A Bit of Blue at the Frida Kahlo Museum

There's a lot of art to see around Mexico City, and the Frida Kahlo Museum at The Blue House was one of the best places to visit.
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Eating Through San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

It's not easy getting your fill of Mexican food in San Miguel de Allende when battling food poisoning, but I managed to find some tasty options.

My Favorite Bars Around the World

There are rankings for the best bars in the world, but I haven't been to any. So, here are some of my favorite bars from around the world.
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Booze Review: Brazilian Gin

A sample of Brazilian gin from McQueen and the Violet Fog, a more mellow gin that makes some pleasant cocktails.
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A Tour of the DMZ in South Korea

A tour of the DMZ in South Korea that included the third infiltration tunnel, Paju, and Gyeongui, the reunification train station.
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Prenn: Dalat’s Theme Park-Like Waterfall

Prenn Waterfall isn't one of the best natural attractions in Dalat, Vietnam, but it's worth a quick stop for those on their way to other destinations.
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Tasty Evening at the Indie Spirits Expo

An evening of sampling liquors -- whiskies, gins, and mezcals -- from around the world at the Indie Spirits Expo at the Penn Club in New York City.
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On Travel and Bad Financial Advice

There's a lot of financial advice out there, and quite a bit focuses on travel as well. But you don't have to accept all the travel financial advice.
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A Tour of San Miguel de Allende When Sick

It wasn't the most pleasant way to see San Miguel de Allende, but I managed to go sightseeing despite getting sick in Mexico.
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Exploring Art Museums in Mexico City

Mexico City is home to great works of art and a thriving artist community. I didn't get to see as much as I wanted, but there was enough to enjoy.
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Brewery Adventures: Departed Soles in Jersey City

A visit to Jersey City's only brewery and tasting room: Departed Soles Brewing Co. The brewery specializes in gluten-free beer.

Difficulty in Writing History at Teotihuacan

It's important to learn the history of the places we visit, but the history of Teotihuacan in Mexico is not entirely known.

Traveler Reads: The Unwanted by Kien Nguyen

Kien Nguyen's memoir The Unwanted reminds readers of the struggles many faced to survive following the fall of Saigon.
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Rooftop View in Taipei

The view from a rooftop in Taipei can be wonderful when the weather is clear, and I was fortunate enough to get treated to such a view.
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Best Solo Travel Destinations

There are a lot of great places to travel on your own. Here are some of my favorite solo travel destinations.