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On a solo trip, you've got no one to watch your back. Make your trip safer by packing these six items when you travel alone.
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Don't Make These 5 Trip Planning Mistakes
Even experienced travelers sometimes make blunders that can set their vacations askew. See how to avoid common trip planning mistakes.
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Guess the Country
Can you recognize this mystery country, based only on its silhouette? Get the right answer, and you could win an IndependentTraveler.com tote bag.
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Planning a Trip to China: Tips for First-Timers
China's sheer size is intimidating for many first-time visitors, but we've got practical tips to help you plan the perfect trip.
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7 Picture-Perfect Airport Gardens
Have a layover but need to rejuvenate after a long-haul flight? In these airport gardens you can refresh yourself amongst trees and flowers without leaving the airport.
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Money-Saving Travel Tips for 2017
Many older techniques for saving money on travel have become less useful. We've come up with money-saving travel tips to lean on in the year ahead.
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Find the Best Hotel Deals
Planning a vacation? Get the best possible price on your next stay with our round-up of hotel deals around the world.

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