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Taiwan Day Trip: Jiufen Views

Taiwan Day Trip: Jiufen Views

View to the Shenao Fishing Harbour and the peninsulas from Jiufen.Yours truly had a little walk around Jiufen =)My day trip to Jiufen was really all about the food I ate and saw. I will post this on my next entry because as usual, I took a gazillion...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-20 16:07:32
5 Important Things to Know When Taking Tuscany Wine Tours

5 Important Things to Know When Taking Tuscany Wine Tours

Sipping wine while gazing out across the Tuscan countryside is a bit like living a dream. In fact, it had been a dream of mine for some time to take an Italy wine trip with my husband. This dream became a reality on our recent kid-free trip to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-20 16:09:29
Zurich Airport Guide: A Complete Guide to ZRH

Zurich Airport Guide: A Complete Guide to ZRH

We?re probably not telling you anything you don?t already know when we tell you that ?going to the airport? isn?t exactly on everyone?s bucket list. But just like every destination is different, so is every airport. And just as navigating a new city...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-20 16:09:09
10 Great Things to do in Pai

10 Great Things to do in Pai

In this blog post, Thailand expert and enthusiast Mariska from Go To Thailand shares 10 great things to do in Pai, Thailand. 10 Things to do in Pai Pai is a small and unique mountain village tucked away in a valley in Northern Thailand. Its natural...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-20 16:09:50
The top 10 destinations for travel in October 2018

The top 10 destinations for travel in October 2018

Whether you?ve always wanted to celebrate Halloween in the States or stand at the ?Door to Hell? in Turkmenistan. Here?s your guide for where to travel in October. The post The top 10 destinations for travel in October 2018 appeared first on...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-20 16:09:13
Taking a Taxi at Arlanda Airport

Taking a Taxi at Arlanda Airport

New taxi station (with queues) at terminal 5Photo by Roger MalmgrenThere are many ways to get from the Arlanda International Airport to Stockholm. You have public transportation such as busses and commuter trains, as well as a high speed train...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:05:23
10 times I realized I?d gone totally Kiwi

10 times I realized I?d gone totally Kiwi

Between hooning around and pounding down the kiwi dip, you know you live in NZ when.... The post 10 times I realized I?d gone totally Kiwi appeared first on Young Adventuress.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:09:00
Hiking Orkney?s Brough of Deerness

Hiking Orkney?s Brough of Deerness

The Orkney Islands\' Mainland is the largest island in the archipelago and overflows with sights to see and activities to do. The island is bisected by Kirkwall, Orkney\'s largest town, and the west Mainland receives the lion\'s share of...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:47
What a trip to Belize is really like, in 23 beautiful photos

What a trip to Belize is really like, in 23 beautiful photos

If you like the jungle and you like the ocean, chances are you\'ll like Belize. This Central American country might be small but it\'s quite the nature-filled stunner. The post What a trip to Belize is really like, in 23 beautiful photos...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:46
8 Ways to Stay Motivated to Travel

8 Ways to Stay Motivated to Travel

Updated: 7/19/18 | July 19th, 2018 Motivated people can achieve anything they set their mind to. But how does one stay motivated, especially to travel, when you are busy working and living life while your family and friends disparage your ideas,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:56
Lady’s Lovely Guide to Knightsbridge

Lady’s Lovely Guide to Knightsbridge

Knightsbridge. Just the name sounds luxurious. This part of London is synonymous with the finer things in life, and for good reason. Luxury goods shops, high-end restaurants, and five-star hotels abound, and walking down the street is like stepping...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:46
7 must-try Moroccan vegetarian dishes

7 must-try Moroccan vegetarian dishes

When you think of Moroccan cuisine, images of meaty tagines and grilled lamb chops may spring to mind ? or at least they did for me. But I was surprised to find plenty of meat-free dishes on offer. The post 7 must-try Moroccan vegetarian dishes...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:46
Just back from: Suzhou, China

Just back from: Suzhou, China

Megan enjoying a sunny walk along the canals © Megan Eaves Megan Eaves, Destination Editor for North Asia, recently returned from a trip to Suzhou, China. Tell us more? I spent a week hanging out in chilled-out Suzhou, a historic city not...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:58
The USA has no chill: here are 9 reasons why…

The USA has no chill: here are 9 reasons why…

Okay, we admit it, we can sometimes be a bit extra. Over the top. Loud, bright and bold. But can the world blame us" We birthed Hollywood, Walt Disney World, the world’s largest burger, the first man on the moon, and for a while there, the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:07:47
What to do in Albuquerque New Mexico [in just 24 hours]

What to do in Albuquerque New Mexico [in just 24 hours]

New Mexico has been high on my list of states to visit for a few years now and this June, I finally got a chance to check it off (only eight more to go!) Before our trip, when I thought about what to do in Albuquerque, all I knew about was the hot...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:08:02
Top Things To Do On San Juan Island, Washington

