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The ultimate challenge: running the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

Traversing rivers, glaciers and three different countries, Europe’s most relentless race is a symbol for human endeavour. To finish it is to win<p>“The Tour du Mont Blanc? I walked that a few years ago and it took me 10 days. You’re running it in one go? You’re joking!” This is what people usually say …

Running

Top 8 Ultra-Long Distance Adventure Runs

Challenge your abilities with these iconic runs through the wilds of America.<p>Trail-running is exploding in popularity, and for good reason. What’s not to like about a sport that requires virtually no equipment—except (maybe) shorts and trail running shoes—and allows you to explore vast mountain …

Hiking

50 incredibly beautiful small towns in Italy

Small Italian towns and villages get under your skin.<p>From north to south, bustling market towns and picturesque villages are capable of capturing …

Italy

Dog-Friendly Portland: Our Favorite Places to Sit, Stay, and Play

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p>Portland boasts 33 dog parks, leading the nation in dog park per capita ratio (that comes to 5.5 off-leash dog …

Oregon

Oregon Rode Trip - Leg II: Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway - Long...

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p><b>If you missed Leg I: Portland to Champoeg read from the beginning here.</b><p><b>Leg III: McKenzie Pass Scenic Bikeway</b> …

Oregon

Grampians to Melbourne: Kangaroos, Skinks, Waterfalls and More

Waterfalls and wildlife, our days in the Grampians region were filled with natural beauty. Inland from Victoria’s southern Australian coast, Grampian …

Hiking

A Canadian Rocky Mountain Adventure

Knee deep in Canadian snow wearing nothing but a t-shirt, jeans and converse ballet flats. My four-year-old old daughter, Daisy, trudges ahead …

Why we don’t want to leave everything behind and start the life of travel

This is not a typical “Tripsget” post (is there already such a thing as a typical post for this blog?) and it’s a little bit more personal than the …

All roads lead to Ausfahrt

<b>Landstuhl<br>Germany<br>23 Apr 2010</b><p><i>It was the month of the volcano. For a week, all flights over Europe were cancelled while a plume of ash from that</i> …

Top adventure and eco experiences for 2017

Top adventure and eco experiences for 2017 For adrenaline and adventure junkies, there are so many special locations to choose for your next travel …

Adventure Travel

Top Romantic Destinations India

Love is in the air and the cupids are having a field day shooting arrows left right and center. Given that this time it falls on a weekend we …

A Recipe for Koshari: Egypt's Famous Dish

While traveling in Egypt, there was one dish I couldn’t wait to try koshari (koshary, kushari). Often known as Egypt in a bowl, it’s a popular dish …

Jamaica Pond: Boston’s Best Place Tourists Don’t Know

Jamaica Pond is one of the best spots in Boston.Tourists flock to Boston from around the world, yet almost none of them know about one of our city’s …

New England

All of the Road Trip Gear for Your Next Adventure

Road Trips take a lot of planning and it is important to make sure you have all of the right gear. We did a post about planning for a road trip, and …

RVs

Austin's Best Breweries

We had to update this active post as a lot has changed since our first visit over two years ago. Now, we have the input as locals to help you seek …

10 Essential Things to Do in Helsinki in One Day

If you only have 24 hours to visit the capital of Finland, don’t miss these <b>things to do in Helsinki in one day</b>.<p>I always say that the best way to see …

BRIDGE ON THE RIVER KWAI By Rail

<b>By Rail To Bridge On The River Kwai</b><p><b>Kanchanaburi, Thailand</b><p>The <b>Bridge On The River Kwai</b> is located on the edge of Kanchanaburi, Thailand. I’ve …

The Grand Tour - Explore 20 of Copenhagen's Finest Attractions

Determining the best way to explore any city requires some planning but usually we find that getting out on your own two feet and wandering around is …

European Travel

Circle Line Best of NYC Tours For Families

Is it weird to go on a slum tour in Mumbai, India?

<i>If you’re anything like us, you might be wondering, “Is it weird to go on a slum tour in Mumbai?” We had the same, but went anyway. Here’s what we</i> …

El Chaquiñan: The Best Cycle Path In South America - Long Haul...

South America

The Dangers of Turkish Hospitality

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p>Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these …

Mark Twain

Pacari Chocolate Tour in the Santa Rita Community + Photo Essay

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p>I am a chocolate snob. Anything under 60% is just not chocolatey enough and between 70% and 85% is ideal.<p>And …

The Affordable Way to Fall in Love with Paris * Ginger on the Go

It's only fair to share...<p>I first traveled to Paris during summer break in college when I was invited to visit a friend in London for several weeks. …

Nusa Lembongan – The better Bali experience

Nusa Lembongan – The better Bali experience<p>It only takes a 30-minutes-long boat ride from the East coast of Bali to get to Nusa Lembongan. This …

Japan travel - World Heritage Shirakawago

Rooms are divided by moving light wood and paper partitions. Meals are served in a common room with a central stove for warmth. Both breakfasts and …

Boracay Island – 3 Day Itinerary for Couples

Boracay Island – 3 Day Itinerary for Couples<p>Looking for decadent, touristy indulgence in a gorgeous tropical paradise? <b>Boracay Island</b> is for you. Our …

Vegan Food Guide to Hamilton, New Zealand

You know how the saying goes, right? That “you don’t know what you have until it’s gone”… Well, I didn’t know how good I had it as a vegan living in …

A 2 week itinerary to Vietnam.

While we personally prefer slow travel, and spent as long as we could in Vietnam, it’s easy to understand that you might not have that much time and …

Vietnam

What are the top free best ways to avoid jet-lag?

What are the top best ways to avoid jet lag?<p>A lot of people live in a suitcase for some time (when they constantly travel for work). Their trips …