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Climbing In Thailand

Climbing In Thailand

  Thailand, that steamy jungle of riotous fun, with its bleeding sunsets, delicious beaches, provocative nightlife and aggressively delectable cuisine, is also a land of stellar rock climbing. People started heading to Thailand to climb in the eighties, and word got around quickly. But the real spike in interest came [...]

Five of the World’s Awesome Train Trips

Five of the World’s Awesome Train Trips

  Traveling by train. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. 1. Comfortable seats 2. I can get up and walk around. 3. They have alcohol. 4. Restaurant car. 5. Big windows. 6. I don’t have to drive. 7. Observation decks. 8. Plenty of room to stretch [...]

How to Travel With Your Outdoor Adventure Gear

How to Travel With Your Outdoor Adventure Gear

It was Hemingway who argued that the best way to get to know a country is to explore its contours on bike, however, he didn’t give any indication as to whether you should bring your own bike or rent one. Travel and the pursuit of outdoor adventure is a combination [...]

Traveler’s First Aid Kit: What to Pack

Traveler’s First Aid Kit: What to Pack

  Ok, be honest, how many of you embark on an adventure without a First Aid Kit in your bag? Don’t worry, I won’t tell your mom if you don’t tell mine. However, I’ve spent enough time wandering around new places in search of Band-Aids and Tylenol to learn that [...]

The Mongol Rally: “Traveling Is for Sissies”

The Mongol Rally: “Traveling Is for Sissies”

  No support crew or medical professionals will be available for assistance. You’ll ruin your vehicle and get hopelessly lost. You’ll suffer heat stroke and frostbite alike. You might be terribly injured, become permanently disfigured, or otherwise disabled. You might even die. But isn’t that appeal enough already? If you [...]

Minh in Sapa, Vietnam

Minh in Sapa, Vietnam

Take it if you can, kid. Try as hard as you can, as many times as you like. But let me tell you something: It’s not just a bag, it’s 350 GII, you got it? (Landmark: Catcat village, Sapa, Vietnam) – Minh  

Minh at the Catcat Village in Sapa, Vietnam

Minh at the Catcat Village in Sapa, Vietnam

With my trusted companion on the back, my Citysafe 350 GII, I feel like I can set my footprints on all far-off corners of the world without worrying missing any of my important stuffs. And yet, does it look like I am carrying any weight at all, guys? (Landmark: Catcat [...]

Ditch the Camera, It’s Not A Travel Requirement

Ditch the Camera, It’s Not A Travel Requirement

  What? You might be thinking. Don’t take a camera on the dream trip you’ve been planning for years? But that’s like playing soccer with a stick instead of a ball, a Cuba Libre without the rum, birding without binoculars. Well, no, it’s not. Despite the trend, a camera may [...]

Lorna Mendoza in Perth, Australia

Lorna Mendoza in Perth, Australia

My name is Lorna Mendoza from Caloocan City, Philippines.  I want to join the Travel Photo Competition.  I am submitting to you my photo taken when I travelled to Perth, Western Australia in 2012.  It was my first time to visit Australia and to see up close a Kangaroo.  It [...]

Maisie Han in Rome

Maisie Han in Rome

Pacsafe’s CitySafe 200 was my dependable travel mate on my maiden voyage across Europe. In addition to giving me the peace of mind to enjoy the old continent’s sights and sounds, my CitySafe assured me of many worry-free moments while posing with the region’s many monuments. - Maisie Han