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Travel Tip #4: Before you visit a destination, look at a variety of pictures from there, to get inspiration and to make sure you don’t miss any great angles.

December 4, 2012
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This is one of my favorite things to do before traveling. It’s all part of my research process. Whether you’re visiting a place for the 1st time or the 10th time, you’re bound to find mesmerizing shots that others have captured from angles you didn […]

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Travel Tip #3: If your phone doesn’t work abroad or roaming charges are through the roof, always carry a pay-as-you-go SIM card (and a GSM phone, of course), in case of an emergency.

November 29, 2012
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This may not be applicable to everyone, but it is to me and perhaps others, who have the *good* fortune of being Verizon users in the U.S. (grrr..!) The company is becoming much more international-friendly, but it’s not there quite yet. I stick with them […]

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The Cultureur Turns 3 Months Old + Twitter/Blogging Tips

November 23, 2012
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Thanksgiving just passed, but I’m still full of gratitude, love, and yummy food. Those of you that celebrated it, hope it was a good one! =)

The Cultureur turned 3 months old today, and I’m super grateful for all your likes, comments, tweets, posts, and support! Just […]

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Travel Tip #2: If traveling to London, arrange for a private pre-booked taxi, instead of getting a black cab at the airport.

November 20, 2012
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London is expensive. There is absolutely no doubt about that. But there are certain ways to save money, such as arranging a pre-hired taxi beforehand, instead of using a black cab at the airport. The first few times, not knowing the difference between the two, I ended […]

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Travel Tip #1: Let your credit card company know that you’re traveling, especially if you’re going overseas.

November 18, 2012
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I have had endless issues abroad with my credit card companies in the U.S. If I don’t let them know beforehand that I’m traveling, they always end up putting a block on my card, thinking it’s transactional fraud. While I appreciate the high level […]

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[Infographic] When To Buy Airline Tickets

October 16, 2012
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Some helpful thoughts the next time you’re scouring the Internet looking for the best deals on airfare […]

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[Infographic] Almost Extinct Destinations: 10 Places to See

October 11, 2012
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Humans are awesome. We’re destroying the world, one destination at a time. It really saddens me that my children may not be able to experience these stunning places. If there ever was an urgency to travel, it’d be now […]

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Endonyms of the World: 100 Countries in Their Local Language

September 23, 2012
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Why should you know the names of countries in their local language? Well, because it’ll make your travels easier and give you some insight into the culture. And, because it’ll make you a geography genius.
According to About.com, an endonym is a […]

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[Infographic] Tipping Etiquette Around the Globe

September 22, 2012
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There’s no one-size-fits-all mantra when it comes to tipping. The art of tipping is entangled in the local culture of the destination, so it varies from country to country. It’s one part of traveling that I’m always scratching my head about. But […]

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