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Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Six (Wild Camping In Sardinia)
Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Six (Wild Camping In Sardinia)

Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Six (Wild Camping In Sardinia)

During this past summer Contributing Editor Hannah Bowman found herself on an island in the Mediterranean Sea. She liked it there, but didn’t want to stay forever. So, with a tent on her back, one month to play with and a handsome Flem by the name of P.J. in tow, […]

How A Radish Festival In Oaxaca Made Me Feel Like A Mexican
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How A Radish Festival In Oaxaca Made Me Feel Like A Mexican

“Oye chica! Tenga aca. Te invitamos!” Someone was calling to me as I walked by a makeshift tent on the side of the street in Oaxaca’s old center. Curious, I joined the speaker, a young Mexican man, as well as a few others, underneath their tent. They had set up […]

Your Guide To Traveling Long Term On The Cheap
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Your Guide To Traveling Long Term On The Cheap

It seems every lush jungle, outcrop of volcanoes or tropical coastline has its own special version of the hostel life, an ex-pat community sucked into post-colonial lounging, Cuba Libras and Bob Marley tunes. If you are anything like me, you’ve always looked at the barefoot receptionist or the beach bum […]

Luke In Kenya Part 3: The Happiest Man in Mombasa
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Luke In Kenya Part 3: The Happiest Man in Mombasa

Luke in Kenya: Part 3 “Luke in Kenya” is a travel series from Managing Editor Luke Armstrong as he travels to Kenya to visit the homeland of his adopted brother. He’s always going, but never arrives. They call him “The Traveler.” He’s a familiar face along the sunny streets of […]

Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Four (The Aeolian Islands)
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Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Four (The Aeolian Islands)

During this past summer Contributing Editor Hannah Bowman found herself on an island in the Mediterranean Sea. She liked it there, but didn’t want to stay forever. So, with a tent on her back, one month to play with and a handsome Flem by the name of P.J. in tow, […]

Luke In Kenya Part 1: Flying Into A New Year/World
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Luke In Kenya Part 1: Flying Into A New Year/World

Luke in Kenya: Part 1 “Luke in Kenya” is a travel series from Managing Editor Luke Armstrong as he travels to Kenya to visit the homeland of his adopted brother. Two days before my departure, my adopted Kenyan brother wrote (succinctly I may add), “Hey Luke, I just realized that you […]

A Mostly Forgotten Treasure In The Himalayas Has Me Asking: What Makes Us Travel?
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A Mostly Forgotten Treasure In The Himalayas Has Me Asking: What Makes Us Travel?

A mostly forgotten treasure in Guler, a small town in the Punjabi state of India nestled at the foothills of the Himalayas, is home to a 250-year-old crumbling palace that has been taken over by the jungle, leaving behind remnants of a not-too-long-ago past of royal artistry in the valley. The Financial Times recently […]

My Encounter With Keith, The Chocolate Shaman Of Guatemala
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My Encounter With Keith, The Chocolate Shaman Of Guatemala

The mist smells of banana leaves and wood smoke, the scent of the Guatemalan highlands when it rains. Mothers carry firewood on their heads and get knocked around by a downpour that’s like bowls of dirty water being thrown from the sky. Village children in hand-woven clothes hide under a […]

Pack The Pants James Bond Would Wear If He Were A Backpacker
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Pack The Pants James Bond Would Wear If He Were A Backpacker

Everyday, people all over the world wake up and put on pants. With their britches donned, they dash off to class, their tractors, their grocery stores, the nearest mall or to their offices where they will spend their day in trousers sitting in cubicles, compulsively checking their Facebook status and […]

Girls Gone Wild In Bali
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Girls Gone Wild In Bali

For those of us from North America, spring break is known as the week when pasty Greeks and their college brethren from all over the country descend onto the warmer locales of Panama City, Cancun and Negril for a booze-fueled orgy of bucket beers, foam parties, regrettable tattoos and other […]

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