Top Things To Do On San Juan Island, Washington

Planning a vacation to adventure-filled San Juan Island, Washington" Here are our picks for the best things to do on San Juan Island! The post Top Things To Do On San Juan Island, Washington appeared first on Ordinary Traveler.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-19 16:08:38
Why you should visit Sidemen, the hidden gem of Bali

Why you should visit Sidemen, the hidden gem of Bali

If you are looking for wild parties, Sidemen is not your spot. If you are looking for Westernized food, you won?t find it here. If you are looking for a beach, go elsewhere. The post Why you should visit Sidemen, the hidden gem of Bali appeared...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:13:04
In the studio with Ross Murray, illustrator for Epic Hikes of the World

In the studio with Ross Murray, illustrator for Epic Hikes of the World

Ross at work in the studio © Bruce Barnard Ross Murray, illustrator of our latest title
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:13:18
6 Reasons you Need Medical Evacuation Protection

6 Reasons you Need Medical Evacuation Protection

A travel emergency can quickly turn a dream trip into a medical and financial nightmare. And that is why you need medical evacuation protection.  Dave and I have had our fair share of scares abroad, but nothing compares to the time Dave broke two...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:13:56
A Guide to the Most Unique Themed Afternoon Teas in London

A Guide to the Most Unique Themed Afternoon Teas in London

For me, England has always been synonymous with one thing. No, not royalty or sports or fish and chips; for me, it\'s always been afternoon tea. When I planned my first trip to London (and later, when I took my mom for her first time), going...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:13:17
Inside The Factory: How a Boeing is Built

Inside The Factory: How a Boeing is Built

Updated: 07/17/18 | July 17th, 2018 Though I?m terrified of flying, the experience also thrills me. There you are, cruising in a metal tube at 37,000 feet while watching a movie, texting your friends, and ? if you?re a travel hacker (and you...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:13:16
2017 Australia - Road Trip to Great Ocean Road & Mornington Peninsula

2017 Australia - Road Trip to Great Ocean Road & Mornington Peninsula

On the first day touched down in Melbourne Tullmarine Airport, we wandered around the city and visited places like Queen Victoria Market, State Library of Victoria, Flinders Street Railway Station and ended our night by admiring the graffiti art in...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:09:53
How to Conquer the City of Berlin: A Visitor’s Guide

How to Conquer the City of Berlin: A Visitor’s Guide

Updated: 07/17/18 | July 17th, 2018 Berlin is a gigantic city. I knew it was big, but until I decided to explore it by foot, I never knew just how big. I came here for five days with the idea that I?d see all the major sights, some of the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-18 16:13:16
Why Hip Hop Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Why Hip Hop Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

I can pinpoint the moment I became a hip-hop fan. It was October 1994 and I was 10 years old. I was returning from a school field trip to the Bunker Hill Monument, and the boys kept yelling at the bus driver, “One, two, three —...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:08:21
5 lessons I learned from visiting Bhutan with Intrepid

5 lessons I learned from visiting Bhutan with Intrepid

With a population just shy of 800,000, Bhutan is one of the smallest countries in the world. But its commitment to conservation, happiness and sustainability is much bigger than most and is something we could all probably learn a thing or two...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:08:21
August- a Month of Festivals in Stockholm

August- a Month of Festivals in Stockholm

Stockholm PridePhoto by Yanan Li/mediabank.visitstockholm.comJuly is always a quiet month in Stockholm when it comes to major events and festivals. This is because many Swedes have their vacation in July and leave the city/country, so organizers...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:05:38
Nordik Spa Nature – A Guide to Ottawa’s Luxury Spa Escape

Nordik Spa Nature – A Guide to Ottawa’s Luxury Spa Escape

Just a 20 minute drive from downtown Ottawa is a quiet forest oasis known as the Nordik Spa-Nature. We arrived an hour before opening to capture photographs and video of the spa before putting away the cameras and cell phones for the day to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:09:22
Copenhagen, Denmark; A city where life is enjoyed!

Copenhagen, Denmark; A city where life is enjoyed!

DENMARK IS THE HAPPIEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD!Copenhagen, with it\'s cobblestone streets and 17th century buildings is a bike friendly, cultural, sophisticated city that feels like the pages of a Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. Denmark is the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:05:53
Action-packed Aotearoa: an adrenaline-junkie’s guide to New Zealand’s North Island

Action-packed Aotearoa: an adrenaline-junkie’s guide to New Zealand’s North Island

It\'s not just Queenstown that gets the heart rate going. The post Action-packed Aotearoa: an adrenaline-junkie’s guide to New Zealand’s North Island appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:08:21
Iceland Country Profile and FAQs

Iceland Country Profile and FAQs

Iceland is a country that has appeared on many people?s radars in the last few years. Its success as a tourism destination has created a significant amount of interest in the country. Despite the exponential growth in visitors, many people still...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:06:26
100+ Degree Trip

