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Zanzibar- Beaches, Spices and Culture!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption="Source:"][/caption] As I prepare myself physically and mentally for my Kilimanjaro hike, part of me is really excited to get that out-of-the-way so I can then enjoy 4 days in Zanzibar, also known as the Spice Island due to the abundant spice plantations on the island. Besides the fact that Zanzibar is ...

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Kyoto, the city of culture!

[caption id="attachment_1737" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="City of Nara"][/caption]One country I have always had on the top of my travel list is Japan. Every since I was small I have always wanted to backpack Japan, however it is so expensive to travel in Japan that I have put it off for so long. Another reason is because my name, Nara is actually a city in Japan. It is no ordinary city either. It ...

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How to Party like a Jamaican in Montreal

The beauty of having spent the last 6 years traveling is the friends I've made throughout my journeys abroad- and HOME! My crowd of friends has drastically changed since High School or College. My closest friends go from Italian descendent to Vietnamese to Lebanese to Argentinian to Jamaican. All open minded, we spend our time together discovering new cuisines or activities. This being said, it was my Jamai ...

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Top Destinations for Independent Travelers

There are many places for an independent traveler to travel to, but take a look at this. In 2009 Europe was not one of the hot picks for independent travelers. Below are the top countries that will surprise you! Colombia Now everyone says, Colombia is one of the most dangerous countries to travel solo to, however this is where all the independent backpackers ventured off to in 2009. Within the last few year ...

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