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6 Ways the 21st Century has Forever Changed Travel

6 Ways the 21st Century has Forever Changed Travel

Traveling today looks very different than it did just twenty years ago. E-tickets, airline and hotel reservation bidding, TripAdvisor, and navigation devices are just a few examples of how the industry has changed. I can leave my house in Jaco, Costa Rica headed across the country to Manzanillo along the [...]

7 Ways to Deal With the Post-Travel Blues

7 Ways to Deal With the Post-Travel Blues

All good things must come to an end. You’ve heard it a million times. You know that it’s true. Still, the clichés do little to help cure a case of the post-travel blues. Returning home from a life-changing trip is never easy. You might feel a little silly feeling so down [...]

Argentina’s Traffic Can Tango

Argentina’s Traffic Can Tango

Buenos Aires, Argentina is well known for their dance the Tango, but maybe they should be known for their traffic tango instead. Regardless if this video is fake or not, it shows some impressive planning and coordination. But I can’t stop from wondering if anyone got hurt in the making?

How to Travel with Pets

How to Travel with Pets

Put the dog in the carrier—check. Put the passport in the bag—check. Traveling with pets being this easy? Uncheck! Traveling with pets sounds simple, but in reality it is an arduous process, especially when moving abroad. Follow these guidelines to ensure you and your pet travel safely around the world. [...]

Into the Volcano

Into the Volcano

*The action starts at 1:12 Talk about risky behavior, this footage is taken from one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world located in Vanuatu. For those of you who are behind on your Polynesian island studies, Vanuatu is an island country between the Solomon  islands and Fiji. Definitely amazing but there’s a [...]

7 Ideas for Creative Travel Photos

7 Ideas for Creative Travel Photos

Coming back from a trip can feel strange: it’s nice to be home, but you’ll surely miss the weird sort of routine you’d established in unfamiliar lands, where each day meant exploring new places, meeting new people, and creating new memories. Reliving your trip by scrolling through your travel photos can [...]

Pacsafe Turtle Fund in Action!

Pacsafe Turtle Fund in Action!

So far Pacsafe’s sponsored project LAST has been able to save 50 Leatherback nests from poachers and are nurturing 21 Green Turtle nests in the hatchery. The icing on the cake has been an unprecedented amount of rare Hawksbill turtle nests on Pacuare Beach this season, totalling 12! In between fending [...]

Six Tips for Better POV

Six Tips for Better POV

Awesome! You finally scored the latest (GoPro/Drift/Sony/Contour) POV camera to capture your globetrotting adventures in full envy-inducing glory. Now the question is: How do you avoid turning it into a slow motion torture device your friends and relatives secretly hate? Here are six rules to keep in mind. Take Control [...]

What Happens in the Fontana de Trevi Stays in the Fontana de Trevi?

What Happens in the Fontana de Trevi Stays in the Fontana de Trevi?

Most people just toss a coin in and make a wish…I guess somehow this guy didn’t get that memo.  Let this be a warning to all the clumsy people out there, be careful where you slip or you may end up getting scolded and showing everyone on the Internet the [...]

Mālama Honua: A Three Year Voyage to Save the World

Mālama Honua: A Three Year Voyage to Save the World

A pair of traditional Polynesian double-hulled canoes have launched an epic three-year voyage to circumnavigate the globe in order to share an important message about protecting the environment. Dubbed the Mālama Honua voyage after the Hawaiian concept of living in harmony with nature and the planet, the expedition hopes to [...]