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The Top 50 Travel Blogs (2nd Quarter: 2016)

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 2nd quarter (April — June) of 2016 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 […]

Here’s What It’s Like To Climb Sigiriya, Sri Lanka’s Ancient City In The Sky

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Two things tend to come to mind when you’re visiting Sigiriya, Sri Lanka’s somewhat newly discovered ancient city in the sky. First, it’s usually something along the lines of, “This is the coolest experience ever.” Second, it’s also usually something along the lines of, “I hope these stairs hold, because if not, then I’m a […]

This Is The Next Bag You Are Going To Want To Buy

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

I have to admit that it’s rare that I get excited about a piece of luggage. Actually, I think it’s rare that anyone gets excited about a piece of luggage. That being said, I’ve been lugging around my admittedly pretty ordinary, very workmanlike Revo brand carry-on for the last few years, and it’s been very […]

Watch Mumford & Sons Get Their South Africa On

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Something tells me Mumford & Sons recently tried to get away from it all by taking a trip to South Africa, but as anyone who has gone to the country knows, it’s hard not to become completely immersed in the music of the nation. The result was a subsequent six-show South African tour and a […]

Five New Travel Books To Take On Your Next Vacation

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Salt & Silver: Travel, Surf, Cook In January of 2014, two German Surfers quit their jobs and headed out into the world with nothing but two surfboards, a sharp knife, board shorts, and a backpack full of photo equipment with the goal of finding the best waves and local cuisine in Latin America. They spent […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (1st Quarter: 2016)

Friday, April 1, 2016

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 1st quarter (January — March) of 2016 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 […]

The Top 50 Travel Blogs (4th Quarter: 2015)

Friday, January 1, 2016

Below is a list of the top 50 travel blogs for the 4th quarter (October — December) of 2015 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 […]

You Don’t Know Iwate In Japan, But Here’s Why You Should

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Travel to Iwate may be off the beaten path for most travelers coming to Japan who are much more familiar with the mega-cities Japan is known for, but with its rural vibe and abundant sights steeped in history, there’s no question Iwate should be a part of any visitor’s trip to the country. Chances are, […]

Tokyo Travel For The Food And Culture Obsessed

Sunday, November 22, 2015

When you travel to Tokyo, it’s hard not to fall back on certain well-worn travel clichés to describe the experience. Whether it’s the ever-present pull you see and feel between ancient Japanese tradition and the realities of modernity, the experience of walking through chaotic cityscapes then finding yourself in a serene Shinto shrine, or the […]

Here’s What Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing Looked Like On Halloween Night

Sunday, November 15, 2015

If you thought Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo’s famous crosswalk, was crazy normally, wait until you see what it looks like on Halloween Night. I shot this clip from the elevated subway station on Halloween night while I was in Tokyo around 9 p.m. My initial intention was to explore the neighborhood to see what it was […]

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