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Oana Petrache20 hours ago
The Legend of the Blue City. Chefchaouen, Morocco.
It was yet another hot afternoon in Chefchaouen. I had walked through the desert, all the way from Tangier in search for some peace. Wanted to leave the shore behind and the Mediterranean with it. The...
The Perfect Bali Travel Read
The Tale of Bali, or Love and Death in Bali as it is also titled, came to me wonderfully and randomly. I was staying in Ubud for the second time on my trip, having returned early from the beautiful bl...
E-Biking in Val Gardena
Our trip started out at our hotel, Hotel Gran Baita, with their signature cocktail, the 'Hugo', as we got to know the rest of our team for our e-biking tour e-powered by Bosc, where we also got to fin...
Discovering Paris’ Secret Restaurants
Every once and a while you have to break the routine. After all, the definition of insanity is repetition. If you've had your fill of the guidebook standards on where to eat in Paris, then it's time f...
Rosalyn Gramsa day ago
Dear Bluey...
It was approaching the end of term at Stirling University and I was deciding what to do and where I wanted to be over the summer – with 12 weeks basically free...I couldn’t remember having that much t...
Kate Adams2 days ago
Arizona Bound
Growing up, I never believed in ghosts or hauntings, until my adult years in Arizona when I decided to make a career for myself in the healthcare industry and when both my parents became ill and passe...
The Perfect Bali Travel Read
The Tale of Bali, or Love and Death in Bali as it is also titled, came to me wonderfully and randomly. I was staying in Ubud for the second time on my trip, having returned early from the beautiful bl...
Tomás Brandão10 days ago
Rotterdam, A Home Away from Home
This past weekend I did some travelling once more, this time to Rotterdam, and let me tell you, it was fantastic. Right now I’m at a crossroad in my life, perhaps another post soon will explain it, bu...
Inês Guerreiro17 days ago
An Inner Journey into the Amazonian Jungle — Part I
Note: The people mentioned in this article have had their names, nationalities and other personal information altered to preserve their privacy. I grew up in a small city and always found I had more c...
Top Vacation Spots for History Nerds
Everyone has different preferences when they travel. Some people need to be able to relax on the beach and get some sun. Others love to camp in the woods and be one with nature. And some people live f...
Joanna Whitea month ago
Top Ten Castles To Visit
Where do you see yourself wanting to travel to on vacation? Perhaps you want to go to a nice hotel and resort, or visit different tourist attractions. Maybe you even want to go see Disneyworld, or tra...
Choosing the Right Travel Backpack for You
You have the money, you have the time, and you have some destinations in mind: you’re ready to live the nomadic lifestyle for a while and travel the world. This may be your dream life but the question...
Travel Dos and Dont's
Walk a mile, or a thousand, in someone else's shoes. Travel Dos 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?
Discovering Paris’ Secret Restaurants
Every once and a while you have to break the routine. After all, the definition of insanity is repetition. If you've had your fill of the guidebook standards on where to eat in Paris, then it's time f...
Evelien DM5 days ago
What To Do Before You Go On Vacation
We all know some people who just go on vacation without a real plan. They sit at the beach for 3 days and then do something fun that was mentioned in a brochure at the hotel. They do have a great stor...
The Real Costa Rica
Costa Rica is a beautiful country. If you ask anyone who has visited, you will hear them say the same thing. But, if you truly want to visit Costa Rica, then you have to step past "gringo" territory a...
Evelien DM5 days ago
What To Do Before You Go On Vacation
We all know some people who just go on vacation without a real plan. They sit at the beach for 3 days and then do something fun that was mentioned in a brochure at the hotel. They do have a great stor...
Rachel Hicks16 days ago
Five Things Traveling Taught Me
So you want to travel the world? You want to be daring and adventurous, to explore places you only read about as a kid? Do you daydream about going to places across the globe or simply across the coun...
US Cities With the Best Nightlife
If you love hitting the club as much as I do, then you can't really have a vacation without an itinerary involving the best clubs. Without booking a location that has a great nightlife, my vacation wo...
Maurice Bernier3 days ago
New York! New York!
