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Garibaldi Lake
The Garibaldi hike is rated one of the most scenic hikes in the Vancouver area. It has fantastic views of Garibaldi Lake, the Garibaldi Park Mountain range, and the infamous Black Tusk, not to mention...
Brandon Glandt10 hours ago
Hawaii
Here we were, stranded on a deserted beach. The only way out of here was to hike twelve miles to the nearest road, kayak six miles over ten-foot swells, or wait for the Coast Guard to pick you up. But...
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Tatiana Ragsdale10 hours ago
Reindeer Hunt, East Iceland
After two weeks in Iceland, my final week was spent in the Eastern Mountains with my Workaway host and a few of his friends hunting reindeer. My host had been waiting five years for this and finally, ...
Brandon Glandt15 hours ago
5 Reasons to Take a Cruise
If you've been looking for a new way to travel, this is what you've been looking for. Cruising has been redefining the way people travel within the past decade. Over 20 million people take a cruise ea...
Andrew Wilsona day ago
The Faroe Islands
I want to write about my holiday in The Faroe Islands, which took place in June, 1995. I have ancestors who lived for centuries in the Orkney Islands, north of the Scottish mainland, and have for many...
Decline of a Dream
Walt referred to this dream project as EPCOT, for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.
Andrew Wilsona day ago
The Faroe Islands
I want to write about my holiday in The Faroe Islands, which took place in June, 1995. I have ancestors who lived for centuries in the Orkney Islands, north of the Scottish mainland, and have for many...
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Mohammed Khan8 days ago
5 Ways to Get Through a Long Haul Flight
It will not be wrong to claim that only a few people enjoy long-haul international flights, if any. Being confined to an airborne, metal carrier for hours on end can take a toll on even the most patie...
Rachel Coston16 days ago
Fall in Love with London
London has always been a huge tourist destination in Western Europe. It is a city that has been featured hundreds of times in both film and TV. London is a place that anybody can visualize and tell yo...
Sarah Jane23 days ago
Never Visit a German Horse Farm in December (Episode 1)
So I decided to go and work on a German horse farm in December. I had several reasons for doing so — not least of which was the desire to remove myself very thoroughly from all possibility of having t...
Ryan Frawleya month ago
The Last Cigarette
The bus driver is smoking. There are no passengers on the bus; it’s not scheduled to leave for another ten minutes. The window is open beside him, the smoke curling in the warm breeze. It’s not even e...
Just Grubbina month ago
Just Grubbin Series: American Adventure Expeditions
**MK is part of the JG blogging team. She recently relocated from New Jersey to Colorado. Here's her review of American Adventure Expeditions **
Travel Do's and Dont's
Walk a mile, or a thousand, in someone else's shoes. Travel Do's and Dont's from those who have been there, done that.
Guides
Wander smarter, and talk shop with those who've been down that road before.
Beginner Backpacker
The world is yours for the taking. Where will you backpack to next?
Brandon Glandt15 hours ago
5 Reasons to Take a Cruise
If you've been looking for a new way to travel, this is what you've been looking for. Cruising has been redefining the way people travel within the past decade. Over 20 million people take a cruise ea...
MK
Mohammed Khan8 days ago
5 Ways to Get Through a Long Haul Flight
It will not be wrong to claim that only a few people enjoy long-haul international flights, if any. Being confined to an airborne, metal carrier for hours on end can take a toll on even the most patie...
Andrea Dawson17 days ago
The Best Ways to Maximize Your Money During Travel
When planning your next trip abroad, there's a lot to consider in terms of money. Most travelers are likely to use debit or other cards for their convenience, and because they offer good rates for ove...
Courtney DuMonde13 days ago
The Ultimate Study Abroad Packing List
Empty suitcases staring at you the night before departure? Don’t panic—here’s everything you could ever need (and not need) to pack! So you decided to study abroad. For the summer, for a semester, for...
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Faith Michaela month ago
5 Must See Places in Idaho
Idaho, the Gem State, or to most known as the Potato State. What many native Idahoans like to keep secret, is that Idaho is a treasure trove for tourists looking for adventure a little off the beaten ...
Richard Owensa month ago
Unusual Vacation Ideas You Might Want to Try Out
Going to these destinations will add excitement to your life and cause you to go out of your comfort zone. Instead of just relaxing in the sun, you can be riskier and try something new. These unusual ...
