A Quick Travel Guide to Dakhla, Western Sahara

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Guide to Dakhla – Part 1 Brief History Western Sahara is a disputed region in North Africa and is not a recognized country. About 80% of the territory is controlled by Morocco and 20% makes up the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic. There is a sand wall that separates the two regions. From what I’ve gathered, after the Spanish gave up control of this entire territory... (c) Wandering Earl - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

A day in Dubai – 2018 edition

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My last visit to Dubai was in 2007, just before the Global Financial Crisis. There was so much construction going on that I knew I would have to return to check on its progress. I finally returned 11 years later, at what feels like the peak of another financial bubble, and like last time there was construction everywhere. I... (c) Nomadic Notes - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Tips for RVing in Texas State Parks

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While we’re currently on our boat in north Florida, we’re starting to make preps and plans to store the boat and return to our bus this winter. Out bus is currently stored in Texas, which is where we’ll pick that adventure up – which got me reminiscing today about one of our favorite state park systems. I thought I’d produce some of... (c) Technomadia - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Cheap Flights guide for digital nomads and long term travelers

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Flights are one of the most expensive items while traveling, especially if you are a long term traveler or a digital nomad. Yet, there are some easy ways of reducing the expenses that flight tickets gobble up. This article will focus on the specific mindset and methods to do so without using frequent flyer miles and credit card hacks, as those are personally too complicated to understand and takes the focus out of ... (c) BecomeNomad - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

What’s The Best Mavic Drone To Buy Right Now?

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? A few weeks ago I answered the question on whether the original DJI Mavic Pro drone was still worth buying in 2018. At the time, there was no new Mavic Pro to compare it to and the 2016 original was still the ideal drone for travelers. Earlier this month, DJI announced the Mavic Pro 2 and the Mavic 2 Zoom, making the question is the... (c) foXnoMad - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

15 Best Things to do in Kauai, Hawaii

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If you have not yet been to Kauai Island Hawaii, you must. Kauai is the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands and is also known as the “garden isle” and quite different from Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island. In this post I’ve created a list of the top things to do on the island of Kauai. Best Things to do in Kauai... (c) y Travel Blog - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Golden Mengle Buddhist Temple in Xishuangbanna, China

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The post Golden Mengle Buddhist Temple in Xishuangbanna, China appeared first on LandLopers. (c) LandLopers - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

The Importance of Heat Awareness And Sun Care On Your Gap Year.

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Most travellers enjoy the sun and the heat on their gap years – and they should – but too much sun and heat do have health risks that need to be carefully managed. It is important that all travellers understand the risks of being in the sun, hydrate well, stay cool and take the right sun care precautions before the sun and the heat have a ... (c) Bemused Backpacker - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

The 23rd Annual Blue Ridge Burn

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Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine is proud to present the 23rd Annual Blue Ridge Burn on Saturday, October 6, 2018! It’s that time of year again, time to celebrate the changing of the seasons by hitting the trails for the annual Blue Ridge Burn trail run. This race is part of a host of events taking place at this year’s Festy Experience. The course for this 5k/10k trail run will... (c) Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

50 Fascinating Facts About the Dhole (a.k.a. Indian Wild Dog)

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When people think of endangered animals, it’s usually the charismatic megafauna that first comes to mind. Folks envision lions and tigers and bears (oh my!). We think of massive herbivores such as elephants and rhinos, or marine mammals such as whales and whale sharks. Of course, many of us may also picture cute animals. People love the more charismatic side of the endangered species group, such as penguins and pandas, ... (c) Green Global Travel - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

How to Survive Oktoberfest

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Updated: 9/10/2018 | September 10th, 2018 “How many days are you at the Wiesn (Oktoberfest) for?” the German girl wearing her Bavarian dirndl across the table asked me. “We’re here for five days,” I replied, putting down my umpteenth stein of beer. Her face became a mix of shock, disbelief, and horror. “Five days! That is crazy! You’re a bit insane, huh?” she said. “You only need one day for the Weisen. I hope you survive.” And she was right. My friends and I were a bit insane to think five days... (c) Nomadic Matt's Travel Site - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

5 Things to Know Before Visiting Cornwall

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Bedruthen Steps in Cornwall (photo: Ed Webster) Cornwall has been a popular holiday destination for people across the UK for generations. From families looking for a seaside holiday with the kids, to couples after a romantic retreat, Cornwall has plenty to offer for every type of trip. The fantastic beaches on both the north and south coasts, picturesque towns and villages, ... (c) GoBackpacking - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

An Art Lover’s Guide to London: Museums, Architecture & Street Art

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London: the city I live in, the city I love. There’s so much to see and do in England’s capital it makes finding time to fit everything in seem almost impossible. But to help you on your way, I’ve put together this list aimed at highlighting the most interesting, and arguably, the best places to seek out culture in the form of art. Museums Tate Modern Location: Bankside, London SE1 9TG Kicking off the list is my favourite art museum in London – the Tate Modern. The venue boasts an... (c) The Culture Map - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

