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Xinjiang Lookbook: Deep Into The Desert Of Northern China

BY WENDY HUNG It’s no secret that right now isn’t the safest time traveling to Xinjiang, China. In midst of fighting for its independence, Xinjiang Uygur (pronounced: shin-jian wee-gore) autonomous region has been suffering from terror attacks, unrest with protests and a rising death toll. There’s a reason why multiethnic people of Xinjiang are seeking to stand […]

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Cascais, A Destination In Portugal You Haven’t Explored

BY ELIZABETH BEZVERKHA Cascais, a small resort town near Lisbon, left me with the most inspiring photographs in my phone library. As you walk through the city, it is difficult not to bump into tourists, who stop every next step to capture the scenery. At the same time as being overcrowded, you can find complete […]

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Get A Closer Look At India’s Ultimate Cultural Juxtaposition In Kolkata

BY BREE FORMENTINI Kolkata offers some of the most drastic examples of cultural juxtapositions I have ever seen. You may witness a family living in a shanty outside a five-star hotel, or a person peddling basic goods outside of a fine jeweler. It’s these extreme contradictions in Kolkata’s society that make traveling there intriguingly unique. […]

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Tantalo Hotel/Kitchen/Bar: Your Eclectic Night Out In Panama

BY LENA KAZER It is 6:30 PM in Casco Viejo, Panama. The sun is just setting, casting a pink glow on the yellow and turquoise walls of a once residential building. Now, the windows are illuminated from the inside, sounds of laughter and conversation easy to hear. Cocktail hour is upon us, and we’ve been […]

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A Twenty-Something’s Guide To Picking The Best Travel Method For You

BY AMANDA RODRIGUES There are so many different ways to travel today! From mission trips to academic trips, study abroad, tours, and backpacking; each manner of traveling best serves different aspects of travel and different travelers. Here is a comprehensive guide to picking the best travel method for your needs. Mission Trips Pros: Mission trips […]

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What I Learned From Studying Abroad

BY DAWN FLEMING There’s no denying that travel is the best way to have new experiences and gain new perspectives on the world. As the saying goes, “the world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.” Most of us are guilty of only seeing the tourist attractions of the […]

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Tech Tuesday: Bring Your Travel Journal To Life With Tripcast

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY So you want to share your photo memories with your friends and family back home, but you don’t want to put your entire trip on blast over Facebook. Yea, your loved ones can scroll through your daily Insta pics, but your personal (and societally acceptable) limit is one per day. Parents […]

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