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3 Ways to Explore Lake Clark National Park in Alaska

Stefanie Payne | Posted 12.25.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Lake Clark is one of the National Park System's true gems--a large sliver of all of the best parts of Alaska rolled into one easy-to-get-to place. It ...

6 Wonders in Kobuk Valley: America's Least Visited National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 12.05.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

The enchanting, like-a-dream landscape at Kobuk National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish In the great state of Alaska, north of the Arct...

Simple Tips to Maintain Health While Traveling

Courtney Lambert | Posted 11.25.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

A long walk through the countryside of Hsipaw in Myanmar How could I say no to a glass of silky Vietnamese coffee, the rich brown swirled with the cr...

Exploration of Alaska's Wild and Scenic Rivers: Gates of the Arctic National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve as seen from from the air on our way into the Noatak Wilderness Preserve. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish ...

3 Great Adventures in America's Largest National Park: Wrangell St. Elias

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

"The region is superlative in its scenic beauty and measures up fully and beyond the requirements for its establishment as National Monument and later...

American Safari in Denali National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 11.14.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

A grizzly bear reminds motorists to obey road rules in Denali National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish To look out onto the wildness of ...

Video: Good-bye Italy; Hello Switzerland

Rick Steves | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

After a glorious free day on the beaches of the Italian Riviera, my tour group is heading north for the Swiss Alps. Because we sleep deep in the chara...

6 Fun Things to Do in Bangkok at Night Without the Hangover

Courtney Lambert | Posted 09.28.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

There's never a dull moment in Thailand's infamous capital city: Bangkok. The sprawling metropolis is a global crossroads, also notorious for its red light districts and fast-paced nights of drinking and debauchery. For many first time backpackers to Southeast Asia, banana pancake trail initiation begins at Khaosan Road, where they get their first taste of Thailand night life.

Backpacking Through Europe in the 1990s

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 09.24.2016 | Travel
Galina Nemirovsky

Before TripAdvisor and Yelp, before cell phones and before 9/11, I had Let's Go Europe, an oversized bright yellow softcover book which served as our ...

Exclusive Travel Packing List for Long-Term World Globetrotting

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 09.08.2016 | Travel
Tomas Laurinavicius

Yes, that's my travel packing list It's everything I own. I live off a backpack and travel indefinitely. There is nothing to brag about, but I can say that I never felt lighter and richer in my life.

20 Packing Hacks For Women Travelers

Courtney Lambert | Posted 08.16.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Ladies, we all know how overwhelming it can be to pack for a vacation, let alone a lengthy backpacking adventure halfway across the globe. It always begins the same way: an empty suitcase or backpack and a closet bulging with treasures of lace, silk and cotton.

Minimalist Backpack Shatters Crowdfunding Target In Weeks

Jack Choros | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
Jack Choros

Dave Zuverink, creator of the Slimfold Wallet, just shattered a $20,000 Kickstarter goal for his new invention, the Slimfold SlimPack. Raising over ...

The 'Trail Magic' Of Motherhood

Jennifer S. White | Posted 07.28.2016 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

I am not a perfect mom. I don't pretend to be. The path that I'm working my way through with my husband and our kids is like those Western singletracks that my boyfriend-now-husband and I used to walk on; knowing that others had plodded down this same path before, but the grass had again grown over in places, or trees had fallen down and we had to climb our own way over.

Thai-me to Tell a Story

Sanjna Verma | Posted 07.15.2016 | Home
Sanjna Verma

Covering the ecological and economic opportunities in Thailand led a film team to discover challenges in filming a nation rebranding itself.

Exploring The Grand Canyon, Inside And Out

Stefanie Payne | Posted 06.20.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

There will never be a photograph captured of the Grand Canyon that can adequately describe its depth, breadth, and true beauty. Its canyon walls have stories that we will never hear and beholds a history that our eyes will never see.

A New Yorker In Goa

Todd Greenwood | Posted 06.17.2016 | Travel
Todd Greenwood

Goa: it is more than a convenient crossword puzzle answer. Tucked into the West Coast of the Indian subcontinent, the tiny state is a former outpost of those seafaring people - the Portuguese. It was once known as the "Rome of the East" (Rome, minus pasta and Popes).

Living Your Travel Dreams Without Excuses

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

Life is short and the world is wide. There is a virtually endless choice of travel destinations and in one lifetime we'll never reach them all. But ...

5 Things to Avoid Being One of THOSE Travellers

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

If you've travelled enough, chances are that you've encountered at least one of them: the traveller that leaves you embarrassed to be a traveller. An...

Laugh at Pre-Travel Stress With This Simple Plan

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

I can still clearly remember the night before my first overseas trip. I was rushing around but didn't seem to be making progress. I glanced at the c...

Travel Is Ugly

Maika Koehl | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
Maika Koehl

These past few weeks, I had the privilege of exploring South America's west coast - from Lima's culinary masterpieces all the way down to the sublime ...

Just Phuket

David Anthony | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

It all happened by chance that I got to spend the week in a beach resort town called Patong on the island of Phuket located in Thailand. I was attempt...

5 Things Smart Travelers Do Differently

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

As you read this, there are thousands or travelers making their way through various parts of the world. While some are getting by or struggling, others are traveling well. What is it that sets these people apart? What are they doing that is making their trip a happy and successful one?

My Life Is a Mess (A Millennials Tale)

David Anthony | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Contrary to the title of this blog post, it's not the type of mess that one would perceive it to be. For the most part, it's actually pretty consistent in the fact that it is constantly inconsistent, it is organized in the way your utility drawer at home probably is.

36 Hours in Edinburgh Scotland

David Anthony | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
David Anthony

Planning to travel around or backpack throughout Europe? Edinburgh, Scotland should definitely be a stop along your route, and here is what you can ex...

The Lies I've Been Told When Travelling

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

Are you familiar with these characters? They are the ones that lurk around bus and train stations waiting to pounce on anyone who looks remotely like a tourist needing a place to stay or a guided tour somewhere.