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Taveling Patagonia Around Ruta 40
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Taveling Patagonia Around Ruta 40

I’m sitting on the bottom bunk of my hostel in El Calafate, home of the famous Perito Moreno Glacier, and exhausted from a days journey by bus from El Bolson, a tiny hippie-town nestled in the Andes. What was exhausting was not the 26 hours spent in a barely reclinable […]

The Boca You Should Be Visiting This Winter
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The Boca You Should Be Visiting This Winter

Something you hear alot of this time of year (especially in New York) is: “I’m heading down to Boca for the weekend.” Chances are they’re probably not referring to Bocas del Toro, the Panamanian archipelago located in the Caribbean near the Costa Rica border. Besides having a rich history (literally […]

Seeing Is Believing: Cerro Companario In Bariloche
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Seeing Is Believing: Cerro Companario In Bariloche

If you are feeling fit and want to do some exerting activities in Argentina, the Patagonian region has more than enough to do. Two days ago, I felt the urge to escape the megacity of Buenos Aires and see some of the what the vast country has to offer. I […]

Why Do Travelers To South America Forget About Guyana?
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Why Do Travelers To South America Forget About Guyana?

If there is perhaps one travel trend of the last decade that I could try to point to, I would have to say that it is the emergence of South America as a prime destination for travelers. How many people do you talk to that say, “I would love to […]

How Many Days Can I Travel In [Insert Country Here] With $1,000?
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How Many Days Can I Travel In [Insert Country Here] With $1,000?

I decided to research the costs to travel around the world and create a chart showing how many days a traveler can travel in a particular country with $1,000. How, you may ask, does one come up with these numbers? Easy, I simply researched the purchasing power of the U.S […]

A Video Trek Through Southeast Asia
A Video Trek Through Southeast Asia

A Video Trek Through Southeast Asia

In case you haven’t noticed, we’re big on starting travel groups on sites we like. Jon started up our flickr group for us a little ways back for photos, and I started a travel video group on Vimeo, aptly titled: “Travel Videos” (it was a less than creative day for […]

Is Everybody Talking About Nicaragua’s Little Corn Island?
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Is Everybody Talking About Nicaragua’s Little Corn Island?

So what does it mean exactly when the Wall Street Journal is talking up Nicaragua? Is it kind of like when you were a teenager and the second your parents had heard of your favorite band you instantly thought that band wasn’t cool anymore? (See, in this extended metaphor the […]

The 5 Must-See Beaches In Vietnam
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The 5 Must-See Beaches In Vietnam

Your guide to the five must-see beaches in Vietnam. Vietnam, a country reminiscent of a war-torn epic that rang of rock-and-roll, decadence, and destruction­ was, up until recently, visited by only the adventurous traveler. Though late in its arrival as a member of part of the Southeast Asian travel belt, […]

So You’re Looking For The Best Island In Southeast Asia . . .
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So You’re Looking For The Best Island In Southeast Asia . . .

We’re going to be running a piece on Monday about the five must-see beaches in Vietnam, but in an effort to get everyone in a Southeast Asia state of mind (my first and likely last Billy Joel reference ever on this site) we’re taking a look at Budget Travel’s top […]

The Importance Of Travel Playlists
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The Importance Of Travel Playlists

Sometimes, traveling needs a little sensory boost. Even though the sights, smells and sounds can be overwhelming, there is nothing like a song that perfectly captivates a moment in your travels. I have always been a fan of making a playlist for a long flight, nights spent in so I […]

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