Destinations questions:

Good cities in the Basque country to spend a couple of nights in

What is a good city in the Basque country to spend two nights in? I'm looking for something that's somewhat easy to reach from Barcelona and easy to get ou...

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I'm going to be stopping in Toronto for a few days and see the Niagra Falls from there.

Hey! I am going to Montreal for business in early October. I'm going to be stopping in Toronto for a few days first and was thinking about going to Niag...

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How to travel Hawai on a backpacker budget

I currently live in Japan and I've done most of South East Asia. Really want to be somewhere tropical in January and I'm considering Hawaii - for the sake ...

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A trip from Antananananavario to Toamasina, Madagascar by bike

I am planning on cycling from Antananananavario to Toamasina, Madagascar. Would it be better to buy a bike in Atananananan or try and take my own over on t...

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The US Virgin Islands: is it designed for romantic get-aways or is it possible to go solo?

Hey guys, so I was just looking up things to do in the US Virgin Islands, and it looks like a blast. Between the historical stuff and water activities look...

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How to find people to travel with in India

how do you find people to travel with? I meet people out on the road, but I'm interested in doing india and I have heard that it's better to travel with...

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Always wanted to travel on the Silk Road, has anyone been to Uzbekistan?

Going to tour around Uzbekistan for a couple weeks this Summer. Always wanted to travel on the Silk Road. Anyone been? If so plz share your tips. Thanks.

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Visiting the radio active Hot Springs in Masutori, Japan. Is it dangerous?

http://www.yamanashi-kankou.jp/foreign/english/english022.html >Masutomi Hot Spring Resort is famous for its high content of radium. WTF? Isn't this ...

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With all the recent events regarding Iran I have grown a desire to visit it, but is it worth it to visit it now?

With all the recent events regarding Iran, I have grown a desire to visit it, but is it worth it to visit it now or wait a few more years considering the f...

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Have you ever gotten intimate with some who has picked you up when hitchhiking?

Any stories? Have you ever gotten intimate with some who has picked you up when hitchhiking?

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Visiting hot springs, quaint seaside towns: how to start hiking in Taipei

I'm currently living in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and will be heading to Taiwan soon. I'll be there for a few weeks and am pretty psyched to explore. Any...

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How to celebrate New Year's eve in Tel Aviv and Israel

I'm going to be in Israel on new year's eve. What could a guy do that evening in for example Tel Aviv? Is silvester celebrated? Two years ago I was in moro...

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Traveling Indonesia vs. Banana Pancake Trail

i'm going to spend 2,5 months in southeast asia next summer (mid-july to end-september) and i was wondering whether i should go to indonesia or do the bana...

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Visiting Venice in January: it's cheaper but is it worth it?

Anyone been to Venice around January? I'm considering going because it's cheaper. Apparently all the flooding happens around November so it should be sa...

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The best places to go snowboarding in Japan

Travelling to Japan in January next year for about 3-4 weeks. I will spend about 3 days in Tokyo with a friend and then do a week of snowboarding up in Hak...

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I accidentally booked a flight to las Vegas, it seems like a place that is to absurd to miss!

and now I am searching for suggestions on what to do and where to stay and for how long. It was an impulse buy, because it was significantly cheaper tha...

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New Zealand: is it worth shelling out extra money to do both islands, or should I just do one and save money for another...

I'm planning a trip to New Zealand and I'm not sure If I want to do just the north island, south island or both. I would be saving a good chunk of money if...

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Cultural and historic churches and museums in Georgia

I'll be around 2 weeks in Georgia, what should I visit? I'm interested in cultural and historic stuff (Churches, museums...) but also in the urban life (an...

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Japan VS South Korea, where do you find the prettiest women?

I'm wanting to move to one or the other within the next 5 years or, I'm saving up about 10,000 or more if needed (unsure on what a good amount would be). ...

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Tips for extending your visa in Taiwan and staying there cheaply

So, I've been saving up money for a few months now to travel the world. Well that was until I met a girl from taiwan. Anyways, I still haven't left the sta...

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Which surprising cities are worth seeing in Pakistan

Anyone ever been in Pakistan? Any cities worth seeing there? Thinking of going to study there for a bit, classes would be in Lahore or Multan.

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"India terrifies me, but at the same time it's so damn interesting."

