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THE BEST OF YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK IN ONE AMAZING DAY

We just got back from our very first visit EVER to the Yosemite National Park and now we keep wishing that we could visit there again and again. A …

bye:myself

Do I Hate My Job? - Getting Out Of My Comfort Zone

This post may contain affiliate links. If you purchase through our links we earn commission and it helps us with our travels to bring you more …

Careers

Helsinki – The Northern Princess

-This post is written by Kevin from Kevin’s Travel Diary –<p>Many people do not know or simply forget about one amazing country in Northern Europe. …

Europe

A Two day Taipei Itinerary for Social Travelers

Taipei

Climbing Kilimanjaro For African Elephants-Sunday Markets Edition

Charity, Climbing, Hiking, Kilimanjaro, Seven Summits<p>For the second time this year, I had the pleasure to be part of Lazy River Estate Markets in …

Wildlife

The best affordable luxury riads in Marrakech

We love Marrakech. It’s a city that entices and enchants all who visit, and we are happy to admit we fell under her spell many years ago. It’s the …

Hotels

What to do in Valletta - How to spend 24 hours in the Maltese capital

What to do in Valletta, Malta<p>Bus transport is plentiful here in <b>Malta</b>, but driving into Valetta from St Julians, where we stayed, is best done …

Europe

18 Things to do in Singapore

One of the most vibrant, exciting, and gorgeous cities that we have visited is Singapore. It’s a place where you can get lost in the streets and find …

Asia Travel

7 Fun and Useful Eco-conscious Products for Those Who Love Planet Earth

<i>Lucy Gomez of Get Camping Wild shares eco-conscious products that you can use in your daily living, some of which you can use while traveling. Find</i> …

Biodegradation

Berlin

From Paris we hopped a train and headed to our next destination, and I owe this leg of our trip all to my son. When we were discussing our next …

Germany

How to avoid tourists in Greece

Greece

Travel Gift Guide for the Holiday Season

<b>The holiday season is upon us</b>: the weather is getting colder, decorations are popping up in homes and holiday parties are aplenty. With all the …

Shopping

unexpected tips: singapore bucket list

Singapore is a small country, only 719.1 km2, yet people are always wondering, <i>what is there to do?</i> At first glance, Singapore may seem like the kind …

Singapore

Island Hopping in Flores, Indonesia - Day 3

After 6 months of waiting, we finally did the island hopping in Flores, Indonesia. We went there last June and rent a pinisi – a traditional …

Climbing Batu Caves Steps to See the Famous Temple Cave

Shares 1<p>Batu Caves in Malaysia is a place worth visiting<p>One of the highlights of our Kuala Lumpur trip was visiting Batu Caves. I’ve always seen …

Asia Travel

OCS Guide to New Caledonia's Southern Lagoon

OCS Guide to New Caledonia’s Southern Lagoon<p>29 Nov 2017<p>4 Comments<p>She Said<p>hiking, kyle, lighthouses, new caledonia, sea turtles, snorkeling<p>en_US<p>article<p>…

Melanesia

Free Walking Tour of Jewish Quarter Prague

Certain places leave a lasting impression on your mind. Seems like that happens even if the place wasn’t in your conscience before visiting.<p>While in …

Europe

Hiking the Osmeña Peak in Dalaguete, Cebu

The first time is always the most memorable!<p>I vaguely remembered my first hike. It was summer and I didn’t really know what to expect.. I love …

Asia Travel

What We Discovered In El Nido On A Scooter

Exploring <b>El Nido on a scooter</b> is one of the highlights of our <b>Philippines</b> trip! It is a convenient, cheap and a fun way to get to all the undiscovered …

Asia Travel

How Not To Do A Layover in Taipei: four helpful hints for newbies

Despite all the pre-trip planning – and there was a LOT – we didn’t plan for a layover in Taipei. It was a spur of the moment decision, made without …

Asia Travel

10 Gift Ideas for Travellers - Travel Tips - Becksplore

Christmas is right around the corner and it can be difficult to find presents for people who are always on the move. Physical object and gifts might …

Camping

Three extraordinary women winemakers in Saussignac, POMEROL, and Sicily

Here's Why You Should Add Peru To Your Bucket List - The Bucket List Project

Peru is famous for many things; the birthplace of Paddington Bear, the adventures of Indiana Jones, and, stepping out of the world of fiction for a …

List-Worthy

Winter in Paris: Louvre Pyramids on a Skateboard

Winter in Paris : the Louvre Pyramides on a skateboard<p>December has come, and with it the cold came. <b>It actually snowed</b> in Paris on the night of …

Paris

Adoring, Adventurous Arkansas

Have you ever been to a place you fell in love with instantly? Arkansas did this for me because it had everything I was looking for. There are …

Asia Travel

The Sad Story of the Jews of Spain

It’s Saturday, Shabbat (the Jewish sabbath). The Synagogue of El Transito in Toledo, Spain is crowded, but there is no service taking place. Tourists …

Religion

Cooking classes in Bali: suitable even for those who dislike cooking

First of all, I have to admit that I am not the biggest fan of cooking. While living in Lithuania, I used to cook (simple dishes) mainly at home, …

South-east Asia

Don't miss Bali because of the tourists! Here's authentic Bali, Indonesia!

Bali is a destination that seems to split opinion. Many flock their due to its popularity, especially backpackers and Australian tourists. Others …

Asia Travel

Travel anxiety management tips: handy tips to overcome travel fears

There are a lot of people out there for whom the world is their oyster. Not only do they love to travel, but set out doing so without the slightest …

Travel