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Author Attempts Southeast Asia Trip Using Original Lonely Planet Guide From 1975
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Author Attempts Southeast Asia Trip Using Original Lonely Planet Guide From 1975

As travelers all know, people gripe about the problem of the outdatedness of guidebooks enough, and that’s in reference to current guidebooks. Imagine heading out on the road with one pushing 40 years old. That’s […]

5 Best Places To Scuba Dive In The World That Have Nothing To Do With Fish
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5 Best Places To Scuba Dive In The World That Have Nothing To Do With Fish

It’s hard to imagine that someone would get bored limiting their diving experiences to coral reefs, but for those looking for a little variety in their underwater adventures, why not try exploring some of the […]

Taking On The Rapids In South Sudan
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Taking On The Rapids In South Sudan

Most people don’t associate Sudan with tourism, or would ever consider going there for vacation. In fact, few people have heard little about the divided nation except stories of tribal violence and the ongoing crisis […]

100 Years Of Machu Picchu, But For How Much Longer?
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100 Years Of Machu Picchu, But For How Much Longer?

Travelers have been visiting Machu Picchu for 100 years now, ever since Yale University professor Hiram Bingham III rediscovered the site on July 24, 1911. But with increased traffic, site degradation, and bureaucratic wrangling, many […]

Seeking The Final Frontier In Palawan
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Seeking The Final Frontier In Palawan

The silver rays of the rising sun creep between the limestone outcrops that dominate the tiny bay; darkness divides into long shadows that slide back up the dampened sands. Beneath the arching palms, all is […]

The World’s Most Excruciating Race, And You’re Invited!
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The World’s Most Excruciating Race, And You’re Invited!

When Pheidippides dropped dead after his history-making jaunt from Marathon to Athens, we thought those 26.2 miles were the extent of human endurance. But then came the ultra-marathons. Fifty and one hundred-mile races were added […]

Mexican Road Trip: Should You Do it?
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Mexican Road Trip: Should You Do it?

Braving an awesome experience comes with the weight of cost and benefit. To experience a culture — the people, the language, the street food — as authentically as possible is always the goal. Some no […]

How To Find The Real Bali By Bike
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How To Find The Real Bali By Bike

There is a saying: “To really see a country, leave the city.” Just as Paris may not be the best representation of France, and New York City isn’t a complete portrayal of the United States (sorry Matt), […]

What To Expect In The Galapagos
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What To Expect In The Galapagos

Let’s be honest, 90% of going to the Galapagos is to say, “Yes, that’s right, I’m traveling to the Galapagos.” It’s the travel equivalent of being a fan of Mad Men: It’s basically code telling […]

My Encounter With Hákarl, The Worst Tasting Food On Earth
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My Encounter With Hákarl, The Worst Tasting Food On Earth

Dressed in his full-length overalls, Icelandic fisherman Asgeir leads my guide and me to the edge of the harbor where several shipping containers rest ominously far from the rusted whaling boats tied to the wharf. […]

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