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Guatemala--Lake Atitlan

GUATEMALA | Mon, 27 Mar 2017 | By dmstaton | Views [876]

I'm sitting on a huge boulder on the shore of Lake Atitlan, a high sitting lake in Guatemala surrounded by volcanic mountains. Its rim is dotted with a mix of both local and touristy Mayan towns. It's Sunday and I'm in San Pedro. Today seems to be a ... Read more >

Tags: america, atitlan, central, guatemala, hiking, lake, lake, travel

Peaks and Valleys--Dealing with Loneliness as a Solo Traveler

ECUADOR | Sat, 4 Mar 2017 | By dmstaton | Views [720] | Comments [1]

A lot of people ask me how my travels are going. They see my social media posts on Facebook and Instagram and can't help but assume that I am high on travel fumes and adrenaline twenty four hours, day in day out. This, I can assure you is not the case.... Read more >

Tags: america, budget, ecuador, south, travel


NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 11 Mar 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [795]

My time in Australia and New Zealand has given me a deep appreciation for the natural beauty in the United States. It seems to me that wilderness - mountains, forests, rivers, beaches - are more celebrated in this part of the world. The parks are more ... Read more >

Tags: america, characters, cultures, home, people

Why Choose Me? Contest Entry

USA | Wed, 9 Nov 2011 | By carlgregory | Views [857]

About Me This experience would be a treasure to me.  My name is Carl Gregory.  Being chosen for training in photography would be immeasurably meaningful to my life as a Communications student and being there in Africa would quench a deep adventurous ... Read more >

Tags: america, butterfly, carl gregory, contest, kansas city, missouri, national geographic photo contest, pave paradise

American Street Food - Following the Food Truck Trail

USA | Thu, 27 Oct 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [8266] | Comments [1]

If you travel abroad frequently then street food probably isn't anything new to you. From street stalls lining the streets of Bangkok to crepe carts in Paris street food is a part of the culture of many countries. However, while there are a lot of ... Read more >

Tags: america, california, connect locally, food trucks, street food, travel, usa

A Taste of Colombia (via Brooklyn)

COLOMBIA | Tue, 25 Oct 2011 | By connectlocally | Views [7581]

Ask any traveler what their favorite part of a trip is and you can bet eating is at the top of the list. Food and travel go hand and hand, as they evoke memories and comfort which is often sought out by both locals and visiting travelers alike;... Read more >

Tags: america, brooklyn, colombia, food, usa

001. Planning Americana.

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 27 Mar 2011 | By lishaje | Views [381]

I've got just over 50 days left till I leave the country for the first time and so far I've got a backpack. I've been reading every article, looked at every photograph, talked to every American I can find. This past week I lost a great friend and amazing ... Read more >

Tags: america, passport, plan, travel

So the adventure begins...

ICELAND | Mon, 28 Feb 2011 | By moomazza | Views [707]

It seems to have taken ages to come around but crept up so quickly. The week before I left was crazy from realising there was hole in my bag to finding a 'specalist' who I had to instruct on how to fix it and what material to use to waking up 10 minutes ... Read more >

Tags: airport, america, beach, iceland, miami, start

8 months later....

USA | Sun, 9 May 2010 | By koudee | Views [476]

  It has been 8 months since I bought that blue Gatorade and bag of Doritos at the gas station down the street from my apartment here in America. 8 months since I arrived back. That is one of the small things you notice. Describing were you live with ... Read more >

Tags: america, back, travel lust

Tipping In America

USA | Tue, 27 Oct 2009 | By tinastravels | Views [2409] | Comments [1]

I loved New York last time I went, but it took me a little while to get used to the whole tipping thing. I hope this post will help some people out: Tipping in America is simply the done thing.The American way of offering tips to those who help you ... Read more >

Tags: advice, america, money, tipping, tips, usa

On The Road Again..

