Samuel Prestigiacomo

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Why The F*ck Aren't You In Koh Rong?

The islands of Thailand are notorious for their hoards of tourists that think they're visiting something "exotic" along the beaten pancake trail. Ready to really get off the been-there-done-that, Full Moon Party track and claim you were there then?<p>If you ever played Robinson Crusoe as a kid or …

Luxury Resorts

An Outdoor Lover's Playground: Tufi, Papua New Guinea – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

4<p>As a first-time visitor to Papua New Guinea, I wanted to see and explore as much of the country’s famous tribal culture, hiking trails and dive …

Wooded Wonderland: Yakushima

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>In Japan’s epic anime film <i>Princess Mononoke</i>, legendary director Hayao Miyazaki shrouds the real-life island of <b>Yakushima</b> with surrealism, its misty granite mountains the backdrop for a conservation message.<p>Yet this wraithlike landform, which rises from the turbulent …

Everyday life insists on this

In mid-September, a friend called to tell me that a woman writer in one of the outer circles of my life went into the hospital in June, thinking she …

Top 10 Climbs

Travel<p>Top 10 Climbs from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Mount Khuiten, Mongolia</b> <br>In Mongolia, it’s easy for a traveler to be quickly swept away by the endless green steppes, the heartiness of the Kazakh nomads, and the rolling landscapes that define the …