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Taipei & Kyushu Prefecture (Sneak Peek)

Taipei & Kyushu Prefecture (Sneak Peek)

Taiwan on the right side.Japan on the left side.I\'m referring to escalator etiquette, by the way.I just came back from another trip of mine and this time, I visited both Taiwan and Japan - it\'s like killing two birds with one stone. My initial...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-18 16:06:34
10 Reasons You Should Travel To Bolivia

10 Reasons You Should Travel To Bolivia

Nat and George of a Hot Minute share all the reasons you should travel to Bolivia right now!  Cities at insane altitudes. Bitterly cold nights. No hablo Espańol! Welcome to Bolivia!  Incredible landscapes. Death-defying day trips. An immersion into...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-18 16:10:24
Iceland's Famous DC-3 Plane Crash on Sólheimasandur Beach

Iceland's Famous DC-3 Plane Crash on Sólheimasandur Beach

In addition to cascading waterfalls and icy glaciers, one of the most iconic images of Iceland is the wreckage of a US Navy plane that crashed on its shores many decades ago. The abandoned fuselage on the black sand beaches of Sólheimasandur has...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-18 16:07:16
Top, Two Tank, Trips from Cape Town

Top, Two Tank, Trips from Cape Town

We recently embarked on a search with Afristay (https://www.afristay.com/) to find stays that would a) be great during the cold, winter months in the Western Cape and b) be great options for families and/or couples. It didn?t take long to find these...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-18 16:10:43
New with iOS 12: Hands-Free Access to your Travel Plans with Siri Shortcuts

New with iOS 12: Hands-Free Access to your Travel Plans with Siri Shortcuts

TripIt users who?ve recently upgraded to iOS 12, we?ve got an exciting new update for you! We?re introducing Siri Shortcuts for TripIt, which means you can set up your own voice commands to access your upcoming flight and other travel plans just by...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-18 16:09:42
Where to Stay in Tokyo ? Best Neighborhoods and Accommodation

Where to Stay in Tokyo ? Best Neighborhoods and Accommodation

Where’s the best place to stay in Tokyo" This guide will help you pick out the best neighborhoods and accommodation for your trip! You might remember from my recent trip to Tokyo that I met up with my friends Jessica and Hai from Notes of...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-18 16:09:45
10 essential winter activities to try in Canada

10 essential winter activities to try in Canada

Whether you?re a hardcore skier or boarder, or seeking out some of the ultimate winter adventures you can?t find anywhere else, Canada\'s Rocky Mountains is the place to be. The post 10 essential winter activities to try in Canada appeared first...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:09:30
Tropical Protein Smoothie Bowl

Tropical Protein Smoothie Bowl

  Smoothie bowls have become all the rage as of late and, considering the benefits that they offer, there?s really no surprise that they?re getting so much attention. If anything, it?s a wonder why it?s taken this long for the trend to really...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:10:31
Just back from: the Trans-Mongolian Railway

Just back from: the Trans-Mongolian Railway

Enjoying the rural vistas on a short stint out of the train © Trisha Ping Trisha Ping, Destination Editor for East and Mid USA, recently returned from a trip on the Trans-Mongolian Railway. Tell us more? My brother and I spent three weeks...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:09:45
15 Best Things to Do in San Diego, California

15 Best Things to Do in San Diego, California

From whale watching and stunning beaches to the first Spanish settlement on the West Coast, here are my picks for the best things to do in San Diego! The post 15 Best Things to Do in San Diego, California appeared first on Ordinary Traveler.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:10:31
Skiathos, Greece: "Foodporn" and the Fast Food with "No Name"

Skiathos, Greece: "Foodporn" and the Fast Food with "No Name"

"No Name" Gyros fast food.Foodporn burger fast food joint.We had 2 evenings on Skiathos Island where we ate fast food, one of which was at a trendy burger joint and the other at a local Greek gyros place.Eating out every night during a summer...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:07:46
Top Attractions in Georgetown: Guyana

Top Attractions in Georgetown: Guyana

Georgetown Sea Wall Relaxed yet vibrant, the capital city of Guyana is where almost a third of the country?s population lives and works. Georgetown is brimming with diversity and is a fun city to explore as a traveller. Skirted by the Atlantic...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:10:31
Best Cultural Trips and Experiences to do with Kids

Best Cultural Trips and Experiences to do with Kids

Family travel used to mean packing the kids and the dog in the station wagon and heading to grandma’s house for a week. Or, maybe it meant beating the summer heat at a cabin in the mountains or a motel on the beach. But as the modern American...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:09:48
Lady?s 9 Places to Find Travel Inspiration from Britain?s Greatest Writers

Lady?s 9 Places to Find Travel Inspiration from Britain?s Greatest Writers

I love a good book. When I’m not traveling or exploring London, I can usually be found reading. And when I find something that allows me to combine the two, I get really excited. Which is why I want to share 9 places to travel in the UK where you...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-17 16:09:31
What to pack: a winter hiking guide