PHOTO: Scarlet Passion Flower Vine Climbs a Tree in Lamphun, Thailand

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My jaw dropped when I discovered this brilliant red bloom on a tree in Lamphun, Thailand. It was the most astonishingly weird flower I’ve ever seen. “Alien” flashed through my mind. The pistil and anthers protruding from the lacy white center petals looked like eyes. I almost expected them to raise their spotted red and green heads to scan me with some otherworldly laser ray. I snapped a few photos, thinking I’d figure out what it was later. Identifying ... (c) Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

The Best of the Galapagos & Ecuador

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Ecuador is one of our most popular destinations for travelers interested in nature and wildlife. Artisans of Leisure arranges tours for travelers to experience the very best of the Galapagos Islands and the cultural highlights of mainland Ecuador. Enjoy these images of the best of Ecuador from recent trips made in the country by Artisans of Leisure travel specialists. For many travelers, wildlife spotting in the Galapagos begins ... (c) Artisans of Leisure – Luxury Travel Blog – Artisans of Leisure - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Luxury Travel Guide Croatia

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Turquoise blue water, beautiful bays and adventurous rocky beaches, Croatia has become one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Mediterranean for many people, with its picturesque coastline, original coastal towns, fascinating landscapes, friendly locals and diverse cuisine. The Adriatic Sea offers the perfect conditions for swimming, snorkeling, windsurfing and sailing. There are over (c) Luxury Travel Tips and Vacation Ideas - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

5 (not so obvious) things you need to pack for your next trip

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When I prepare for each trip, there are items that ALWAYS ALWAYS come with me, no matter what type of trip it is – a nice short haul trip to Seville or a nice long hop to Miami, they always come with me. Here are the 5 things you need to pack for your next trip (in my opinion!) An Amazon Fire 10 HD tablet Costs from £/$/€ 149 from Amazon I have always only had Apple tablets but the truth... (c) Mrs. O Around the World – a luxury travel blog by Ana Silva O'Reilly - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Lithuania’s Loveliest Locales

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Seeing the country on a map, it’s easy to assume the list of places to visit in Lithuania would be short. When I decided I was going to spend four days in Lithuania as I plotted out my trip to the Baltic States a few months ago, I thought this would be plenty of time—maybe even too much. While I did end up seeing a fair number of landmarks in Lithuania during my trip, and getting a colorful and eclectic cross-section of the country, I do wish... (c) Leave Your Daily Hell - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Top 10 Interesting Places to Visit in the Caribbean

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Categories: Best OfTop 10Body: There is so much to see and do in the Caribbean – how to choose? This culturally diverse region has much to offer visitors, from history to coffee, art to nature. Whether you are able to discover these gems via a Caribbean cruise or find your own path, here are our top 10 interesting places to visit. Take a look… Snorkel for art in Mexico (and Grenada, and the Bahamas) Snorkel or dive to visit the Museo Subaquático de Arte (MUSA), the world’s first underwater sculpture park... (c) Wandering Educators - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

9 Cities in Europe We Think You Should Visit and Why

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9 Cities You Should Visit on Your Next Trip to Europe Okay, so a list of “best cities to visit in Europe” is not the most original topic for a blog post, but Europe is a big continent with hundreds of amazing cities worthy of recognition. So, having recently returned from an amazing trip to Europe, we thought it would be fun to highlight a few cities that we love... (c) Traveling Canucks - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Rediscovering Munich Through Its Food Scene

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Fifteen years is a long time by anyone’s reckoning and that’s how long it had been since my first (and last) visit to Munich. The thing is, I have no idea why it took me so long to return. I’m in Germany at least once or twice a year, but for some reason the capital of Bavaria had somehow remained off of my to-do list. There’s no reason for it, I loved my first time in the city... (c) LandLopers - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

When is Lombok ready to welcome visitors again after the earthquake?

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Holiday paradise Lombok, the neighbor island for Bali is recovering from two devastating earthquakes. The goal is to bring the travel and tourism industry back on track. On Sunday two cabinet Ministers: Luhut  Binsar Panjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, and Tourism Minister Arief Yahya flew to  Lombok to personally inspect and assess for themselves how far recovery efforts have proceeded in the aftermath of the August earthquakes.  Upon arrival in Lombok, they were met by West Nusatenggara Governor NTB TGH Zainul Majdi, to then proceed to Gili Trawangan, taking the speedboat from the ... (c) Travel News | eTurboNews - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Why a 260-mph Hurricane Is the Best Way to Clean Your Travel Gear

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The VerdictThe Bottom LineAlthough it's loud enough to wake the dead, the decent portability, long battery life, and reliable power of the X3 Hurricane Canless Air System make it a good buy for eco-conscious travelers.The GoodEnvironmentally friendlyStrong, constant air flowLong-lasting batteryLifetime warrantyThe BadExtremely loud 4.5Shop NowBuy on AmazonComputer and... (c) Vagabondish - Read entire story here. … [Read more]

Kilimanjaro: Grom & Team Ascent the Shira Plateau

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The team hiked for about four hours before reaching out next camp that sits on Shira plateau, which is an ancient lava flow. (c) RMI Expeditions - Read entire story here. … [Read more]