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Ditch the Tours: Visit the Galapagos Solo Photo

Ditch the Tours: Visit the Galapagos Solo

Posted on October 25, 2012 in Trip Ideas

Famed guest blogger Jessica Festa arrived in the Galapagos Islands with nothing but a smile, an adventurous spirit and a backpack. Find out how she fared in this great solo travel piece... Continue reading Ditch the Tours: Visit the Galapagos Solo

IgoUgo's Favorite Pirate Travels Photo

IgoUgo's Favorite Pirate Travels

Posted on September 18, 2012 in Trip Ideas

Tomorrow marks National Talk Like a Pirate Day. And while we probably won't be donning an eye patch and will be leaving the peg leg at home, we know plenty of places that we want to travel to to get in touch with our inner swabbie... Continue reading IgoUgo's Favorite Pirate Travels

Guest Blog: Best Free Things to do in London Photo

Guest Blog: Best Free Things to do in London

Posted on September 13, 2012 in Trip Ideas

The Olympics may be over, but that just means that swarms of tourists will have vacated the city. Well, that's probably not exactly the case and there are always bound to be crowds in London... Continue reading Guest Blog: Best Free Things to do in London

Guest Blog: Cruising Monte Carlo Photo

Guest Blog: Cruising Monte Carlo

Posted on September 10, 2012 in Trip Ideas

You can tell a lot from just driving around a city. The sights, the smell, the sounds; nowhere defines this statement better than Monte Carlo. Home to the rich and famous, it’s also home of arguably the greatest Formula One track... Continue reading Guest Blog: Cruising Monte Carlo

Guest Blog: From Springfield to Springfield on Historic Route 66 Photo

Guest Blog: From Springfield to Springfield on Historic Route 66

Posted on August 30, 2012 in Trip Ideas

It’s said that you get your ‘kicks’ on the iconic Route 66 and anyone traveling along any part of it will appreciate why. This is one of the most famous routes in the USA and we set out to cover just a portion of it from Springfield, Illinois to Springfield, Missouri... Continue reading Guest Blog: From Springfield to Springfield on Historic Route 66

Guest Blog: Best Foodies Cities in Europe Photo

Guest Blog: Best Foodies Cities in Europe

Posted on August 23, 2012 in Trip Ideas

There are those who travel to sightsee, and then there are those who travel to eat; traveling for foodies might look very different than traveling for non-foodies. Foodies will thrive on finding a delicious eatery off the beaten path as much as a dish from a world-famous chef... Continue reading Guest Blog: Best Foodies Cities in Europe

Guest Blog: These Boots Are Made for Walking | Where to Hike in Europe Photo

Guest Blog: These Boots Are Made for Walking | Where to Hike in Europe

Posted on August 16, 2012 in Trip Ideas

Bask in the beauty of Europe’s many idyllic walking locations. It's difficult to narrow down where to walk, however the following locations are certainly not ones to miss... Continue reading Guest Blog: These Boots Are Made for Walking | Where to Hike in Europe

The Great American Road Trip Week 8: The Pacific Coast Photo

The Great American Road Trip Week 8: The Pacific Coast

Posted on August 6, 2012 in Trip Ideas

The Pacific Coast of the United States has it all- big cities, warm beaches, and dense forests. From the urban sprawl of Los Angeles to the peaks of the Cascade Range, the end of our road trip was bittersweet... Continue reading The Great American Road Trip Week 8: The Pacific Coast

The Great American Road Trip Week 7: The Southwest Photo

The Great American Road Trip Week 7: The Southwest

Posted on July 30, 2012 in Trip Ideas

With natural wonders aplenty and breathtaking vistas, the Southwest is a favorite among many outdoors lovers. From the attractions of Route 66 to the barren desert, this region beckons the adventurer... Continue reading The Great American Road Trip Week 7: The Southwest

The Great American Road Trip Week 6: The Great Plains Photo

The Great American Road Trip Week 6: The Great Plains

Posted on July 23, 2012 in Trip Ideas

Miles and miles of plains stretching into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The Great Plains is where our wheels took us this week as we traverse the country in search of some of our members' best photos of the United States of America... Continue reading The Great American Road Trip Week 6: The Great Plains

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