The Bamboo Traveler

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Welcome to the Bamboo Traveler

Welcome to The Bamboo Traveler, a travel and book blog dedicated to helping you dig deeply into the history, heritage, and culture of a place. Whether it’s through the pages of your passport or the pages of a book, I’ll help you travel the world and uncover the history, culture, food, architecture, and natural beauty of some of the world’s most fascinating places.

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Top 15 Places to Visit in Ecuador

Top 15 Places to Visit in Ecuador

Are you planning a trip to Ecuador but you're not sure where to go? In this post, I’m going to share with you my ranking of the 15 BEST places to visit in Ecuador. I’ve divided these 15 destinations into 3 categories based on how much you should...

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The 4 BEST Day Trips from Tokyo

The 4 BEST Day Trips from Tokyo

Looking to take one or more day trips from Tokyo, but don’t know where to go? It can be confusing. Lots of blogs list 10 to even 25 cities to visit from Tokyo. But let’s be honest. They’re not all equally worthwhile, especially if you're visiting Japan for the first...

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