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Most Difficult Hiking Trails in the World

Most Difficult Hiking Trails in the World

It’s fitting in a way that a few of the world’s most picturesque sights–backdrops of a magnificence that photos can never fully communicate–are hidden away, guarded by their isolation. They can be nestled deep within a mountain range, or at difficult...
Environmentally Conscious Ways To Travel

Environmentally Conscious Ways To Travel

For many people, the occasional getaway isn’t just a luxury; it’s an absolute must. The thrill of uncertainty–of new scenery and fresh faces–promises to break us from the mundane patterns of everyday life. Amid the ecstasy of departure, it’s easy to lose...
Benefits of Cartography: Why Map Reading Is A Useful Skill

Benefits of Cartography: Why Map Reading Is A Useful Skill

Nowadays, travelers are more likely to type their destination into Google Maps than pull out the paper alternative. But even in today’s wired-in world, there are still wild places. Places that wifi can’t reach, where satellite signals dissipate and phone chargers...
What To Pack On A Wilderness Adventure

What To Pack On A Wilderness Adventure

Few things bring us closer to nature than hiking through the wild. Whether you’re following a trail, or venturing deep into unknown reaches, one thing is certain: you’ll need to prepare. Packing for an outdoor excursion means balancing comfort with minimalism....
Sustainable Gifts For The Travel Enthusiast

Sustainable Gifts For The Travel Enthusiast

Finding the perfect travel gift can be a challenge, especially when you’re buying for veteran voyagers used to journeying with minimal baggage. Here are a few ideas for sustainable presents that can help travel enthusiasts preserve the beauty of nature, support local...
Train vs Air Travel

Train vs Air Travel

Plane trips dominate long distance travel, at least in the US. But the headache of flight delays (and the nightmare of cancellations), as well as security hassles and limited amenities may spur longtime air travelers to search for alternatives. Passenger trains are...
Best Train Trips Around The World

Best Train Trips Around The World

White-dusted peaks jutting above a swath of lush greenery, miles of rolling meadows, sprawling creeks, and a thousand other variants of nature’s most fabulous backdrops: such are the sights available to passengers of these first-class train trips. Some carriages are...
Top 5 Green Vacation Destinations

Top 5 Green Vacation Destinations

If vacations allowed the granting of impossible wishes, our trips would allow us to postpone each and every one of our worldly cares without consequence. But this is reality, so unfortunately, leaving home doesn’t stop our actions from having an effect on the...
How To Travel on a Budget

How To Travel on a Budget

Of those who envision journeying far from home to experience snow capped peaks, vibrant wildlife or bustling cities, many hesitate to take the leap–and thus miss out–because they believe such travels to be beyond their financial reach. But cost saving...
Why The U.S Should Take Hints From European Travel

Why The U.S Should Take Hints From European Travel

An opportunity to tour the US is one that no traveler should pass up. From New York skyscrapers to small town southern charm; from white-capped Rocky Mountains to the west coast’s sparkling shores, America is positively teeming with potential for great trips. When...