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When you travel, finding the right words to communicate can be a struggle. It may be a matter of simple politeness, ordering the right ingredients for your pizza, knowing the difference between trousers and pants, or even how to find emergency services.

Finding the Words

When you travel, finding the right words to communicate can be a struggle. It may be a matter of simple politeness, ordering the right ingredients for your pizza, knowing the difference between trousers and pants,

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Banana Bread Pudding with vanilla rum cream custard somethingorother... GAH! It's just AMAZING, OK?

With cold descending upon the northern hemisphere, what travel madcappery can one get up to? Hmm, what to do in winter?

What to do in Winter?

Why, hello, there! Have you enjoyed the soothing serenade of crickets here on the site, gentle reader?  My deepest apologies for leaving you without astounding travel news and inspiration from around the world.  I have

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Quote: To get to know a country…

  To get to know a country, you must have direct contact with the earth. It’s futile to gaze at the world through a car window. - Albert Einstein   Looks like good stew ingredients

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Quote: To get away from one’s working environment…

  To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change. ~ Charles Horton Cooley   Watching

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Beach Flashbacks

Today's post is written by Dario!  He's been promising me a guest post for some time, so when Silvia from Trippando told me about a contest she and Travel – Moments in Time were having

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Zanzibar: House of Mercury

Unguja, Tanzania Zanzibar is blessed with amazing scenery, filled with spice and warmth, and springs from often tragic history.  It's also the birthplace of the incredibly talented lead singer of Queen, Freddie Mercury.  Learning a

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Questionable ethics: stealth photos!

The Free Dictionary defines ethics in the following manner: eth·ic  (thk)  n. 1. a. A set of principles of right conduct. 1. b. A theory or a system of moral values: "An ethic of service

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A little crabby in Pemba

Pemba, Tanzania After our fabulous experience snorkeling over a coral reef on Kwale Island off Unguja, we thought continuing on Pemba was a logical extension of the adventure.   Dario is lookin' mighty Italian here. 

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We just want to go to Hassi Labied!

Rissani, Morocco One of the truisms of travel is that experiences that frustrate, irritate, or scare the buhjayzus out of you when they happen turn into the best stories later.  This was one of those

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Morocco: City of the Dead

Rissani, Morocco Among all of the amazing experiences in Morocco that I've been savoring (and oddly reluctant to share), the final day of camel trekking ranks right at the top.  It started with waking up

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Morocco: Intro to cultural differences

Marrakech, Morocco I figured I was probably one of the luckiest solo travelers on earth.  As I got off the plane, I knew that, Inshe'Allah*, I had a Moroccan travel buddy and Couchsurfer awaiting my

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