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Pan-American Transmissions Part 6: Capurgana, Taganga and Colombia’s Sweet Caribbean Cacophony
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Pan-American Transmissions Part 6: Capurgana, Taganga and Colombia’s Sweet Caribbean Cacophony

Pan-American Transmissions Part 6 “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. The FARC is almost dead, […]

The Expeditioner’s Travel Guide To Guatemala (HD)
The Expeditioner’s Travel Guide To Guatemala (HD)

The Expeditioner’s Travel Guide To Guatemala (HD)

In this travel video guide to Guatemala, I head down to Guatemala and explore scenic Antigua, hike Volcano Pacaya, take a road trip to Lake Atitlan (and ride a horse along its banks), then head north to Tikal, home to the capital of the once mighty Mayan Empire, where I […]

Koh Rong: Get There Quick Before . . .
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Koh Rong: Get There Quick Before . . .

Unspoiled, turquoise-green, powder-white beaches, inexpensive . . . You’ve heard these adjectives before when describing beaches in Southeast Asia, right? However, they’re usually followed up with such words as: full-moon party, MDMA, overcrowded, touristy. Thus is the result of decades-worth of word-of-mouth recommendations for islands such as Koh Phangan, Koh […]

Pleasure And Necessity: Expats Adrift In Antigua, Guatemala
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Pleasure And Necessity: Expats Adrift In Antigua, Guatemala

“Hop on! Just make sure you don’t burn your leg on the exhaust.” I straddled the back third of the scooter seat behind my newfound gringo and gringa companions, Luke and Leta, and started looking for a bar or something to grab onto. “Put your hands around my waist, no […]

Pan-American Transmissions Part 5: 10,000 Ways From Panama To Colombia, None Of Them Paved
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Pan-American Transmissions Part 5: 10,000 Ways From Panama To Colombia, None Of Them Paved

Pan-American Transmissions Part 5 “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. Check back as new dispatches are posted from the road. The Pan-American highway runs from […]

14 Unforgettable Images From Guatemala
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14 Unforgettable Images From Guatemala

At 12,336 feet, Volcán de Agua towers over Antigua, which was once the capital of the country until 1773 when a massive earthquake struck destroying much of the country. Antigua’s population is only about 30,000 people, but during the height of the tourist season that number swells to over 60,000, many of […]

How I Learned To Find Family In Northern Thailand
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How I Learned To Find Family In Northern Thailand

I’m not a very touchy person. Hugs are reserved for good friends and family, and I can’t remember the last boyfriend whose hand I actually enjoyed holding. I’ll slap you a good ‘ol American high-five but please do not force me into the fashionable double-cheek kiss scenario. This preference for […]

5 Coffee Shops In Amsterdam To Visit Before The City Goes Legit
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5 Coffee Shops In Amsterdam To Visit Before The City Goes Legit

Among other great attractions in the city, Amsterdam is world famous for its “cannabis coffee shops.” Each offers their own atmosphere and are great places to hang out on while on break visiting the city sites. They are, of course, world famous for offering marijuana on their menus. However, in […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Machu Picchu And The 5 Best Ways To Get There
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Machu Picchu And The 5 Best Ways To Get There

James Gilland is the marketing coordinator at AdventureLink.com and associate editor of its blog. AdventureLink is a site that helps travelers find and book the world’s best adventure trips. For more information about visiting Machu Picchu, visit AdventureLink’s Machu Picchu tours page. 1) Machu Picchu Was Never Actually Finished Archaeologists […]

BackpackMojo.com Wants To Pay You To Help Others Travel Better [Q&A]
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BackpackMojo.com Wants To Pay You To Help Others Travel Better [Q&A]

The Expeditioner sits down (virtually) with Co-Founder Kevin Creusy Of BackpackMojo.com for a chat on how backpackers can travel better, what it’s like founding a startup and why Mars is the next Laos for backpackers. Imagine a scenario: You have a measly 12 vacation days off from work and the […]

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