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Mar 24, 2019

A Bilbao Travel Guide (especially for foodies and history buffs)

The independent woman's Bilbao travel guide for the discerning foodie and culturally curious traveler.

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Mar 21, 2019

8 Steps to Animal-Friendly Tourism

We may be harming animals when we travel - by petting tigers or riding elephants. Here's why. And here's what we can do to engage in animal-friendly tourism.

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Mar 20, 2019

Loving a Place to Death (and no, staying away won't fix overtourism)

Overtourism is spreading. So are protests against mass tourism. So what should we do? Stay away? Maybe not.

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Mar 20, 2019

Are These the 4 Best Ways to Travel Around Europe?

Air, train, bus and car are 4 of the best ways to travel around Europe. (There are also several others you probably haven't thought of.)

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Mar 10, 2019

Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse: The Lyon Food Market of Your Dreams

There is food, and there is FOOD. You'll find the latter at Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse. Lyon's premier food market.

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Mar 05, 2019

24 Intriguing Facts About Malawi (you'll add it to your bucket list!)

These 24 fascinating facts about Malawi will make you want to go, now - whether this is your first visit to Africa, or your tenth.

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Mar 03, 2019

Best Walking Sandals for Travel: 15 Features to Consider

Know exactly what to look for when buying the best walking sandals for travel (for women).

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Feb 05, 2019

How to Visit Edinburgh If You Love Books: A One-Day Literary Itinerary

Are you a book lover? If so, follow this one-day itinerary when you visit Edinburgh and discover the high points of literature in the city.

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Jan 29, 2019

Urban European Travel: Packing List for Europe and Her Cities

First trip to Europe? What to pack? Here's the perfect urban packing list for Europe.

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Jan 29, 2019

Responsible Travel, Ethical Tourism and Other Essential Travel Issues

Ethical and controversial travel issues are easy to ignore, but by doing so we endanger much more than ourselves. It's so easy to travel right - here are some basic rules.

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