Why Every Skier Must Get To Europe
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Why Every Skier Must Get To Europe

It’s no secret I choose skiing as my winter escape, so naturally I gravitate towards ski destinations this time of year. Recently, Travel & Leisure put together a collection of 16 of the world’s scariest […]

The World’s Ultimate Hike . . . Down
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The World’s Ultimate Hike . . . Down

Most hikers brag about how far up they’ve gone, but what about treks going down into the earth?  For what has to be one of the world’s ultimate hikes, try heading to the Grand Canyon, […]

Granada On Haphazard Guitar Strings
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Granada On Haphazard Guitar Strings

A night out on the town in Granada, Nicaragua, with a Canadian, a Rastafarian painter, and an ex-revolutionary. Does it get any better than this? By Luke Armstrong España was beautiful, young, Argentinean, and when […]

Travel Ideas To Blow That Holiday Bonus Check
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Travel Ideas To Blow That Holiday Bonus Check

O.K. It’s that time of year. Time to use up the remaining vacation days you’ve saved up for no reason, and the important decision of how you will blow that end of the year bonus check. I guess, […]

Be Cool In Buenos Aires: Eat Secretly or Man I’m Sad I’m Not There Right Now
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Be Cool In Buenos Aires: Eat Secretly or Man I’m Sad I’m Not There Right Now

As I pack my bags here in gray New York City for my trip home for Thanksgiving, it’s hard to imagine that to the day, two years ago, I was in sunny Argentina, sopping up […]

Learn The Language? No, Just Get A Pair Of Smart Glasses Instead
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Learn The Language? No, Just Get A Pair Of Smart Glasses Instead

This BBC article actually made me tilt my head a little and sigh, “wow,” under my breath (that hasn’t happened in a while). A company has just announced the invention of a pair of glasses […]

Where The Wild Horses Are
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Where The Wild Horses Are

Some come for the peaceful beaches, others for the pristine landscapes, but what most people remember most from visiting Assateague are the wild horses — sitting right next to you on the beach. By Elaine […]

4 Tips To Better Backpacking
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4 Tips To Better Backpacking

Lately, even stripping travel down to the bare minimum, i.e. backpacking, has gotten lost in the piles of gear and tech out there (see this article on flashpacking). Over at Vagabondish, they bring true “backpacking” […]

Now You Tell Me What Not To Do In Chile
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Now You Tell Me What Not To Do In Chile

Great, now I find out I wasn’t supposed to go to the Concha y Toro winery — just outside of Santiago, Chile — because it’s considered “wine for dummies” (I don’t know, I thought the […]

The Ultimate Trip: Cairo To Cape Town . . . By Bike?
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The Ultimate Trip: Cairo To Cape Town . . . By Bike?

Not one for lounging poolside with a drink in your hand during your vacation (yeah, me either)? How about trying a multi-thousand kilometer bike ride across the world’s second largest continent? You can make it […]