What to pack: a winter hiking guide

Breaking down all of the gear and essentials you need The post What to pack: a winter hiking guide appeared first on Young Adventuress.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-16 16:08:56
Auckland, New Zealand: Living in the countryside with nature

Auckland, New Zealand: Living in the countryside with nature

After a busy day out with Dahl, she finally brought me to her part of the world, to her safe homestead, far away from the hectic civilization of Auckland.Yup, we are in the countryside!I knew that Dahl lived on a farm. She had always talked about...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-16 16:05:57
Culloden Battlefield, Scotland: An Immersive Tribute to an Epic Battle

Culloden Battlefield, Scotland: An Immersive Tribute to an Epic Battle

For those interested in experiencing a slight deviation from Scotland?s brilliant scenery, a trip to the site of the last battle to be fought on British soil would not go amiss. The history-steeped Culloden Battlefield is a somber site that...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-16 16:08:19
Fun Things to do in Dubai at Budget

Fun Things to do in Dubai at Budget

Calling Dubai a fun place would be an understatement. This city is pure entertainment, and the only dilemma you?ll face here is making the hard choice of what all to see and do in the short amount of time you have. What a good problem to have....
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-16 16:11:55
Doctor Visits Complete - We Go Flying to Celebrate!

Doctor Visits Complete - We Go Flying to Celebrate!

At the Lake Conroe Thousand Trails, Willis, Texas...Thankfully, our semi-annual visits to medical professionals in Houston revealed no serious flaws (other than those painfully evident in a mirror).  Sandy even endured a colonoscopy that was due,...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-16 16:05:23
What it’s like to travel in Israel and the Palestinian Territories as a solo female traveller

What it’s like to travel in Israel and the Palestinian Territories as a solo female traveller

Israel and the Palestinian Territories may be a complicated place, but it?s also one of the friendliest, safest and most fun destinations I?ve ever been. The post What it’s like to travel in Israel and the Palestinian Territories as a solo female...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-15 16:07:50
"Warhol 1968" at Moderna

"Warhol 1968" at Moderna

An exhibition about an exhibition! The other day I attended the press showing of Warhol 1968 at Stockholm\'s modern art museum Moderna. This exhibition is a look back at the artist Andy Warhol\'s first solo exhibition outside of the United...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-15 16:05:27
3 Reasons you HAVE to do an Alternative Spring Break

3 Reasons you HAVE to do an Alternative Spring Break

Looking for the spring break of a lifetime, but want to travel meaningfully" teaching kids, cleaning up beaches, and empowering local communities sound like what you’re looking for" If you answered yes to either of those questions than an...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:08:37
Djurgĺrden Tram Extension Complete!

Djurgĺrden Tram Extension Complete!

One of the most popular ways to get from the downtown area of Stockholm out to the island of Djurgĺrden, where many of Stockholm\'s main attractions are located, has been the tram (street car) Djurgĺrdslinjen. This tram line, first with vintage...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:06:14
Journées du Patrimoine is This Weekend

Journées du Patrimoine is This Weekend

It\'s that time again: The wonderful annual Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days) takes place tomorrow and Sunday, September 15 and 16, in cities and villages all over France; a few have activities today as well. The program was started...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:06:29
A Day Trip to Landmannalaugar in Iceland: Yes, It’s Still Worth It

A Day Trip to Landmannalaugar in Iceland: Yes, It’s Still Worth It

“Gesundheit!!” my dad said, when I told him where we\'d be going on one of our day tours while in Iceland. I rolled my eyes; after a few days on the road, the Dad Jokes were already getting to me. “No, it\'s a real place!” I insisted....
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:08:50
Painting Jaipur Red and Pink with a dash of gold

Painting Jaipur Red and Pink with a dash of gold

Two old women clad in bright red are sitting with their backs facing me , having an animated conversation over a cup of tea. One of them has her arms outstretched in front of her , as if she is pointing to the sky which is glowing in shades of pink...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:09:34
Auckland Day Out: Lunch at Soljans Winery, Buying Macadamia?s, Plucking Blueberries and Shelly Beach

Auckland Day Out: Lunch at Soljans Winery, Buying Macadamia?s, Plucking Blueberries and Shelly Beach

My second day in Auckland was spent with Dahl, a lovely friend who I met a many moons ago.Our lunch at Soljans Estate Winery.Shelly Beach on the Kaipara Harbour in North Auckland.The last time Dahl and I met was more than 10 years ago, perhaps 12...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:06:51
BIG UPDATE: GET ALL OUR BOOKS ON KINDLE NOW!

BIG UPDATE: GET ALL OUR BOOKS ON KINDLE NOW!