India terrifies me, but at the same time it's so damn interesting. Would never step foot in that trash heap myself though.

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Where to go if you want to see the best of Patagonia

As a relative new travel'er, I would love to go to Patagonia for a week or so. I'll need some solid advice as to where to go

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Traveling Libya, how safe is it now?

I'd really like to go but I don't want to get ISIS'd There is an awesome oasis in the middle of Sahara

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Tension in Istanbul: how safe is it to work here as an American

So im going to be in Turkey close to an embassy for work for about a year to 15 months. I have the option of bringing my family but that brings our time up...

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Stress of choice: do I go to Kiribati, Seychelles, or Mauritius?

Sup travelers I have been looking in to going somewhere a little off the beaten trail after having such a good time on my recent trip to Palau. (which was...

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I'm moving to Australia, should I go to Brisbane area or Cairns area.

Brisbane area or Cairns area ? to live...not a tourist.

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"Just follow the railway track, you'll get to a station eventually."

Trashy places and beer bars are always easy to find in Bangkok, it's the city where everything is possible. From my he most upper class skybars to filthy b...

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Traveling to the Baalbek area in Lebanon to see the ancient ruins, how safe is it?

Next week I'm travelling to Lebanon. Part of my trip is going to be in the Baalbek area to see the ancient ruins. (Marc Antony presented Cleopatra with the...

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Discovering classy places and beer/gogo bars in Bangkok

Hay travel, I'm heading over to Bangkok in August for 3 weeks. I've researched most of the basics, and have enough street smarts and travel experience to l...

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The cheapest and most expensive cities and countries in Africa

Is Africa cheap or expensive? Where are the cheap places? Where are the expensive places? I'm talking about countries, cities, regions. I hear mixed things...

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I loved Zanzibar but I was also mugged there by a fake taxi driver and his friends

Just got back from a 2 month stay in Dar, Tanzania. Anyone have experience traveling here? I found the people very friendly and overall had a pretty dope t...

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Is taking trains the best bet or should I look into bus options when traveling through Romania?

In a bit over a week I'll be travelling from Sighisoara to Alba Iulia and then shortly after that to Cluj. Is taking trains the best bet or should I look i...

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I want to experience the weirdest things and buy the weirdest souvenirs in Tokyo.

Spending 24 hours in tokyo. I want to experience the weirdest things and buy the weirdest souvenirs. No boundaries. Sex food or anything else.

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Albania. Cool flag but what about the country?

First, Albania. Cool flag but what about the country? I assume it's cheaper than most places in Europe but is it worth going to? What is there to see/do? ...

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BERLIN - clubbing for 18-year-olds

Hey! We are a group of 18 year olds from Finland. We're traveling to Berlin on the 1st of August for one week and main intention of the trip will be dri...

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Things I should see/do, food I should try, prices for things like beer,food, cigarettes in Mozambique

In less than a month I'm going to Mozambique for volunteering, I'll be staying in the very south. I have already done my research but I would like to get s...

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A terrible experience with tourists in Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp

This has got to be the single most trip that has made me reconsider travelling altogether. My intention of visiting this place was to maybe understand w...

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How dangerous are Mexico and South America really?

How dangerous is Mexico really? or South America more generally? Be region specific. I have a friend from Chile who insists on the danger of the cartel in ...

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I'm planning a trip to Boracay, The Phillipines with my girlfriend for a few days in August. Any of you guys been there ...

I'm planning a trip to Boracay with my girlfriend for a few days in August. Any of you guys been there before? Thoughts or suggestions? I appreciate the...

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Tips and places to meet people/girls, in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

I'm going to Saigon in a couple of weeks. Any tips for what to do in the free time? Good gyms, places to meet people/girls, etc. Thx guys

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I am half greek half mexican; how will I relate to people from Poland?

I will be going on Erasmus to Gliwice in Poland, are there any recommendations for me? I am half greek half mexican; how will I relate to people from Polan...

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Budget places you can't miss in Cuba

Hi guys, I'm thinking of going to Cuba whilst I'm in Central America later this year. Just wondering if anyone here has any tips or suggestions in terms of...

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I don't know if they have much of a tourism industry in Palestine, but going to visit an olive farm sounds like fun.

Has anybody here visited Palestine? I don't know if they have much of a tourism industry, but going to visit an olive farm sounds like fun.

