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The Semi-Vegetarian Traveler: When To Indulge In Your Carnivorous Exploits

The Semi-Vegetarian Traveler: When To Indulge In Your Carnivorous Exploits

One day, at the age of 13, I decided to become a vegetarian. And I remained this way for the next 13 years. I became a vegetarian because of animal rights, but my reasons for staying veggie changed and evolved over the years; just as I changed and evolved over [...]

6 Reasons to Mess With Texas

6 Reasons to Mess With Texas

Texas is often given a bad rep in the other 49 states. With big cars, big people, and big guns, Texas is frequently overlooked when it comes to tourist destinations. I’m here to say that while Texas has its downfalls, it really is an experience all its own. So brush [...]

5 Places to Visit Before it’s too Late

5 Places to Visit Before it’s too Late

Barrier Reef Australia Divers, it’s time to cross the Australia Great Barrier Reef off of that bucket list NOW …or at least start spreading some awareness to save the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. A mind blowing study released by the Australian Institute of Marine Science in 2012 confirmed that over the [...]

6 of the World’s Deepest Caves

6 of the World’s Deepest Caves

There are two types of spelunking trips: the ones where you reach the end of the cave and the ones where there’s absolutely no way. Both are great adventures, with awesome natural underground architecture, but there’s something mysterious and magical about the latter kind of trip. Your mind starts to [...]

The Tourism of North Korea

The Tourism of North Korea

North Korea doesn’t bring to mind thoughts of invitation and tourism, yet it is the country photographer Maxime Delvaux chose. Delvaux went as a tourist, with the intention of photographing this place we know so little about. Escorted the entire way, he captured North Korea in a way that they [...]

For Those Who Can’t Leave Their Pets at Home

For Those Who Can’t Leave Their Pets at Home

We’ve all seen it. The lady with the Chihuahua purse. As in, the lady who brings her Chihuahua everywhere, packing the dog inside of her purse. Whether or not this is you, humans have a unique relationship with their pets. A loyalty and trust is often built between the two, [...]

Top Dream Destination for Americans? Australia

Top Dream Destination for Americans? Australia

It is not surprising that the Land Down Under holds a mysterious place in the lives of Americans. I can remember being raised that it was still a wild place, and movies like Rescuers Down Under reinforced that stereotype. A new study from Travel Leaders Group found that, although not [...]

Thank You Pacsafers for 15 Awesome Years

Thank You Pacsafers for 15 Awesome Years

  We have much to be thankful for. We’re thankful for a beautiful planet to travel, we thankful for the amazing people around the world who welcome us into their countries, but most importantly, we thank you for allowing us to have these experiences. Pacsafers – you’ve helped our brand [...]

Travel Agents: Are There Really Any Left and If So, Why?

Travel Agents: Are There Really Any Left and If So, Why?

I am a travel agent. I don’t have a license, a certificate or even a secret decoder ring but I do have a computer with internet access. Of course, that means I’m also a doctor, realtor, lawyer and all around expert–in-everything, but that’s fodder for another column. Right now I’m [...]

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