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The Radar: Where to Play with the Locals, Saving for a Trip, Find a Travel Companion

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  • The next time you travel, engage the locals in their national pastime.  Pick up beach soccer in Brazil, shuffle mahjong tiles in China, or soak in the Széchenyi Baths, the place to play chess in Budapest. [Lonely Planet]
  • Don’t want to travel alone? Globetrooper helps connect like-minded travelers to create, plan, and go on adventures all over the world. Create your own trip or join an existing one.  [Globetrooper]
  • According to Forbes, 6 out of 10 American plan to take a trip this summer. Get tips on how to save for a trip and put money into savings. [Forbes]

Got Radar? Follow us on Twitter @NatGeoTraveler and tag your favorite travel stories from the web #ngtradar. Check back in the morning for our daily roundup.

Photo: Gordon Esler/My Shot

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