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Our Take: Tips, Advice, Recommendations, Etc.

"Our Take" includes our subjective posts with travel-related tips, recommendations, advice, warnings, theories, viewpoints, sentiments and other opinions.

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Lifetramp: Define Your Path, But Try Everything First

Lifetramp is a new tool that lets you meet real people in the real world for a day, trying new things and helping you to find your life's path.
Street Market, Stockholm

How to Keep Your Stomach Happy While Traveling Abroad

When traveling, we may disregard our eating inhibitions and rules temporarily; however, it is prudent to keep some considerations in mind.

The Global Guide To Hand Gestures (Infographic)

Infographic depicting the kinds of hand gestures that you might want to refrain from using when traveling abroad.
Jack Kerouac and On The Road Scroll

Reading Rec: Jack Kerouac and On The Road (Original Scroll)

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Jack Kerouac and his book On The Road: the Original Scroll
Bill Bryson Notes from a Small Island

Reading Rec: Bill Bryson and Notes from a Small Island

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Bill Bryson and his book Notes from a Small Island
Mireya Mayor

Reading Rec: Mireya Mayor and Pink Boots and a Machete

Brief synopsis & recommendation of Mireya Mayor's Pink Boots and a Machete: My Journey From NFL Cheerleader to National Geographic Explorer.
Elizabeth Bard Lunch in Paris

Reading Rec: Elizabeth Bard and Lunch in Paris

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Elizabeth Bard and her book Lunch in Paris: A Love Story, with Recipes
Rome2Rio homepage

Rome2Rio: The Ultimate Travel Transportation Planning Tool

A review of the online travel tool Rome2Rio, which gives users multiple transportation options to get from Point A to Point B.
Paul Theroux Old Patagonian Express

Reading Rec: Paul Theroux and The Old Patagonian Express

A brief synopsis and recommendation of the author Paul Theroux and his book The Old Patagonian Express.

Competitive Traveling: Quantity vs. Quality

I've heard about this sport termed, by some, "competitive traveling," some time ago, but I was reminded of it the other day while reading...