There you are, seated around a table after enjoying a leisurely and delicious meal at a romantic spot. Perhaps meze at a nondescript restaurant folded alluringly into one of Istanbul’s many dark corners, or a weisswurst and beer at a solid slab of table in one of Munich’s beer houses. [...]
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Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world. Trains are more or less non-existent, car rentals are fairly expensive and domestic airfare is severely taxed for non-residents, which raises the question. How does one get around on the cheap? The answer is buses. Facts First, dispel any immediate notions [...]
Me and my Pacsafe bag visited the most beautiful and biggest natural flower garden in the world, the Dubai Miracle Garden”.. Travelling with Citysafe 100 GII is like a home away from home.
Just once I would love to know what it feels like to travel without dragging my MacBook around. Though I love the thing desperately, it’s always just one more thing I have to worry about. We’ve been together for five years and it has seen multiple continents, dozens of countries, [...]
Patagonia is as close to the Wild West as anything in the world. Vast expanses of wild mountains, prairies, lakes and rivers just waiting to be explored. It’s a place where broken down cars can leave you truly abandoned and in serious danger. But that’s what makes it so perfect [...]
Some people go to India for spiritual rejuvenation. They go there to meditate and do yoga and generally get all blissed out, viewing the country as a pure place to put the mind at ease and the soul at rest. This seems like an absurd idea to me. Unless you’re [...]
Tour groups are the 2nd grade field trips of the adult world. Matching name tags, coach buses and pee-chees packed with carefully printed itineraries are the mark of the modern tour group. Many travelers avoid tour groups because they have a reputation of being restrictive and tame, but you may [...]
There’s something about trains that inspires wanderlust in nearly every traveler. Perhaps it’s the antiquity, the gentle rocking, the slowly unfolding landscapes or the sound of the whistle. Whatever the cause, few things are as memorable as a long rail journey, especially on these trains. The Trans-Siberian The Trans-Siberian represents [...]
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Few activities rival the enjoyment of one that combines the thrill of flight with the shock of a deep-water plunge. Cliff jumping is more than just the leap, it’s the expansion of the soul as you make like a terrified bird to careen through the air, and then jolt the [...]