Tokyo: The Electronics Promised Land
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Tokyo: The Electronics Promised Land

I’ve never been to Norway, until that happens, I won’t know what it’s like to visit the place of your ancestry. For the last couple days, this question has been spinning through my mind as […]

Time To Give A Little Back: Philippines Edition
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Time To Give A Little Back: Philippines Edition

As a kind of bookend to the week here, the Philippines has been in the news all week as a result of some of  “the worst floods to hit Manila and nearby provinces in four […]

Bing vs. The Other Guys: Who’s Got The Cheapest Tickets?
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Bing vs. The Other Guys: Who’s Got The Cheapest Tickets?

In the spirit of “Beach Week” (not to be confused with “Shark Week”, that other perennial, much ballyhooed 7-day national holiday), I decided to conduct a very unscientific study: How does Bing’s new search engine […]

Phuket Is For Lovers . . . Of Amazing Beaches
Phuket Is For Lovers . . . Of Amazing Beaches

Phuket Is For Lovers . . . Of Amazing Beaches

For whatever reason this week seems to be “Beach Week” here at TheExpeditioner.com. Not sure if there’s something subliminal going on, what with the onset of fall and all, but I’m just going to roll […]

Welcome To Diu: Goa 30 Years Ago
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Welcome To Diu: Goa 30 Years Ago

I was only but a slowly developing zygote 30 years ago, but in the world of travel lore, Goa was the place to be around that magical time period during the 1970’s. Today? Not so […]

Kyoto, Japan: You Can’t Rain On This Temple Parade
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Kyoto, Japan: You Can’t Rain On This Temple Parade

The first day or two of any trip to a new country, you really just spend some time getting your bearings. Here in Japan . . . not gonna happen. There’s just too much to […]

Get Paid To Travel To The Bahamas And Make A Travel Flick
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Get Paid To Travel To The Bahamas And Make A Travel Flick

I’m not really one to shill for gimmicky tourism stunts (see Exhibit “1”: that “Best Job in the World” promotion that got over 34,000 applicants), but I really like the idea of this one from […]

This Is Why You Want To Go To El Salvador
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This Is Why You Want To Go To El Salvador

How cool would it be to tell your friends back home how you spent your vacation volcano-hopping in El Salvador? Well, it’s not out of the question. With 22 volcanoes, crater lakes, and beaches to […]

A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines
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A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines

By Justin Calderon The Philippines, the world’s second-largest archipelago next to Indonesia, is speckled with hundreds of islands boasting pristine beaches, cross-cultured cuisine, and friendly people wearing content smiles. The wide variety of islands encompass […]

Don’t Forget Your Floaty Rings: The World’s Largest Pool
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Don’t Forget Your Floaty Rings: The World’s Largest Pool

This isn’t your Aunt June’s backyard pool The Guinness record-holding, man-made “lagoon” measures 3,324 feet in length and covers over twenty acres at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile. Now that’s a […]