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There are four types of New York City subway tickets available. 1. Single Ride $2.50 per ride if you buy a single ride ticket. There are no zone restrictions in New York City. You can ride all day (including to Brooklyn or Queens) for a single fare provided you don’t exit the system. 2. Pay-per-ride

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Something I haven’t shared before on this blog is that, for the last four years, I’ve spent around a month a year medical volunteering as a doctor in Cambodia. It was a lifelong dream of mine to work as a volunteer doctor in a developing country. It’s been an amazing experience and I feel incredibly

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Some other travel bloggers have started a fun game of travel blogger tag. We’re all writing articles about our biggest travel regrets. Bethaney from Flashpacker Family wrote about her biggest travel regrets and tagged me to write next. Here are my biggest travel regrets. Fog Covered Christ the Redeemer. In my early 20s, I went

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How Much Does Cost to Travel in Japan?

Japan has a reputation for being extremely expensive, but is this reputation justified? Here’s the answer, based on detailed budgets shared by four top travel blogger couples. 1. Around the world travelers Dave and Vicki spent 16 days in Japan at the end of 2012. Their average spend was $73 per person per day. –

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This week’s around-the-world traveler interview is with Jade with one of our favorite travel bloggers, Jade from Our Oyster. 1. How much does your luggage typically weigh when you?re doing a multi-country trip? It really depends on what countries I am going to and what season it is. Obviously if I am going somewhere during

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Around the World Traveler Interview: Dave from Dave's Travel Corner

Dave is an International travel & wine writer who was born and raised in California. He founded Dave?s Travel Corner, an International travel community in 1996. One of his proudest accomplishments was co-founding a collegiate solar racing team which designed & built a solar racing car from scratch. His latest endeavor is The Napa Wine

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Find Out If You’re a Match Your choice of traveling companion can make or break a round the world trip. Take our 21 question quiz to see if you and your prospective travel companion are on the same page about what you want from your round the world. This quiz is also useful for couples

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How to Speak New Zealand for North Americans

1. When saying goodbye, Kiwis say “See you later.” Even if they won’t be seeing you later. You can also just say “See ya” as a way of saying goodbye. 2. We don’t say “You’re welcome” Instead of saying you’re welcome, try – no problem/probs – no worries – sweet as (less common) 3. Feel

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Arriving at JFK Kennedy Airport - Five Tips

1. Make sure you’ve completed your ESTA online (in plenty of time before your trip). You’ll need to do this if you’re entering the US on the Visa Waiver Program. 2. Know the Street Address of Your Hotel or Hostel. If you’re entering the US, you’ll need to provide the street address of where you’re