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Issyk Kul: Kyrgyzstan’s Lake District

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Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan Wispy clouds hang low over the choppy dark indigo waters as the howling winds create ripples on the water surface. Backdropped by tall and mighty Tien Shan mountains, the water stretches into the horizon, far beyond where the eye can see. If I didn’t know better, I would have thought this was a sea. […]

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Complete my Annual Survey and Win These Travel Prizes!

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It’s that time of the year again. 2016 is coming to an end, and it’s time to reflect and look back. It’s been a busy year packed with travels, and lots of projects and changes on this site. 2016 has been an extraordinary year for WildJunket as our readership increased by almost 15%. Thank you guys […]

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Best Travel Gifts for 2016

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Does it seem like Christmas is coming even earlier this year? Well you’re probably not alone in trying to come up with gift inspiration! But here’s some ideas for the best travel gifts to give this year. If you’re looking for Christmas gifts for friends and family who love to travel, I’ve compiled the perfect […]

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Black Friday 2016: Amazon Travel Deals

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With just one week to go Amazon announced that their Black Friday Week Sale will start today, Friday November 18 through Friday, November 25 with new deals added as often as every five minutes for eight straight days. Customers will have access to 10 coveted Deals of the Day starting at midnight on Thanksgiving, and […]

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Why Travel Is More Important Now Than Ever

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The Importance of Travel in Today’s World We live in a world of uncertainty these days. Over the past 12 months, strings of terrorism attacks have hit some of the most stable parts of the world. First it was Paris, then Brussels and more recently Istanbul. Each attack was worse than the other, and each […]

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5 Unconventional and Adventurous Experiences in Indonesia

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As we plot our plans for an extended trip back to Indonesia next year, here are some of our favorite adventurous experiences in Indonesia that are well worth a visit if you’re seeking something off the beaten path! An archipelago of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia is a sultry kaleidoscope of cultures and diverse landscapes that runs along the […]

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20 Photos of Georgia that Will Surprise You

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My Best Photos of Georgia Georgia — a name associated more with the southern state of US than the country itself, is often overlooked by travellers as a tiny landlocked country hidden in the shadows of its ex-Soviet past. For the uninitiated, Georgia is a relatively small country in the Caucasus, midway between Europe and […]

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Travel in the Caucasus: My Impression of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan

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Greetings from Baku, Azerbaijan! It’s been a while since I last wrote a brief update from the road, I thought it’s about time to update you guys on my adventures. I’m currently writing to you from the Caucasus, where I’ve been traveling for the past two weeks. The Caucasus is an intriguing region of Eurasia that’s affordable, […]

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World Nomad Games in Photos

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The 2016 World Nomad Games in Photos “If Genghis Khan were alive, he’d want to be here,” the host at the World Nomad Games 2016’s opening ceremony announced as fireworks lit up the skies. Indeed, Genghis would have been proud to be at the World Nomad Games. Held from 3 to 8 September on the […]

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A Career in Travel Blogging — My Secrets to Success

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Want to pursue a career in travel blogging? Read my post on how to start a travel blog before learning my secret tips on how to grow your travel blog and turn it into a business. In 2008, I started this travel blog. Then in 2010, I took the plunge and became a full-time travel […]

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World Nomad Games — A Festival of Yurts, Horse Races and Eagle Hunts

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Welcome to the World Nomad Games 2016! I’ve come to Kyrgyzstan to attend and experience the World Nomad Games, a celebration of nomadic culture through sports and traditional art, song and dance. On the shores of Lake Issy Kol in Kyrgyzstan, flaming horsemen gallop alongside women dressed in multi-coloured traditional costumes, while men wearing tall […]

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The Faroe Islands Travel Guide

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Faroe Islands Travel Guide In the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, tiny islands with jagged peaks and vertiginous cliff faces jut out from the sea, piercing into the sky like giant daggers. Sea stacks, craggy bird cliffs and black sandy beaches dot the coast, while steep snowcapped mountains stretch across the length of the islands. […]

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My Personal Journey: How I Created a Life of Travel

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Create a Life of Travel – My Story Next week marks the 13-year anniversary of the day I left Singapore. Whoa! I can’t believe it’s been this long. In that time, I’ve lived in four countries, and traveled to more than 100 countries across all seven continents. I’ve taken on a total of five jobs […]

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Why You Should Travel Malaysia

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Why you should travel Malaysia Lush and wild, Malaysia is a hodgepodge of vast unexplored jungles teeming with wildlife castaway beaches, coral reefs, and monstrous mountains waiting to be climbed. While the cities host vibrant districts, colonial architecture, and traditional strongholds of different ethnicities and religions: the country’s hinterland is home to granite peaks, remote […]

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A Traveler’s Guide to Iceland – The Land of Fire and Ice

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Marooned just outside the Arctic Circle, Iceland is a Nordic island nation that’s barely three hours away from London by plane – and yet anchored within its own world of raw and untouched wildernesss. Volcanically and geologically active, the country is a land of extremities. Its coastlines are fringed with ragged fjords, its interior is […]

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