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Staying in Marrakech for 2 weeks in a couple of days during the Ramadan.

Staying in marrakech for 2 weeks in a couple of days. I'm planning go to Essaouira for a day or two and a hike or two in the Atlas/berber villages. Any t...

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I have decided that I need to make a huge change in my life, so I'm acquiring citizenship in the Dominican Republic.

I have decided that I need to make a huge change in my life, so here I am, asking about moving, working and ultimately living and even possibly acquiring c...

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How sketchy are the hostels in the area around Gare de Nord, Paris?

Can anyone recommend any good hostels in Paris? I'll be travelling solo so I'm looking for a hostel with a decent common area and bar. I'm currently con...

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Art/history/music related sights to see between Salzburg and Vienna, Austria.

Could you guys school me on Austria? I'm in Vienna for 8 days in July. Also planning a side-trip to Salzburg to see some of the Alps and the lakes on th...

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Will it be bard to move with my family to New Zealand?

So im living in Middle Europe.I hate this place , and with all the isis nonsense im done for sure. I will probably move with my familie or only with my par...

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Hey, could you guys help me to decide between Krakow or Edinburgh should I visit?

could you guys help me to decide between Krakow or Edinburgh should I visit. Because of the time and money i have, i can only pick one between the two. ...

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How to make some extra money in a place like Edinburgh or generally the UK?

I'm working in Edinburgh until the end of August (or July, if the weather gets to me) in a restaurant to make some cash. Unfortunately I'm not getting m...

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Any advice on transportation or what "DOS and DON'TS" apply in Barcelona?

So me and 4 of my best friends are going on vacation to Barcelona in the end of july. I have rented an apartment around 20km outside of Barcelona (Good or...

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The Philippines, one of the most underrated countries in East Asia?

this, is this one of the most underrated countries in East Asia? Has anyone here visited philippines? what's your impression?

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Tell me about Antwerp, is it a nice place to live?

TELL ME ABOUT ANTWERP! Is it a nice place to live?

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I'll be going to Mexico in mid august, and I'd like some tips on what to do near Mexico City or Cancún

I'll be going to Mexico in mid august, and I'd like some tips on what to do near Mexico City or Cancún (haven't decided where to go yet).

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What would you recommend in Riga, Latvia?

Got some cheap tickets and a very cheap (€30 a night) 5 nights in a 4 star hotel. What is there you would recommend, travel?

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I'm going on a hiking trip in Lapland and I have no idea what I'm doing.

any tips, stories or gear suggestions? I'm going for the midnight sun in July. It's going to be a 6hr bus ride from my hotel and (most likely) there's o...

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I'm going to Namibia for 4 weeks soon and I need to know how to pronounce the click sounds of the Nama languages?

Okay friends, here comes a tough one. I'm going to Namibia for 4 weeks soon and I need to know two things. 1. What to do during weekends and time off. 2....

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One of my friends is getting married in Iran, how safe is it to go there?

So possibly I would be going to Iran for two weeks, starting from the end of september. One of my friends is getting married there. I am Belgian and as whi...

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Experiencing the chaos of the city of Jakarta

Every time Jakarta is posted in this forum, it gets stuff on, and people say to GTFO of the city as quickly as possible. My question is: is there anythi...

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USD versus Kyats in Burma?

So I've decided I'm going to travel Burma/Myanmar next year. I was just wondering if anyone here has been and can offer an insight into what it's like ...

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How to get a date in Tongyeong, South Korea. (Without getting married)

I've been in Korea for 3 months now. It is better than I thought from the stories I saw online. So far I've gone on four mountain hikes, two festivals a...

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So I'm arrived in Norway two days ago by ferry from Denmark and I was pulled in by customs.

hi hi So I'm arrived in Norway two days ago by ferry from Denmark and I was pulled in by customs. Most likely due to the conbination of wearing a bandan...

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Japan: which places to avoid as an American Woman.

Going to Japan in July. Any places I should avoid as an American woman?

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Destination Taiwan: traveling the hinterland between Kaohsiung and Tainan

I was recently informed that instead of spending the summer at National Taiwan Normal University in downtown Taipei like I had thought, I'm going to be liv...

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Visiting Los Angeles: tips and tricks!

In a few weeks i'll go to los angeles for a week, and i want to know tips to where to go and how to travel there.