I LOVE NEW YORK! Despite everything that goes on here, I still love it. Where should I begin? I have been a native New Yorker since the day I was born. As far back as I can remember, it was just the t...
Peggy Rice4 days ago
Living on an Old Country Road
Living out in the country is a fun thing if you are born and raised as a country girl or boy. I always loved the leaves falling on old country roads, and when you drive over them, you can see them fly...
Kate Adams6 days ago
Visiting Billings Montana
I recently visited Billings Montana to see Garth Brooks in concert and take in a few other sites and locations. First and foremost the concert was awesome, just like his show I went to in Vegas years ...
David Lasher10 days ago
Things You Should Never Bring On A Flight
There are a few things that you should not bring on any flight. It is a known fact that bringing weapons of any kind on a flight is a very bad idea with severe consequences. You will go to jail. Also,...
Culture Smart!
I was given the opportunity by Kuperard Publishing to read and review the newest editions of Culture Smart! Portugal: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture written by Sandy Guedes de Queriroz, and ...
Noémi Árki22 days ago
Everything About the Finnish Sauna Culture
As the destination of my first ever Erasmus experience, I chose Finland. I was aware of all the stereotypes about Finns and the country in general. The stereotype of the people being cold and not so t...
Kate Adams2 days ago
Arizona Bound
Growing up, I never believed in ghosts or hauntings, until my adult years in Arizona when I decided to make a career for myself in the healthcare industry and when both my parents became ill and passe...
Rosalyn Grams5 days ago
Scotland: Walk Coast to Coast
Did you know that you can travel across Scotland, from West Coast to East Coast by walking or kayaking the total length of the man-made Forth and Clyde Canal? – no roads required!
Lisa 7 days ago
What Are the Best Hiking Trails in Taiwan?
There is a well-kept secret amongst serious hikers in Asia, and that is the Island of Taiwan. A relatively young landmass, it was formed four to five million years ago when the Eurasian Plate began to...
E-Biking in Val Gardena
Our trip started out at our hotel, Hotel Gran Baita, with their signature cocktail, the 'Hugo', as we got to know the rest of our team for our e-biking tour e-powered by Bosc, where we also got to fin...
Discovering Paris’ Secret Restaurants
Every once and a while you have to break the routine. After all, the definition of insanity is repetition. If you've had your fill of the guidebook standards on where to eat in Paris, then it's time f...
Rosalyn Grams4 days ago
Jungfrauhoch, Switzerland
Standing on the Jungfrau Platform at 3454m above sea level, this icy experience and views will take your breath away... Found halfway between the Swiss-Italian border and the beautiful water features ...
Rosalyn Grams5 days ago
Scotland: Walk Coast to Coast
Did you know that you can travel across Scotland, from West Coast to East Coast by walking or kayaking the total length of the man-made Forth and Clyde Canal? – no roads required!
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Chris Randall6 days ago
The Train to Pozo del Tigre
It always surprises me just how different people and their lives are when you travel around the world. Every place is different; every group of people live different lives. This brings to mind the tim...
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Dora Bona8 days ago
4 Weeks Travelling in Australia on a Budget
When travellers choose Australia as a holiday destination, they soon find that it’s a vast country. To see and do as much as possible, it’s important to figure out a reasonable budget and itinerary. B...
Inês Guerreiro17 days ago
An Inner Journey into the Amazonian Jungle — Part I
Note: The people mentioned in this article have had their names, nationalities and other personal information altered to preserve their privacy. I grew up in a small city and always found I had more c...
Emily Wong22 days ago
The Sweetness of Triviality
I love getting lost in the crowd. By getting lost I do not mean to lose the sense of directions, but the evaporation of self-consciousness and the inability to identify yourself as a separate entity f...
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Anna Eisenberga month ago
Climbing
So I guess I’m selling out, or giving in, whichever is less pathetic. Starting a blog; I think I’ve fought it for a good while. I’m not sure why I decided to make one. I honestly don’t believe many pe...
