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8 Secret Adventures Around the World

Lagos de Montebello. Chiapas (México)

With adventure travel becoming more and more mainstream, established trekking routes like the Inca Trail and active tourism destinations like Costa Rica and Iceland are no longer secrets anymore. More and more curious travelers are seeking out these areas, ultimately leaving us with less and less unexplored places. Thankfully even though the world has expanded through [...]

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8 Quirky Houses Around the World

Stone house

// With today’s growing suburban culture, it’s extremely common to see cookie-cutter houses and less-than-creative designs and colors. Amidst these uniformity, there are still a handful of exotic and unique dwellings scattered around the world –ranging from cave houses to gnome huts. Their quirkiness adds a little bit of spice to our surroundings, and a [...]

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Off-the-Beaten-Path Ideas for Valentine’s Day

The most famous day of love is coming up again quickly, and whether you’re spending the first or the tenth Valentine’s Day with your companion, you might be seeking something beyond a candlelit dinner. For travelers, you might be seeking the thrill of discovering a magical place together or simply taking a short jaunt to [...]

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Slowing Down in Loreto, Baja California

VDP Loreto 2012: Simple

**Our teammate Elica Sue was recently in Baja California, Mexico. Here’s one of her stories from her trip to Loreto, stay tuned for more.** I recently just returned from Loreto in Baja California del Sur, Mexico, and am still just as enamored with it as I was when I first arrived. It was difficult getting my head back [...]

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A History Lesson in San Javier, Mexico

San Javier Mission

**Our teammate Elica Sue was recently in Baja California, Mexico. Here’s one of her stories from her trip to Loreto, stay tuned for more.** “More than 8,000 people come to visit for the fiesta on 3rd December,” said our guide, referring to their patron saint day. As our van pulled into town,  we were greeted by [...]

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WildJunket Magazine Winter Issue Out Now!

We are back after a long break! Our last issue was a Wildlife Photography Special edition where we brought you the best of our wildlife images. Hope you enjoyed it! If you haven’t downloaded it, just subscribe here to receive a free copy. In this winter issue, we’ve lined up plenty of stories from snowy [...]

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For the Eyes, Heart, and Soul: The Beauty of Loreto

View from the Club

“You’re going to love this,” said Alejandra, the e-commerce manager of Villa del Palmar, whom I got to know well during my weekend at Loreto. We passed the wall of a rock with anticipation, curious to find out what awaited us. From behind the wall emerged a view unlike no other: Miles of pristine, cerulean-colored [...]

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A Quiet Corner of the World: Isla Coronado, Baja California

An empty beach

The warm Mexican sun kissed our shoulders, as we looked out into the horizon. A trail followed the boat as it skimmed the surface of the water, and white glass beads sprouted from the sides of the boat that cut the surface. The deep cerulean water hugging the islands in the near distance became lighter and lighter, [...]

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Down to Baja California

Mountains surrounding Loreto

**Our teammate Elica Sue is representing us on a press trip in Baja California, Mexico. We’ve heard so many people rave about the region and can’t wait to hear all about it. Meanwhile, she’s sharing with us her itinerary here, stay tuned here or follow her live coverage on our Twitter stream.** As the summer [...]

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7 of the Cheapest Travel Destinations in the World

Taj Mahal

// Travel has a reputation for being expensive, but whilst that’s often the case it’s equally true that there are some exceptional bargains around if you’re willing to spread your wings a bit further. In many parts of the world it’s possible to live on only a few pounds a day – or in luxury [...]

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Going Underground in Río Secreto, Mexico

One thing that I missed during my first expedition to the cenotes in Riviera Maya was having the opportunity to explore these formations further, to go deeper underground. Some of these cenotes extend for miles underground and are sunken or semi-sunken, which makes them a paradise for cavers and adventure seekers. Unexplored Underground Cave Located [...]

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Exploring Riviera Maya’s Underground

One of the things that drew me to Riviera Maya was its multitude of jungles and cenotes (underground sinkholes), offering the perfect setting for some blood-rushing extreme activities. While traveling with Riviera Maya Tourism Board, I had the opportunity to join Alltournative Offtrack Adventures on their Jungle Maya Expedition tour to get a first-hand feel of these unique ecosystems. [...]

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Next Up: Underwater Adventures in Micronesia and Riviera Maya

We’ve just spent two weeks in Florida, out and about in the sun-kissed state: from kayaking in the Everglades to island-hopping in the Keys and biking in Miami. It’s been great to be outdoors, getting active and exploring lesser-known parts of the state, but most of all, we loved having the opportunity to take a break from work [...]

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10 Most Visited Countries in the World

// Wondering which countries are the most popular travel destinations? Each year, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) compiles a list of the most visited countries according to the number of international tourist arrivals for every country. In the last three years, European destinations like France, Spain and Italy have been leading the list, but China surpassed Spain and [...]

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Chichen Itza, Mexico

The Mayan archaeological site of Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.

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