Best of 2016: Our most popular articles

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Best of 2016: Our most popular articles

By on 12/20/2016

I think we can all agree that 2016 was a challenging year, but there were a few bright spots. Like the more than 150 articles that our writers [...]

How not to make a fool of yourself on the London tube

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How not to make a fool of yourself on the London tube

By on 12/11/2016

The London Underground may seem devoid of manners and friendly folk, but those who venture into this subterranean jungle are bound together by a [...]

10 places truly worthy of the #nofilter caption

By on 12/04/2016

Ah, the mighty hashtag! For those that have been living under a rock for the past five years (or just don't use the Internet all that much), a "#" is way more than just a pound key. It's widely used [...]

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The ultimate gift guide for travelers

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The ultimate gift guide for travelers

By on 12/02/2016

No matter if you need gifts for the holiday season, a birthday, or just because - our blogging travel experts have put together the perfect gift guide [...]

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Homesick & hungry? 10 places to feel better in Brighton

By on 11/27/2016

Living abroad for the first time is one of life’s greatest experiences - but sometimes it can also feel like one of the biggest challenges. That’s why [...]

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Beyond the Brooklyn Bridge: 10 hidden gems in New York

By on 11/13/2016

Visitors flock to New York - and famous landmarks like the Brooklyn Bridge - in their masses. Art galleries, history museums and world-class shows on [...]

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How to get rid of your fear of flying: 8 tips

By on 11/11/2016

For some travelers, flying is a frightening affair. Even though it’s a fact that airplane crashes are rare, no well-intended “But it’s never been [...]

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10 travel photography tips that will help raise your game

By on 11/01/2016

"A camera is a save button for the mind's eye." - Roger Kingston For me, photography goes hand in hand with travel. Strolling through a new city [...]

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How to feel at home abroad: 10 tips

By on 10/30/2016

To get the most out of studying, interning, or working abroad, you not only have to learn the language and do as the locals do - you also want to live [...]

How to fit in in France: 8 dos & don’ts

By on 10/28/2016

Ah, France – the home of crispy baguettes, delicious pastries and exquisite wine. France is all about enjoying the finer things in life, so it’s no surprise that many of the cultural do’s and don’ts [...]

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6 perfect city escapes for fall

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6 perfect city escapes for fall

By on 10/18/2016

Upset that the summer is over and that your tan will fade quicker than those sweet memories of summer? Fear not, because fall - or autumn as the Brits [...]

8 things you should know before moving to London

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8 things you should know before moving to London

By on 10/16/2016

So you’ve made up your mind: you're moving to London, one of the world’s most exciting and interesting cities. Whether your move is imminent or just a [...]

Beyond the Brandenburg Gate: 10 hidden gems in Berlin

By on 10/09/2016

Walking around the Brandenburg Gate and snapping pictures in front of the Reichstag are must-do's for anyone visiting Berlin, but dig a little deeper and you'll discover a whole new Berlin beyond the [...]

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High-tech travel: The best travel apps on the market

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High-tech travel: The best travel apps on the market

By on 10/05/2016

You have a trip coming up to an exciting new destination. What will you take with you? Chances are your smartphone (or tablet) is one of the first [...]