• Escadaria Selaron : The Selaron Stairs

    The Selaron Stairs are an iconic sight in Rio de Janeiro, though they hold a sad story about the fate of their creator.

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    Winning Wineries and Slow Food in Golan Heights, Israel

    Slow food has found a foothold in the Golan Heights region, as well as organic and natural farming.

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    Rio de Janeiro Monkeys – My (Almost) Pets

    My favorite part of my first place in Rio was the little monkeys that came to visit (er, eat) every afternoon.

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    Koh Phi Phi Sunset

    Koh Phi Phi is one of those islands that you love or hate.

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    Chanting Monks in Bangkok

    Before Bangkok, I had only read about Buddhism and Thailand. They were far off ideas that I dreamt about but never could have imagined how it would end up.

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    Beautiful Bahai Gardens of Haifa

    A must-see while in Haifa (and also free!), the Baha’i gardens are outstanding. Learn more about the amazing gardens and the Baha’i religion here.

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    7 Biggest Misconceptions and Myths about Israel

    Almost everything I had heard or assumed about Israel was totally wrong: from how to say and eat HUMMUS to how an Israeli visa stamp affects future travel.

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    BikeRio Bike Share

    Join me in discussing the results of my weekly challenge, and planning for my next.
    Try one new thing a week: to challenge your doubts, push your boundaries, and maybe discover a new favorite.
    This week, I report back on the BikeRio bike share program.

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    Hike Morro da Urca

    Morro da Urca is free to hike, easy to moderate difficulty, has amazing views, and located conveniently in Zona Sul of Rio de Janeiro. Get the details here.

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    Don’t Quit Your Day Job (How to Travel More with a “Normal” Job)

    You don’t need to quit your job to travel the world. In fact, you shouldn’t. Learn tips to travel more while keeping your “normal” job.

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