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Street Scene | Old Dhaka, Bangladesh | Photo Essay

A Bangladeshi man hauls a large tube that extends well beyond the length of his body - Old Dhaka, Bangladesh.

I have to be brutally honest when I admit that I had very little preconceived expectations when I arrived in Bangladesh.  Outlining my plan to travel from Rajasthan to Kolkata it made logistical sense to finish my journey across the subcontinent in nearby neighboring Bangladesh: another stamp in my passport, another feather in my cap.  When I […]

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How To Improve Your Travel Blog & Get on The Top 100

Top 100 Travel Blogs

Over the weekend, I launched a new Top 100 Travel Blogs list that tracks and ranks travel blogs according to SEOmoz & Alexa indicators.  To be perfectly honest, I wasn’t sure how it would be received but the response was overwhelmingly positive.  I totally appreciate the support others have shown with the list and the […]

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10 Tips To Improve Your Travel Photography

10 Tips to improve your travel photography

As nothing more than an amateur photog, I’ve hardly got all (or even any) of the answers when it comes to improving one’s photography; however, as someone who has become more passionate about taking photos, I have over the years learned a few things along the way. It seems almost comical that just a few […]

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5 Things To Consider Before Going Backpacking Around The World

The over-mounting excitement one typically feels before heading off on an around the world backpacking adventure is hard to fully describe in words.  The delayed gratification it takes to save for a trip, pre-planning and waiting all add to the adrenaline rush of when things finally come come together in the end.  Although major issues such as […]

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Las Fallas: March’s Biggest Party is Just Days Away

Las Fallas is the biggest party in the world where Valencia becomes one gigantic celebration, with fireworks, street dancing & a parade.

March is approaching fast, and serious hedonists have already booked their flights to Alicante months in advance. They know that the end of February heralds one thing: the biggest party in the world, Las Fallas, is about to begin. For the first nineteen days of March each year Valencia becomes one gigantic celebration, with fireworks, dancing […]

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Petronas Towers at Night | Photo Essay

The Petronas Towers at night - photo essay from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

When I first set my virgin eyes upon the Petronas Towers, as a novice backpacker way back in 2008, I was quite simply blown away. I had never seen anything so astonishing in my entire life. Having spent time in major Asian Alpha cities such as Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai I had […]

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The Travel Life of a Flight Attendant Based Overseas | Interview

I’ve recently been doing a series of interviews/articles where I’ve been asking experts in various fields to offer some insight into what it is like to be pursuing their chosen career abroad.  Interviews/articles have covered topics such as Teaching English in China, Teaching English in Taiwan, working overseas in a variety of professions and becoming […]

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A Quirky Guide To Florida

Florida driving license - sunshine state

If you’ve been to Florida holidays before, you’ve probably already sampled some of the state’s biggest attractions – Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando and the many amazing beaches and golf courses. For a return visit, you may want to head off the beaten track a bit, as Florida rewards the curious traveller with a myriad of surprising […]

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When Traveling the real ‘Good’ People never want your Money

Traveling Ted smiling faces travel photo

There is a scene in the movie Babel when the Brad Pitt character finally is able to secure a helicopter to airlift his injured wife to safety. His wife in the movie was accidentally shot on a bus by some children playing with a gun on a lonesome stretch of highway in Morocco. Before getting […]

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VIDEO: India Train Rides

Taking the train as a way of traveling around India in an epic way

This video showcases both normal and high speed footage from my train rides in India using Indian railways during my nearly three month backpacking trip all over India. As my preferred method of transportation, I took the train as often as I could while traveling in India; moreover, there were few journeys that I did […]

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