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36 Responsible Travel Tips

We've found that responsible travel is not always easy. It can be confusing. There are fuzzy lines, and we've screwed up before. But it's a learning process, and little by little we're getting better at responsible travel and ecotourism. These tips will help you make a positive impact wherever your wandering soles take you.

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Why You Should Take a Cooking Class on your Next Trip

We are addicted to taking cooking courses overseas. We love them so much that think that you should take a cooking class on your next trip too! Here's why...

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Travel Insurance: Don’t you dare travel without this!

Don't get on that airplane without travel insurance! It is just as important as your passport and contrary to popular belief, it's NOT expensive! Accidents can happen anywhere, and you want to make sure you're covered in case of an emergency. We're sharing a story about why you NEED trip insurance, and we'll discuss the best, most affordable policies out there to help you choose the one that fits your needs.

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Traveling Experts: Health, Fitness, Beauty & Fashion

Confession... 90% of the time I'm traveling, I'm a mess. My diet consists mostly of street food, and my attempts to work out are a joke. Oh, and my beauty routine and sense of style are nonexistent. So I went to the experts and bombarded them with questions about how to improve my health, fitness, beauty, and fashion while traveling. And lucky for you, I'm sharing all of their great tips and advice!

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Health + Travel: How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

If you're anything like me, you have a hard time making healthy eating choices when traveling. Those spring rolls just look so good! And hey, what's wrong with one more daiquiri?! Kate Scharenbroich is certified natural health chef who loves to hop around the globe. Read her exclusive tips for eating healthy even when you're far from home.

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One Week in Japan: Best Itinerary for Your First Visit

One week in Japan is not a lot of time; but don’t worry — we’ve created a perfect, action-packed itinerary that’s filled with the best places to visit in Japan for your first visit. We’re taking you on the trip of a lifetime: through Kyoto, Hakone (and Mount Fuji!), Osaka, and of course, Tokyo. Follow this 1 week Japan itinerary, and you’ll get a taste of the country’s culture, food, cities and landscapes, and you’ll leave craving more!

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One Action-Packed Week in Baños

Set in a picture-perfect landscape of lush mountains streaked with waterfalls just three and a half hours from Quito, lies the small yet bustling town of Baños. Known for hot springs and adventure activities, Baños is on most travelers’ itineraries. You'll never be bored with all the things to do in Baños

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Are we really doing this?

Have you ever taken a leap of faith and pursued a dream even if it terrified you? We're walking you through all our emotions as we made the decision to leave behind the familiarity of home and pursue our dreams of traveling. Whether you're interested in quitting your job to travel or you are about to make a different type of leap, we think you'll be able to relate to our words.

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