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Tips and tricks for traveling Mississippi

I was wondering if anyone had a tips and tricks list for traveling in Mississippi they would be willing to share with me. I am getting shipped off to Vick...

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Welcome to North Korea! King Jong Un welcomes two million foreign Tourists.

I plan on going to North Korea next summer via Koryo Tours and I was wondering if any other persons have been there or have been interested. A lot of forei...

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Hong Kong vs Los Angeles

I have to choose between these two cities for my upcoming 6 month paid internship. Which city will give a better overall experience, especially in terms of...

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Seeing the big blue hole thing in Belize.

Hey everyone. I'm looking at planning a trip to Belize this fall. Any months to avoid? I was thinking September, but it looks like hurricane season them, s...

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Why shouldn't I move to Hawaii?

Why shouldn't I move to Hawaii? >23 yo >male >can get a nice bronze from the sun >finishing up my uni degree Is Hawaii going to live up to my drea...

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Traveling through Kuwait

I just applied for a job as a security contractor in Kuwait. I'm just curious how life is in that country and what stuff there is to do for a white single ...

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What can I expect in Saudi Arabia?

At the end of July I'll be heading to Saudi Arabia for 10 days to visit a client for the company I work for. I am flying in to Riyadh then heading to Damma...

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What is the security situation in Iraqi Kurdistan at the moment?

Anybody been to Iraqi Kurdistan RECENTLY, like in the past few months? Anybody nearby? I'm wondering what the security situation is like there.

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How do locals treat tourists in Belize?

I want to know anything about travelling to Belize from the UK. How do the locals treat tourists? What's the cost of living there and how easy is it to get...

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How to get to Antarctica (for cheap)

anyone travelled to antarctica? worth it? i'd love to go some day just to see it, i wish there was some way of doing some psychadelics there alone for a da...

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What to do in Helsinki with my three mates?

going to helsinki this weekend with 3 mates. any advice on what to see or do? and what about finnish cuisine, whats good to eat and drink? should...

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What is there to do in Copenhagen now that my boyfriend cheated on me?

Here's my situation: I already bought my flight to Copenhagen and back home to the US and there's no way to change it without wasting hundreds of dolla...

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What else is there in Turkey besides Istanbul?

I'm going to Istanbul for a few days in June, but I then have a few days spare after. Where would you guys recommend? Interested in culture... And mayb...

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Anyone been to the Mui Ne sand dunes in Vietnam before?

Looking to visit sometime in August this summer. So guys, what are your favorite places in 'nam and why? And, side question: anyone been to the Mui Ne sand...

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Are places like Salar de Uyuni, Easter Island and Socotra, worth going to or just gimmicky?

Do you think places like Salar de Uyuni, Easter Island, Socotra, and other 'unique' out-of-the-way places are worth going to or just gimmicky? Its not v...

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Can someone help alleviate my fears of traveling to South Africa?

I'm a British student who just got an internship offer in a South African town called Somerset West. I'm pretty well travelled and I usually don't let ...

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Exploring the countries in Africa that are of La Francophonie

I feel it might be necessary to preface this by telling you that I have never been out of the country (USA), am a 22 year old white male, and must adhere t...

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Sights, parties, cheap transport and dank cambodian pizza places,

Going there for 4 weeks. Starting in Siem Reap, ending in Hanoi, need tips. Sight, parties, dank cambodian pizza places, cheap transport? Should I also tr...

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What not to do in Armenia!

never been to the caucasus before, probably going in september for a foreign policy volunteer spot. anyone have experience in yerevan, or armenia in genera...

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Skipping the border from The Gambia into Senegal, it is easy to do.

is Senegal a country worth visiting? Ive been thinking about it for a while but i dont know too much about what you can do. Anyone whos been there and can ...

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How much should I expect to spend on food in Costa Rica?

I'm planning to go to Costa Rica in August for 3-4weeks. A friend of mine there can get me a cheap apartment to stay at. My question is how much such I s...

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Underrated things in Berlin that you can't miss seeing!

So I'm going to Berlin in September for 4 nights. What is so overrated I can miss seeing and what is so good I can't miss seeing?

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Top 10 things to do in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Top 10 things to do in Johannesburg, South Africa. GO!

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Making a Norwegian trip is my childhood dream

Let's keep it simple : I'm a 18 yo french student who needs to go somewhere for 5 or 6 days within the next 2 weeks. I've got some holidays, with nothing t...

