Amsterdam Through The Lens

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

After I returned home from my requisite Western Europe backpacking trip following college, I remember being asked what my favorite city had been to visit. Having traveled to London, Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice and Bern during that trip, it’s not like I didn’t have a number of equally qualified, massively beautiful cities to choose from. However, when I would […]

Here’s Your Chance To Win The Best Dive Job Ever

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Becoming a dive instructor in Bali would be like hitting the jackpot in the job lottery, but unlike winning an actual lottery, you wouldn’t have to deal with a bunch of little-known third cousins coming out of the woodwork asking you to fund their pet iguana business idea they’d been thinking about for years. To […]

The 10 Best Travel Books Of The Last Two Decades

Monday, July 21, 2014

The joy of curling up with a good travel book is damn hard to beat. Part fiction, part memoir, the best travel books tell weird and wonderful stories and describe the intricate things that make a journey, or place, memorable. The initial excitement of a vessel leaving port or the joy of waking up to a […]

Here Are 25 (Free) Museums And Galleries To Visit In London

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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Afghanistan Seen In A Whole New Light

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Turn your speakers up, switch to full screen, press play and be prepared to be amazed by this breathtaking, cinematic portrait of Afghanistan — a look at the country like you’ve never seen it before. Shot by Mikai Danger Karl, the video was shot during his recent trip to the country in April, 2014, and […]

Travel Gear Review: The Dakota Clip Clock

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Is it me or has anyone else had an issue with finding a good, sturdy, convenient and user-friendly travel alarm clock to take with them on their travels? I’ve been using the same cheapo plastic one I picked up at K-Mart years ago (yes, there’s a K-Mart in New York City; no, I can’t name […]

Is There Anywhere Better To Shoot Video Than Brazil?

Monday, July 7, 2014

In honor of the World Cup wrapping up this weekend, I thought I’d feature this amazing compilation travel video from Brazil (as if the seemingly never-ending parade of enviable panoramic shots of Copacabana Beach and aerial views from Christ the Redeemer that have blanketed the airwaves recently haven’t already caused every sane person who hasn’t […]

My Discovery Of Eden In Semuc Champey, Guatemala

Sunday, July 6, 2014

I’m riding in the back of an open truck that must have served to transport cattle at some point, but on this occasion, it is taking me from the town of Lanquín to the secluded community of Semuc Champey, in the heart of the Guatemalan jungle. Riding with me is my girlfriend and about a […]

I Of The Sun: A Journey Into Southeast Asia And The Heart Of Human Consciousness

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The following is an excerpt from I of the Sun: A Journey into Southeast Asia and the Heart of Human Consciousness by Richard Arthur. The Cambodia/Vietnam border. The narrator is traveling with an Australian guy Vince who he met the day before. “Before me lay a huge red archway with five Khmer towers crowned above […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2014)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 2nd quarter (April — June) of 2014 ranked by visitor traffic. There are a few other sites that have put together their own lists of the “top” travel blogs. However, each has their own subjective means of ranking sites, using everything from Alexa […]

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