Strip And Scrub: The Iceland Way
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Strip And Scrub: The Iceland Way

Iceland is green, and Greenland is ice. Yeah, yeah, yeah… we all learned that as a kid, and never thought too much of it since. What I failed to learn then, I’m catching up with now. Iceland is one of those mysterious, unique places I always see on a map, […]

Why Your Next Trip Should Be To Central America
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Why Your Next Trip Should Be To Central America

Is there anything worse than that sinking feeling you get after looking at your bank statement and realizing that about 3/4 of the world is officially out of your budget for travel at the moment? Relax, as winter approaches, temperatures drop, and wallets are reeling from summer excesses, there’s still […]

Ecotourism Sprouting in Cuba
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Ecotourism Sprouting in Cuba

In fifty years, the U.S. travel ban to Cuba has been next to ineffective in promoting democracy there. In fact, there have been many efforts cropping up, one featured here in Matt’s post, to abolish this. Yet, despite being nearly completely closed to the awaiting masses sitting just beyond the […]

Surviving Spain
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Surviving Spain

Every year for the past fifteen, over 200,000 people converge on the coast of Spain for the annual music festival, Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, for four days of live music, partying, and hanging out at the beach. What could possibly go wrong? By Laura Bridgestock It’s 8:30 a.m. I’ve been […]

Travel Assignment: Choose Anywhere In The World. Travel There. Write About It. Go!
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Travel Assignment: Choose Anywhere In The World. Travel There. Write About It. Go!

What happens when you hire six of some of the best travel writers in the world to go on assignment, anywhere they want, to write about anything they want? Try donkeys in Morocco, treks to the Punjab, and, could this be, Frances Mayes of “Under the Tuscan Sky” waxing poetic […]

Raise Your Steins: Here’s To A Great Oktoberfest
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Raise Your Steins: Here’s To A Great Oktoberfest

This weekend, some six million people will head off to the start of Munich’s infamous festival celebrating everything Bavarian. The ceremonial tapping of the first keg, by the mayor of Munich, will happen this Saturday at 12:00. The party, this year, will last until October 4th. Growing up in the […]

Trekking Kat-kat-katmandu
Trekking Kat-kat-katmandu

Trekking Kat-kat-katmandu

I can’t express how mad it makes me that I associate Katmandu with that horrible Bob Seger song, but I’m hoping Michael Murphy’s newly posted vid is going to change that. Mike covers most of the bases you think of regarding Katmandu — Temples, hippies smoking hash for the “holiday […]

Going Coast To Coast At 10 MPH
Going Coast To Coast At 10 MPH

Going Coast To Coast At 10 MPH

The all American road trip has been redefined, yet again. Heading from Seattle to Boston is beautiful from the passenger seat, perhaps even more so from the saddle of your touring bike, but on a Segway? Really? Two guys dropped their corporate jobs to do just that. They bought one […]

Pitcairn Island: Get There While You Can
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Pitcairn Island: Get There While You Can

This little island on the edge of the southern Pacific Ocean, is still home to the descendents of the famous “Mutiny On The Bounty.” At least for now. This Telegraph article notes the people currently living in Pitcairn may be the last generation to eek out a living there. Heavily subsidized […]

10 Films That Have Inspired Me To Travel
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10 Films That Have Inspired Me To Travel

One of the upsides to having other contributors to the site is that I get to piggyback on their creatively and ingenuity to create my own posts. So here we go. Anyway, Jon’s post about films that inspire travel got me thinking about which flicks make me want to hit […]

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