The Temples of Kyoto, Japan

By Alizah Flesher

Kyoto has over 1600 Buddhist temples to choose from, which means that you’ll find it rather hard to check them all out if you only have a few days in the area. That being said, if you’re staying in Kyoto for a short amount of time, there are some temples that are a must-see because of their stunning architecture, traditions and the fact that they are an amazing representation of what Kyoto is all about. Here are five temples that you must see if you only have a few days to spend in this stunning cultural hub of Japan.

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How to Stay Healthy While Backpacking Southeast Asia

By Derek Craker

Whether you are backpacking or planning an extensive vacation, heading to Southeast Asia requires more than just a traveler’s guidebook. With so many beautiful places to go and so many amazing sights to see, your preparedness is as important as ever. The top thing on your list? Your health.
So what should you be extra conscious of before heading to Southeast Asia? Here are some expert tips (and common sense):

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The 4 best places to find Tequila and Mezcal in Mexico

by Callum Fitzpatrick

For many of us, the word ‘tequila’ brings back some deeply repressed memories: those sloppy life choices at a house party, that grimacing feeling after you chew on another lime, or that morning you spent drooling in the fetal position on the bathroom floor.

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A Gal’s Go to Packing List for Europe

By Hollie Lowes

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So you’ve booked your flight, you’ve made all your plans for cities to visit and hostels and you think you’re ready… Then you realize you have to figure out what the hell to pack! If you’re away any time longer than a month and you go many spots in Europe… You’re bound to find some serious changes of weather. Once, in August, I went from Italy with staggering 30-degree hot days then to Amsterdam, which somehow managed to be 5 degrees out. Safe to say I was not prepared for that! On top of weather, you need to be prepared for different scenarios. You can go from being lazy in sweats to walking around Rome all day then the next day you can be at a bar in Barcelona where you get invited to a club event and if you’re not prepped, you won’t get in!

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