Archive for December, 2011

The Whole Picture: Top of Bartolome

The Whole Picture: Top of Bartolome

| December 19, 2011 | 3 Comments

With a total land area of just 1.2 sq km, the tiny islet of Isla Bartolome offers some of the most beautiful and strangest landscapes in the Archipelago.

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Hawaii: A State of Grace

Hawaii: A State of Grace

| December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

The floral-infused air kisses your face, the roar of waves fills your ears, and your eyes can’t find one spot in which to rest upon as the landscape before you offers a plethora of stunning views. Exhale. You’re in Hawaii.

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The Whole Picture: Espanola’s Cliffs

The Whole Picture: Espanola’s Cliffs

| December 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Just 61 sq km in size, Espanola offers great wildlife—sea lions, sea birds and the largest marine iguanas of Galapagos.

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Find a home away from home with Wimdu

Find a home away from home with Wimdu

| December 11, 2011 | 2 Comments

If you’re comfortable staying someone’s home while traveling or opening your own door, Wimdu is a service that connects travellers with locals renting rooms—at rates well below nearby hotels.

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Hackpacking: Make a Rubber Band Travel Clothesline

Hackpacking: Make a Rubber Band Travel Clothesline

| December 5, 2011 | 10 Comments

Unless you’re willing to over-pack, or spend valuable time in laundromats, you’ll want to wash some items in your hotel room sink. But, how to dry?

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2011 Gift Guide for Round-The-World Travellers

2011 Gift Guide for Round-The-World Travellers

| December 4, 2011 | 3 Comments

It’s starting to look a lot like—well, you know — a time for many fun holiday-season traditions. And one of the most traditional of all is our annual Holiday Gift Guide, now in its second year.

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