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Lies that "travel lovers" tell

Lies that "travel lovers" tell | Travel | Scoop.it
When I talk to people about travel, most mention how much they love it, but also how they can hardly manage to do it. In most cases, they're lying.
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This post looks into some of the common excuses people who "love to travel" give about why they never actually travel at all.

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15 Incredible Towers of the Islamic World - Epic Curiousity

15 Incredible Towers of the Islamic World - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
These towers speak to empires long past, sultans long dead, and civilizations long gone. And strangely enough, not many people know of them.
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A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Turpan - Epic Curiousity

A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Turpan - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
Turpan is hot. Very hot. But this oasis town offers travelers a chance to see some of this desert regions great history. And sample some amazing grapes.
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A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Dunhuang - Epic Curiousity

A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Dunhuang - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
Dunhuang sits at a critical junction on the Silk Road and is surrounded by Buddhist history and natural splendor. Here's what to see and where to see it.
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A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Xi'an - Epic Curiousity

A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Xi'an - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
Xi'an is a very old city and one of China's ancient capitals. This travel guide and map will show you all the sights, places to stay, and how to get around.
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Travel map and guide for Xi'an, China.  Integrated with google maps for direction. Calls out tourist sights, hostels, and transportation points.

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Lies that "travel lovers" tell

Lies that "travel lovers" tell | Travel | Scoop.it
When I talk to people about travel, most mention how much they love it, but also how they can hardly manage to do it. In most cases, they're lying.
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This post looks into some of the common excuses people who "love to travel" give about why they never actually travel at all.

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Epic Curiousity: When Travel turns serious - Neuengamme Concentration Camp

Epic Curiousity: When Travel turns serious - Neuengamme Concentration Camp | Travel | Scoop.it
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Neuengamme was the largest concentration camp operating in Northern Germany, and cotninued operation as a prison for decades after the end of WWII.  Though it has an extensive history as a prison and labor camp, it isn't something you'll find much mention of when visiting Hamburg.  This presents a look into the camp.

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The top places for beer in Seattle

Seattle is one of the best places in the US for beer lovers. Here is my list of some of the top places in this city for those looking to drink or buy beer. From breweries to bottle shops to bars, this list touches on each.
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Epic Curiousity: A million penises on main street

Epic Curiousity: A million penises on main street | Travel | Scoop.it
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The Icelandic Phallological Museum in Reykjavik, one of the oddest museum in the world.
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Epic Curiousity: The Delirium Cafe - Brussels

Epic Curiousity: The Delirium Cafe - Brussels | Travel | Scoop.it
An inside look at the Delirium Cafe, the home of the world's most extensive beer list and one of the top beer destinations in the world.
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Epic Curiousity: Top Ten Food Markets in the World

Epic Curiousity: Top Ten Food Markets in the World | Travel | Scoop.it
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A list and breakdown of the most unique food and farmers markets in the world. A great resource for any traveller interested in food.
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Epic Curiousity: Top Ten Food Markets in the World

Epic Curiousity: Top Ten Food Markets in the World | Travel | Scoop.it
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A list and breakdown of the most unique food and farmers markets in the world. A great resource for any traveller interested in food.
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A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Kokand - Epic Curiousity

A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Kokand - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
Few things remain in Kokand that recall its former glory as an Islamic capital. But, it's still worth a stop. Her's what there is to see and do there.
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A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Hami - Epic Curiousity

A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Hami - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
Hami is an old oasis-city along the northern route of the Silk Road. Due to it's prime location, it has traded hands many times between regional powers.
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A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Lanzhou - Epic Curiousity

A Backpacker's Travel Guide to Lanzhou - Epic Curiousity | Travel | Scoop.it
Lanzhou is the capital of Gansu province and 3.5 million people live there. It was a major stop on the Silk Road. Here's what there is to see in Lanzhou.
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Epic Curiousity: Why you should visit Uzbekistan

Epic Curiousity: Why you should visit Uzbekistan | Travel | Scoop.it
Uzbekistan is a relatively unknown backpacking destination, but it's one that's brimming with culture and history. This article will give you an overview of the major sights to see in this Central Asian country.
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The top places for beer in Brussels

The top places for beer in Brussels | Travel | Scoop.it
A guide to the top ten beer joints in Brussels. From bars, breweries, and beer shops, this list will let you know where to find the best that Belgian beer has to offer.
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Epic Curiousity: Iceland - Encounters with shark-jello

Epic Curiousity: Iceland - Encounters with shark-jello | Travel | Scoop.it
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Trying Hakarl in Reykjavik, one of the oddest and most disgusting dishes on earth.
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Epic Curiousity: The Top Ten Unique Backpacking Destinations

Epic Curiousity: The Top Ten Unique Backpacking Destinations | Travel | Scoop.it
There are common backpacking destinations, like Thailand or France, and then there countries that will provide you with some truly unique, and unexpected, experiences.
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Epic Curiousity: Top Ten Food Markets in the World

Epic Curiousity: Top Ten Food Markets in the World | Travel | Scoop.it
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A list and breakdown of the most unique food and farmers markets in the world. A great resource for any traveller interested in food.
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Backpacking in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam - The Guardian

Backpacking in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam - The Guardian | Travel | Scoop.it
“The Guardian Backpacking in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam The Guardian Koh Tao is a diving epicentre and, as a result, the main town, Mae Haad, is also a backpacker's haven, its narrow pathways and rising streets crammed with budget accommodation.”
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