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Wanderlust – Your Afternoon Video

Wanderlust – Your Afternoon Video

Think back over your life of travels. What do you remember? Probably the big things, the white water rafting trip in Laos, gazing over Machu Picchu for the first time, the sunrise boat-ride down the Ganges. But what about the rest? What about all the little moments you can’t help but forget because they’re overshadowed […]

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3 Off the Beaten Path Adventures in Vietnam

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This is a guest post by Ali Dempsey of the travel company Global Basecamps. If you would like to be considered as a contributor for the AirTreks Travel Blog, click here. The natural beauty of Vietnam includes winding rivers, lush jungles, and untouched forests.  Explore the hidden lagoons and caves found on the rocky coastline […]

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Vancouver bound! The TBEX Weekend

Vancouver bound! The TBEX Weekend

If travel blogging has done anything, it was to develop a tight-knit community keen on documenting and sharing their travel chops with the world. This weekend your friendly neighborhood AirTreks blogger, that’d be me, will be up in Vancouver, BC to attend the Travel Bloggers Exchange Conference, more commonly known as Tbex, or if you’re […]

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Vignettes from the World – A Travel Video

A good travel video does two things, bring back pieces of memory from trips you have already taken, and gives you snapshots of what’s to come on trips you haven’t taken yet. I came across this particular piece of work and was thrown those two elements at once, the scenes causing me to think about […]

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Photo Friday – The Colors of India

Photo Friday – The Colors of India

It’s been a while since any photography has been featured on this blog. And hopefully as world travelers you’ve been craving a few shots with which to upshift your imaginations into fifth. Because Friday shares a phoneme with photography and also because your relaxation neurons are starting to fire, I’m showcasing a few of the […]

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The Lonely Planet Effect – Guidebook Love, Guidebook Hate

The Lonely Planet Effect – Guidebook Love, Guidebook Hate

I should start by staying I love Lonely Planet. I really do. And I’m not alone. Their famous cerulean blue volumes are probably the most trusted, well-written and exhaustively-researched travel guidebooks around, giving scriptural advice for nearly every destination in this great wide world (and probably some not even on this planet), found in the […]

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10 Excellent Excuses to Do a RTW Trip

  Getting your traveling feet wet by booking a long-term trip is not as easy as some people might lead you to believe. It requires nothing short of a huge leap of faith. It’s been demonstrated that travel is good for you, and you know you’re the type of person that would get a lot […]

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