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6 Useful Japanese Phrases for Your Trip!

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Japan is a beautiful place to explore, visit, and work. Depending on your needs, desire, or even length of your stay, it may be incredibly helpful for you to learn Japanese. Japan uses Kanji (adapted Chinese symbols) and Katakana (for foreign words) and Hiragana (used with kanji for almost everything else) and is most definitely(…)


4 Ways to Combat Homesickness in Any Country

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Homesickness is a reality that everyone faces from time to time, no matter how long one has been traveling or how well-adjusted one is to another country. Whether it’s missing the holidays with family, a special occasion missed with friends, or just the normal down-in-the-dumps cycle we sometimes find ourselves in, homesickness can strike anyone,(…)


Hostels Around the World with Major History

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The hostel experience can’t be described in just a few words. There is such a huge variety of hostels around the world that you can find just about any type of environment imaginable, from clean and minimalistic to cozy and crowded. And if you’re looking for the kind of accommodations that you’ll remember for years(…)


South Korea – More to See Than the DMZ: 3 Tourist Hotspots

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Travelers looking for the iconic history and the gracefulness of Asia might not immediately think of South Korea. Westerners tend to envision the bloody war that our fathers and grandfathers fought in, and endless miles of barbed wire fences, land mines, and soldiers in a perpetual military standoff, rather than ancient temples, beautiful parks, modern(…)


4 of the Most Unique Hostels Around the World

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Anyone who’s a budget traveler knows that one of the best ways to save money while out exploring the world is to stay at hostels instead of pricier hotels. If you haven’t yet tried staying at a hostel because you’re afraid they’re dirty or don’t like the idea of sharing space with strangers, it’s time(…)


Study Abroad in Mexico: 3 Amazing Universities

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Many people look to Europe when planning their year abroad or when thinking of studying in a new and foreign land, however, Mexico may just be the ticket you’ve been looking for. Despite being part of North America, Mexico has a distinctly Latin American feel, with a much different day-to-day lifestyle than Canada or the(…)


Indonesia: A Guide to the Good, the Bad, and Avoiding the Ugly

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In a country consisting of over 17 000 islands, it’s easy for the adventure-minded to get lost in Indonesia. While it’s a country of opportunistic, kind-hearted people, Indonesia also suffers from a bit of a bad rap. Don’t let the negatives put you off seeing a land of contradictions, rich with history, as well as(…)


4 Must-Eat-At Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

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Puerto Vallarta is one of those destinations that keeps visitors coming back for more. Those who have the chance to visit find it difficult to prolong a return, with it becoming an annual trek for the luckiest of the bunch. So what is it that attracts them? The shopping, the boardwalks, the beaches? Of course!(…)


8 Mistakes Tourists Make When Traveling to Peru

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Peru is rich in the beauty and culture of South America, making it a very popular tourist destination. However, there are some things people should avoid doing when traveling there.  Remember to keep your wits about you and be aware of your surroundings, and Peru can be an amazing place to visit. While in the(…)