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From an Uber Taxi to a Lyft Ride: How to Get Around Now

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Uber taxi has single-handedly turned the traditional cab industry on its head and completely reinvented the way we get around today. According to a recent study by the Technology Policy Institute, "Uber was launched in 2009, and by mid-2014…


Summer is in full swing but if you’re like many Americans you still haven’t pulled the trigger on your travel plans.  According to the U.S. Travel Association and the Project Time Off study, Americans left 658 million vacation days…

20 Things to Go Wild About Colombian Culture

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If you’re Colombian, or love someone who is, you’re probably already fully aware of all the great things this South American gem has to offer. It not only has the finest offerings of coffee and emeralds in the world, but also some of the…

Ink On: 20 Summer Tattoo Conventions You Gotta Hit

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Summer is the season for tattoo conventions and there's nothing quite like the spectacular blend of artistry, history and counter-culture bad-assery. That said, more and more tattoo shows are kid-friendly so even if your only tattoos are temporary…

Bolivar's Dream: 10 Reasons Why We Love Venezuelan Culture

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It’s safe to say that the current state of affairs in Venezuela isn’t exactly great; in fact, the nation is in a state of political unrest and instability, and according to a recent article in the NY Times, it seems like “step by step,…

True Traveler: 8 Cool Luggage Brands to Try This Summer

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Summer is the perfect time to travel—school is out, work slows down, and warmer weather across the globe means there is no shortage of options for fun destinations and exciting new adventures. But before you can enjoy your summer break,…

Smart Luggage? Yes, Please

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In a world where virtually everything you use is getting a “smart” upgrade (your phone, your TV, your thermostat…), doesn’t it make sense that your luggage stays with the times? After all, traveling can be exhausting and stressful,…

9 Best Travel Apps to Smoothly Plan Your Summer Vaycay

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How did we ever survive vacations before the best travel apps existed? It's almost inconceivable. In only a few short years, the thought of stopping every few minutes to wrestle with the map has become completely antiquated. Now it's a matter…

Airplane Travel Etiquette: For Everyone's Sake

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The importance of travel etiquette really can't be overstated. For those who don't go first class (most of us!) airplanes are only getting more crowded and cramped. Traveling with the entire fam is tough enough under the best circumstances…