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An Epic Night Out in Buenos Aires

A night out in vibrant Buenos Aires first requires a reset to your internal clock: dinner is never earlier than 10 p.m., and it can last for hours. Showing up to clubs before 2 or 3am is severely detrimental to one’s credibility. Locals are also excellent at pacing their alcohol consumption throughout the night (and […]

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An Epic Night Out in Taipei

Taipei and its nightlife often gets overlooked for the debauchery of Bangkok, the glitz of Hong Kong and the sheer size of Tokyo. But while Taiwan’s capital may have less in terms of quantity, the quality of its bars, dance clubs and live music venues has plenty to offer visitors. An unforgettable night out starts […]

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Road Trip: Driving from Vienna to Budapest

Taken together, the names of Vienna and Budapest invoke hazy memories of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, one of the many imperial projects that clashed and conflagrated in World War I. But beyond that temporary association, Austria and Hungary have very different histories, languages and national myths. These differences are carved into the statues and monuments that […]

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One Week in Vietnam

Vietnam enlivens the spirit and overloads the senses. One week is not nearly enough, and many visitors faced with seven days often feel they have to choose between the north and the south. However, between the climate, the culture and their respective views on history, there are some excellent reasons to visit both areas. One […]

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24 Hours in Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, with nearly 1.4 million people calling it home. It’s a colorful melting pot of culture that has something for everyone, whether visitors are seeking the outdoors, art and cultural exhibitions, or gourmet food. Most travelers to the city will have more than just 24 hours, but let’s take a […]

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Visit the Historical Attractions of Rhodes

Travelers looking for a vacation that offers everything, including miles of pristine beaches, spectacular mountains and thousands of years of fascinating history, should consider taking a trip to Rhodes. This stunning island, located in the Dodecanese Archipelago, is a favorite with tourists from around the world –hosting over one million visitors each year. The history […]

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Cycling from Vienna to Budapest via Bratislava

Vienna and Budapest are linked by a continuous cycle route which broadly follows the curves of the Danube. The journey is around 250 kilometers (155 miles), a distance that can be navigated alone or with the help of various companies. The route is a little different to the driving route outlined in our travel article […]

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24 Hours in Bangkok

It’s hot, cheap, crowded and friendly: Bangkok hits all the sweet and not-so-sweet spots and still manages to come out on top. Look one way and it’s a mess of tangled wires and broken sidewalks, look another and it’s stilted houses and monks’ chants. Amid the chaos lies an indescribable charm and congeniality that travelers […]

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Inside the World War II-era spotting station. Photo credit Jonathan Haeber.

California’s 7 Most Amazing Abandoned Buildings

Urban decay may seem like a strange tourist attraction, but true urban explorers know that visiting hidden abandoned buildings can be a whole lot of fun. California is home to some of the most spectacular abandoned buildings in the world, and here are our favorites. This post is brought to us by ESL-Languages.com, where junior, […]

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Road Trip: Driving from London to Paris

Travel between London and Paris is very fast and very affordable: flights can be found for under £50, and the Eurostar will whisk travelers under the water in just over two hours. But all this efficiency eradicates any exploration of the terrain and history that lies between the two cities. A road trip strips back […]

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