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Registration Is Now Open For Asian Women’s Empowerment 2014

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Registration for Asian Women’s Empowerment Conference (AWE) ‘14 is now open. Following the success of the AWE ’13 conference, AWE ’14 is now open for registration. If you have been looking for inspiration, here’s where you can find it. With motivating speakers and a schedule packed with creativity, AWE will leave you fired up and […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2014)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 2nd quarter (April — June) of 2014 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

The Rise of Solo Travel: 4 Reasons Why We Love To Travel Alone

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The secret is out about solo travel – and everybody’s doing it! What was once a right of passage for single backpackers fresh out of school trying to “find themselves,” traveling solo has soared into the mainstream faster than a flight from L.A. to San Francisco. From young professionals to retirees and everyone in between, […]

Please Welcome Stefanie Acworth To TheExpeditioner

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

You know what has been missing around these parts lately, these parts being TheExpeditioner.com? A new Pulitzer? A strict HR policy about sick leave? Cubicles? Yes, all of the above, but most importantly, new blood. And, no, I’m not referring to the ill-advised after-work fight club that was the brainchild of staffer Luke Armstrong (legal […]

One Woman’s Experience Flying Cross-Country In Search Of Love In The Land Of Startups

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Travel and romance are not mutually exclusive activities. As a matter of fact, one often leads to the other. That combination of foreign air with the typical time constraint of a trip seems to often inspire butterflies and googly eyes worth writing home about. But, last week, The Dating Ring took this natural pairing of […]

5 Questions For The Guy That Traveled To 26 Countries To Make A Wedding Proposal Video

Monday, May 26, 2014

If you’ve used any type of social media the last few days or so, chances are you’ve come across the story of Jack Hyer, the Montana man that put together a 26-country wedding proposal, 4 years in the making (see above), featuring him trouncing around the world, lip-syncing to The Proclaimers’ “I’m Gonna Be (500 […]

TBEX 2014 Is Heading To Cancun

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

It’s official, TBEX North America 2014 is heading to Cancun and will take place from September 11 -14. It was recently announced that TBEX North America 2014, the world’s largest conference for travel bloggers, is heading south of the border (the U.S. border that is) to Cancun, Mexico, this year, this after being held in […]

The Syrian Refugee Crisis: My First-Hand Account From The Turkish Border

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

More than three years have passed since protesters took the streets in Syria. What began as a call for democracy, a mass movement to end Bashar al-Assad’s 43 years of family rule, has turned into a foreign-funded proxy war without a foreseeable end. So far, the war in Syria has produced an estimated 150,000 casualties, […]

London Was The Most Visited City In The World Last Year

Thursday, May 8, 2014

According to statistics released today, London took the crown as the most visited city in the world for 2013, with an estimated 16.8 million visitors in 2013, more than a million more visitors than in 2006, its previous record year. Buoyed by a huge amount of publicity following a little sporting event called the Olympics […]

Putumayo Releases Latest Album: Music Of The Andes

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

I have to admit, I’m a huge, unapologetic Putumayo music fan. In fact, there was a point in my life where my iPod (this was pre-iPhone era) was maxed out with Putumayo albums and one Vampire Weekend album — classic hipster, I know! Good news recently came for everyone of the world music label with […]

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