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, […]

Antarctica: The Triple Crown
Antarctica

Antarctica: The Triple Crown

Finally, the age old question has been answered. While looking for the ideal spot for an observatory, scientists “discovered” what is thought to be the coldest, driest, and calmest place on earth. The triple crown […]

Llama Treks – Not Just in Peru Anymore
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Llama Treks – Not Just in Peru Anymore

Ever fancied tossing saddlebags over a llama or two and heading out to explore some awesome mountain terrain? Well now you can…minus the plane ticket to South America. Redwood Llamas, operating out of Silverton, CO, […]

Get Ruined In Jordan
Jordan

Get Ruined In Jordan

I am always leery of reading about the Middle East as a travel destination. I should know better, the volatility doesn’t engulf the entire region, and once you’re there, you are guaranteed to experience a […]

End-of-Summer Roadtrip in…Namibia?
Namibia

End-of-Summer Roadtrip in…Namibia?

Despite being the second most sparsely populated country on the planet, Namibia is adventurously drivable, intensely beautiful, and perhaps even a bit luxurious. That’s the gist of a recent travel article in the Guardian, which […]

Please Bump Your Head Carefully
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Please Bump Your Head Carefully

The reign of Chinglish, the inaccurate public displays of translations, and the source of enjoyment for visitors to China, may soon come to an end in Shanghai. Although you can decipher the message in almost […]

The Wide World Of Micronations
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The Wide World Of Micronations

It’s been three years since the Lonely Planet Micronations hit the shelves. Assuming this one isn’t sitting on your shelf (it’s not on mine); I wondered where I had to go to say I’ve visited […]

The Latest in Flight Delay Prediction Technology
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The Latest in Flight Delay Prediction Technology

I’ll admit, I have pretty good luck when it comes to flying. While my suitcase is usually among the last to pop out on the baggage claim carousel, I’ve never had one go missing. And […]