Travel Off The Beaten Path —

When travelling, sometimes it’s best to leave the guidebooks at home. The 19th century Polish poet Stanislaw Jachowicz once wrote about his countrymen’s tendency to praise whatever is foreign while not knowing what they have themselves. It sounds better in its original (and rhymes), but the quote simply means the grass is always greener on […]

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13 BEST PLACES TO HIKE AROUND THE WORLD — Good Trip, Bad Memory

There are a ton of hiking opportunities around the world. As someone who tries to get out every weekend, I feel like I have barely scratched the surface of hikes, so when people ask me to pick my favorite hike, I don’t know where to begin! What does one do when they want to have […]

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How to visit Machu Picchu as a day trip (without going on a tour) — Zo Around The World

So we made the decision not to do a multi day hike to Machu Picchu. We didn’t fancy a tour either. With the altitude leaving us short of breath just walking around Cusco and Shaun suffering with the flu, we actually didn’t fancy doing much walking at all. So it didn’t take us long to […]

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Explore Krakow, Poland: Recommended Places of Interest — Food and Travel Moments

When the Second World War broke, Krakow was one of the few places that was not extensively bombed by either the Germans or the Allies. Compared to Poland’s capital Warsaw, that was completely down in rubles, Krakow was spared and as a result it was able to preserve its fine Medieval treasures. Today, Krakow is […]

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TRAVEL DIARY: BARCELONA — BACK ALY BLOG

In case you haven’t noticed the gram blowing up with photos this past week, my family and I made a journey to Spain for our first family vacation in ten years. Granted our family has grown since our Disney World endeavours, so it was eight of us in total. This made manoeuvring difficult but sangria […]

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How To Make Friends as a Young Solo Female Traveller — Alys Journals

I know, I’m doing a double take too. A travel post?! From me? What kind of crazy day is this? When I originally started this blog, I wanted to use the space to share lots of travel stories and tips, but found myself feeling a little sad whenever I started trying to write them. I […]

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How to Pack for Iceland — Lauren Without Limits

Iceland is an ideal destination for adventure travelers and one of my favorite trips. The island nation is the perfect location for remote hiking, climbing and endless outdoor adventures. However, Iceland’s weather is unpredictable and it’s normal to experience rain, snow, sunshine and roaring winds all in the same day. The erratic weather conditions poses a variety of challenges while […]

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7 Sustainable Packing Tips — Ashley’s Wayfaring Ways

I think it’s safe to say we’d all prefer to leave the earth a little more green than how we found it. That can be tricky when travelling, especially when you consider the energy and resources it takes to get you to your destination and keep you comfortable during life on the road. However, the […]

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Safety Tips For Your Girls Trip — Girl You Tripping

5 safety tips for women who travel

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Anderson Falls Preserve — Off to See the View

Anderson Falls is a state nature preserve east of Columbus, Indiana. It was originally part of the Nature Conservancy, but management was handed over to Bartholomew County Parks Department in 1979. It features a pretty waterfall and short hiking trails that are not well marked and overgrown in places. It is possible to walk a […]

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