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Simon Yin’s Reasons to Travel to Japan

Simon Yin’s Reasons to Travel to Japan

People always ask me what my favorite destination is…and that is always a hard one for me to answer. Each country has so much to offer in so many different ways, but one of the most unique for me is always Japan. There’s always so much to explore in Tokyo, [...]

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6 Tech Items That Are Changing the Way We Travel

Technology has had an undeniable impact on how we travel, and in recent years gadgets such as smartphones, tablets, and digital cameras have all added convenience and comfort while on the road. But those devices are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of technology items that are poised [...]

Climb Your Way Around Australia

Climb Your Way Around Australia

There’s no place better to reach for the skies than the land down under. Check out some of the best climbing spots in Australia. Mt Arapiles, Victoria It’s nearly impossible to mention rock climbing and Australia in the same sentence without someone bringing up Mt Arapiles. The—somewhat—small mountain hosts over [...]

National Park Road Trips

National Park Road Trips

Ready for a road trip? How about instead of getting caught in traffic and parking tickets in the nation’s biggest cities, check out some of the nation’s best national parks? With over 50 to choose from, each with their own unique set of scenery and things to do, the options [...]

Six Hidden Secrets of Florence, Italy

Six Hidden Secrets of Florence, Italy

Florence is a city of many secrets. Tucked away between the alleys of the Renaissance City, under the thatched red roofs are alcoves of hidden treasure, linked to this Tuscan town’s rich heritage. History is everywhere, set in the most unsuspecting places, and in the most unassuming buildings. These are [...]

How to Turn Your SUV into a Road-trip King

How to Turn Your SUV into a Road-trip King

After traveling around in New Zealand in an adapted surfer van, I realized I could make some adaptions to my “plain Jane” SUV and save some serious coin. The most expensive aspects of travel are housing, food, and gas in that order. The following adaptations will make your wheels more [...]

Most Unique Spiritual Trips for Enlightenment

Most Unique Spiritual Trips for Enlightenment

As human existence has entered the Age of Enlightenment, travelers head around the world in search of a spiritual awakening. If seeking to find your inner-light and spread your wings, awaken your soul’s purpose through these spiritual trips for finding enlightenment. Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage Walk, Spain This famous pilgrimage [...]

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The Top 10 Things to Do in and Around, Costa Rica

Jaco is a town packed with social, adrenaline-filled, and nature-based activities. A walk down main street will lend you to countless tourist operators selling a variety of excursions. Let me help you whittle down your options by sharing the top ten things to do in and around Jaco. Extreme Adventurer [...]

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The Six Best Fire Lookout Hikes in Washington State

Washington Fire Lookouts are renown for their historical significance. These huts, manned by volunteers, serve as the first defense against forest fires. Some are still in use while others are derelict and open to visitors. The unobstructed panoramas from these fire lookouts are spectacular and worth the trek. These are [...]

High Seas Magical Mystery Tour: Island Hopping in Scotland

High Seas Magical Mystery Tour: Island Hopping in Scotland

Adventurous travelers looking for a different view of Scotland will want to take in the dramatic coastlines and wild beauty of Scotland’s intriguing west coast islands.  From Islay, where some of Scotland’s top whiskies are produced, to the dramatic and historical Skye, to the rich archeological riches of Harris—the intriguing beauty [...]