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How to Write a Travel Journal Like a Pro

One of the best ways to immortalize your trip of a lifetime is through a travel journal. Sure, photos and videos are great for capturing special …

15 Views That Will Inspire You to Hike the John Muir Trail

Jaw-dropping scenery that will make you want to hit the outback.<p>Considered one of the most scenic trails in the country, the John Muir Trail runs 211 …

10 best places to go in Africa (and what to do there)

With 54 countries calling it home, Africa’s topography, landscape and activities vary drastically by region. I’ve been to the continent 26 times, yet each time I go I’m surprised at just how many new things there are to see and do.<p>To make it easier for you to plan a trip, I’ve highlighted some of …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

7 countries where you can travel on $30 a day or less

There are countries all over the world where, thanks to the low cost of living and (in some cases) strong U.S. dollar, it's possible to get around on a very low budget.<p>Traveling on the cheap is certainly not for everyone and it often means making a few sacrifices, but choosing the right place to …

Explore Easter Island's Lesser Known Natural Wonders

Travel<p>From extinct volcanoes to idyllic islets, discover four stunning landscapes across the Chilean territory.<p>Although Easter Island is known for its mysterious <i>moai</i> statues, the remote Polynesian island has much more to explore. About 42 percent of this island is Rapa Nui National Park, a World …

Off the tourist trail in Bali: the best less-visited spots

Given it’s one of the world’s most famous resort islands, Bali seems an unlikely choice for those wanting to escape the crowds. And while it’s true that this is a very touristy destination – attracting nearly 10 million visitors per year – most people only head to the south of the island, leaving …

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Exploring one of the most bizarre places on Earth: the Faroe Islands

<i>This content is sponsored by Specialized. Find out more about our sponsored content policies here.</i><p>Sitting inside a cosy old pub on an archipelago …

17 of the best under-the-radar islands to visit in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera and get ready for an adventure.<p><i>Brittany</i> …

30 Photos From Afghanistan That You Won’t See In The News

Traveling in AfghanistanAfghanistanLast summer I traveled into the mountains of Afghanistan for a two week backpacking adventure. Not your typical …

30 Of The Most Breathtaking Destinations On Earth

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These lesser-known European National Parks will Take Your Breath Away

From stunning mountain peaks to deep, lush valleys, European national parks offer the most stunning and diverse landscapes. Travel to these national …

It's Time to Visit Istria And go Off-the-Beaten Path | Croatia Travel Blog

What You'll Find On This Page<p>It’s Time to Visit Istria And go Off-the-Beaten Path<p>Istria, the triangle-shaped peninsula in northwestern Croatia, is an …

Choquequirao Trek: The Best Alternative To The Inca Trail

The city of Choquequirao are located at 2,987 meters (9,800 feet) above sea level in a remote corner of the Peruvian Andes. A visit to these ancient …

The 51 Most Beautiful Places On Earth

As shared by the BuzzFeed Community.<p><i>Responses have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

How to See The Best of South Africa in 12 Days

In the past few years, South Africa has raced to the top of many travelers' must-visit lists. Filled with stunning vistas, cool cities, and...The …

10 Ultimate National Parks Adventures

Adventure<p>Looking for the greatest national park experience ever? Take on one of these ten challenges.<p>Over 300 million people head to U.S. national parks every year to explore natural landscapes, discover American history, and learn about conservation. While there's no shortage of excellent …

10 Insanely Cool Caribbean Travel Adventures You Must Try

When planning your next travel adventure to the Caribbean, try and venture out and do something you have never done before, whether it be hiking up a …

9 magical Europe travel destinations you’ve probably never heard of

While most tourists flock to Europe’s main attractions of Paris, London, and Rome, there are many other beautiful hidden gems around the continent …

The 10 most scenic hiking trails in the world

From the epic Pacific Crest Trail to Nepal's breathtakingly-beautiful Annapurna Circuit, our local experts share the best hiking trails to pack your bags for.

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Travel<p>Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of …

Modern travel has made most places accessible, but these are the world's hardest-to-reach places

Modern travel is so fast and powerful that you can get to most places on earth within 24 hours. There are still some places that are hard to reach though, and a new video has been compiled by RealLifeLore to show us the places that are the most difficult to access.<p>There are even some where no one …

In Photos: Patagonia’s Stunning Marble Caves

Seeing these caves is worth the difficult journey to reach them.<p>There are some places on Earth where photos can't do the natural beauty …

Top 5 Remote Beaches On Earth You Haven't Yet Visited

Related: Travellocal<p>Are you searching for a remote beach that you haven’t yet visited? Certainly, the short days and long nights of February have …

30th Birthday Travel Destinations for the Gal With Wanderlust

Turning the big 3-O is kind of a huge deal, so it’s no surprise that you’re all about making your 30th birthday unforgettable. And if you have a travel-hungry spirit, that means you’ll go just about anywhere, from scuba diving in Thailand to wandering the stone streets of Paris. So book that …

Cambodia’s hidden jungle temple

Beng Mealea, an eerie jungle temple that invokes the earlier, less-discovered days of Angkor Wat, gives plenty of hope to the Indiana Jones in all of us.<p>Siem Reap has become one of the world’s tourism darlings over the past years, ranked in 2015 as the second best spot on the planet to visit …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

Top 5 Places to Visit in Peru

Travel<p>Let’s get to it: Peru is the place to be.<p>Peru is a destination that begs to be explored. In this vast and storied land, ancient, colonial, and modern traditions meld together for an unforgettable cultural experience. No matter the type of traveler—history buff, adventurer, or foodie—Peru …

Your Complete Guide to Zanzibar + 3 Week Itinerary - Hippie In Heels

Below is a guest post from Rita who has spent loads of time in Zanzibar. I asked her to share with you how to get to Zanzibar, some of her favorite …