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My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai

My 30 Favorite Things to do Chiang Mai – Understand Think of Chiang Mai as one huge ‘Khao San Road’ backpacker destination that has gone upscale in many parts and has gotten seriously trendy in China and South Korea. Chiang Mai is a rather small town that has some ‘big city’ vibes and ticks all […]

Posted on July 30, 2018 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Windhoek, Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

My Favorite 15 Things to do in Namibia – Understand This was my first time in Namibia – an enormous country twice the size of California and with just 2 million citizens. Namibia is located northwest of South Africa. It is a former German colony and still has many Germanic roots and signs, though English […]

Posted on January 26, 2017 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Do you need a passport to go to Canada? Plus free admission to National Parks and more in 2017

Do you need a passport to go to Canada? Plus free admission to National Parks and more in 2017

Do you need a passport to go to Canada? The answer may not be what you were expecting! The US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs states that US citizens need both proof of citizenship and government-issued photo ID when entering Canada, so this could be a valid US passport or passport card, but […]

Posted on January 6, 2017 by in TOP Travel Destinations, Travel Deals

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Your Mighty Travels Guide to the ‘Stans – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

Your Mighty Travels Guide to the ‘Stans – Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan

The Central Asia countries are often grouped together as ‘Stans. While this does not entirely do them justice, many have a similar history and a somewhat comparable culture. I just spent three weeks in Central Asia and have traveled there before. I have excluded Afghanistan and Pakistan from this guide; they both have a security […]

Posted on October 1, 2016 by in TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite 33 Things to do Almaty, Kazakhstan

My Favorite 33 Things to do Almaty, Kazakhstan

My Favorite 33 Things to do Almaty, Kazakhstan – Understand Almaty is the commercial capital of Kazakhstan and has a history of an oasis trading hub in the region. It’s located just north of the Alatau Mountains that separate Kazakhstan from Kyrgyzstan (see My Favorite Things to do in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). The city is a rewarding travel […]

Posted on September 24, 2016 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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My Favorite Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Updated in 2018)

My Favorite Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Updated in 2018)

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur – Understand Kuala Lumpur is a contemporary metropolis that is following the path Singapore has cut out for itself. KL has many areas that make it feel like a hyper-modern Asian city with gleaming skyscrapers and Singapore-style cleanliness, but it still features lots of historic elements. This city is more diverse […]

Posted on September 6, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides), TOP Travel Destinations

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Things to do in Irkutsk Russia, Siberia

Things to do in Irkutsk Russia, Siberia

If you come from Novosibirsk you may feel you just landed in a smaller version of Novosibirsk. It’s a similar setup – the river, the Soviet era buildings and the parks. However Irkutsk has more character with more old Siberian houses and a more compact city center. The city has no Soviet era wide alleys […]

Posted on June 27, 2015 by in Things to Do (City Guides)

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