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Rate my proposed trip around the Balkans.

Rate my proposed trip around the Balkans. I'm still not 100% happy with it but I'm not sure why, maybe you could help me out with a suggestion or two. T...

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Will a week be long enough to really experience Singapore?

I'm thinking about visiting Singapore this summer for about a week. I'm mainly interested in the food, nature and cultural/religious buildings. Will a week...

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Thinking about moving to Chile.

I've decided after much research into the social and economic state of the United States that I want to relocate, and I've got my eye on Chile. What do ...

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Top recommended sightseeings in Edinburgh

I am going to Edinburgh this week-end with my girlfriend, and we are not really looking to party hard there, more like a chilled week-end. We'll stay there...

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Does Saint Petersburg live up to the hype?

I am thinking about visiting Saint Petersburg in a few months, does anyone know if the city lives up to the hype? I haven't been able to find a general con...

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Living and working in Nalgonda, Telangana

I have, through luck and networking, gained a summer positions doing power plant risk assessment at a coal plant in India. The plant is located in Nalgond...

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Living in Addis Ababa, one of the most advanced cities in Africa

does anyone have any experience living in Addis Ababa? It looks gorgeous and it's one of the most advanced cities in Africa. I want to do something related...

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Really recommendable things to do in Stockholm

Going to Stockholm next week for a few days. What are the things one should have seen when going there, or rather: what's really recommendable? As ...

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Is How would I go about shipping a computer to Japan?

I'm going to be spending next semester abroad in Japan. I'll be in a dorm, so furniture and all will be provided, but I would also like to bring my desktop...

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Is it still worth going off-season to Cape Town?

So, I want to go to Cape Town. Am I a fool for thinking about going there in June-July? It's about 50% cheaper for me to go then, rather than wait until...

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Traveling the Southern Cone

Can we have a thread about the Southern Cone? How cheap is to travel around it? Which part should a person pay more attention at?

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Gentrifying "hipster" places in Mexico

Are there any safe cheap places to expatriate to in Mexico? Alternatively, more expensive, but what are some gentrifying "hipster" places in Mexico. ...

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Recommendations and experience with Palau and Oceania

I wanna go somewhere out of the way and I have been looking at various Pacific islands in Oceania. Right now I'm kinda leading towards Palau. Does anyone h...

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Getting an internship in Nepal and riding motorbikes

Going to Nepal for an internship of two months from middle of May till the middle of July. During the week I will be working but i´m hoping to do small tr...

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Singapore: a bit dull but or worth it?

Anyone here been to Singapore? I was thinking of visiting there for a few days. I've seen some comments online saying it's a bit dull but others saying ...

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How about riding down the coast of Western Sahara!

Probably not going, but has anyone ever been? How would I go about riding down the coast, or even the interior to see some of the isolated cities? I kno...

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Madagascar, a mix between Africa and SE-Asia?

Has anyone here been to Madagascar? Nature and wildlife looks incredible from what I've seen online. People describe it as a mix between Africa and SE-Asia...

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Studying in Paris, how do I meet friends?

I'm studying abroad in Paris and for the past few weeks I've been feeling really depressed. I haven't made any friends, I haven't done any travel, and most...

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Must see places in Agadir and Tangier, Morroco

I'm planning a trip to Morroco this summer. Going from Agadir in the south up to Tangier, stopping also at Marrakesh and rabat. What would be some defi...

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Mauritius, truly heaven on Earth?

Is Mauritius truly heaven on earth? Has anyone ever been to this beautiful place?

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I'll be living in Shenzhen from May through August this year, what's worth seeing and doing there?

I'll be living in Shenzhen from May through August this year. Since I'll be working, I'll realistically only have Friday night through Sunday to have fun a...

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The best way to do Vegas

Whats the best way to do Vegas? I just watched the Louis Theroux documentary on gambling, and it made me want to blow 10 grand I don't have on stupid cr...

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Interesting architecture and Buddhist temples in Mongolia

Im going on a two week trip to Mongolia this year, does anyone know some good locations to Stop by? My main goal is to visit some places with interesting a...

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Any ideas on $$$$ or particular places you guys have been while traveling Malaysia?

so I wanted to travel with a uni buddy and this would be my first time out of AUS without my parents spoonfeeding my every move. So, we are hoping to st...

