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6 Things to Try in Every New City You Visit

Just land in a new city? Perfect. We put together a list of things that everyone should try when they visit a city for the first time around. Be sure to try all 6 of these things when you go somewhere new. There are many ways to find the best restaurant in town, and having written about our favorites on Travel Magazine for many cities, we think we're a pretty great resource...
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4 Ways to Work Travel into Your Lifestyle

Finding time to travel can be challenging. Work, family, and day to day happenings can all keep us from seeing the world. That being said, there are ways to structure your life so that travel is still a major part of your story. Here are four outside the box ways to work travel into your lifestyle. If you're a business owner or freelancer, you've likely already considered this...
24 rules for travelers

24 Rules for Travelers

I urge you to travel. It turns the harsh into the empathetic, the weak into the strong, and the nervous into the brave. It's both a window and a mirror at the same time, allowing you to look outward at the world, collect information and understanding, and use your experiences to look inward and change yourself for the better. Follow these 24 rules for travelers to get the most...
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This is the Highest Cliff Jump in the World, and it’s Terrifying

What's the highest cliff you'd jump off of? If you answered any less than 109 meters, this might not be the adventure activity for you. Scare yourself even further by reading about these other adventure activities that definitely aren't for travelers with a fear of heights. This is the Shotover Canyon Swing in Queenstown, New Zealand. New Zealand is home to plenty of intense...
best countries for travel photographers

The 6 Best Countries in the World for Travel Photographers

As the saying goes, it's better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. Even better, it's fun to snap some beautiful photos of your travels along the way so that you can reflect on them later. Travel photography has exploded since the invention of the smartphone. The quality of the photos on the new iPhone and Samsung Galaxy are so high that everyone has...
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9 Crazy Marathons Around The World

Running is meditative. It quiets the brain and releases endorphins that just make you feel good. If you're a runner looking for a change of pace, you should look into the world of marathons. There's so much more out there than just your standard 26.2-mile run. From Disney World to the Great Wall of China, there's a marathon out there for every type of traveler. Here are 9 crazy...
the 5 best places in the world to scuba dive

The 5 Best Places in the World to Scuba Dive

If you're a scuba diver and haven't put together your bucket list yet, this is a great place to start. These five dives are some of the best in the world, featuring awe-inspiring biodiversity, beautiful shipwrecks, and crystal clear waters to make sure you snap some photos to remember your trip. These dream destinations may be hard to get to, but they undoubtedly feature some of the...
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8 Ways to Save On International Travel When You’re On a Budget

So you want to see the world. You little adventure-seeker, you. We'd like to first mention that you have great ideas. There's nothing in life more important than learning, and as Jack Hanna says "The world is a true classroom, and the most rewarding type of learning is through experience, seeing something with your own eyes." Getting off the couch and embarking on an international...
the best things to do in cuba

6 Must-Do Activities in Cuba

Cuba is a unique place in the world where beautiful beaches meet old historic cities and friendly people can be found on every street corner. If you're visiting the island of Cuba, be sure to do these 6 activities. Old Havana is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with tons to see and do. Historic forts, museums, and vintage cars on cobblestone streets are all on display in the famous...
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7 Places to Go If You’re Looking For Peace and Tranquility

If you've got a high-paced job, kids at home, or just need a real recharge when you go on vacation, you might not be looking for a trip to India or New York City. Chances are, you're looking for a break from the noise. Take a look at these 7 peaceful places to go on vacation. First, Saint Lucia is our favorite spot in the Caribbean. The beaches are as beautiful as the stunning...
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