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  • Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It (Barely) - What do you get when you mix dog sledding, .22 rifles, and Norway’s most famous liquor? How about an unforgettable weekend experiencing the best of Norway’s winter sports. Emerging onto a 3,000-foot plateau in central Norway, the moment freezes. To the east, hundreds of miles of virgin tracks glide enticingly...
  • A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines -   The Philippines, the world’s second-largest archipelago next to Indonesia, is speckled with hundreds of islands boasting pristine beaches, cross-cultured cuisine, and friendly people wearing content smiles. The wide variety of islands encompass an illustrious array of different languages and topographies that make the Philippines a destination that travelers find...
  • Getting Tribal In Chiang Mai - Come trek into northern Thailand to visit the hill tribes that call this remote corner of the world home. But beware, after visiting, you may want to do the same too. The reflection of me in her metallic bonnet said it all. The red hue of ultraviolet contamination could be...
  • Eating Your Way Through London - London may be a notoriously difficult city to find good food, but don’t despair foodies: an insider’s guide to the best eats in town. Ah, the good ole English drinking tea, riding the tube and gaining their incredible wit from the awful weather. An English friend of mine once said...
  • A White Night Out In stockholm - Sweden’s long summer days and cool nights out makes it one of the best places to visit in Europe come the longest day of the year. This was classic Stockholm. It was just past midnight and from our view in one of Stockholm’s highest rooftop bars we’d just watched the...

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Fear And Loathing In Macau

With Its Mix Of Modern Casinos And Historic Portuguese Past, Macau Is A Land Of Contrasts Just down the cobblestone alley from the ruins of St. Paul’s Cathedral, a heavy-set British woman is being served a Portuguese e...

A Traveler’s Return: Suburban Connecticut And The Meaning Of Home

A traveler’s thoughts on the strangest and most unfamiliar part of any trip: coming home.   A Traveler’s Guise Outside my hometown, Connecticut was a dirty word. I never wanted to tell anyone I was from Westport, Co...

Ten Tips For Traveling In India

India is a breathtaking, beautiful, but at times bewildering country. Here are my tips on how to make a trip to the sub-continent run smoothly while making the budget stretch, as I learned from my recent trip to Delhi an...

Why They Took The Lion

“They are taking the lion to the vet, because he is sick. He is merely sick.” “We are taking the lion to live in the zoo in Guatemala City because they have kept him in inhumane conditions.” “They are taking th...

BackpackMojo.com Wants To Pay You To Help Others Travel Better

The Expeditioner sits down (virtually) with Co-Founder Kevin Creusy Of BackpackMojo.com for a chat on how backpackers can travel better, what it’s like founding a startup and why Mars is the next Laos for backpackers. ...

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Exploring The Myth Of Neuschwanstein Castle

Exploring The Myth Of Neuschwanstein Castle

Neuschwanstein Is A Bavarian Wonder Built With Fantasy In Mind By Brandon Darnell It’s the perfect castle in the perfect setting built during the...
Road Trip: New Orleans Style

Road Trip: New Orleans Style

Still recovering from that bender known as Katrina, a road trip to the Big Easy reveals how New Orleans isn’t letting a little hangover...
Flavors Of Brazil

Flavors Of Brazil

A tropical celebrity playground in the 1950’s and 60’s, Brazil has enchanted Brigitte Bardot and Rita Hayworth, and now more recently, served as a...
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Machu Picchu And The 5 Best Ways To Get There

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Machu Picchu And The...

James Gilland is the marketing coordinator at AdventureLink.com and associate editor of its blog. AdventureLink is a site that helps travelers find and book...
Lima: It’s Not As Gray As They Say

Lima: It’s Not As Gray As They Say

  “Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans,...
My Encounter With Keith, The Chocolate Shaman Of Guatemala

My Encounter With Keith, The Chocolate Shaman Of Guatemala

The mist smells of banana leaves and wood smoke, the scent of the Guatemalan highlands when it rains. Mothers carry firewood on their heads...

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Experiencing Norway’s Winter Sports And Living To Tell About It...

What do you get when you mix dog sledding, .22 rifles, and Norway’s most famous liquor? How about an unforgettable weekend experiencing the best of Norway’s winter sports. Emerging onto a 3,000-foot plateau in centra...

A Long Week’s Journey Into Paradise In The Philippines

  The Philippines, the world’s second-largest archipelago next to Indonesia, is speckled with hundreds of islands boasting pristine beaches, cross-cultured cuisine, and friendly people wearing content smiles. The wide...

Getting Tribal In Chiang Mai

Come trek into northern Thailand to visit the hill tribes that call this remote corner of the world home. But beware, after visiting, you may want to do the same too. The reflection of me in her metallic bonnet said it a...

A Pilgrimage To Poblet And Pinot Noir In Catalonia

Travel with Beebe as she explores the 12th century Catalan Cistercian monastery of Poblet and its wine fields in the heart of Catalonia. My friend Mia had joined me for ten days during my research into the sacred sites o...

No Boat Needed In Lefkada

An Insider’s Look At The Greek Island Of Lefkada If you’ve never fulfilled your travel ambition of visiting a Greek island due to your reluctance to take to the open seas, located off the west coast, the Ionian islan...

Trekking Burma

Follow Christina on her 62-kilometer trek through the hills of central Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma. By Christina Koukkos The bus from Yangon (also known as Rangoon) crawled away in a swirl of dust and ex...

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Eating Your Way Through London

London may be a notoriously difficult city to find good food, but don’t despair foodies: an insider’s guide to the best eats in town. Ah, the good ole English drinking tea, riding the tube and gaining their incredibl...

It’s A Small World After All . . . In...

For a truly authentic Norwegian experience, head to the country during the May 17th celebrations. But be prepared, you may never think of Norway the same way again. “Hei, I am Øivynd,” the shy Norwegian greeted me a...

Surviving Spain

Every year for the past fifteen, over 200,000 people converge on the coast of Spain for the annual music festival, Festival Internacional de Benicàssim, for four days of live music, partying, and hanging out at the beac...

Cuba’s Port Of Hope

How much about Cuba can you discover by traveling through the Viñales Valley on a bike? Turns out, quite a lot. Moments before my plane touched down in Havana, an Australian had turned to me to ask me why I was going to...

Colombia Calling (Part One)

Maybe secluded bays and pristine beaches aren’t the first things that pop into people’s head when they think of Colombia, but a trip to Colombia’s Caribbean coast reveals just that. And the best part? No tourists. ...

Pan-American Transmissions: Northern Nicaragua

“Pan-American Transmissions” is a travel series from Special Contributor Diego Cupolo as he travels south from Nicaragua to Argentina. He has few plans, a $10-a-day budget and one flute-playing gypsy companion. Check...