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I really want to go to North Korea, I think it's an amazing country to visit as a traveler.

I really want to go to North Korea, I think it's an amazing country to visit as a traveler. Now I am from The Netherlands, I was wondering if anyone could...

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Vientiane, Luang Prabang or Pakse?

Going to SEA next year and I will only have time for 1 of 3 cities in laos (due to time constraints). The three options are >Pakse >LP >Vientiane ...

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Going to China for a year as an exchange student

I'm going to China for a year as an exchange student, but I'm not sure where to go. I'm a european studying Chinese as my major and I will go to China f...

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Personal safety in Haiti, staying near Pétionville

I'm going to Haiti Monday, staying near Pétionville. Any must see areas or highly recommended food vendors? I'm also looking for any rara or racine music.

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What are the people like in Uruguay?

I'm from Canada and I'll be learning Spanish next year in Uruguay, Montevideo for a few months. Naturally I have a few questions. What are the people like...

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Best tour operators in North Korea?

So I really want to make a trip to North Korea some time, does anyone know which the best tour operator is? Have any of you guys been? Also post othe...

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Honeymoon in New York

Next summer my partner and I are planning to go to New York on our Honeymoon. I was wondering if anyone here who has been, or indeed people who live/hav...

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Areas in the US that are predominantly white, quiet, not too far gone from civilization

Areas in the US that are predominantly white, quiet, not too far gone from civilization, forward thinking, not redneck/white trash, and relatively cheap to...

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Some 'must-go' to places in Portland, OR

I'm going to Portland, OR and driving to Seattle, WA next week and had a few questions: -Is either a 24 hour city meaning I can leave a club/bar at 2am ...

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Taking a side trip for a few days to Muscat, Oman

It looks like I will be going to Dubai at the beginning of November for two weeks. I'm excited to see Dubai but I feel like two weeks is way more time than...

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Is São Paulo safe for runners?

My flight to Brazil leaves in about 7 hours, and I have a few questions about the city I'll be staying in, São Paulo. A side-note; I've never been to sout...

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Applying for a job with an Eikaiwa and tips on living in Aichi, Japan

So I'm a semester away from graduating and I'm once again seriously considering the whole teaching in Japan thing. Really the goal is to use teaching as an...

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How does Beirut rate as a tourist destination ?

How does Beirut rate as a tourist destination ? Worth visiting ? And other parts of Lebanon ? easyJet offers very cheap flights from Gatwick to Amman, b...

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Hiking Torres Del Paine, Chile for a week

I'll be in Chile for a month when I get back from Antarctica, and I was wondering what kind of things I should do. The vessel comes into Punta Arenas, and ...

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Weekend getaways from Singapore

So I'm living and working in Singapore and I'm about to get my first pay check. I was planning on going somewhere over the weekend this month (Friday night...

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Am I just being paranoid about Barcelona being dangerous?

So I arrived in Barcelona last night and i was surprised by how dodgy the place seems.. I'm with 2 friends (we're all 22yr old males) and we know to avoid...

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I will visit Ukraine in 2 weeks to visit a friend.

I will visit Ukraine in 2 weeks to visit a friend. I will stay for a week. I've never been to Europe; I live in the United States. I will spend most of my ...

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Has anyone traveled in Papua New Guinea?

has anyone been to Papua New Guinea? I'm watching the Survivorman episode now and it seems such a remote, unexplored place. Does anyone know how expensive ...

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The do's and don'ts of Budapest

Since my vacation plans totally bombed, I'm looking at a last minute trip to Budapest, I have no idea what to expect except for good food, nice culture, ch...

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Underground places in Budapest

I'm goint to Budapest next month and I'll be there 4-5 days. Soo... Tell me the best places where should I visit. All the mainstream and "underground" pla...

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Can you recommend me any cool places in the Lake District?

I am going to England for the first time next weekend and have few questions: - does "open return" ticket apply to return only? or can I start travellin...

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Anyone been to the Turks and Caicos before

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Music, film, literature and comics in New York city

I'm from Germany, 18 years old, and planning on going to New York City in the middle of September for about two weeks. I have a few places I want to visit,...

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Has anyone spent any time in Zagreb, Croatia?

Has anyone spent any time here? I am passing though on my way to Split, and have read very little about the city, will be staying a day/night, probably ...

