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Japanese Cultural Norms and Values to Know While You’re Travelling

When traveling in foreign countries, it’s important to know the culture and practices that aren’t common in your own country. For example, tipping in restaurants in the United States is customary; choosing not to tip is like insulting your waiter for their bad service. But in Japan, it’s the other way around: tipping is rude …

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Chicken Dinner? Here’s Some Things People Actually Did After Winning the Lottery

We’ve all been asked before: what would you do if you won the lottery? It’s one of the most popular icebreakers and thought experiments because it reveals a lot about your personality. Sure, your chances of winning a 6-number lottery are pretty astronomical, but what if…? For these winners, their choice of what to do …

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There’s Nothing to Fear! Make Your Stay in London Safe and Secure

London is one of the safest places to live, work and study, but students are still worried that their rooms are a potential target for break-ins. But never fear! There are proven ways to keep your hostel safe and secure. Burglaries are common in student accommodations in the UK. With hundreds of students staying in …

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For Your First Concert: What You Need to Know Before Attending Your First Concert

The stars have finally aligned, and you are finally going to your first-ever concert! Congratulations! There is nothing more rewarding than finally being able to see your favorite group, artist, or band live. Songs definitely sound better live, and to be able to witness them firsthand is just overall amazing experience. There have been moments …

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The Souvenir Guide: Important Reminders When Buying Souvenirs

Whenever we’re traveling away from home, across cities, states, or countries, we’d want to have a tangible reminder of our adventures especially if it’s somewhere we probably won’t come back to. Sometimes, it’s not enough to have photos as souvenirs, which is why almost any place has a gift and souvenir shops selling local delicacies, …

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Best International Festivals

The Best International Festivals That Are Worth the Trip Abroad

Festivals are a worthwhile experience. While there may be plenty of festivals in your country, if you’re going abroad, you’ll find that festivals abroad can be an unforgettable experience. Whenever I travel, I try to arrange my schedule so that my visit falls around the same time as a festival or occasion in the area. …

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