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 22 Sep 2009 | By keith_austin | Views [952] | Comments [1]

"Davy's on the road again Wearin' different clothes again.." Who WAS that? Blue Oyster Cult? REO Speedwagon? Manfred Mann's Earthband? Whatever, as we say here in America; it pretty much describes where we are pretty succinctly - on the road ... Read more >

Tags: america, bus, death valley, grand canyon, greyhound, las vegas., road trip, usa

Ya haven't gotten rid of me yet.....

USA | Tue, 1 Sep 2009 | By kena | Views [1628] | Comments [10]

so bad news, apparently the US government deems it illegal to enter africa without proof of a return trip plan. since i only had purchased a one way ticket i would be committing a crim by  entering kenya. thus i was turned away at my gate minutes ... Read more >

Tags: america, grrrr, illegal

The Grand Trek- July/Aug 2008

UNITED KINGDOM | Sun, 30 Aug 2009 | By gypsy_hannah | Views [805]

Well its a little late but i need to write something about my 6 weeks in America last year!! The only thing i need to say is that i spent all that time travelling round with an amazing group of people in a van and camping!! We saw some amazing sights, ... Read more >

Tags: america, drinking, hiking, national parks, trek

The Best American Adventures You’ve Never Heard Of

USA | Mon, 3 Aug 2009 | By travel-tips | Views [33102] | Comments [1]

When planning a road trip across America most folks will definitely hit Vegas, the Grand Canyon, New Orleans, New York City and Hollywood; but for those of you looking for something a little less touristy, somewhere the locals go, check out these great ... Read more >

Tags: adventure travel, america, off the beaten track, travel, usa

Summer music festivals: the limelight is getting greener

USA | Sat, 1 Aug 2009 | By travel-tips | Views [4414]

Green initiatives are taking center stage on the U.S. summer music festival scene as a trend that may just last a little longer than some of the opening acts. Festivals seem to almost be trying to out-do one another in not only performance acts, but ... Read more >

Tags: america, eco-travel, music festivals, summer, sustainability, usa

Weird and Wonderful: Authentic American Eats

USA | Sat, 1 Aug 2009 | By travel-tips | Views [3451]

A family enjoying a daunting Chicago-style deep dish pizza "pie". Now that's a slice! While the U.S. may be known as a culinary melting pot - adopting, transforming, and fusing cuisines from around the world, there are a few foods that ... Read more >

Tags: america, culture, eating, food, travel-tips, usa

My quick trip to America

CAMBODIA | Thu, 1 Jan 2009 | By gregorboyd | Views [1794] | Comments [2]

12.29.08 Somewhere over the Pacific. Authors Note: This is probably the most boring blog ever. Basically it is just a giant list of things I did with very little reflection. But I felt I have done so much since my last post that I needed to put this ... Read more >

Tags: america, cambodia, flight, korea

New York

USA | Sun, 24 Aug 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [1070]

  Last stop on an epic journey and as much luxury as we have enjoyed on our whole trip. We dined in style, drank in hip bars, saw the sites and accidentally walked into Macy's during the horror show that is the August annual one day sale. Commitment ... Read more >

Tags: america, battery park, brooklyn, empire state building, flat iron building, macys, new york, smith street, united states of america, usa

Kat on a hot tin roomette - riding the Atlantic coast Amtrak in style.

USA | Sun, 24 Aug 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [6321]

  Kat on a hot tin roomette - riding the Atlantic coast Amtrak in style. A roomette for two on Amtrak for the 31 hour train journey from Miami to New York is about as close to flying first close we are likely to experience any time soon and oh what ... Read more >

Tags: america, american raliway, amtrak, miami, new york, rail, train, train journey, united states of america, usa

Welcome to Miami

USA | Sun, 24 Aug 2008 | By katrinamckeever | Views [946]

  Happily tucked into a seat on Lan Airways, blanket on lap and glass of red in hand, I turned to Steve and said how lovely - for the first time in almost a year we will be able to just talk to people, in English. The first person we met in the airport ... Read more >

Tags: america, bars, hotels, latin america, miami, restaurants, service, south beach, united states of america, usa


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