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Black Friday 2016: Amazon Travel Deals

best amazon black friday travel deals

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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Hit the Trail: 10 Best Treks in the World


Best Treks in the World – A Spectacular Top 10 The best treks in the world are no walks in the park, but they’re sure to challenge you physically and mentally, stretching your limit and amplifying your view of a country. If you have a deep yearning to go deep into the backroads of a […]

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Tech Gear and Gadgets I Travel With

Tech Gear

This week, we’re talking all about travel technology. We’ve shared our packing list with you, now it’s time to spill the beans on what technology gadgets we use on the road! As a full-time travel writer who spends more than 60% of the year on the road, I travel with quite a few electronics and tech devices. […]

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Yonderbound: A New Way to Book Accommodation


As a professional traveler, it’s safe to say I do quite a fair bit of traveling. When I have a trip planned, I spend most of my time researching for stories or interesting angles, and as little time as possible on booking flights and hotels. That’s why I only use the most efficient planning tools around, so trust me […]

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10 of the Coolest Hotels We’ve Stayed At

A collage of the differnent treehouses at Treehotel

Thanks to this website and our magazine, we’ve had the chance to travel far and beyond, from Antarctica to Zimbabwe, North Korea to South Africa. Along the way, we’ve also been fortunate enough to stay at many extraordinary and outstanding hotels. These aren’t your conventional five-star hotel chain or backpacker hostel — you’ll be surprised by how creative and unusual some hotel owners/designers can be. […]

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G Adventures: Changing People’s Life through Travel

Antarctica cruise

As some of you know, I’m one of G Adventures’ Wanderers in Residence and I’ve have worked closely with them for the past two years. I’ve had some amazing travel experiences with them, going to places like Antarctica and Southern Africa, and making a number of lifelong friends along the way. Over the past two years, I’ve […]

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World’s Greatest Adrenaline-Pumping Activities

Sick of your 9-to-5 job? Even a weekend trip is not giving you the kick you need in life? Perhaps it’s time to inject some crazy adventure in your travels. Traveling can allow you to experience a new culture and learn about other countries, but it’s also a great opportunity to kick back, go crazy […]

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10 Most Visited Countries in the World 2012

// Wondering which countries are the most popular travel destinations? Every 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 recent years, European destinations like France, Spain and Italy have been leading the list, but China surpassed Italy a few years ago, coming […]

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7 Famous Markets Around the World

// To get a good glimpse into a country’s culture, you really can’t go wrong at the local market. From colorful, explosive food bazaars to classic vintage flea fairs, markets showcase local daily life and allow visitors a chance to dive deep. These markets can be a feast for both the eyes and the soul. Whether you are looking to mingle with the locals, try some […]

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Where to Go this Summer: 5 Cool Offbeat Destinations

Corniche of Doha, Qatar

// This is a sponsored guest post by Jonathan Hunter. With summer fiercely approaching, now it’s a good time to plan your travels for the year. 2011 has been an eventful one so far, with massive global events taking the world by storm. Although it might not be safe to travel to certain parts of […]

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The Best Cities to Party in Europe

in a club in Berlin, Germany

Dancing shoes? Check. Party hat? Check. Time to hit the city and paint the town red. For many young travelers, a vivid nightlife can just be as important as monuments, beaches or attractions. You can often soak up the undercurrent of a city through its nightlife. This week’s post brings us around Europe to suss out […]

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Top 6 Cities to Visit in the U.S.

New York Times Square

// From the monumental Statue of Liberty to the stunning Grand Canyon, the United States is blessed with countless attractions, natural wonders and a mixture of cultures and ethnicities. But most of all, it’s home to some of the greatest cities in the world. Some of these cities are well-known for their urban culture, while […]

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5 Wacky Ways to Celebrate New Years’ Eve!

// 2011 is right around the corner! Forget about massive crowds and over-priced parties – I’ve rounded up a short list of fun, wacky ways to bring in the New Year in odd corners of the world. Whether you are looking to welcome the New Year in style or just enjoy an unusual, memorable time […]

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6 Epic Journeys to Inspire Every Traveler


// As an avid travel addict, when I’m not traveling, I’m dreaming about far-flung destinations and epic journeys. Although I’ve packed the last year with thrilling jaunts and junkets,  I’m always fantasizing about the next sojourn.  With the new year approaching, it’s time to get inspiration from some of the world’s most noble voyages that […]

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6 Quirky Ways to Spend Christmas


// Sick of conventional Christmas dinners and hectic holiday shopping? Time to ditch the turkey and try out these quirky ways of celebrating Christmas – from food-throwing to caroling in a sauna and going to Christmas mass on rollerblades. They might sound a little over-the-top but believe it or not, these are weird Christmas traditions […]

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