Holly Morris of Globe Trekker (whose mother wrote the biography that “Brian’s Song” was based) treks out into the deserts of Niger to track down one of the continent’s few remaining traveling caravans. I like how at 2:11 when Holly and her film crew finally come upon the caravan after […]
Future TheExpeditioner.com contributor (more on that later this week) Jon Wick takes a look at the ups and downs of packing up your bags and heading abroad to teach ESL (English as a Second Language), an unforgettable experience full of heightened expectations, numerous frustrations, and personal rewards you’re unlikely to […]
Perhaps the world’s most beautiful, partially collapsed island in the world, Santorini is the only inhabited caldera in the world, and for some reason, known the world over for their immaculate sunsets. So popular are the sunsets that every twilight, hundreds of people gather to watch the sun dip below […]
Who needs a tour guide when you have friends like these? Angkor Wat with a little help from the local police. By Paige Stringer My first glimpse of Angkor Wat came from the back seat of a Cambodian police officer’s motorbike. It all started with an early evening arrival in […]
One of the highlights of visiting Victoria Falls in September during the “dry” season is the accessibility of Devil’s Pool, a 100-meter high natural pool formed as a result of a well-placed rock wall just below the surface.
I guess I didn’t realize that short-term/weekly rentals are far and few between in England, so imagine the shock a Londoner received when they found out they can squat in a decked-out Berlin penthouse for a full week for about the same as one night would’ve cost in a hotel. […]
Located in Guanajuato in Central Mexico, Sunday in the central plaza of San Miguel De Allende means ice cream, fresh fruit, and most likely a parade, something this town is very good at doing. Often.
So Mexico hasn’t really been getting a lot of love lately, what with the the whole swine flu and drug war thing going on, but that means that deals abound and there are far fewer tourists to deal with (plus you can get to Mexico with JetBlue’s all-you-can-jet $599 pass). […]
In a city of 21 million (with some parts containing more than a million people per square mile), it’s almost impossible in Mumbai to come by peace and quiet or to avoid images of heartbreak while traveling in the city. As David Farley describes in his piece at World Hum, […]
This topic has actually been on my mind recently as a result of my concern that my now going on two-and-a-half-year-old pair of New Balances (that I bought used, mind you) may not quite hack it in the bush of Southern Africa, where I will be (barring any unforeseen impediments) […]