100+ Degree Trip

Boats stacked, truck ready!The preparation for this trip was a bit more intense than other adventures we have had recently. Floating the Lower Salmon River with our friends is one thing, but it adds a bit more thought to the process when your...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-17 16:05:35
Lady’s Guide to a Lovely Walk in Chelsea

Lady’s Guide to a Lovely Walk in Chelsea

It’s time for another self-guided walk in London. I’m so glad you’ve enjoyed my walks in Hampstead, Kensington, Notting Hill, and South Kensington, and now I want to bring you a self-guided walk in Chelsea. Chelsea Chelsea is one of London’s...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:07:30
What you Need to Know about Visiting White Sands National Monument

What you Need to Know about Visiting White Sands National Monument

Clambering up gypsum sand dunes in White Sands National Monument, I half expected to see Will Smith dragging an alien in a parachute across this other-worldly landscape, like a scene from Independence Day. The white sand dune field stretches as far...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:07:44
The art of Cuban casa hopping

The art of Cuban casa hopping

I watched the Caribbean Sea lap against the rocks, the classic cars stream past in every conceivable colour. Tourists and locals laughed together called each other amigo and danced to the distant sounds of salsa that were ubiquitous in Havana....
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:07:29
What to Do in Reykjavik

What to Do in Reykjavik

Iceland?s capital city is a vibrant town with colorful houses and an even more exciting nightlife. But what is there to do in Reykjavík during the day" The vast majority of the island?s travelers fly into and out of Keflavík airport, so a stop in...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:05:47
Visiting Nashville?s Grand Ole Opry: Things To Know Before You Go

Visiting Nashville?s Grand Ole Opry: Things To Know Before You Go

No trip to Nashville is complete without a visit to the jewel of country music venues, the Grand Ole Opry. Here\'s everything you need to know to plan your visit! The post Visiting Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry: Things To Know Before You Go...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:08:38
Just back from: Morocco

Just back from: Morocco

Cory Lee riding a camel in a specially adapted saddle © Cory Lee Cory Lee, travel blogger at Curb Free with Cory Lee and Lonely Planet Pathfinder, recently returned from an unforgettable trip to Morocco. Tell us more? I?m just back from...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:07:41
Taiwan Day Trip: Shifen Old Street and the Waterfalls

Taiwan Day Trip: Shifen Old Street and the Waterfalls

When I was in Taiwan the other year, I searched for a quick day trip outside the Taipei City and came upon Jiufen, a town in the Ruifang district of New Taipei City.Shifen Waterfall.Shifen Old Street and Railway.I found the day trip from Klook and...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:05:46
10 things I learned while living with the birds in Fiordland

10 things I learned while living with the birds in Fiordland

The story of a summer spent living in remote New Zealand with the endangered rock wren The post 10 things I learned while living with the birds in Fiordland appeared first on Young Adventuress.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:09:02
Here comes the sun: Your guide to Japan?s best (secret) sunrise spots

Here comes the sun: Your guide to Japan?s best (secret) sunrise spots

Japan (AKA the Land of the Rising Sun) is a top destination to catch an unforgettable sunrise. Here are six great ways to see Japan in a brand new light. The post Here comes the sun: Your guide to Japan?s best (secret) sunrise spots appeared first...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:07:29
Enter our Epic Hikes competition for the chance to win travel goodies!

Enter our Epic Hikes competition for the chance to win travel goodies!

Have you been on an epic hike recently" You don?t need to summit Everest to experience an epic hike. Adventures on foot can range from one-day jaunts and urban trails to cultural rambles and mountain expeditions ? what matters is that...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-16 16:07:41
Big Summer Giveaway – Win a Stand Up Paddleboard by Body Glove

Big Summer Giveaway – Win a Stand Up Paddleboard by Body Glove

It\'s been awhile since we\'ve had a good old-fashioned giveaway on The Planet D. But when Body Glove contacted us to try out their new Performer 11 inflatable stand up paddleboards, we loved them so much, we had to give one of you a chance to...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-15 16:08:36
Gatherings of Friends in Colorado

Gatherings of Friends in Colorado

At Goldfield RV Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado...After an uneventful 300-plus miles from Santa Fe, we settled in at Goldfield RV Park here in Colorado Springs. We don\'t normally stay at parks of this stripe, but suffice it to say that beggars...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-15 16:05:46
Karpathos: Chilling Out at Agios Nikolaos Beach

Karpathos: Chilling Out at Agios Nikolaos Beach

Chilling at this cool beach bar on Agios Nikolaos.This beach is a runner-up favourite for Dutchman and moi mainly because of the resident beach bar here that has a nice chillout factor, and oh, the music! Especially the music, it is exceptional, it...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-15 16:06:20
What it’s really like experiencing a homestay in rural Romania

What it’s really like experiencing a homestay in rural Romania

In the morning we travelled to our homestay in Viscri, a village of about 400 inhabitants. If off the beaten path had an off the beaten path, this place is it. The post What it’s really like experiencing a homestay in rural Romania appeared first...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-07-14 16:09:24
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