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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 […]

Budget Travel: Top Free Things To Do In Melbourne


Incorporate these free things to do in Melbourne into your travel itinerary for an amazing and unforgettable time in this Australian city.

Traveler’s Guide To Quirky Indiana

Want to make your trip to Indiana more unusual? Simply add some of these quirky activities to your itinerary. Follow The Tenderloin Trail Indiana is famous for deep fried pork tenderloin sandwiches. In fact, they have a food trail that […]

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 […]

A Quirky Ride: 9 Alternative Bike Experiences In Portland, Oregon

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We all know Portland, Oregon, is a great city for biking, touted as the Cycling Capital of America. Once you’re there this immediately becomes apparent, as bike culture is everywhere. While visitors can easily rent a bike and explore the […]

Island Adventures: An Epic Road Trip Across Hawaii’s Big Island

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Before visiting Big Island, I had never thought of it as a quintessential road trip destination. For some reason, tropical islands always seem so small and compact in my head. You mean I can’t just ride a bike or jog […]

Beyond Bali: How To Have An Offbeat Indonesian Adventure

Thinking of going to Indonesia? Indonesia expert and full-time vagabond Derek Freal of The HoliDaze tells us how adventures can lead to the unexpected, where to go besides Bali and how to go beyond the guidebook. 1. What has been […]

Adventure Traveler’s Guide To Hawaii’s Big Island


Adventurous travelers visiting Hawaii’s Big Island will be happy to know there are many thrills to be had. Whether you’re looking for air-, land- or water-based adrenaline rushes you can find it in this beautiful destination, home to 11 of […]