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The Lull of Australian Wild Swimming
Bathing under waterfalls, floating in natural pools, and swimming against a backdrop of nature's most picturesque landscapes are but a few pleasures permitted by Australian wild swimming. This unique ...
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Faith Michael2 days 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 ...
Danny Kane3 days ago
A Walk on the Roman Side
Okay so, at the beginning of summer I was a traveling novice. I'd never left little old England and my view of Rome was entirely dependent on what the film executives in the US wanted it to be. I'm no...
Ryan Frawley3 days 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...
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Nicole Noel3 days ago
Ethical Travelling
In order to really experience the country you are travelling to, it is important to respect its ways and traditions. Most people just want to come see the sights and are not all that interested in the...
Claire Raymond4 days ago
The Beaches Of Cornwall: Carlyon Bay
When it comes to Cornish beaches, you are definitely spoiled for choice, with over 400 beaches to choose from, you are never too far away from the sand. And even though I live here, I have only really...
Ryan Frawley3 days 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 Grubbin10 days 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 **
Richard Owens17 days 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 ...
Niche Veraldi25 days ago
How I Decided to Hike the Pacific Crest Trail
The first time I had ever experienced camping, I was six years old. I was with my family and we stayed at a state park somewhere below Houston, Texas. We played football, climbed trees, made s'mores, ...
best_of _Taraa month ago
Have You Ever Had Your Fortune Told on Your Travels?
The queue was long and disorderly which made me more anxious. The monk on the other side of the counter, dressed in his traditional orange robe, was solemnly taking the thin, pink pieces of paper give...
Ari Golda month ago
My Summer Vacation at the Yugoslav Cheapo Film Festival
"The problem with Serbia," my friend Danilo told me, smiling over his beer, "is that here you know everything, but you can do nothing." I couldn't argue with him — six weeks before the fall of Milosev...
Travel Do's and Dont's
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Sarah Phillips5 days ago
I Love Arriving To My Airbnb To Find...
This is not my first post in adoration of all that Airbnb is, but it is the first time I'm sharing the specific situations I've loved when turning up to my new home-away-from-home. If you're a host or...
Darshan Desai13 days ago
A Guide to an Epic Adventure
In this series, we will explore the ways in which you can have the journey of a life time. Whether it's a weekend away or a month abroad, these tips, apps, and products will make your journey not only...
Eli Sooker24 days ago
Post-Travel Depression and What You Can Do About It
If you've ever been traveling for a decent amount of time, then you know what I'm talking about. You've been there. I've been there. We've all been there. If you're new to traveling, then yes, sadly, ...
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Faith Michael2 days 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 Owens17 days 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 ...
Best Scuba Diving Locations in the World
Scuba diving is one of those activities that really give people a new perspective on the world around them. With the right setting, divers get to see fish up close and gain a glimpse of what like life...
Lexi Jennings9 days ago
Love to Travel? Don't Live in the Midwest, U.S.A.
The Midwest of the United States is gorgeous. There's rolling hills, green and gold fields, and you can see for miles around. We have attractions like Chicago, the Badlands, and Mount Rushmore. Other ...
Mark Williams12 days ago
A Bite of the Big Apple
I wrote this back in March 2001 as part of a University application, after my brother and I visited New York for the first time. With today being what it is, and there being so much negativity surroun...
Jennifer York14 days ago
Visit Buffalo Bill's Childhood Home
Buffallo Bill was born February 26, 1846, in Le Claire, Iowa. Bill wrote of his childhood:At LeClair [sic] I was sent to a school where, by diligence and fairly good conduct I managed to familiarize m...
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Nicole Noel3 days ago
Ethical Travelling
In order to really experience the country you are travelling to, it is important to respect its ways and traditions. Most people just want to come see the sights and are not all that interested in the...
Suzy Qa month ago
7 Things You Should Know When Arriving in Berlin
Berlin, series one of three. For every taste, there is something: art lovers, night clubbers, bike hikers, crazy shoppers or music freaks. It is organized and, how I find, quite easy to understand. Bu...
