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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Giving Nepalis The Gift Of Clean Cooking Helps Save Lives
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How Giving Nepalis The Gift Of Clean Cooking Helps Save Lives

The Himalayan Stove Project is one of those organizations that mediates a need most westerners don’t even know is an issue. Sure, we hear about world tragedies on the news: poverty, war and natural disasters. […]

Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Three (Small Bums And Big Hearts)
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Navigating The Med On A Smile And A Shoestring: Part Three (Small Bums And Big Hearts)

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 […]

Shhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: The Best Caribbean Islands Are Actually Off The Coast Of Central America
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Shhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: The Best Caribbean Islands Are Actually Off The Coast Of Central America

The little-known secret that most tourists don’t know about and that many travelers like to keep to themselves is that fact that most of the best Caribbean Islands to visit are not those found in […]

Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona
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Top 5 Day Trips From Barcelona

  Spending time in Barcelona is an exhilarating experience. The city is a culture lover’s dream, offering countless unique experiences under the Mediterranean sun. However, spending your time solely in Barcelona can leave you yearning […]