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Time To Rejoice, Arapahoe Basin Is Open
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Time To Rejoice, Arapahoe Basin Is Open

It’s what every ski nut waits for. After the biking. After the hiking. After the fourteeners. After the sailing. These summer activities, while fun, have really only been holding place for the addictive sport of the winter season: skiing. Wax your skis and polish your goggles, because the Colorado ski […]

How I Found Colorado Atop Crestone Needle
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How I Found Colorado Atop Crestone Needle

It was Thursday morning and my cell phone lit up. I had a text. “Look up Crestone Needle and let me know if you have the balls for that one.” It was from my climbing friend Nick. I typed “14ers.com” into my browser — the go-to website for all things […]

Hiking Through The Past In Kauai
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Hiking Through The Past In Kauai

Day two of our mini-adventure was not off to a good start. Megan’s hiking boots were soaked and covered in the pasty red sludge that had become the Kalalau Trail. My declarations to “look at the view” were met with, “just stop talking to me for 30 minutes and I […]

Thinking Of Not Washing Your Hands After Taking A Taxi In New York City? Think Again
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Thinking Of Not Washing Your Hands After Taking A Taxi In New York City? Think Again

Just in case you were one of the 50.6 million visitors to New York City last year, and you happen to be a germaphobe (or have a healthy aversion to the sudden onset of stomach ailments), you may want to think twice about not washing your hands after using a […]

My Trek Into The Utah Desert For Two Weeks With Only The Clothes On My Back
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My Trek Into The Utah Desert For Two Weeks With Only The Clothes On My Back

“I haven’t felt like this since I had malaria,” Doug mutters. Doug extends a hand toward an archaic sight: A figure wearing a buckskin skirt perches motionless on a rock. The figure takes a stick from the weary grasp of Doug’s hand and suggests a diagnosis. “Your energy drop is […]

National Park Nomad: Q & A With Guidebook Author Michael Joseph Oswald
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National Park Nomad: Q & A With Guidebook Author Michael Joseph Oswald

Sometimes we get caught up planning out our next epic adventure to exotic lands and far-off cultures, driven, in part, by eating extraordinary cuisine, meeting those that call the corners of earth home and seeing sites one has only heard about. This idea of exploration reaches out its age-old fingers […]

5 Great Places To Camp In The American Southwest
5 Great Places To Camp In The American Southwest

5 Great Places To Camp In The American Southwest

Campsites vary from the most primitive of settings to truly exceptional sleeping quarters. Some may only have simple pit toilets (nose-pinching and breath-holding required), while others have full-on hot showers, laundromats and convenience stores with coveted goodies such as Clif Bars and miniature bottles of bourbon. While no summer road […]

My Pictures From TBEX 2012
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My Pictures From TBEX 2012

You know what you’re not supposed to do on a magazine-style site that focuses on narrative travel pieces and blog entries about travel news and trends? The answer: post your personal vacation pictures. I normally spare readers the pain of doing this, but when that vacation happens to include attending […]

Exploring The San Francisco Of “Vertigo”
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Exploring The San Francisco Of “Vertigo”

Vertigo would have to be my favorite Hitchcock film that doesn’t involve crossdressers or nazis. Despite the film starring two Hollywood powerhouses at the times — Jimmy Stewart and Kim Novak — the real star of the flick is arguable the city it’s set in, San Francisco. Has any movie […]

The Top 10 Most Visited Countries In The World [Infographic]
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The Top 10 Most Visited Countries In The World [Infographic]

According to the most recent statistics from the World Tourism Organization, the top 10 most visited countries in the world was unchanged in order from 2008, with France leading the way, welcoming 74.2 million international travelers in 2009, a decrease of 6.3% from the previous year. As can be seen […]

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