Food

Packing tips for Thailand

Hi all, Susan here from www.BraveWomenTravel.com.  If you’ve been with us from the beginning, you’ll know that we’re taking you on a month long journey through Thailand, walking you through the do’s and don’ts; what to see; transportation, everything that you need to know to travel through Thailand, especially for the female traveller, as you are who I’m writing to and for.  

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Reasons to Visit the Arctic

What does “the Arctic” bring to mind?

Cold? Ice? Polar bears?

For me, it represents a spirit of adventure. There are so many places in world that are more accessible than ever, and you can find adventure in any one of them. (I mean, with the right attitude you can find adventure in your back yard, but I digress.)

The Arctic, however, is something special.

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Food Goals for Travelers, in Any Country

Some people claim that food is the best part of traveling. This may be true, or it may be that the act of eating and drinking grounds you in your new experience more than anything else could. After all, what’s the real difference between looking at a strange new place on Google Street View and being there in real life? The ground beneath your feet, the sun on your face… and the scents in the air. The spices, the aromas, the drink you bought at the corner cafe even though you can’t pronounce it…

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Exploring a New City (Scavenger Hunt Edition!)

Everyone has their own list of “things to do/see/eat” when exploring a new city. Sometimes these things will be very personal, other times they will be accumulated tips from friends, guidebooks, and the good ol’ internet. These lists will vary from city to city, of course. But what do you do when you reach the end of your list? Here are some places and experiences that you can search for in just about any new city to help you get to know it better. See if you can find them all!

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Dealing With Dietary Restrictions While Traveling

Culinary adventures can be the best part of a trip. From the things you eat to the way you eat them, anything can be a new experience, and everything can be fun – unless it isn’t. Upon arrival, you find out that no-one in the country you’re visiting has ever heard of your dietary restriction. Your vegan lifestyle is challenged when you learn that every single local dish appears to have meat in it. The ingredients in this soup could be life threatening… if only you could read the label! Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with dietary restrictions while traveling.

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