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 […]

The Beauty Within Northern Pakistan
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The Beauty Within Northern Pakistan

There are times, in between the constant search for deals and destination ideas, when a good old fashioned travel narrative catches my eye and I’m drawn in for one reason or another. This article over […]

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 […]