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5 Things To Do In Thailand Besides Elephants

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5 Things To Do In Thailand Besides Elephants

When you see vacation photos from Thailand, 90% of the time those photos will feature an elephant. Thailand tourism has become increasingly popular due to its elephant tourism which allows visitors to get a close-up experience with elephants in a natural environment. However, Thailand is filled with many beautiful islands, holy temples, and great eats. To get you prepared for your trip to Thailand, here are 5 things to do in Thailand besides elephants.    Thai Cooking Class (Chiang Mai)    We attended Thai Cookery School (Pra Nang) where we were guided through the process of preparing and cooking traditional-style Thai...

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Don't Work To Travel, Travel To Work

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Don't Work To Travel, Travel To Work

In the world of travel, there are a few great ways to get "free" travel.  One of most underrated ways is to travel for work.  Expats, or people who work in another country, have grown a lot over the last few years but many people still do not know about the many opportunities out there. I had the opportunity to see Dubai twice because a longtime family friend was a teacher in the United Arab Emirates.   26-year-old travel enthusiast Cedric Hutchison (@cedinthecity) shares his experience traveling the world and being an expat overseas. How long have you been traveling? What are some...

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Airport Lounges: How to Get Beyond the Velvet Ropes Without Credit Cards or Miles

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Airport Lounges: How to Get Beyond the Velvet Ropes Without Credit Cards or Miles

Airport lounges are seen as these exclusive clubs that we can only get into in our golden years of retirement or if we travel full time. Thanks to technology, and airports wanting to monetize access to these lounges, we can purchase access into these exclusive retreats. Here is the rundown of the three ways to get into an airport lounge without using miles or credit cards.    LoungeBuddy This app allows you to purchase a one-time day pass to lounges around the world. The app syncs with your trip details through TripIt and alerts you to which lounges you already...

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Everyone Cannot Go: Why You Cannot Vacation With Everyone

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Everyone Cannot Go: Why You Cannot Vacation With Everyone

There is nothing more exciting than starting a group text to begin planning a trip. Everyone throws out ideas, locations, and activities that are most suited for them and the rest should be history, right? Well not necessarily, people are notorious for trying to get a solid trip together and everyone does not follow through to the end. After weeks of research, cost breakdowns, and emails friends begin to back out of the trip for whatever reason. Some may have true emergencies, jobs that require them to be all hands-on deck for that next assignment, and some well, they truly...

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Five Unlikely Things to Pack For Your Overseas Trip

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Five Unlikely Things to Pack For Your Overseas Trip

For me, knowing what to pack is always a struggle. Reading all the travel blogs can only take you so far. Packing your luggage correctly is even more important when going overseas because some things you may rely on may not be available. There are certain brands of toiletries I live by, and I know they are not available for purchase in every country. Another very important reason to pack correctly is you do not want to get overseas and have to purchase anything else. You have already spent enough money getting there. Now that I’ve learned a few things...

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