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Hunting With Mongolian Eagles

Hunting With Mongolian Eagles

You know what some badasses around the world do to stay alive? They hunt for animals using other animals. When you travel halfway around the

How to Dodge Dodgy Train Mates

How to Dodge Dodgy Train Mates

Trains provide an alternative mode of transport that bypasses long security lines, turbulence, and flight attendants annoyingly fixated on a) the length of your skirt

Careers for People Who Love to Travel

Careers for People Who Love to Travel

Unless you’re independently wealthy, traveling the world requires juggling free time and work. That is, unless you combine the two. If you spend most of

Airport Amenity Awards

Airport Amenity Awards

Any frequent air traveler understands the value of airport amenities – and many pride themselves on knowing where to find the best of the best. Here

Why Fall is the Best Time to Visit the Dolomites

Why Fall is the Best Time to Visit the Dolomites

In northeastern Italy, in a mountain range slid neatly between Austria and Switzerland, there is an overlooked corner of Italian wine country. It does nothave the lush, easy feeling of Tuscany’s gentle hills.

5 Necessary Skills for International Travel

5 Necessary Skills for International Travel

You’ve done it! You’ve planned your exciting European/South American/North African backpacking trip and the world is your oyster. I’m sure you’ve thought of

The Joys of Living Out of Your Backpack

The Joys of Living Out of Your Backpack

As much as I wish it were the case, I’m not currently traveling. I’m sitting in my apartment that has two bedrooms and a whole

Alternatives to Oktoberfest

Alternatives to Oktoberfest

The Munich Oktoberfest, Germany’s most infamous beer festival, has a place of prominence on many a traveler’s bucket list. And while it has earned the

Hostel Etiquette: When Everyone is Sleeping

Hostel Etiquette: When Everyone is Sleeping

In an ideal travel world, hostels would place guests into rooms based on who is going out drinking, who is going to get up early, and who plans on coming home late.

The 5 Best Roadtrip Books

The 5 Best Roadtrip Books

As the workweek rears its ugly head, I find myself trolling the web looking for new road trip adventures. Despite soaring gas prices, a good ol’ fashioned road trip is my preferred method of transport and travel.