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Don't get caught out in the cold. A look at cold exposure, its dangers and treatments.
A medical condition doesn't have to mean no travelling. It just requires a bit of planning and an appropriate choice of destination.
Yesterday was your first day in the Greek Islands and you took full advantage of the vibrant nightlife in the beach towns of Santorini. Fortunately, your non-drinking travelling companion was there to get you back to the hostel safely. But today, strangely, your companion is still lying in bed and doesn't respond to your calls.
A youth project on the island of Zanzibar has young women in the community taking pictures. But what they are taking away from the project is infinitely more valuable.
For North Americans, witchcraft is the stuff of books and movies. But in Ghana, its existence is undisputed. The question is what to do about it.
How to earn credits while sailing the open seas.
A stove that can save lives and slow global warming? How the clean burning stove is doing just that.
The most worthwhile sources of information are, without question, personal contacts and experienced travellers you'll meet on the road.
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Have a budget for six months of travel but want to stay a year? Consider picking up a short-term job abroad.
There are a lot of helpful how-to books on travel writing (e.g. The Travel Writer's Handbook by Zobel and Butler). But my advice is to spend more time actually reading travel writers who inspire you.
Six tips to get you started from veteran travel writer Julia Steinecke.
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