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Submitted on Feb 15, 2020 for Tumpak Sewu Waterfall, Malang
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Tumpak Sewu means a thousand waterfalls, it's one of the most popular attractions in East Jave with its magnificent panorama of waterfalls. Here's a brief from The Mandagies…

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Submitted on Nov 25, 2018 for Koh Samui, Thailand
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Here is a brief extract from Steph's original article:

  • Flying is fastest and easiest way to get to Koh Samui is to fly from Bangkok, but also…
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Updated on Nov 05, 2018 for Cuba
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Here's the brief from Ciara's original post:

  • 1st of all: US citizens can still travel to Cuba independently or with a tour group!
  • I traveled to Cuba…
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Submitted yesterday for Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Buenos Aires is very affordable by international standards. Most travelers should find it very easy to budget for, but of course there's a huge range of travel styles…
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Submitted 5 days ago for Dominican Republic
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  • Official currency in the Dominican Republic is the Dominican peso. (RD$ )
  • CAD$ has a better exchange rate in the Dominican Republic compared to US$. There's isn't much…
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Submitted 2 days ago for Buenos Aires, Argentina
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  • Buenos Aires is a large city, but we have very good transportation infrastructure so getting around the city is easy at any hour of the day
  • There are…
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Submitted 4 days ago for Sydney, Australia
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If you are traveling to Sydney, then luggage storage in the city should be among your major concerns.

The following brief will exhaust all you need to know…

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Submitted 5 days ago for Dominican Republic
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  • Honestly, if you're not fluent in Spanish and have never been to the Dominican Republic the best option is to pre-arrange your airport transfer. Reasons for that include:
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Submitted 5 days ago for Argentina
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  • Traveling in Argentina can be very cheap if watch your budget. There are also many upscale things here as well so you can go as fancy as you…
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Updated 4 days ago for Argentina
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  • In Argentina, our currency is Argentinian Pesos (ARS). The conversion rate at the moment is 1 USD = 70 ARS and 1 EUR = 80 ARS. However, inflation…
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Submitted 4 days ago for Peru
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  • Colca Canyon is Peru's Arequipa region is the deepest canyon in the world. The views are very scenic, almost the same as Macchu Pichu and is more cheaper…
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Submitted 4 days ago for Argentina
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  • ATMs are outrageously expensive to use in Argentina for travelers between the various fees you'll pay and the terrible exchange rates. My suggestion is to avoid using it…
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Submitted 2 days ago for United States of America
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User submitted photo of United States of AmericaThe key to being able to fully enjoy a relaxing vacation is leaving all of your troubles at home. A necessary part of this is making preparations before…

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