Brandon Glandt10 hours ago
Hawaii
Here we were, stranded on a deserted beach. The only way out of here was to hike twelve miles to the nearest road, kayak six miles over ten-foot swells, or wait for the Coast Guard to pick you up. But...
Decline of a Dream
Walt referred to this dream project as EPCOT, for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.
Tales from a Place Where You Can Feel Other People Crawling On Your Skin...
The Forest Haven Asylum in Laurel, Maryland was opened in 1925 as a home, school, and social ground for both children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
4 Most Typical Travel Mishaps and How to Prevent Them
When we’re planning a trip, we’re primarily thinking about the great time we’re hoping to have and that should be the case. Still, we also need to be prepared for some unexpected problems that might e...
Lilli Adams11 days ago
Air Travel Today
As a former flight attendant, believe me when I tell you that I have seen it all when it comes to traveling on a plane. It is as if people become someone that you do not recognize. It is understandabl...
Jennifer Huygen14 days ago
How To Be a Better Tourist
Sustainable tourism is a hot topic. Let's talk about how we as tourists can contribute to this increasingly popular concept. Spoiler: it is possible to have a great holiday, be a conscious tourist, an...
Regi Brittain19 days ago
How to Have Fun on Your Las Vegas Trip — Even If You Hate Lights, Noise, Heat, Gambling and Sin!
You might approach the idea of a Las Vegas trip with great excitement, or you might feel intimidated or even annoyed at the prospect of a trip to the Nevada desert's city of debauchery. No matter your...
Trycia Linoa month ago
Roaring Camp Railroad
If you are looking for a fun family adventure in the Santa Cruz area, look no further than the Roaring Camp Railroad. The adventure begins as you travel back in time to the old west. You arrive to the...
Chloe Gilholya month ago
Holiday Highlights 2017
In terms of travelling, 2017 has been an okay year for me. My main big holiday this year was the four day trip around Europe in July. I stayed at the Ibis hotel near Amsterdam Central Station and trav...
Andrew Wilsona day ago
The Faroe Islands
I want to write about my holiday in The Faroe Islands, which took place in June, 1995. I have ancestors who lived for centuries in the Orkney Islands, north of the Scottish mainland, and have for many...
Annie Hoar3 days ago
Sorrento
Our family holiday this year landed us in the beautiful country of Italy, after many years of wanting to visit we finally booked our holiday to the destination of our dreams. After a short flight of 2...
Claire Raymond10 days ago
Why I Am Glad I Live In The UK
People are so quick to bad-mouth their own country, and I have never met a nation of people more willing to do this than the British. Nowhere else in the world seems to have this level of loathing for...
Tiffany Owens4 days ago
What Crisis Can Teach Us
The scenario played itself over and over in my mind. Checking my bank account, realizing it was at zero, struggling to breathe through the ensuing panic. My dramatic brain ran off with more dramatic s...
Emma Winter10 days ago
Crisps, Chips, or Fries?
Prologue: This is my story, my tale of a trip of a lifetime! Not a hyped up, over glamorous version of what you could see and do if you had oh, let’s say, £50,000 and a year off work. If like me, you'...
Jaclyn Moore25 days ago
5 Places to Get Cheap Flights You Probably Don't Know About
Do you struggle to find cheap flights? I know the feeling. There are so many articles and ads out there for cheap flights, and everyone says they're the best, so how do you know who actually is? I’ve ...
Monique Caposio2 months ago
Oneness Speaks, Once Travel is Seeked
To travel and explore the world is one of the most proactive ways to embrace community. Traveling forces you to feel uncomfortable, and endure a foreign lifestyle. Traveling forces you to engage in ne...
Tomás Brandão2 months ago
Pseudo Nomadism
Like most of us, namely my Millennial peers, I'm a pretty nostalgic guy, I know more cartoon theme songs by heart than formulas and concepts that I need for my studies. On top of this, erhmm, personal...
Phin A2 months ago
In Cahoots with Mahouts
It’s so hot, I can feel my face is reddening in the worst way. I was way too ambitious in taking on this path. Riding my bike everyday was no preparation for this. Removing the roots of a tree from th...
