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Jul 4th 2009 9:44AM Another point for the light sleeper, make sure your travel buddy does not snore. One trip, I thought I would be okay with my friend's snoring, but some nights it was unbearable and it seemed worse when I really needed the sleep. He snored so loud that using earplugs did not help. Oh well, live and learn.
May 19th 2009 12:12AM Iquitos is a good take off point to get to jungle lodges deep in the Amazon.
Jan 1st 2009 3:22PM The discounts hotels and airlines are offering in Thailand to entice visitors will start to draw them in. Despite the economic downturn around the world, the US dollar and Euro are still very strong in Thailand so they will start to come back. With such beautiful beaches how can they not.
Dec 16th 2008 10:04AM Some may be skeptical to eat this way, but I have eaten some of the best food and most inexpensive meals from street vendors that the locals are buying from. These kind of vendors are common in South America and Asia, and you can discover some new and interesting dishes. Of course, I always make sure others are buying before I try, but I have never become ill from doing this, and always very cheap.