Colombia Calling (Part Two)
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Colombia Calling (Part Two)

The easy part of about Playa Grande is falling for it immediately. The hard part? Getting there. By Matt Stabile I STUCK MY HEAD OUT THE OPEN DOOR OF THE BUS and looked down a […]

Are Those Ice Spikes On Your Running Shoes?
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Are Those Ice Spikes On Your Running Shoes?

Okay, so last December you ran the Honolulu Marathon and found it exhilarating. Ready for a new challenge? How about something a little less…tropical? The Polar Circle Marathon delivers. If you’ve ever felt like running […]

Udaipur, India: The World’s Best City For Travelers
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Udaipur, India: The World’s Best City For Travelers

“Venice of the East,” or the Indian city of Udaipur won a Travel & Leisure’s annual “World’s Best Awards” as the best city for travelers in 2009. With its many lakes, canals, palaces, and value, […]

The Return Of Lonely Planet Cycling Guides
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The Return Of Lonely Planet Cycling Guides

In 2006, my wife and I bicycled through six Southeast Asian nations over three months. During the first half of the journey, one resource we turned to was Lonely Planet’s Cycling Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. […]

Got Creepy? Scotland Castle Is Home To 7 Ghosts
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Got Creepy? Scotland Castle Is Home To 7 Ghosts

One Castle. Seven Ghost. Culzean Castle in Ayrshire, Scotland, was the location for a recent Most Haunted episode. This brilliant castle was built in 1777, but the original buildings of the compound date back to […]

Wifi The Friendly Skies
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Wifi The Friendly Skies

A couple weeks ago, I was sitting on the runway at LAX, staring mindlessly at the cycle of commercials playing on my seat’s personalized TV monitor. Credit cards, the Delta frequent flier program, jewelry, a […]

Travel Sickness May Be Just What You Need
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Travel Sickness May Be Just What You Need

If you travel, you will get sick… sooner or later it will catch up with you. I have friends that get struck down , literally, on every trip they take. They can set their watch to […]

Asia On Two Wheels
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Asia On Two Wheels

Places like Taiwan, China, Laos, and Japan maybe more known for their motor bikes, or their overly utilitarian use of bicycles. This WSJ article, explores a less popular way to get moving through, and in touch with, the […]

Anthony Bourdain In Big Sky Country
Anthony Bourdain In Big Sky Country

Anthony Bourdain In Big Sky Country

It finally happened. For the first time in over a year living in Asia, I got a bit homesick. Danggit, Anthony Bourdain, if you just weren’t so good at what you do! The new episode […]

Go Mideast, My Son
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Go Mideast, My Son

The Middle East has been popping up all over the travel webs of late. First, Matt brought us the news of Gulf Air and Iraqi Airways’ plans to begin regular commercial flights into Baghdad. Then, […]

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