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Japan's Kanto Region Is The Perfect Place To Escape President Trump

Robert Schrader | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Robert Schrader

The election of Donald Trump is, by most sane assessments, a tragedy of historical proportions, one that is perhaps oversized when compared to America...

My Memorial Day Tribute to Someone Who Told Me to Travel

Alyssa Ramos | Posted 05.30.2016 | Home
Alyssa Ramos

I've traveled around the world with my grandfather's Ex-Prisoner of War hat with me, since he passed away last August. I know how proud he was to wear that hat, so it makes me proud to not only honor him as a POW/MIA, but to honor one of the last things he said to me.

Antarctica: Pole to Soul Part 1

Ed Gillespie | Posted 01.15.2017 | Home
Ed Gillespie

We are restless people. Over the last 100,000 years, a mere flutter of the eyelid in geological time, we have wandered the whole world.

Top 5 Things to Do in Cuba While You Still Can

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.03.2015 | Home
Halle Eavelyn

That thing called progress is finally coming to an island that has barely changed in the last fifty years, and there are some things you want to do in Cuba while you still can.

Bloggers Be Like: Summer Edition

Natalie Thomas | Posted 09.03.2016 | Home
Natalie Thomas

I received a lot of fun feedback from the original 'Bloggers Be Like' including the bloggers themselves so it felt like time for a follow up. Here, an ode to the summer that was, Insta-style...

10 Travel Blogs Members Can't Live Without

Trippy | Posted 08.23.2016 | Home

Diving lovers and aspiring photographers in particular need to check out Alex in Wanderland, a super-stylish travel blog, before their next diving trip. Both the writing and the format are crisp, economical and incredibly useful.

14 Ways to Work While Traveling

Stephanie Be | Posted 08.13.2014 | Home
Stephanie Be

Congrats to all of the new grads! If you're looking to put your career on hold and TRAVEL before you dive into a committed occupation, here's list of ways to do it!

How to Blog Like an Expert: 10 Tips From Top Travel Blogs (Pt. 2)

Stephanie Be | Posted 07.02.2014 | Home
Stephanie Be

As promised, here are five more travel blog experts to guide us into the world of blogging.

Best Travel Sites For Inspiration

Global Yodel | Posted 06.24.2014 | Home
Global Yodel

Summer's almost here.

8 Free/Nearly Free Things to Do in Aspen

Alison Lewis | Posted 04.01.2014 | Home
Alison Lewis

Most people think Aspen is another expensive ski town. I went two weeks ago with my son for his 13th birthday, and I was amazed of all the free/nearly free awesome things to do. Here are my top eight picks.

10 Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.16.2014 | Home

Continuous innovation has fueled the rapid growth of online travel information and commerce. Even now--after the market has achieved a measure of matu...

In Niagara Falls, Family Travel Writers Agree: Passport Is a Must to Teach Kids the World

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 11.26.2013 | Home
Eileen Ogintz

It's imperative that we teach our kids to find common ground with those from different cultures and countries and there is no better way to do that than through travel. It isn't always necessary, however, to take the kids to far flung destinations to show them a different world.

Sri Lanka's Delightfully Disorganized Ancient Capital

Robert Schrader | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home
Robert Schrader

The Sri Lankan city of Anuradhapura: I'll take a mostly-deserted hot mess of a sacred city over a tourist-infested, well put-together one any day.

12 Days in Heaven (a.k.a. Botswana), Part 3 -- Abu Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 06.03.2013 | Home
Susan Portnoy

Have you ever dreamed of spending quality time with elephants? Then look no further than Abu, where guests are able to interact with the camp's fascinating herd of rescued, orphaned and raised elephants.

72 Hours In Toronto

Travelzoo | Posted 07.21.2013 | Home

With an expansive lakefront, bustling business district and renowned entertainment scene, Toronto shines in summer. If you are planning a trip to Canada's largest city, use these five tips for hidden secrets from a local and make your trip one to remember.

Twelve Days in Heaven (aka Botswana), Part 2 -- Vumbura Plains Camp [PHOTOS]

Susan Portnoy | Posted 07.14.2013 | Home
Susan Portnoy

2013-05-14-SusanyPortnoytravel32.jpg I spent 12 magical days in Botswana exploring four camps -- Chitabe, Vumbura Plains, Abu and Mombo -- in various regions of the Okavango Delta. Each had its own personality and exciting wildlife adventure. I started my trip at Chitabe Camp, and now... Vumbura Plains

Travel Blogs To Watch In 2013

Michael Hodson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Home
Michael Hodson

At the end of the year, there is a tendency to look backwards. With that in mind, I decided to look forward and highlight some of the best new(er) travel blogs out there that I discovered this year.

Can You Travel Too Much?

Robert Schrader | Posted 01.15.2013 | Home
Robert Schrader

I travel for months at a time because, quite frankly, I can't financially reconcile dropping $1,000+ on a plane ticket for a trip that lasts only a week or two.

Decision 2012: An American Traveler's Perspective

Robert Schrader | Posted 01.01.2013 | Home
Robert Schrader

I've spent a majority of the past three years abroad, whether living or traveling, which has given me a broader, more objective perspective on the state of U.S. politics, and the U.S. in general. And what has struck me most about my fellow countrymen is the extent to which Americans (on both sides of the aisle) believe that the outcome of a given election will, for better or for worse, change their lives and the country in ways beyond their control.

Travel And The Notion Of 'Home'

Robert Schrader | Posted 11.11.2012 | Home
Robert Schrader

Is Bangkok now my home? What does "home" mean for someone who spends most of his life on the road, anyway?

How To Save Five Figures For Travel In A Year

Robert Schrader | Posted 11.06.2012 | Home
Robert Schrader

People frequently ask me how I afford to travel as much as I do. They're surprised to learn that my annual income has never once reached the average per-capita GDP of the U.S. -- yet I have taken 11 overseas trips, all of them self-funded. If I can afford it, you can!

How I Became Location-Independent

Robert Schrader | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home
Robert Schrader

Like so many other Americans, I lost my job in early 2009. Although I sent out dozens of résumés per week, I hadn't scored even a single interview by the time spring came around.

Is Travel Blogging Actually A Dream Job?

Robert Schrader | Posted 10.20.2012 | Home
Robert Schrader

In the six or so months I have now been travel blogging professionally -- in other words, earning 100% of my income from blogging-related activities -- I have been accused of having a "dream job" more times than I can count. But is travel blogging really a dream job?

Love In Europe's Naughtiest City

Robert Schrader | Posted 10.06.2012 | Home
Robert Schrader

The plan was to spend as many night as possible in the city's famous sex clubs and get the proverbial devil out of my system before traveling onward to Turkey and the Caucasus.

10 Truths Learned From Two Years Of Travel

Robert Schrader | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Robert Schrader

Travel allows you to explore the nooks and crannies of the world in intimate detail, but leave its true mark on you in the fundamental changes and, in some cases, re-affirmations it makes to your belief system. Here's where I'm at, 24 months in.