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Read more: 12 Museums You Can Visit in Your Pajamas

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Beloved pirates, As of late it's become harder to travel, though certainly not impossible — it might even be a good time to get away to a nearby secluded glamping location and bunker up there. That said, if you're stuck at home for a while, there's ways you can experience travel while never having to…

Read more: Visit Machu Picchu without Stepping Outside!

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Today we're taking you down to Peru to visit one of the icons of human civilization without even having to leave home. Luckily, one day some folks at google decided to mount some cameras on a backpack and make this virtual tour of Machu Picchu possible. Before starting the tour, we wanted to give you…

Show deal: Watch the Cherry Blossoms Bloom without Leaving Home!

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Cherry blossom season is an annual phenomenon that many look forward to witnessing each spring. Unfortunately, this year, we know it might be difficult to participate in this tradition, but thankfully, the National Mall and its partners, the National Park Service and The National Cherry Blossom Festival, in Washington D.C. have installed a live-cam on…

Show deal: Stay Safe and Dream of Travel!

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Hi Pirates, We know you’ll be receiving a lot of these messages right now, but here’s a quick update on how we’ll be responding to coronavirus at TravelPirates. We, like you, love to travel and explore the world, but now we’re staying at home until this situation gets better — hopefully you can do the…

Read more: The World's Most Beautiful Public Toilet

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Everyone is familiar with the standard public toilet — not-so-faint smells of urine, (used) toilet paper thrown all around, and little to no privacy. This beautiful public toilet is the complete opposite of that. Soon you'll be wanting to down a few gallons of water just to have the chance to try it out! This…

Read more: 5 Tips & Tools for Working from Home

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With a lot more of us working from home, we thought we'd share 5 tips and tools that we've gathered over years of working from all over the world. Take Breaks Science suggests that you take about a 15-minute break after 50 minutes of work. If those 50 minutes are completely focused on the task…

Read more: Flying with Fido? Here's What You Should Know.

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Going on vacation, but don't want to leave Fido at home alone? Whether you're traveling with your dog or cat, be sure to check out these tips for making your flight, and theirs, enjoyable. However, first and foremost, we shouldn't have to say it, but... Don't Fake A Service Animal I'm sure you've heard stories…

Read more: Atlantis — Lost City Or Metaphorical Myth?

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Almost everyone has heard the tale of the civilization of Atlantis — the long lost island city that sank beneath the waves, which was never to be found again. The island was first mentioned in 360 BC and since then has had a large impact on literature and popular culture. For many years, people have…

Read more: Fact Or Fiction? Mermaids, Sirens, and Harpies.

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You’ve surely heard of mermaids — and probably sirens and harpies too — but what’s the difference between them all? Are all mermaids as beautiful, kind, and curious as Ariel? Will all harpies and sirens trick you to your pending doom? If your curiosity is piqued, then the answers you seek are down below. What…

Read more: The Chupacabra—Fact Or Fiction?

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The Chupacabra is a popular urban legend that came to life only a mere 24 years ago on the island paradise of Puerto Rico. Since then the tale of the chupacabra spread through South America and quickly jumped to the southern American States, with Texas and New Mexico having the most recorded sightings and body…