Stephanie M6 days ago
6 Must-See Imperial Sights in Beijing, China
As Beijing springs into the 21st century, the city’s grandiose ancient architecture could at times be easily forgotten. However, when it comes to its stunning historical panorama, few cities or even c...
Emma Winter11 days ago
The Girl That Went to Thailand
It’s the year 2010! Dear Emma, You’re 19 years old, and I’ve watched you grow. After your first real trip away last year to Rome, you have that itch. You want to go somewhere exotic, but you don’t wan...
Kristopher Cooka month ago
20 of the Most Quintessential Activities to See and Experience in Laos
A lot of countries seem to be renowned for their amazing mountainous viewpoints and archaeological discoveries that they transcend, taking the shape of something much more than a geographical location...
Liv Funnell5 days ago
Working Holiday Visa Guide
So you want to see the world but don’t have a small fortune at your disposal. Maybe you’ve just graduated from high school or university and have realised that you’d like to get some real-world, off t...
Benjamin Weinberg2 months ago
How to Stay Healthy on an Overnight Camping Trip
An overnight camping trip isn’t the easiest thing to pull off. This is especially the case when you’re in with your children and you’re wondering what it will take for things to go smoothly. Luckily, ...
SIR FRANCIS IV3 months ago
"Wanna Get Away?"
It's Thursday. It's 3 PM. You're about two comments away from telling your supervisor or employee where to shove that patronizing smile that they shine on you as they ask you another stupid question, ...
Anna Hensona month ago
10 Things To See On Kaua'i
I started visiting the island of Kauai back in 2011. I fell deeply in love with it immediately and decided to return as soon as I could possibly manage. Before I knew it, I was visiting 2–4 times a ye...
Raven a month ago
Top 10: Most Beautiful Places
Do you want to spend your weekend somewhere with your friends and family but you don't know where to go? Don't worry, I'm here to help you out— all you have to do is sit back, relax and finish this un...
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Jennifer Rasal2 months ago
The Train Travellers Spotting Guide
Trains and train stations are a fascinating place for people watching, all the hustle and bustle of a busy station, there are always a mismatch of characters from all walks of life coming together for...
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Charlotte M.12 days ago
Life In a Suitcase
The suitcase serves the following purposes to a lot of people: traveling and storage for unnecessary objects or clothes reserved for a specific season. The suitcase contains the most valuable and usel...
Liza Zimmerman17 days ago
The Unexplored Culture of Corsica
This island off the coast of Italy, and north of Sardinia, is the forth biggest in the Mediterranean. It is often best known for being Napoléon’s birthplace and not far from Elba where he was exiled. ...
Ryan Frawleya month ago
The Last Cigarette
The bus driver is smoking. There are no passengers on the bus; it’s not scheduled to leave for another ten minutes. The window is open beside him, the smoke curling in the warm breeze. It’s not even e...
Jefferey Spivey6 days ago
Most LGBTQ Unfriendly Locations in the World
Despite signs of progress on the home front, there are still several LGBTQ unfriendly locations both in the US and around the world. Traveling has its fair share of headaches for everyone, but for LGB...
Gareth Johnson2 months ago
The Gay Beaches of Sitges
With London's summer feeling like a bit of an anti-climax, my boyfriend Liviu and I decided to escape to Sitges for a couple of days of Spanish sun. It was an easy flight into Barcelona, where we pick...
Gareth Johnson4 months ago
Five Hot Destinations for Gay Travellers
Wherever you are in the world, it's never too early to start planning your next holiday, your next expedition, your next adventure. Of course, gay guys are a pretty diverse bunch of travellers, but as...
Jan Contreras6 days ago
The Power of Faith
I am remembering back to the time this photo was taken in November 2016. I had spent the past few weeks like a rolling stone, backpacking by myself through Oregon where I found a job working on a lega...
Eslieann Lefler2 months ago
Two Wandering Souls
Little did we know, there, right in front of us, was change. For months I had been planning the trip of a lifetime. I had made spreadsheets and mapped out countless routes. Organizing each stop to cre...
Kate Adams2 months ago
California Dreaming
The first time I had gone on vacation to California was when I was 16 years old. My parents finally gave in due to my bugging the crap out of them to take me to Disneyland for my "Sweet 16" Birthday. ...