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David Archera month ago
While in Boston
Boston: birthplace of the American Revolution. If you ever visit this beloved city, you will be in awe within a matter of hours! I recently visited Boston and fell in love immediately. Being my first ...
Trycia Lino5 days 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 Gilholy8 days 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...
Marcus Gosling10 days ago
10 Myths About Siberia and Why We Should Move There
When we think of "Siberia," most people form a false impression of the place. Many of us would imagine Siberia as a bitterly cold, desolate wasteland, inhabited only by prisoners exiled by Russian tsa...
Danny Kane3 days ago
A Walk on the Roman Side
Okay so, at the beginning of summer I was a traveling novice. I'd never left little old England and my view of Rome was entirely dependent on what the film executives in the US wanted it to be. I'm no...
Claire Raymond4 days ago
The Beaches Of Cornwall: Carlyon Bay
When it comes to Cornish beaches, you are definitely spoiled for choice, with over 400 beaches to choose from, you are never too far away from the sand. And even though I live here, I have only really...
Why Portugal
Few Americans have yet to discover Portugal. We went recently to visit my British family in Vila Nova de Milfontes in the South. Our journey started in Lisbon where we stayed in an apartment in the ce...
Lauren Haggerty11 days ago
7 Minimalist Tips for Stress-Free Travel
You want the experience. You want to lock eyes with a wild lion in Botswana, stay up all night and watch the northern lights in Iceland, and touch what’s left of the Berlin Wall. You couldn’t care les...
4 AM in Yellowstone National Park
4:00 AM, in the serenity of Grant Campground, Yellowstone National Park, my iPhone started blaring its alarm tone. My eyes shot open and I began patting down all my pockets in a desperate attempt to f...
Kody Allena month ago
Why Traveling Is Important for Both the Body and the Soul
Even at the young age of 19, I now find myself as what many would describe as a seasoned traveler. I have been to 15 countries, three continents, and most of the 50 states, and I plan to at least step...
Monique Caposioa month 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 Brandãoa month 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 Aa month 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...
Kristopher Cook16 days 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...
Dean Moriarty17 days ago
Saigon, Vietnam
This one is about my time in Saigon in Vietnam and the time I had there on the river and around the city. You can fly from Bangkok or take a long bus ride. Saigon, or Ho Chi Min City as the winning general named it, is a big bustling city, with a lot of pedal cycles, but less so now that it is recovering from the war and the tourists are discovering what it has to offer. It’s a clean city, mostly, more so than Bangkok where rubbish is left where it falls. You can hire a very pretty guide for the...
Kristopher Cook23 days ago
Angkor Wat: The City of Temples
Instilled with the architecture of days lost in the barrows of time, Angkor Wat is as entrancing as it is a mystery for anyone not accustomed to temple-scapes (the image of what feels like a mirage). ...
Brandon Cole11 days ago
How to Learn a Language
I spent a good few years studying languages with absolutely no success. Eventually, I was forced to learn in a correct way, and I am here to share that way with all of y'all. I was assigned to learn S...
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 IV2 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 Henson5 days 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 16 days 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 Rasal19 days 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...
Ryan Frawley3 days 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...
Marcus Gosling10 days ago
10 Myths About Siberia and Why We Should Move There
When we think of "Siberia," most people form a false impression of the place. Many of us would imagine Siberia as a bitterly cold, desolate wasteland, inhabited only by prisoners exiled by Russian tsa...
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Tesni Patchinga month ago
A Weekend in Puebla, Mexico
Things to do when spending a couple of days in Puebla and the sites you don't want to miss...
Gareth Johnsona month 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 Johnson3 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...
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J.C. Marie3 months 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...
Eslieann Leflera month 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 Adamsa month 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. ...
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Maryann Virack2 months ago
Senior Single Female Alone in Iceland
My solo travels have mostly taken me throughout North America; but this last trip stretched my independence and my endurance. I was originally intrigued when several months ago I saw an online mention...