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40 Photos of Cape Verde that Will Make You Want to Go There Now

Photos of Cape Verde

Not many people have heard of Cape Verde.  I had read about the country in a magazine a few years ago, and since then, I’ve been absolutely intrigued by it. How did a small archipelago nation with so little natural resources become one of the most economically stable countries in Africa? And being so remote […]

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Our Family Trip to Lake Tahoe Captured by Flytographer

Lake Tahoe with Flytographer

As you can tell from this blog, we love taking photos when we travel. We’ve shot photos from all over the world – from Antarctica to Zimbabwe – but we’re embarrassed to admit that there are barely any decent photos of us together. Since Baby Kaleya came into our lives, it’s become even more important to […]

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Palm Springs: A Quirky Oasis in the Desert

Palm Springs

On our recent trip to California, we made Palm Springs our first stop, eager to explore the desert and bask in the Californian sunshine. Traveling from the cold sub-zero temperatures of Norway, we were warmly welcomed by the balmy, desert air of Palm Springs. Needless to say, even Baby Kaleya loved the transition. Right upon arrival, we threw off our […]

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10 Places to See Before They Disappear

10 places to see before they disappear

The world is a beautiful place and it’s packed with a string of incredible natural attractions. Sadly, climate change and human activities are causing many of these places to disappear. Scientists are raising concerns that climate change is affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, islands, and glaciers, leading to potentially drastic changes. We’ve put together a list of 10 places […]

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The Perfect Winter Break in Oslo

winter break in Oslo

My first visit to Oslo was almost eight years ago. I fell in love with the edgy yet down-to-earth capital of Norway and have made it a point to return every other year. These days, it’s still as edgy and down-to-earth, but even more vibrant than before. It’s relatively small for a capital city but […]

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Why You Should Hire Local Guides When Traveling

As an independent traveler, I like to experience each place on my own, in the most personalized and unique way. By traveling independently, I avoid hordes of tourists, whistle-stop sightseeing, and generic itineraries. This is easy when traveling to countries with a well-traveled tourist trail, but I love to get off the beaten track and have […]

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How to Stay Energized and Happy While Traveling

For people who travel as much as I do, staying energized can be quite a challenge. Intense customs screening processes, jetlag, changes in climate etc. all add up to the stress of frequent travel. Sometimes traveling so frequently takes a toll on my mental and physical wellbeing. As a travel writer, I’m on the road all […]

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Travel Deal: 50% Off Five-Star Hotel Stays

Corinthia Hotel St. Petersburg

Here at WildJunket, we love great travel deals and we know you do too so here’s yet another awesome promotion that we think you’ll enjoy. The annual Corinthia Hotels sale is on again and this time they are offering 50% off all hotel stays. Corinthia Hotels Corinthia Hotels, with five star luxury hotels in the […]

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Street Art in Cyprus

Unlock Cyprus

As you probably know by now, I’m a fan of street art. I love tracking down street art around the world.  There’s just something about these urban art that makes you think. In recent years, street art has evolved into something more than just graffiti. It’s now a revered form of urban art that’s now appearing on the […]

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Winter in Cyprus: How It’s Like

winter in Cyprus

When planning our recent trip to Cyprus, we were a bit hesitant about traveling in winter. We knew winter in Cyprus would be warmer than elsewhere in Europe, but we weren’t quite sure if it would be the best time to visit. Would it be cold and gloomy? Or would restaurants and hotels be closed […]

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My 2016 Travel Plans and Goals

2016

I can’t quite believe 2016 is here already. 2015 was a great year, marked by a major milestone (with the arrival of Baby Kaleya) and packed with lots of challenges, adventures, tears and laughter. All in all, it was one of the best years of my life in terms of personal growth. However, travel had to take […]

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10 Emerging Destinations For 2016

Emerging destinations

Now that 2016 is almost here, it’s about time to start planning for some adventures in the new year. Do you already have some places in mind? We’ve already got some exciting travels planned for the new year and we can’t wait to explore! 2016 looks set to be another power-packed year of discoveries, with plenty […]

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2015: My Year in Photos

2015 review

At the end of each year, I always make it a point to write a post about the places I’ve been to over the year as a way to look back at the miles I’ve traveled and reflect on the lessons I’ve learned. 2015 has been a very special year for me: Alberto and I welcomed […]

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30 Christmas Gift Ideas For Travelers 2015

Christmas gift ideas for travelers

Sometimes Christmas gift list writing can be as overwhelming as the shopping for gifts itself! If you are unsure what you want, and what to get your traveling friends, this gift list can be a perfect jumping off point for thoughtful, helpful, and fun gifts for anyone with wanderlust. Even easier – you don’t have […]

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33 Photos of Cyprus that Show It’s More Than Just a Beach Destination

Photos of Cyprus

Cyprus is known to many as a sun-kissed beach destination — but few of us know its history or culture. Armed with a curiosity to learn about this island, we headed to Cyprus last week to find out what this country is all about. As it turned out, Cyprus is far more than just a summer destination. It […]

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