The Travel Billow Wants To Solve Your Overloaded Bag Problem

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Just like sentences, in the world of product design, complicated doesn’t always equal better. Enter the Travel Billow: a two-for-one travel pillow and blanket that solves the problem of having to lug extraneous items on the plane with you. And no, it’s not a babysitter. The Travel Billow is an inflatable pillow that, when uninflated, […]

Which Country Allows You To Travel The Most Without A Visa?

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Every wonder which country is the best to live in if you wanted to travel the world without ever having to get a visa? Well, turns out, if you’re from Finland, Sweden or the U.K., you can travel to exactly 173 other countries without having to spend the time or money obtaining a visa. Not […]

The Dizziness Of Freedom: The Birth And Rise Of Bungee Jumping

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

AJ Hackett cased the Eiffel Tower for over a month. He studied architectural plans. He knew the guards’ schedules. He memorized the exits, knew when the lights switched on and off. He and his team rehearsed conversation that would intentionally distract security. During a reconnaissance visit, AJ determined the exact distance from the second level […]

10 Ways To Improve The Flying Experience Outside Of The Plane

Sunday, April 6, 2014

On my way to a recent flight, while I was frantically putting my shoes back on among a pushy crowd in that tiny space past the scanning machine, my mind began to wander from its immediate train of thought (which, at that moment, included a fantasy involving my shoe coming into contact with the person’s […]

You’ll Never Look At San Francisco The Same After Watching This

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Having recently returned home from San Francisco, a city I hadn’t seen in about 10 years, I’m still trying to get over just how damn scenic that city is. It’s hard to compare any major city in the world in terms of pure spectacle one sees in almost every direction they look there (such as […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (1st Quarter: 2014)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 1st quarter (January — March) 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 […]

Here’s Why A Danish Company Wants To Reward People For Having Sex While Traveling

Thursday, March 27, 2014

In what has got to be one of the best marketing ploys by any company so far this year, Denmark’s Spies Travel is attempting to capitalize on its country’s falling birth rate, which is currently at a 27-year low, by rewarding travelers for having sex while on vacation (Denmark currently ranks 190 out of 224 […]

Facing The Feces Factor: Tasting My First Cup Of Kopi Luwak Coffee

Thursday, March 27, 2014

My first cup of Kopi Luwak coffee, sometimes better known as “cat poo coffee” or the rarest beverage in the world, was a memorable introduction into the highly envious world of extreme luxury, though this tasting occurred far outside the confines of the dining room of a fine-dining restaurant in Hong Kong or New York […]

The World’s Scariest Trail Is About To Get Much Less Dangerous

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The El Caminito del Rey (better known as the world’s scariest trail), is about to become a little less scary for thrill-seekers. The famed 3-foot-wide trail, precariously perched over 300 feet in the air against the walls of a narrow gorge in Málaga, Spain, was once used by construction workers constructing the nearby Guadalhorce dam […]

Here’s What It Would Look Like To Live In A Castle In Italy

Sunday, March 23, 2014

I get a fair amount of unsolicited emails on a daily basis here at TheExpeditioner, including everything from PR agencies announcing news about a new hotel opening somewhere in Costa Rica to travel startups letting me know about their newest app launch, which is all fine and good. If I had more time, I would […]

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