A Few Packing Tips for a Long Trip

If you are planning a long trip, you will need to take a slightly different approach to packing. Here are a few tips to help you to decide what to take and what to leave at home. Pack high-quality clothes The clothes you pack for a long trip are going...

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7 Things to Do Before You Travel

Planning a vacation can start anytime, it doesn’t have to be spring or summer to have a short break or a longer vacation. Most people prefer to travel during the summer and enjoy relaxing vacations before they and their kids start work, respectively school again. Planning a trip or a...

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Book Your Travels: How Reading Fuels Wanderlust

I have a confession. I was a complete and utter nerd as a kid, always happiest with a stack of books under my arm. Long before my first airplane ride, I was already traveling the world of my imagination: Exotic British India from The Jungle Book and Rikki-Tikki-Tavi; braving the...

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My complicated relationship with fruit

I’ve always had a complicated relationship with fruit. As a Vietnamese kid growing up in the US, dessert more often than not was just the fruit sitting in a bowl that had been staring at me all throughout dinner. My Banana self revolted. Why didn’t my parents get that it...

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