Juan De Leon

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American Legend: Coast to Coast by Train

You don’t really know a train until you’ve slept on one.<p>And I don’t mean a half-hour doze between Philly and Baltimore but the real deal: a bunk in a berth, a sliding door with a latch lock, and those WWII-style knobs to turn off your reading light.<p>And when you’ve really settled into a train that’s …

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The Most Amazing Scuba Dives on the Planet

For most novice divers, the otherworldly world beneath the surface of the sea is fantastical enough in its own right. No major bells or whistles are needed to make it more alluring.<p>The natural underwater attractions -- sherbet-hued coral, Skittles-colored fish, and the deep, unending void of blue …

Top 5 unmissable journeys by rail

There are few more memorable ways to travel than by train. Here are <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine’s top five ways to get on board.<p>1. The Ghan, Australia: the luxury rail ride<p>The Australian outback is a place that’s hard to grasp: a vast, ill-defined area mapped by Aboriginal people not on paper …

Namibia, Africa’s Tourism Success Story

The Zambezi River curls by my deck at the Ntwala Island Lodge, dark river beneath a muted orange and red sun, dying to the African day. The river is laced with crocs, peppered with hippos, and surrounded by clouds of birds, cawing, screaming and cooing. There are super aggressive fish in the …

Ireland's best drives

Whether or not you're used to getting into the driver's seat from the right, and driving on the left, Ireland's (often pot-holed) two-lane roads make up some of Europe's most scenic drives. Particularly going village to village, pub to pub, on and off the rugged coastal drives of western and …

Want To Quit Your Job And Travel The World? How 2 Professionals Did It (VIDEO)

Most of us have probably fantasized about quitting our jobs and traveling around the world, picking up new experiences and life lessons in each continent, a la <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>. But a number of professionals are actually trading in their high-powered jobs for a life on the road -- and redefining …

Heineken Asks Travelers to Risk a Random Trip with “Departure Roulette”

What would go perfectly with a nice, cold Heineken? How about some spontaneous international travel?<p>Heineken, at least, seems to support this …

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The Best Train Trips in North America

May 11 is National Train Day so it’s time to take a closer look at your North American train options with both Amtrak and Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer. …

Sportsmobile's 'Ultimate Adventure Vehicle' 4x4 Was Built For Off-Roading

Equipped with all of the amenities found in a top of the line motor home without sacrificing the mobility of an off roader, the Sportsmobile Ultimate …