The Perfect Bali Travel Read
The Tale of Bali, or Love and Death in Bali as it is also titled, came to me wonderfully and randomly. I was staying in Ubud for the second time on my trip, having returned early from the beautiful bl...
Lisa 7 days ago
What Are the Best Hiking Trails in Taiwan?
There is a well-kept secret amongst serious hikers in Asia, and that is the Island of Taiwan. A relatively young landmass, it was formed four to five million years ago when the Eurasian Plate began to...
John Hatanaka11 days ago
Strawberries That Are Red
Often there's a wind up clock in my thoughts that re-lives the day that I moved from Fukushima. What would've happened if I had decided to go surfing after work that day? The morning started with stra...
Emily Wong22 days ago
The Sweetness of Triviality
I love getting lost in the crowd. By getting lost I do not mean to lose the sense of directions, but the evaporation of self-consciousness and the inability to identify yourself as a separate entity f...
How To Travel the World on a Budget
Most people will tell you that traveling the world is supposed to be an expensive venture. It's supposed to be one of those things that only can happen to trust fund kids and similar. But, if you look...
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Niy TheGeminia month ago
Vegas Isn't The Ideal Family Place
Of course, don't get me wrong! Las Vegas is filled with opportunity, fortunes, and entertainment as far as the eyes can see. In the year of 2016, Las Vegas had OVER 42 Million visitors and made approx...
Blog St. Jacob's Way — Hiking Through Austria & Switzerland
Firstly, lets find out a bit more about who we have for 2017: Jamtal Lodge, Galtur — Simon Hulstone (Great Britain) Neiderelbe Lodge, Kappl — Frederic Morel (Germany) Heidelberger Lodge, Ischgl — Jaco...
Alexa Barnes11 days ago
6 Simply Delightful Things to Do in Aarhus, Denmark
So you are in, or are traveling to Aarhus, and you want to know how to best enjoy your time while here. Having lived here nearly a year working as a masters student at Aarhus University, I have had my...
Jessica Herring12 days ago
Most Expensive Hotels on the East Coast
I highly recommend staying at some of the most expensive hotels on the East Coast if money is not an issue. These hotels pride themselves on customer service, architectural beauty and having a high st...
Maurice Bernier3 days ago
New York! New York!
I LOVE NEW YORK! Despite everything that goes on here, I still love it. Where should I begin? I have been a native New Yorker since the day I was born. As far back as I can remember, it was just the t...
Reniel Barroso6 days ago
Your First 6 Months Then Everything After
Where are we now? What are we now? Where are we heading? It was an interesting 6 months encountering situations that were both planned and unplanned. The whole 180 days was a roller coaster ride of up...
Skunk Uzeki9 days ago
How To Explore the Underground Culture of Any City
I have spent the better part of 10 years living life in the underground music scene — and it was amazing. Most people will never know the thrill of being able to go totally wild in a warehouse, or lit...
Gareth Johnsona month 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...
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J.C. Mariea month ago
Me First
I have always loved travel, although I haven't done it nearly as much as I want to. In high school, I traveled to Italy and Greece and fell in love. The architecture was so beautiful, the culture so r...
Gareth Johnsona month ago
Queenstown: A Travel Guide
Winter isn’t a lot of fun unless you are properly equipped with some skis and a hip flask. It was only a short flight to Queenstown on the South Island of New Zealand but it felt like a world away fro...
Chloe Gilholy8 days ago
A Splash In Germany
“Is there anything else in Amsterdam that you would like to see?” Ivy asked Rita. “I think we’ve seen everything that Amsterdam has to offer.” Rita nodded as she sat down on a red chair in the hotel. ...
Rebecca Akat14 days ago
I Took a Gap Year & Now I'm Moving to Hawaii
At age 14, it was clear to me that I wanted to take a Gap Year to go travel and see the world a little and be free from all those expectations that I was faced with on a day to day bases. When senior ...
Samie Jo Johnson19 days ago
3 Reasons Why People "Find Themselves" by Traveling Solo
I'm only a week into my current solo traveling stint but already I feel transformed. As I sit at the bar facing the window of the very same tea/ lunch place where I first got lunch in London over a ye...