Posted: 9/13/2018 | September 13th, 2018 Today is a big day over here! While we’ve been creating PDF guidebooks to destinations around the world for years, we’ve lacked the one thing people really want these days: Kindle editions. For...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-14 16:08:49
Why to consider solo travel in Scandinavia (and what to expect)

Why to consider solo travel in Scandinavia (and what to expect)

For those who are wanting to see some ethereal natural wonders without feeling too out of their comfort zone, Scandinavia is the ultimate destination for solo travellers. The post Why to consider solo travel in Scandinavia (and what to expect)...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
An illustrated guide to Morocco

An illustrated guide to Morocco

Photos of your holidays are great, but how wonderful are eight pages of illustrations, for each day of your adventure" The post An illustrated guide to Morocco appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
7 Tips for a More Productive Flight

7 Tips for a More Productive Flight

Even the shortest flights can take up a lot of time, which is especially inconvenient when you have a lot of work to get through during a business trip. Between getting to and from the airport, going through security and boarding the flight, the...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:14
Pathfinder spotlight: Joris and Joanna, The World Ahead of Us

Pathfinder spotlight: Joris and Joanna, The World Ahead of Us

Lonely Planet Pathfinders Joris and Joanna © The World Ahead of Us Creative duo Joris and Joanna from theworldaheadofus.com have been travelling the world for over six months, and they still have a lot more to explore. Here?s what they?ve...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:32
It takes a village: The changing face of tourism in rural Vietnam

It takes a village: The changing face of tourism in rural Vietnam

?I couldn?t have imagined that one day tourists would come to visit my village or my house. Since I joined the CBT and started welcoming tourists, our economic situation has improved a lot." The post It takes a village: The changing face of...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
Answering the big questions about Peru’s Choquequirao Trek

Answering the big questions about Peru’s Choquequirao Trek

Get away from the crowds of Machu Picchu on this little-known trek to an ancient Inca city. The post Answering the big questions about Peru’s Choquequirao Trek appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
25 of the Best Christmas Hotels (and ways to save!)

25 of the Best Christmas Hotels (and ways to save!)

It is back to school time and you know what that means, right" No, not lunchboxes and homework, it means it is already time to start planning your holiday travel! If you are ready to start counting down the days until the next holiday break, take a...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:35
Finding Love and Home in Tbilisi, Georgia

Finding Love and Home in Tbilisi, Georgia

Post: 9/12/18 | September 12th, 2018 ?When did you first hear of Georgia"? Mako asked after a long drag from her cigarette. She was a Georgian tour guide helping my friend Dave, who was also in the country. We were drinking wine outside Momondo....
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:30
Lady’s Guide to the 17 Prettiest London Neighborhoods

Lady’s Guide to the 17 Prettiest London Neighborhoods

One of the things I love about walking around London is how many beautiful areas there are to explore. From colorful houses to historic details, there’s always something new to find. And in my wanderings I’ve discovered a lot of lovely places in...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
Your guide to Ubud’s best vegan and vegetarian eats

Your guide to Ubud’s best vegan and vegetarian eats

Say goodbye to boring salads and super-bland tofu. The post Your guide to Ubud’s best vegan and vegetarian eats appeared first on Intrepid Travel Blog.
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
This safari lodge is so special it might convince you to book a trip to Botswana

This safari lodge is so special it might convince you to book a trip to Botswana

It holds host to mokoro excursions, motor boat sunset cruises, fishing trips and game walks. Oh, and there\'s a delightful pool. The post This safari lodge is so special it might convince you to book a trip to Botswana appeared first on Intrepid...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
In the studio with James Gulliver Hancock, illustrator for How Airports Work

In the studio with James Gulliver Hancock, illustrator for How Airports Work

To celebrate the release of our new Lonely Planet Kids title, How Airports Work, we chatted in the studio with illustrator James Gulliver Hancock on how he set about illustrating an entire airport... Tell us about the brief When I read this...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:32
Seeing Red at Lunan Bay?s Beach and Ruins

Seeing Red at Lunan Bay?s Beach and Ruins

The Angus coastline is a crimson stroke of reddish sands and sandstone cliffs running from Montrose in the north all the way south to Dundee. Here you\'ll find some of Scotland\'s prettiest beaches and most striking cliffs, and Lunan Bay rules...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:20
The magic of connecting over cuisine in India

The magic of connecting over cuisine in India

You can see a country?s history unfold at their national museum, but you can taste it if you try their national dishes. And as a group, we ate our way through the nation. The post The magic of connecting over cuisine in India appeared first on...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
Win the new Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone!

Win the new Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone!

Let’s jump straight to it! tomorrow, Friday the 14th of September, we will be giving away a brand new Land Rover Explore Outdoor Phone via Vaughan’s Instagram.  How it works Tomorrow, from 10am – 2pm, Vaughan will be doing an “amazing...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:10:24
I visited Romania for the vampires; but discovered so many other reasons to go

I visited Romania for the vampires; but discovered so many other reasons to go

After spending a week there with a group on Intrepid?s Budapest to Bucharest trip, I realized the most shocking thing about Romania has nothing to do with monsters. The post I visited Romania for the vampires; but discovered so many other reasons...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
Why you should consider Asia for your next family holiday

Why you should consider Asia for your next family holiday

Asia manages to instil a sense of child-like wonder in even the most seasoned of travellers. So, just picture the faces of your young ones when they visit the Taj… The post Why you should consider Asia for your next family holiday appeared first...
Travels-Blogs - 2018-09-13 16:09:19
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