The Most Luxurious Train In The World

Saturday, September 12, 2009

What is being touted as a “palace on wheels,” the Maharajas Express is starting to take reservations for its inaugural season on the tracks of India. Picture this, you’re on your way to the Taj Mahal (one of the six listed destinations around India), after checking your email in your room, you call the butler […]

It’s Never Too Early To Get Your World Cup Tickets

Friday, September 11, 2009

South Africa 2010 starts exactly nine months from today. You’ve got plenty of time to get your tickets, right? Ha! As a matter of fact, tickets to the tournament first went on sale back in May, so you can be assured the real diehards are already sittin’ pretty with theirs. The purchase process is unnecessarily […]

What Are You Doing With YOUR “All You Can Jet” Pass?

Friday, September 11, 2009

Ok, the big kick off date finally arrived this passed Tuesday. Unfortunately, it seems all of us at just happen to be too far outside the any Jet Blue destinations, at the moment. That means no one here can take advantage of the incredible “all you can jet” offer by Jet Blue. Those of […]

What Do Yoga And Kilts Have In Common?

Thursday, September 10, 2009

What comes to mind when you think of Scotland? Haggis, ghosts, the questionable fashion of the kilt? Well why not yoga? That’s the aim, anyway, of two gurus who recently purchased a Scottish isle with the intention of turning it into an international destination for yoga practitioners. The Guardian’s got the scoop on this story, […]

Get Off The Beaten Track In New Zealand

Thursday, September 10, 2009

I won’t lie and say I’ve sat through the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. I know I should, but just haven’t yet. I have, however, seen just enough snippets of the movies to move New Zealand from my “check it out” list, to my “get your butt there” list, based solely on the scenery of […]

Get Your Spelunk On

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Is the opportunity to escape the surface and explore an underground world few tourists ever see something you look for in a travel destination? Then you might want to hop on over to Web Ecoist’s 20 Extreme Adventures for Spelunkers and Cavers. Even if you’re already familiar with the 20 cave systems they describe, you’ll […]

Make Your Reservations Now: Top Destinations… In 10 Years

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

In a world where there is an ever present yearning to be ahead of the trends, TheExped wants to announce that, this time, it truly is. Well, sort of. Currently, there are several destinations around the globe that house amazing histories, landscapes, cultures. True to our mission here, we want to get you stoked to […]

The World’s Top 10 WTF Statues

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

One of the lessons that comes from extensive travel is this: People are creative…and weird. Just have a look at Nerdabout’s photo essay of the Top 10 Coolest Statues in the World to see what I’m talking about. You gotta love the artistic flair these unexpected monuments can add to your trip. And then, you […]

Don’t Let Your Guidebook Ruin Your Travels

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

If guidebooks had their own Facebook page, I’d be a fan. My shelves are a miniature library of guidebooks and language references. I’m a geek when it comes to knowing about where I’m headed (though my last post we found out I can surely improve) and I’ve thanked them for the bits of info helping me […]

Forget Autumn, Get Ready for Shoulder Season

Monday, September 7, 2009

Need some good news for your Monday morning? Here it is: Shoulder season is here! So say the prognosticators over at Budget Travel. “Shoulder season” is how they refer to those times of year when “the tourist hordes have left (or haven’t yet arrived), prices have dropped, and the weather’s just delightful.” In other words, […]

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