Travel Trivia​​

How Many Americans Have A Passport? (Updated: 2011)
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How Many Americans Have A Passport? (Updated: 2011)

Given the recently released statistics from the U.S. State Department in early 2011, I updated one of The Expeditioner’s most popular posts from 2010 that asked the question: How Many Americans Have a Passport? According […]

How Many Americans Take A Gap Year?
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How Many Americans Take A Gap Year?

Spend any time on the road and you’re more likely than not going to run into a young Australian or a Brit in the midst of a gap year. For many Americans, the gap year […]

Who’s The Most Traveled Person In The World?
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Who’s The Most Traveled Person In The World?

You think you’ve got a pretty respectable travel resume? Been to some pretty isolated villages in Laos, seen some very off-the-beaten-path spots in Bolivia, ran into unknown tribes in Kenya? Turns out, you’ve got nothing […]

How Did Airports Get Those Three-Letter Codes?
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How Did Airports Get Those Three-Letter Codes?

Every find yourself flying out of PEE (Russia’s Bolshoye Savino Airport),  POO (Brazil’s Poco De Caldas Airport) or FAT (Fresno, California) and wonder how in the world these airports were assigned those initials? Well, as […]

How Many Days Can I Travel On $1,000? (Your Guide To The Cheapest Countries To Travel)
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How Many Days Can I Travel On $1,000? (Your Guide To The Cheapest Countries To Travel)

A few months ago I wrote about this chart on Rough Guides’ web site calculating how many days you can travel with $1,000 in various countries around the world. Ahead of the upcoming publishing phenomena, […]

The Expeditioner’s Final Jeopardy Clue: Lists
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The Expeditioner’s Final Jeopardy Clue: Lists

Our latest installment of  The Expeditioner’s Travel Final Jeopardy comes from the category of Lists. UNESCO recently decided to withdraw the Galapagos Islands, amid obvious controversy, from their list of “World Heritage Sites in Danger.” […]

What Country Travels The Most? The Top 10
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What Country Travels The Most? The Top 10

There are two things you can guarantee to see when you check into any hostel in the world: a sub-standard bathroom and a British backpacker. I’m not saying the two are in any way related, […]

A Look At The Top Ten Cheapest Cities In The World
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A Look At The Top Ten Cheapest Cities In The World

Over at Matador, I caught an article digesting Xpatulator’s release of the top 282 cheapest cities in the world.  Apparently, this site takes 13 different categories — the cost of housing, groceries and recreation, etc. […]

Airline Logo Design 101: Stick A Bird On Your Plane
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Airline Logo Design 101: Stick A Bird On Your Plane

Ever notice the number of birds in airliner’s logos? This week LogoDesignLove takes a look at how, basically, every airliner in the world uses a bird in a circle as their logo. Lufthansa, American Airlines, […]

It’s Travel Trivia Time!
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It’s Travel Trivia Time!

Back by popular demand! TheExpeditioner, through our endless scouring of the internet, books and libraries across the globe, we bring you another round of travel trivia. Matt offered up this doozy earlier in the week, […]