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How's your internet? Depending on the country your internet might be good. Or it might be awful. More likely than not, it will be both slow and unstable. There are a number of factors working against you. Power cuts: In many countries, the power grid is not very stable. It doesn't take much to knock it out ... [Read more]


Interested in the cost of living in Yangon or Bangkok? Bennett Stevens (co-founder of Luminous Journeys Travel & Tours) lives in both cities and shares all the specifics! I'll let him explain... It seems like more and more people these days are looking not only to travel to exotic destinations, but to actively road test them ... [Read more]


Travelers Rule #1: Don't drink the water! Everyone knows about travelers’ diarrhea. It is one of the most common and most embarrassing travel-related illnesses. Between 30% to 70% of travelers are affected, depending on the destination and season. Bad water can cause even more serious problems than a couple days of diarrhea. Certain amoebas and ... [Read more]

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