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How to Pack a Surfboard for Air Travel

How to Pack a Surfboard for Air Travel

Surf travel can be rough on your gear. Airline workers, cab drivers, and minibus operators have better things to do than worry about your pintail. If you think you can explain the proper method of attaching a board to a tuk-tuk in perfect Indonesian, then go for it, but a [...]

7 of Africa’s Finest Safari Destinations

7 of Africa’s Finest Safari Destinations

The African safari is a bucket list item for millions of travelers. The following destinations allow visitors to view iconic wildlife and stunning natural features, but they also excel in creating a full-fledged safari experience for their guests. Chobe National Park, Botswana If elephants are your thing, then this game [...]

How to Pack for a Surf Trip to the Tropics

How to Pack for a Surf Trip to the Tropics

Packing for the tropics should be easy. You don’t need much. Still, many people tend to make some serious mistakes when packing for their first surf trips to the tropics. Packing too much can be cumbersome. Packing too little can be deadly. While it’s always tempting to utilize the ol’ [...]

The Worlds Most Unique Coffee Shops

The Worlds Most Unique Coffee Shops

Sometimes you awake seemingly tired in the morning thinking nothing but “coffee, coffee, coffee,” and all you care about is ingesting some of the dark beverage. But what about those leisurely times spent sitting in a coffee shop reading a book, getting some computer work done, or chatting with an [...]

The Famous Zion National Park: Top 6 Hiking Trails

The Famous Zion National Park: Top 6 Hiking Trails

Zion National Park is a beautiful network of forest covered mesas, ocean-like deserts, sky-scraping canyons, and over 90 miles of hiking trails. An incredible 84% of the park is preserved as wilderness. It’s located in Southwestern Utah and has some of the best day hikes in the region.  Here is [...]

How Americans Can Legally Travel to Cuba

How Americans Can Legally Travel to Cuba

In 1962, President Kennedy imposed an economic embargo on Castro-led Cuba (largely due to that leader’s relationship with the U.S.S.R.) that greatly restricted American travel to the Caribbean island. More than five decades later, the restrictions remain in place and U.S. citizens are still strictly forbidden from traveling to Cuba [...]

10 Must-Visit Temples of Eastern Asia

10 Must-Visit Temples of Eastern Asia

Temples are to Eastern Asia what cathedrals are to Europe: intricately constructed houses of worship that today serve as beacons of cultural history. And, like European cathedrals, there are plenty of temples to visit throughout Eastern Asia. While each site offers unique rewards to travelers, here are some of our [...]

GET LOST: Granada

GET LOST: Granada

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Granada? Spain—at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountains Best Time to [...]

Travel Tips for Western Women in India

Travel Tips for Western Women in India

Being a woman is liberating. Traveling solo abroad is exhilarating. When blending the two together, traveling solo is a once in a life-time opportunity that changes lives and perceptions about the world. Lately, India has received a bad-rap about women who travel the country in pursuit for adventure and come [...]

Essential Accessories for Sleeping on Planes

Essential Accessories for Sleeping on Planes

There are many reasons why people struggle to sleep during flights, such as the constant cacophony of mechanical noises, the discomfort of economy-class seats, or general stress brought on by the countless “what if?” scenarios of air travel. Thankfully, there are plenty of solutions, as well. These accessories will help [...]