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Climbing Sinai: Hiking The World’s Second Most Famous Mountain
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Climbing Sinai: Hiking The World’s Second Most Famous Mountain

Trek along for a hike up the biblical Mount Sinai for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to watch the sun rise from the second most famous mountain in the world. By Matt Scott In almost any other country Gebel Musa, which many believe to be the legendary Mount Sinai, would have a […]

Transition Gracefully: Tips On Putting Down The Backpack
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Transition Gracefully: Tips On Putting Down The Backpack

Transition. It’s a loaded word. It’s full of uncomfortable situations, decisions, even stress. For some of us, transitioning may come in the form of giving up the globetrotting lifestyle. This certainly isn’t the case with everyone who reads this, but for a significant number of travelers, this is approaching, undergoing, […]

Why You Should Visit Colombia
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Why You Should Visit Colombia

When I was reading the recent news reports about Colombia’s terrible rains and floods that have been ravaging the South American country for the last few weeks, it made me think back to my own trip there almost two years ago to the date. I was there in late November, […]

Low-Cost Carriers To Greatly Expand Service In SE Asia
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Low-Cost Carriers To Greatly Expand Service In SE Asia

Nothing beats long-haul bus trip in Southeast Asia, with its blaring TVs, the hair-raising passings, and the curious roadside food offerings. But if you’re strapped for time and have a little bit of extra cash on you, plane travel is the way to go, especially now with the announcement of […]

Around The World, One Day At A Time . . .
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Around The World, One Day At A Time . . .

What if you decided to start a travel blog about that epic trip you’re taking around the world, documenting the people you meet, the crazy border crossings you do, and the wild food you eat. But what happens if you keep putting it off, intending to get going with it, […]

Video: Voyage Through South India
Video: Voyage Through South India

Video: Voyage Through South India

For some incredible shots of India, as well as the best scitar this side of the Brahmaputra River, check out O.G.’s video from India, featuring one of the coolest open-air night parties I’ve ever seen at 7:15. I think I even spotted India’s version of Kanye West there? [Video by […]

Images Of Cambodia
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Images Of Cambodia

By Matt Stabile

SE Asia Trip Dispatch: Part Five (Phnom Penh)
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SE Asia Trip Dispatch: Part Five (Phnom Penh)

After leaving Siem Reap I decided to break up the impending grueling 12-hour bus ride and head to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, about 6 hours to the southeast. It’s probably safe to say most people don’t know much if anything about the city, and the first thing they […]

SE Asia Trip Dispatch: Part Four (Angkor Wat)
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SE Asia Trip Dispatch: Part Four (Angkor Wat)

To say that the temples at Angkor are spectacular is like saying that France has good food: no need to state the obvious. After a 12-hour bus ride through the paddy fields and flood plains along the Tonle Sap lake in central Cambodia, I arrived late in Siem Reap. Expecting […]

SE Asia Trip Dispatch: Part Three (Saigon Part Duex)
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SE Asia Trip Dispatch: Part Three (Saigon Part Duex)

On June 11, 1963, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the treatment of monks by American-backed President Ngo Dinh Diem. This act led to the steep decline of the support of the President, and is widely believed to be the end of his reign, culminating […]

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