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8 Tips to Discovering BC’s Discovery Islands

8 Tips to Discovering BC’s Discovery Islands

Northeast of Campbell River, British Columbia, the wide Strait of Georgia narrows into a maze of islands, channels and coastal mountains called the Discovery Islands. The winding channels and steep mountains make it look like an ideal sea kayak touring destination. And it is, but go with caution: the Discoveries [...]

Adventures in South America

Adventures in South America

The changing of seasons means Spring is on the way in South America.  LAN and TAM Airlines have teamed up to give away three trips to South America for the next three-weeks. For the first week, travel by train to the gorgeous Avenue of Volcanoes in the Andes highlands. Enjoy stunning [...]

Awesome Things to Do in ‘The World’s Most Overrated Tourist Destinations’

Awesome Things to Do in ‘The World’s Most Overrated Tourist Destinations’

Earlier this month, The Huffington Post published a list of the 10 most overrated tourist destinations in the world as voted on by the site’s readers. The list yielded some predictable results, as well as a few fairly baffling entries. But the fact is that real travelers give every destination [...]

Six Famous Bars and Cafes In Italy

Six Famous Bars and Cafes In Italy

Italian bars are more than drinking establishments. They are rooms where writers, thinkers, playwrights, and philosophers would meet. Set in the biggest piazza’s they are lofty perches from which some of the greatest minds of our time would document, observe, and debate, in some cases forming some of our most [...]

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Dangerous Outdoor Trips that will Empty Your Wallet

Are you looking to blow your money on something risky? Instead of purchasing the stable life insurance policy, adventure enthusiasts start stacking up the Benjamin’s in hopes for an adrenaline rush. Whether its diving with sharks, or bungee jumping over volcanoes, these risk-taking trips cost a pretty penny.  But for [...]

Simon Yin’s Reasons to Travel to Japan

Simon Yin’s Reasons to Travel to Japan

People always ask me what my favorite destination is…and that is always a hard one for me to answer. Each country has so much to offer in so many different ways, but one of the most unique for me is always Japan. There’s always so much to explore in Tokyo, [...]

Climb Your Way Around Australia

Climb Your Way Around Australia

There’s no place better to reach for the skies than the land down under. Check out some of the best climbing spots in Australia. Mt Arapiles, Victoria It’s nearly impossible to mention rock climbing and Australia in the same sentence without someone bringing up Mt Arapiles. The—somewhat—small mountain hosts over [...]

Six Hidden Secrets of Florence, Italy

Six Hidden Secrets of Florence, Italy

Florence is a city of many secrets. Tucked away between the alleys of the Renaissance City, under the thatched red roofs are alcoves of hidden treasure, linked to this Tuscan town’s rich heritage. History is everywhere, set in the most unsuspecting places, and in the most unassuming buildings. These are [...]

Most Unique Spiritual Trips for Enlightenment

Most Unique Spiritual Trips for Enlightenment

As human existence has entered the Age of Enlightenment, travelers head around the world in search of a spiritual awakening. If seeking to find your inner-light and spread your wings, awaken your soul’s purpose through these spiritual trips for finding enlightenment. Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage Walk, Spain This famous pilgrimage [...]

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The Top 10 Things to Do in and Around, Costa Rica

Jaco is a town packed with social, adrenaline-filled, and nature-based activities. A walk down main street will lend you to countless tourist operators selling a variety of excursions. Let me help you whittle down your options by sharing the top ten things to do in and around Jaco. Extreme Adventurer [...]