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Zip Lining Safety - Cruise Passenger Death Raises Safety Concerns

Conquering FearConquering FearEver thought of taking a zip-line tour while visiting the Caribbean? Adrenaline-pumping excursions are lightening rods for cruisers and resort guests who want to feel the rush....

10 Best Places in the World to Eco-Adventure

Eco Adventures Around the WorldEco Adventures Around the WorldThirty years ago, travelers interested in ecotourism were granola-crunching tree-huggers, hippies. They weren't exactly typical. Today, sustainable...

What’s in that Backpack, Anyway?

A backpack looks big - but it's an illusion. Once you start packing, it shrinks. The longer your trip, the smaller the backpack. Or so it seems. Clothes, Backpacks Ready for TravelBackpacks Ready for Travelmedicines, safety gadgets, flat water bottles with special spouts, crampons in case there's ice, hiking boots in case there's mud, special socks for winter and special socks for summer, windbreakers,

5 Movies that Inspire Travel

I've been thinking of movies Take me to the moon!Take me to the moon!that motivated me to get outside my own little space and see the world. Dirty Dancing gets honorable mention in my books. Despite obvious reasons I why love the movie (I'm a chic and it was Patrick Swayze...) it stirred me...

Leyla Giray Woman on the Road

Leyla GirayLeyla GirayLeyla is both a backpacker and a nomad - at least in spirit. Wherever she is, she usually wants to be somewhere else! It started many generations before her - rumor

Backpacking Zen

Backpacking ZenBackpacking ZenBackpacking isn't an activity - it's a state of mind...It's akin to slow travel, without limits, long-distance and timeless travel. It's also light travel, bearing only what you can comfortably carry for a day on foot.


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