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14 Essential Tips For Backpacking South America

Backpacking South America is a worthwhile adventure that I believe everyone should experience. Before I arrived on the continent, I was unsure of what to expect. To help you prepare, here are some things I wish I had known before I […]

India Video Adventure: Kayaking, Cycling And Hiking My Way Through Kerala

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Get inspired to travel through this India video! So I’m trying to start doing more film stuff for my readers, hence this India video. I’m starting with my very first edited video of my kayaking, cycling and kayaking trip through […]

Adventure Travel Gift Guide: 20 Must-Have Items For Thrill Seeking Nomads

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Get ready for another year of exploration with Jessie On A Journey’s ultimate holiday gift guide for adventure travelers. Here, you’ll find must-have gadgets, wardrobe accessories and safety devices to improve your experience abroad. Whether racing to the airport, trekking […]

San Pedro La Laguna: Where Time Stands Still And The Party Never Stops In Guatemala

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Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan boasts a number of tourist-friendly villages worth exploring. While Panajachel offers chances to hike and interact with wildlife, San Antonio is a Mayan Village known for its weaving and textiles; however, of all the places I visited […]

9 New York Adventures For Active & Daring Travelers

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You’ve been to Central Park. You’ve done the Empire State Building thing and the Statue of Liberty thing. You’ve even taken the subway at night.  Now what? How about spending a little time seeing the city from a higher vantage […]

Bus-free Through India: That Time I Was Charged By An Elephant

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After cycling 60 miles (97 kilometers), high-altitude camping at 2,200 meters (7,218 feet) and hiking 11 miles (17 kilometer) uphill — including ascending the Western Ghats second-highest peak, Meesapulimala, at 2,640 meters (8,661 feet) — I thought today would be […]

10 Essential Tips For Staying Sane While Backpacking

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For those who travel two weeks of the year, travel is often planned in the context of a “vacation”; however, for those of us who have backpacked we know it can be anything but. Backpacking is tough. While extremely rewarding, […]

Anacondas, Piranhas And Pink Dolphins, Oh My!: Exploring The Amazon Jungle From Colombia

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Ever since the late 90’s, the Amazon jungle has inspired the image of a massive anaconda wrapping its slithering girth around my body from head to toe. In my vivid imagination, it drags me under water before biting my head […]

4 Amazing Day Trips From Medellin, Colombia

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Once touted as the world’s most dangerous city, Colombia‘s Medellin today is one travelers from all over the world can appreciate. That being said, what attracted me most to the city was its nearby experiences. From hiking to paragliding to […]

Wildlife Adventures: Swimming With Sharks And Sea Lions In The Galapagos Islands

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“Don’t freak out, but there are two huge hammerhead sharks right below us.” My guide Jens’ attempt at having me “not freak out” over the two carnivorous beasts that are 10 feet away from my juicy calves only leads me […]