Top ten hostels in Europe Staying in a hostel in Europe is a rite of passage for budget-conscious travelers making their way around the continent. This is particularly the case for budget-conscious younger travelers. Here are ten hostels across Europe that either receive particularly high user-review grades or are notorious enough in one or another way to be noteworthy. St. Christopher's at the Winston, Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Winston presents itself as "an interactive museum of modern art." Family Portraits of all 56 ethnic groups in China [ChinaGate] This is a “Family Portrait” of China’s 56 ethnic groups. Chen Haiwen, a photographer, recently lead a team of 14 photographers to create a book entitled, “Harmonious China: A Sketch of China’s 56 Ethnicities.” The team spent one year travelling all over China to complete the project.
local places and maps shared with friends urbantag saved Great location, very Parisian. Wonderful decorations from the 30's. Metro: Pyramides or Hotel Des Tuilleries. Open till 2 AM. Very friendly atmosphere. How to Travel Full-Time for $17,000 a Year (or Less!) Wise Bread Picks For the last five years, I've been traveling the world full-time, and for less money than I've ever spent (and I'd wager less money than most people would spend) to live in one place. My worldly possessions fit into one bag (just larger than carry-on size) and a backpack containing my laptop and computer gear. This small entourage (weighing less than 45 pounds in total) comes with me as I wander around the world, sometimes quickly, but mostly slowly.
How to Get Cheap Flights ( 8 pgs. 3 illus.) - Art of Travel - European and World Backpacking Chapter 4 Booking Strategies Large Internet Sites Student and Budget Specialists Domestic Bucket Shops Ethnic and Foreign Bucket Shops Courier Flying Round-the-World Tickets Charters Bumping To Gateways Glossary TWO HUNDRED YEARS ago the cost was seven years to a lifetime of servitude for average people making a one-way crossing of the Atlantic. Now it can be funded by a few days of waiting tables. When booking through an agent, always specify you want the "lowest possible fare," as there may be specials which do not fall under "economy" or "APEX." Moreover, not every agent--even with the budget specialists listed below--will be equally competent or motivated to find the cheapest ticket.
The San Blas Islands, Panama If you’re looking for a vacation to somewhere that has beautiful white-sand beaches, crystal blue water, and palm trees, then the San Blas Islands, Panama, might be for you. The “might” is the key word here, however, as you should not plan a trip to the San Blas Islands if you’re looking to stay at a ten-story resort hotel with a pool bar and daily parasailing trips. The San Blas Islands are a rare idyllic beach destination, meaning that they remain relatively untouched by the conveniences of modern living. The San Blas Islands are an archipelago of 378 islands, set in the Caribbean off the coast of Panama. Only 49 of the islands are occupied.
The Traveller?s Medicine Cabinet: 5 Essential Drugs for the Road While out roving you aren’t always (or even often) anywhere near a hospital or pharmacy. But, if you pack these nutritional supplements and natural medications wherever you go, you’ll be able to cope just fine. #1: Kratom The Situation You’re hiking the Appalachian trail in the dead of winter.