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Japan off the beaten path

On november 15th, i'm off to Japan for 16 days, i am looking forward to see the autumn leafs, we don't get much autumn here in Mexico so that'll be nice. ...

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Some tips for first-time-travelers in South Korea

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Meeting girls in Manila, The Philippines

I'm an Australian planning to head over to Manila in December for 10 days, after I graduate. I'll be going by myself and I was hoping you guys had some tip...

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Being afraid in the middle east?

Would anyone like to tell me about their travels in the middle east? I want to travel there, and I have a very loose knowledge of the precise geography and...

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How is biking in New Orleans?

I'm heading to New Orleans next week to visit a friend, and I'm wondering what kind of cool places there are to see and do besides the typical tourist attr...

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What are some things we can do in Osaka?

I will be in Osaka with 1-2 friends on the 21th september. Besides Otaroad what are some things we can do? Were can we find illuminated streets?

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I want to go to Russia. Thing is, aside from bears and Vodka, I don't know too much of the culture.

So, I want to go to Russia. Thing is, aside from bears and Vodka, I don't know too much of the culture. Anyone care to enlighten me? Also, how much cash sh...

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Are the touristy areas of Egypt safe to go to right now?

Are the touristy areas of Egypt safe to go to right now? I've been wanting to see the Pyramids since forever.

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For you guys who have been to China, what was it like?

So apparently I'm going on a trip to China with my mom between late April and early May 2014 as a "graduation present". My dad didn't want to go (it was fo...

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Englishman going to be working/living in Singapore

So a friend of my Dad's (who owns several bars in Singapore) has just offered me to go out there and basically work in a bar for him. I'm doing a lot of re...

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I'm stuck in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Hey I'm stuck in Santa Fe, New Mexico for a good week or so... what do?

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Has anyone visited Russia visa free?

Has anyone visited Russia visa free? If you arrive in St. Petersburg by boat you are allowed to stay for 72 hours without a visa. Can anyone tell me more?

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2 Weeks in China on Budget

Going to China for two weeks. How much money roughly is needed to get around and eat and live frugally? I don't plan to go to any fancy restaurants or ...

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Eating and drinking in Bali and Sumatra, Indonesia

I want to spend about a month traveling in Indonesia. I want to at least see Bali and Sumatra (i know it's big, but hey, i've got 4 weeks). What kind of...

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Visiting the Balaton lake in Hungary

I'm going to Sziget this August but I want to stop over at the Balaton lake (I'm getting there by caravan from Italy). Of course I'll be visiting Budapest,...

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What's there to do in Pune, India?

I am going to Pune, India for business in late August. Though I will primarily be busy working 9-5 M-F, I will have plenty of free time. Seeing as how ...

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9 months in Finland (Helsinki)

I request your experience. I'm moving to Finland for 9 months early September. I will live in Helsinki in a student apartment. I will teach french as an in...

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Secret beaches in Valencia

shall be traveling to Valencia soon. Will be searching for "secret" beaches...Any tips?

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Have you applied for a Travel Visa for Vietnam?

This time Im looking for anyone who has ever applied for a Travel Visa for Vietnam. I am a Canadian citizen curently in Melbourne, Australia, Ill be leavin...

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Your experiences in Japan

Going to japan next week. what's your experience there?

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Getting an apartment/job in Santa Barbara, California

I plan on moving to Santa Barbara, California or somewhere near there soon to get away from my abusive family and to start a new life. Any locals here have...

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Tips for Shanghai and nearby places.

I'm requesting tips for Shanghai and nearby places. I am going there in the first days of August for three weeks. I am a backpacker so I don't have ton...

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Traveling through Hong Kong > Macau > Zhuhai > Shenzhen > Guangzhou and more

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Driving from Esjberg to Jonkopping

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Where in Canada are the people friendly?

So I'm going to travel to Canada from GB when my job ends in November. Problem is, I'm going to go it alone (I've planned it a while, need the time to t...

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The wealthier areas of Jakarta

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Cool places and things to do while I'm in Ireland

Studying abroad in Ireland next semester. Give me cool places and things to do while I'm there.

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Spending a couple of nights at the marina bay sands hotel in Singapore

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The Emerald Isle first trip to Ireland

I've been thinking about making a trip to Ireland and was curious if any of you had any personal favorite places to see. An Irish buddy of mine mentione...

