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Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Top 25 Things to Do in Hoi An, Vietnam

At the mouth of the Thu Bon River sits the town of Hoi An. Since the first century the city and its adjacent estuary has served as a central port along important trade routes. lt grew in scale and significance…

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is located roughly at the center of the Japanese archipelago making it an ideal stop along any travelers’ path. Yet, it is often under appreciated by tourists who spend more time in the nearby ancient capital of Kyoto. Historically,…

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Originally, I had just over a ten hour layover in Tokyo (Narita International Airport) before my final leg back to New York City and the conclusion of my 2015 summer vacation. Unfortunately, a series of thunderstorms in Hanoi, Vietnam kept…

Haggling the World’s Markets: 10 Steps to Save Money & Negotiate for the Best Price

Haggling the World’s Markets: 10 Steps to Save Money & Negotiate for the Best Price

Think of negotiating like a dance. Someone has to lead. Will it be you or your competitor? In any negation the person who dictates the situation is in a greater position of control. More often than not they will come…

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

When searching for flights to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it became apparent that my cheapest option was to spend an almost full day layover in Mexico City. Considering I’ve never been there, I wasn’t upset by this idea. It was…

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Magic & Mystery in Todos Santos, Mexico

Situated approximately 45 miles north of Cabo San Lucas at the foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna Mountains is the small coastal town of Todos Santos. Prior to Spanish colonialism into the region, there were native indigenous people who…

Land & Sea Tours in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Land & Sea Tours in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Travelers visiting Cabo San Lucas, San Jose del Cabo and the surrounding Baja California strip of Mexico have the opportunity to partake in a variety of day trips and excursions. There are both land and sea tours available. They can…