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Why You Should Stop Skipping Montenegro and Go There Now

Montenegro mountains

I ended up in Montenegro by chance. I was trying to get from Greece to Croatia to hop on a yacht trip, and Montenegro just happened to be along the way. I had only meant to stay for two nights in Kotor before passing on to Dubrovnik. I stayed a week instead. Such is the magnetic pull of beautiful Montenegro.

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September 22, 2014 by | Comments Off

Top Travel Deals of the Week

Looking for something new and fun to do while traveling this week? Check out Viator’s best travel deals available around the globe this week and make the most of your travel budget!

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September 16, 2014 by | 17 Comments

Introducing Albania: Five Tips for Exploring

Beachside in Albania

Albania feels like an entire world apart from its neighboring Mediterranean countries, and it’s certainly more challenging. English-speakers can’t often be found, and the Albanian language is in an entire league of its own. Getting around is a challenge, and there’s no real efficient public transit. Chaos is pretty much mandatory.

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September 15, 2014 by | Comments Off

Top Photos of the Month: September Fall-Inspired Travels

Snapping a photo from the Express Rail Tour from Milan

Fall into autumn with September’s Top Photos of the Month!

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September 12, 2014 by | Comments Off

World’s Strangest Festivals

Hadaka Matsuri photo courtesy of kc7fys via Flickr

One of the best reasons to travel is the resulting opportunities to experience a new country and culture; there’s no better way to better understand a foreign culture than through one of its festivals. From fire dancing to flesh piercing, there are some experiences that seem extremely strange to the uninitiated. However, once you’ve either seen it firsthand—or taken part in it—you’ll never be quite the same. From the religious to the wacky, here are some of the world’s strangest festivals.

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September 8, 2014 by | Comments Off

12 Cities to Explore on a Big Bus Tour

From open-aired roofless double-decker busses to big, red, air-conditioned British trolleys that fill a postcard, Big Bus Tours offer the convenience of hop-on hop-off location points with informative guides and the unique and charming Big Bus experience.

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September 8, 2014 by | Comments Off

Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to a whole different country for a few days.

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August 18, 2014 by | 0 Comments

10 of Europe’s Best (Lesser Known) Art Museums

Here's a famous European museum, but what about some of the other ones?

Europe is blessed with an abundance of art museums that extends well beyond the indisputable acclaim granted to places like the Louvre or the Prado. While these art museum giants tend to leave a visitor dizzy after covering hundreds of years of art in one afternoon, the lesser known museums frequently focus on a single artist or time period. This narrower scope is less overwhelming and often provides a unique opportunity to see how an artist evolved and matured. Here are ten lesser known art museums guaranteed to surprise and charm.

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August 8, 2014 by | 0 Comments

Why You Should Visit Bosnia & Herzegovina Now

A quiet village in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina was the most surprising country to visit on my entire six-month trip around the Balkans. I really knew nothing about the place, but since I’d have to drive through there on my way from Montenegro to Croatia, I thought, why not? It’s now one of my favourite countries.

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August 6, 2014 by | 0 Comments

How to Snack Like a Local in Europe

With so much food in the world to try, every traveler needs an excuse to snack between meals. Happily, many European countries build snacking right in to their culinary culture.

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August 1, 2014 by | 0 Comments

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