York - Yokohama, Japan - Caracas - Atlanta
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10 Daily Struggles of Learning a Third Language | Language News
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Here are 10 daily struggles I’m going through at the moment trying to learn my third foreign language.

To Save the World, Eat Bugs
www.theatlantic.com

Two billion people worldwide already eat 1,900 insect species. The United Nations hopes that one day Americans will, too. What would it take

Are Backpackers Destroying the World? Gringo Trails Director Pegi Vail
greenglobaltravel.com

Are Backpackers Destroying the World? An exclusive Q&A with "Gringo Trails" Director Pegi Vail on her new film about the effects of mass tou

Confessions of an Expat: How to Talk Dirty to Any Traveler
latitudethirtyfour.com

Confessions of an Expat: How to Talk Dirty to Any Traveler - Ever been offered a hot shower or free wifi on the road? These are just a coupl

Photographic Series Showing What 200 Calories Looks Like in Different Foods
www.artfido.com

WiseGEEK just conducted a very visual and informative study and presented a photo series, which compares what 200 calories actually look lik

Where Do I Begin Planning a Long-Term Trip?
www.bootsnall.com

Click more below to see the recap of yesterday’s #RTWChat on Twitter It’s a new year, and many are committing to taking a long-term trip at

The Realities of a Location Independent Life
www.bootsnall.com

Are you considering making the leap to a Location Independent career? Lusting over those

I've Seen the Proof - Having Less Stuff = Having More Happiness
anotherdayforgrace.blogspot.com

I was one of the fortunate ones growing up. And by fortunate, I am not talking about money. I did not grow up in a castle, I was not fed wit

5 Things I’m Thankful for Because of Travel
www.bootsnall.com

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, Jenn Miller reflects on travel and what it's taught her about gratefulness as a form of meditatio

The craziest OkCupid date ever
www.salon.com

Jeff and I traveled to eight countries in 21 days without changing clothes. It sure beat meeting for coffee

How social media has ruined backpacking through Europe
www.theglobeandmail.com

To find yourself, sometimes it’s good to get lost. But backpackers these days spend too much time Skyping mom and dad

How This 70 Year Old Couple Bucked Convention to Travel the World
www.nomadicmatt.com

The story of Don and Alison, who at 70 and 63 respectively, decided to forgo normal retirement and travel the world, despite minor medical i

The Reality of Being a Professional Travel Blogger
www.adventurouskate.com

Becoming a professional travel blogger has been a dream come true for me in so many ways. I’ve found a way to get paid for my favorite hobby

How I afford to travel the world (and how you can too) | So Many Places
www.so-many-places.com

In May 2012 I left my home country to travel the world full-time. Read about how I afford to travel the world and how you can too.

Prepare to Travel with TurtlesTravel - AfterGlobe
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AfterGlobe tales with TurtlesTravel as we find out how they Prepare to Travel.

Lay Versus Lie
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Get Grammar Girl's take on lay versus lie. Learn when to use lay, when to use lie, and the past tense of both words.

The Radar: Travel Lately
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The Radar: The top travel news, stories, trends, and ideas from across the web. Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTravel and tag your f