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Staying a few days in Moscow and Beijing

So I am going to stay a few days in Moscow and Beijing the next few weeks. Essential stuff I should do/visit?

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Will be in Amman for a week in early August.

Will be in Amman for a week in early August. What do I do?

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Visa problem in Thailand

i´m going to thailand and laos this summer, and i wonder if any of you guys have been in a similar situation recently: we will be arriving in bangkok, ...

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Moving to Texas from Indiana

So I'm trying to move to Texas from Indiana. I have family in both San Antonio and Austin and could move to either one soon and live with my relatives for ...

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Problems in Tunisia

anyone want to vsit this country ?

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Wisdom about Amsterdam

I might be going to Amsterdam with some friends later this summer. I've never been before and know very little about it. Could you share its wisdom on ...

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Everything about Tangiers is attractive to me

>Tangiers Everything about this place is attractive to me, please enlighten me.

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Avoiding the crowds in Paris

I'm going to Paris for a week in July with my wife, and I have no idea what to do there or where to stay. my wife doesn't like large crowds, and although w...

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21 year old dude wants to travel to South Korea or Japan, which language should I prioritise learning?

Hey guys, I'm looking to go travelling next summer once I've got some money saved up to do so. South Korea and Japan are two places that really catch my...

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Staying in Cracow for a week, where to go?

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Just arrived in Duhok, Iraq after getting sick of the tear gas

Just arrived in Duhok, Iraq after getting sick of the tear gas and rubber bullets back in Istanbul. Any suggestions on places to see? How's Erbil?

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Seeing the northern lights for the first time in Iceland

I'm going to Iceland for the first time at the beginning of October. What can I expect? Do you have any must-see/must-do ideas? Also, I am hoping for sn...

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Places to see, restaurants to go to in London

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What countries would you suggest for cheap, lazy all-included holidays?

My girlfriend and I want to go on holiday. We're looking for a nice package sort of thing, no bullstuff, arrive at the airport take a taxi to the resort a...

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First time hiking through Norway

I'm going to Norway in 2 weeks and this will be my first time hiking, any tips for a beginner? What to take, how to plan etc. Thanks in advance.

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Some real inside information about Lisbon

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Traveling to Somalia

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Anyone else been to Pismo?

Anyone else been to Pismo?

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I am leaving for Morocco on Sunday for three months and I want to know where you recommend? So far these are the places I want to go to and the things I...

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A nice quiet spot in the Japan country side

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Traveling bucket list: where are you dying to go?

I want to start a thread about aspirations and histories; where have you been, where are you dying to go? Been to: USA (all over), Canada (Montreal and ...

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Spending a month in Pakistan for an internship in Islamabad

I might spend a month in Pakistan this summer for an internship in Islamabad. Most of my time I'll be in the capital, but I'll get some time of in the week...

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A deep fascination with the Philippines

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I'm about to lose my travel-virginity on a trip to Spain..

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Would it be possible to move to Thailand with a simple warehouse job and live in comfort?

I've never travelled before but I am thinking of a life change. I'm still young and stupid so I need advice. I live in Australia, Brisbane and work a mi...

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How is New Sealand as a place to live?

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Where to go in Georgia? (not the american one) I am looking for tips for interesting places to visit and any general useful information about the count...

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I will be travelling to NY in july and am wondering what are places i should visit. For as far i'm told the people in NYC are really help-full so that'll h...

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Getting into Syria these days

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Traveling around East Asia for a couple of months

I want to travel around East Asia for a couple of months, more or less winging it and not following a schedule. Since I'm an EU citizen, and have stuck to ...

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Anything else interesting to do in Cymru?

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Best tips for Brazil in Summer 2014

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I want to spend a year working and traveling for the next couple of years...where/what can I do?

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Avoiding the extremely long cues to the eiffel tower

Tuesday I'll be in Paris and I want to visit the eiffel tower. I just tried to buy tickets online but apparently they're already sold out for the next two ...

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Crossing Florida to Bimini Islands by kayak

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Recommendations for quick hikes through Yellowstone

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Guatemala mobs of natives who kill foreigners

I am traveling to Guatemala soon. As I tourist I am concerned about the mobs of natives who kill foreigners. Guatemalan's make baseless claims that tourist...

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