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Debbie Stone is an established travel writer and columnist, who crosses the globe in search of unique destinations and experiences to share with her readers and listeners. She’s an avid explorer who welcomes new opportunities to increase awareness and enthusiasm for places, culture, food, history, nature, outdoor adventure, wellness and more. Her travels have taken her to nearly 100 countries and to all seven continents, and her stories appear in numerous print and digital publications.

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Hot on the trail of Namibia's Little Five

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Everyone touts the Big Five in Africa - the lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. They're the photogenic celebrities of the savannah that travelers year to see on safari. But, there's another group of creatures who fly way below the radar, yet deserve attention for their own star-studded qualities.

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Temple hopping in mystical Bagan

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As the sun rises and paints the landscape fiery orange, I finally grasp the sheer magnitude of Bagan's ancient monuments from my bird's-eye perch in a hot air balloon. It's an otherworldly skyline, dotted with pagodas, temples, shrines, stupas and monasteries as far as the eye can see.

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Soak up the ryokan vibes at Ten Thousand Waves

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It's a bit embarrassing to wake up and find yourself drooling like a baby, especially when there's someone else to witness this cringe-worthy moment. I laughed self-consciously, hoping to deflect the situation humorously. Thankfully, my massage therapist kindly helped me save face by explaining that this was a clear sign I had reached total relaxation during my deep stone treatment.

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Nature takes center stage in southern Africa

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I am both repelled and fascinated by crocodiles. Their fearsome reputation precedes them and the fact that they outlived the dinosaurs has given their species legendary respect. No one wants to mess with a croc, but many people will seize the opportunity to view one up close, particularly within its natural habitat.

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Captivating Cape Town

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There’s nowhere quite like Cape Town, the jewel of South Africa. This fascinating city is a meld of cultures, history and landscape, crowned by the magnificent Table Mountain.

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