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9 Travel Apps That Will Change The Way You Vacation

Let's Get Outta Town<p>We highly recommend you download this app for the next time your flight is delayed or canceled—AirHelp can get you reimbursed at …

Apps

Swirl and sip wine in a Paso Robles tasting room

Mar. 9, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>Central Coast<p><b>Why:</b> The rolling hills around Paso Robles, once known for cattle, grain and almonds, are all about assiduously pampered grapes now, and the reputation of these vineyards and wineries keeps growing.<p><b>What:</b> More than 200 wineries dot those hills, so you could spend …

Top 10 Things to do in Koh Samui – Fjords & Beaches

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The Best Countries to Fulfill Your Wanderlust

<i>U.S. News & World Report</i> released its rankings of the best countries in the world this week, and it also included nine subcategories. Adventure is …

Las Vegas For Non-Gamblers: Five Things To Do + Where To Stay

<i>This post contains affiliate links. When you book your Las Vegas hotel through one of my TripAdvisor links, I receive a small commission to sustain</i> …

Women Are Becoming More Adventurous Travelers—and Doing It Alone

Japan is getting a floating capsule hotel that brings guests to a desert island overnight

A spherical floating capsule hotel is coming to Japan that will bring guests on an overnight trip to a tropical island.<p>The unique experience is being planned by Huis Ten Bosch, a Dutch village theme park in Sasebo city, Nagasaki Prefecture. The service will allow guests to sleep in the capsule …

Travel

9 of the Most Charming Towns in the Netherlands

You’d be hard-pressed to find a destination in the Netherlands that isn’t picturesque. (It’s no surprise that the Dutch produced so many excellent …

The Digital Nomad’s Guide To Working From Anywhere On Earth

The work-anywhere, travel-the-world fringe lifestyle is going mainstream–and these apps, services, and events are here to help.<p>Twenty years ago, a Hitachi executive named Tsugio Makimoto predicted a revolution.<p>In the future, he wrote, high-speed wireless networks and low-cost mobile devices will …

Digital Nomads

Top Female Solo Travel Spots, From Women Who Have Done It

<i>If you’re traveling solo, consider a vacation rental over a hotel to save money. You’ll enjoy amenities like extra living space and a full kitchen</i> …

Travel

A Weekend by the Fjords - The Ultimate Guide – Fjords & Beaches

<i>// Sponsored guide to a weekend by the fjords of Norway</i><p>The Sognefjord, Flåm and Aurland are popular destinations for people wanting to experience …

Norway Overwhelmed By Tourism Boom Thanks To "Frozen"

An upswing in tourism can be a good thing for most destinations, but not in Norway, where a recent surge in visitors has led to large crowds, …

A fully immersive 360º video allows you to 'travel' along the famous Norwegian Flåm Railway from your sofa

A new fully immersive 360º video has made it possible for viewers to ‘travel’ along the world-famous Flåm Railway in Norway from the comfort of their own homes. Virtual Flåm is a virtual reality train journey that was created by attaching a 360º camera to the front of the train and recording the …

Virtual Reality

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

The 19 most sociable and friendly cities in the world

The Sociable Cities study analysed the social behaviour and attitudes of over 12,000 residents from 39 major cities in 28 countries.<p>It looked at 10 categories, including how — and how often — residents socialise, their general openness to others, trust in friends, and use of social …

European Travel

Egypt Travel Guide

It took my three tries before I came up with a title for this post. The three places I’m about…<p>Travels of Adam? Travels of a wombat. Wombat Wednesday …

Welcome To The Viking Abroad | The Viking Abroad

10 Things You Have To Do In Cusco, Peru<p>The old capital of the Inca empire is a must visit Peru. This historical city gained UNESCO heritage in …

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in the World 2017

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad

Posted at 07:00h in Blog, Live Abroad by thevikingabroad 19 Comments<p>We live in a time where many young people prefer to travel the world or study at …

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Airplanes

What's the safest seat on the plane? Why does the food taste so bad?<p>Planes have changed a lot since the days of the Wright Brothers (or, perhaps more …

Travel

25 Photos to Inspire You To Visit Cuba in 2017

Posted at 08:00h in Blog, Cuba by thevikingabroad 16 Comments<p>Cuba is one of my favourite destinations in the world. It is so unique and colourful! It …

Cuba

The ULTIMATE List of Winter Destinations – Fjords & Beaches

I wanted to share some great destinations for winter travel with you guys, so I reached out to some fellow travel bloggers to ask about their …

How Studying Abroad Prepared me for Studying at Home – Fjords & Beaches

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The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

January: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Best Job In The World? A Company Is Offering Two People The Chance To Travel Europe For 6 Months, All Expenses Paid

Courtesy: Busabout<p>If you love to travel, but especially love to travel for free, the opportunity offered by Busabout may be just for you! The company …

Project Management

Flying Soon? This Is the Only Packing Checklist You'll Ever Need

<i>When it comes to traveling, Hitha Palepu knows the journey is just as important as the destination—and packing is always the first step. As a former</i> …

Top 10 Things to do in Bali – Fjords & Beaches

So, you’ve set your New Year resolution to travel more this year, and you are currently planning your trip to a popular bucket list destination: …

Costa Rica Travel Guide

Costa Rica Summary<p>Pros<p>Beautiful rainforests and active volcanoes<br>• Dozens of national parks with a rich diversity of flora and fauna<br>• Long sandy …

Here's TripAdvisor's World's Best Beaches List For 2017

By Roberta monte – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=39956110<p>Here’s TripAdvisor’s World’s Best Beaches List For …