Hittin’ The High Seas On The “Cruise Trek” — Rolf Style
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Hittin’ The High Seas On The “Cruise Trek” — Rolf Style

In a show of why he’s one of the bets in the biz right, Rolf Potts is chronicling his recent “Star Trek”-themed Caribbean cruise in a five-part series over at World Hum this week. And […]

Antarctic Adventure Base Camp Now Open
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Antarctic Adventure Base Camp Now Open

The Patriot Hills base camp is officially open for business for the 2009 season. The only privately-owned base on the continent opens for three months a year, roughly through January, for those looking for some […]

Budget Travel To Close?
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Budget Travel To Close?

It looks like this was an active day over at the offices of Budget Travel. Rumors started flying late Friday evening when New York Magazine’s Daily Intel column reported that Budget Travel was being shuttered […]

Majestic Mountains, Beguiling Towers, And Lawless Bandits, Oh My
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Majestic Mountains, Beguiling Towers, And Lawless Bandits, Oh My

With the disappearance of the lawless bandits and random kidnappings, what’s the most likely reason for not returning home? Try not wanting to leave. By Stephen Bugno Our friend back at the embassy in Tbilisi […]

Finally Some Praise For The Airline Industry
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Finally Some Praise For The Airline Industry

Criticizing the airlines has become the norm these days, and often with good reason (we’re all guilty, aren’t we?). Somewhere in between the military style seating and astronomical fees for just about anything, there are […]

A Sustainable Surfing Shangri-la In Peru
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A Sustainable Surfing Shangri-la In Peru

Let’s face it; Peru could be my very own Shangri-la without all these perks. Then you mix in one of the longest breaking left hand waves in the world, a chic resort that caters to […]

What Are The Views Like Overlooking One Of The World’s Most Beautiful Lakes?
What Are The Views Like Overlooking One Of The World’s Most Beautiful Lakes?

What Are The Views Like Overlooking One Of The World’s Most Beautiful Lakes?

A steep hike up the side of Volcano San Pedro will ultimately reveal what many consider one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. See for yourself at 5:55 in […]

One Of The World’s Craziest Projects: The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge. Your Thoughts?
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One Of The World’s Craziest Projects: The Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge. Your Thoughts?

I don’t give much merit to email forwards, who does? But a friend of mine recently sent a bunch of pictures of the Hoover Dam. As the pictures slowly opened, one by one, I was […]

Valparaíso: South American Dining Mecca
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Valparaíso: South American Dining Mecca

You know there’s something going on in a city’s dining scene when the NYT’s gets wind of it. This week’s travel section highlighted the Chilean port city of Valparaíso where, with over 40 new restaurants […]

Athens: A Must See City Once Again
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Athens: A Must See City Once Again

Greece has always been on my list of places to get to. Athens conjures up so many images in my mind. Say it with me, “Athens.” It must be the ancient legends, the great thinkers, […]