Drinking. It’s a popular topic. Taboo for some but nonetheless a crucial part of backpacker culture. Parts of the world even make it an everyday expectation. In their eyes, to truly immerse yourself in an unfamiliar society, bonding through drinks
Holidays abroad boast their own blend of excitement and novelty. Yet, at the same time, missing the holidays at home carries it’s own set of obstacles. My friend Lizzie just experienced her first holiday season abroad. Thanksgiving in China, Chr
Travel is probably on the top ten list of coolest things to do. But when it comes to the long-term travels there can be some unexpected side effects. Homesickness, travel expenses, and travel illnesses are just a few of the problems that travel can t
No two cultures, no matter how closely related, are the same. Each carries it own unique traditions, its own beliefs, its own ideas about growth and education, its own history. But every culture has one trait in common: Food. With food, travelers con
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