Turning Points: A Dispatch From The End Of The Country
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Turning Points: A Dispatch From The End Of The Country

In the days preceding winter solstice, the sky enshrouding Barrow, Alaska, is a hue somewhere between mineral pitch and squid ink. And the skyline stays that way for all of a handful of minutes when it winnows a degree or two lighter, the barest luminescence along the horizon, like the […]

December 30 Weekly Roundup: Gringos Are Destroying The World; Tsukiji Is Moving; Thailand Turmoil Is Killing Tourism
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December 30 Weekly Roundup: Gringos Are Destroying The World; Tsukiji Is Moving; Thailand Turmoil Is Killing Tourism

I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of December 30 Edition

A Flyer Pointed His Camera Out The Window One Night And This Was The Show He Got
A Flyer Pointed His Camera Out The Window One Night And This Was The Show He Got

A Flyer Pointed His Camera Out The Window One Night And This Was The Show He Got

On a nightime trans-atlantic flight from London to New York in early November, seasoned traveler Paul Williams perched his camera on his backpack and aimed it out the window and set it to take a picture every few seconds. What resulted is this amazing time-lapse video of the northern lights […]

Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better
Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better

Cape Town Is Beautiful, And This Video Makes It Look Even Better

I know that it’s not exactly difficult to make South Africa’s Cape Town look beautiful, given the perpetually sunny weather and the grand landscape of the city as it sits below nearby Table Mountain. But this video from Jesse Olson perfectly captures a certain energy and look of the city […]

Ducks, Drugs And Dance Meditation: My Failed Stay At A Nicaraguan Permaculture Farm
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Ducks, Drugs And Dance Meditation: My Failed Stay At A Nicaraguan Permaculture Farm

The man walked blindfolded between our outstretched fingers as we caressed him with leaves and feathers. Other hands reached out to caress or hold him. “You are loved,” someone whispered. “I love you,” echoed another. He ended his walk in the arms of the oldest man and woman on the […]

December 16 Weekly Roundup: Is Middle-Earth In Malawi?; JetBlue Gets Wi-Fi; Visiting Hemingway’s Home In Cuba
Weekly Roundup December 16

December 16 Weekly Roundup: Is Middle-Earth In Malawi?; JetBlue Gets Wi-Fi; Visiting Hemingway’s Home In Cuba

I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of December 16 Edition

If Apple Made A Commercial For Travel, It Would Probably Look Like This
If Apple Made A Commercial For Travel, It Would Probably Look Like This

If Apple Made A Commercial For Travel, It Would Probably Look Like This

I know it’s a little odd to write about a travel video that is actually a commercial (for hammocks no less), but you’ve got to admit, when’s the last time you saw a commercial about travel that was this inspirational and well done? It’s as if Apple decided to loan […]

Scaling Italy’s Iron Roads
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Scaling Italy’s Iron Roads

Every so often, in the hills of northern Italy, travelers still stumble onto caches of rusting grenades beneath the snow and ice that lingers from World War I. Italian and Austrian soldiers once crept over these heights under the shade of night, their ears red as raw meat from the […]

On A Mission To Change Lives With Travel Bloggers Without Borders
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On A Mission To Change Lives With Travel Bloggers Without Borders

Last week we were giving away money, and this week we’re asking for you to give a little back. The Expeditioner is participating in the first annual Travel Bloggers Without Borders fundraising campaign. Beginning December 16, The Expeditioner, in partnership with the Integral Heart Foundation, a Guatemala-based charity focusing on […]

December 9 Weekly Roundup: Toilet Tours; Mandela’s Impact On Travel; The Coolest Tree House In The World
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December 9 Weekly Roundup: Toilet Tours; Mandela’s Impact On Travel; The Coolest Tree House In The World

I come across many interesting travel stories during the week, only some of which I have time to blog about. So you don’t miss anything, here’s a roundup of the most interesting travel stories you may have missed. Stories You May Have Missed: Week of December 9 Edition

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