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The Best Greek Islands? Local Tips for the Cyclades

Are you looking for a holiday that combines wild and rocky landscapes with tasty seafood cuisine? Then the tiny island of Milos in the Cyclades is where you should be headed. Milos’ namesake originates...
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A Guide to Queretáro’s Wine and Cheese Route

Nestled in Mexico’s Northern Central Highlands, the state of Queretáro is one you may have never heard of... until now. About an hour south of San Miguel de Allende, Queretáro’s eponymous capital features well-preserved...
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The Solo Female Traveler’s Guide to Hitchhiking

It’s usually those people who have never tried hitchhiking who will try telling you that you shouldn't. While simply being a woman in this world calls for extra precautions, that doesn’t mean you should...
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A Local Guide to Australia’s Tropical Getaway: Far North Queensland

For scores of holidaymakers, honeymooners and off-the-beaten-path backpackers, Far North Queensland is an idyllic hidden tropical getaway. For those who live the salty dream every day, it’s our blissful and humble abode. The Great Barrier...

Six Activities to Cure Your Lockdown Wanderlust

From the editor: while countries around the world begin to re-open in the pandemic's wake, we must contend with the fact that the viral situation is not under control in the United States. Although...
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A Day Trip to the Door to Hell: Turkmenistan’s Darvaza Crater

The Turkmenistan government hid it for more than 40 years. To be clear, it was in plain sight the whole time, but off the radar for the few Western tourists that ventured into rural...
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A Women’s Travel Guide to Rotterdam

Amsterdam may be the Netherlands’ most popular destination, but the country’s equally charming “second city,” Rotterdam, exudes a distinct character that’s entirely its own. The majority of Rotterdam was bombed during World War II;...
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How To Solo Hike the W Trek in Torres Del Paine, Chile

For nearly 10 years, it had been a goal of mine to complete a long distance trek in South America. The more research I did, the more discouraged I became. The 15,000-foot altitudes of...
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Exploring the Ancient Capital of Alexander the Great: Royal Tombs of Aigai

Light shone in a display case protecting a dainty golden crown. Visitors, whose faces were obscured in the dimly lit underground chamber, murmured in hushed tones - awed by the magnificence of the museum's...

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