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Luxury travel treats: Summer essentials

Have you been enjoying the sunshine lately, or are you heading for sunnier climes? With Summer in full flow in many parts of the world right now, we’ve decided a round-up of luxury travel treats that has a focus on ‘Summer essentials’ would be rather fitting. With these ideas, you can have fun, stay cool…

NEW GUIDEBOOKS, UPDATES, AND A BIG OLE SALE!

I started this website with a dream: to write guidebooks for companies like Lonely Planet. It never came true though. Why? Because an even better reality took its place. Now, I write my own guidebooks! Slowly but surely we’ve been expanding the books we’ve offered and turned our little guide into solid books that help…

My 17 Favorite Hostels in the World

Updated: 07/09/18 | July 9th, 2018 I often write about my favorite hostels in regions around the world. Today, I want to combine it all into one place and talk about the best hostels in the world. At least, what I think are the best hostels. These hostels embody the traits I love: friendly staff,…

5 ways to be a better traveler

By Matt Holmes on Jun 22, 2018 in Travel Miscellany Despite our best efforts, travel does have an impact on the world (both negative and positive). From planes emitting CO2, the tonnage of hotel laundry that needs to be washed and dried every day around the world, to the sharing of cultures and transplanting new…

7 Cheap Ways to Travel Across Europe

Updated: 6/26/18 | June 26th, 2018 Traveling around Europe can be fairly expensive. Airline tickets, high-speed trains, overnight trains, ferries – they can all eat into your limited and precious travel budget. I mean you came to spend money on delicious food and wine, not transportation! However, there are a few recent trends that have…

Escape to Paradise! Top 5 activities in the Amazon of Ecuador

Gridlock traffic. Sunless days working indoors. The relentless cacophony of the city… do you need to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? A change is as good as a rest! Trade your modern city for an ancient paradise. The Yasuni Biosphere Reserve is the perfect place for a unique encounter with nature.…

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