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Welsh Travel Writer Pip Jones Sips Cocktails on the Rooftops of Palestine

Pip Jones, Welsh Travel Writer<p>Pip Jones has been traveling and writing for the past 10 years in hopes of recreating a Carrie Bradshaw-esque fantasy …

Travel

Mittenwald, Germany: A Little Something For Everyone

A summer rain in Mittenwald, a small town on the edge of Bavaria, the Alps somewhere behind the impenetrable fog.<p>No hiking today.<p>So what to do to …

Travel Guides

Courtney Tenz is Owning "AmiImmi" in Germany

Courtney Tenz, Freelance Writer and Translator<p>Courtney Tenz is a freelance writer and translator based in nearby Cologne, Germany. We met up a few …

Translation

Trailblazers Q&A: Christie Dietz Talks German Wine and Food

Photo by Tetyana Lux<p><i>Off the beaten path travel is increasingly difficult to find as time marches on. Mass tourism is impacting everything from our</i> …

Seasonal Food

Life as a Forever Immigrant and Classical Guitar with Arturo Castro

Immigrant and Classical Guitarist, Arturo Castro Nogueras<p>Arturo Castro Nogueras has been an immigrant for most of his life. Born in Mexico, his …

Classical Guitar

Routes From Major Cities Across The Continent

Europe is a continent of rails with some of the best opportunities for train travel in the world. Over the years I’ve been fortunate to ride routes …

How Public Transport Supports Empathy and Environmentalism

You step aboard a bus, and a man or a woman at the wheel quietly greets you. On the subway or tram, you stand side-by-side people from all different …

Wine on the Rhine: A German Wine Tasting in Mainz

Mainz, Germany — a city tucked away firmly into the heart of Riesling country. Eighty percent of the city was left destroyed following over 30 air …

Hiking in Germany: All Along the Neckarsteig and the Castle Road

The sun is out of hibernation. A perfect brush of green sweeps over the countryside. The historic squares and castles come alive once more. Spring …

Hiking in Germany: All Along the Neckarsteig and the Castle Road

Things to Do in Santiago, Chile: Concha y Toro, Craft Beer, and Good Eats

Santiago, Chile is a city you’ve heard of, but what do you really know about it? Over 48 hours, Santiago left a lasting impression on me. From …

Backpacking Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Dark, ominous clouds snaked across the sky over 187,000 acres of old growth forest as the threat of a thunderstorm loomed. Ahead of the dense, …

White Water Rafting West Virginia: Appalachia Adventure on the New River

<p>I said something stupid about West Virginia once. I’m sure you have, too, and for that, we both deserve a proper backhand upside our respectively …

Trailblazers Q&A: LGBTQI Writer, Heather Cassell, of Girls That Roam

<i>Off the beaten path travel is increasingly difficult to find as time marches on. Mass tourism is impacting everything from our favorite cities to the</i> …

Mullerthal, Luxembourg: Hiking the Rock Formations of "Little Switzerland"

Mullerthal, Luxembourg. They call it “Little Switzerland” with its sweeping landscapes, streams, and towns that will seem familiar to anyone who’s …

Legendary: North Dakota Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park

<i>Read part one on things to do in Bismarck and the surrounding area.</i><p>I’ll admit that my initial interest in Theodore Roosevelt National Park was merely …

Things To Do In Bismarck, North Dakota, Gateway to the Land of Legends

<p>I was invited up by North Dakota Tourism to talk to a group of writers about my career and thoughts on digital storytelling. Besides officially …

An Easy Guide On Morocco Train Travel and How to Buy Tickets

<i>Recently I rode the Moroccan rails from Marrakech to Fes, Fes to Meknes, and finally, Meknes to Tangier. Below I share my experience. Not interested</i> …

Trailblazers Q&A: Marina Qutab of Zero Waste Vegan Travel

Off the beaten path travel is increasingly difficult to find as time marches on. Mass tourism is impacting everything from our favorite cities to the …

Who Am I?: 23andMe DNA Testing Helps Me Answer That Question

There are a number of DNA testing services out there, but this article will focus on just one — <b>23andMe</b>. Despite the science that goes into genetic …

Things To Do In Verona Off The Beaten Path

Verona, Italy. Maybe you’ve heard of it? If you have, you’ve likely seen something about how it’s the city that inspired Shakespeare’s Rome and …

Drei Türme Weg: The Trail of Three Towers in Sauerland, Germany

I’m amazed when my wife and I walk out of the main station of Hagen. There’s the typical pedestrianized square surrounding the station adjacent to a …

Trails

Hiking the Neanderlandsteig in Germany's Neander Valley

I’m hiking through villages and parks, alongside roads and trails that most Germans have never heard of let alone travelers like myself. We’re …

Hiking

Trailblazers Q&A: Margherita Ragg of The Crowded Planet

Off the beaten path travel is increasingly difficult to find as time marches on. Mass tourism is impacting everything from our favorite cities to the …

All Roads Lead To Rome: An Anti-Travel Guide to the Eternal City

All Roads Lead To Rome<p>Rome. Tourists are bouncing their suitcases over cobblestones. The Vespas are out in full force, buzzing down streets, living …

Talking Tico, a Humorous Costa Rica Travel Book by Joe Baur

A Costa Rica Travel Book<p>Costa Rica is one of the most sought-after vacation destinations in the Americas with some of the world’s most attractive …

All Roads Lead To Rome: An Anti-Travel Guide to the Eternal City

Johnny Jet Turns a Fear of Flying into a Travel Career

If you’ve been involved in the travel world, chances are you know who Johnny Jet is. You probably didn’t know he used to have a fear of flying. …

Best Language Learning Apps From A Guy Who Used To Hate Languages

If there’s anything I can encourage someone traveling to do, it’s to start learning a new language. Studying abroad, moving abroad, traveling abroad …

Munich's Burrito Company is the Perfect Remedy for a Hungover Stomach

Burrito Company<p>I decide to walk the extra 10 minutes past my hotel with my camera backpack and a duffel bag in tow to answer my stomach’s queasy call …