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Spring Festivals Around The World

Finally the cold winter weather is starting to subside in the northern hemisphere, giving space for spring to shake things up and give everyone a reason to celebrate with some spring festivals around the world! March, April and May are months full of festivals and events all over the world, giving you an opportunity to […]

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The Act of Becoming Unlost – A Meditation

One of the first things I do when I arrive in a new city is put away my guidebook, map or whatever electronic device that’s dedicated to helping me find my way home, choose a cardinal point on the horizon and start walking toward it. I walk until I simply can’t walk anymore, not stopping […]

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Planning a Trip to the Salar de Uyuni – The Bolivian Salt Flats

There are highlights galore when planning a trip to South America. Machu Picchu, the Amazon River and jungle, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia, the Galapagos, all are great places to add to a big multi-stop trip. The Salar de Uyuni (also known as the Bolivian Salt Flats) should also be added here. A Salt Flats tour is […]

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Colombia – When a Country Exceeds High Expectations

“Ahhh, Colombia. You have to go to Colombia.” The first morning of our RTW trip, while we were eating breakfast in our hostel in Lima, Peru, a Spanish woman said the above statement to us. She had been traveling around South America for months and had been to a good portion of the continent. She […]

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Hiking in El Chalten, Argentina

When we were planning our trip around the world, we knew that hiking was going to be a big part of it. We built our trip around what we called the pillars – five must-sees around the globe. Out of those five must-sees, two of them were hiking related – hiking the Inca Trail to […]

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Sixpenny Globe’s Beautiful Trailer for Their Upcoming Travel Series

­­­If you want to talk about passion for traveling, all you have to do is look at the way it manifests itself once a big trip is over, what convolutions and iterations it goes through before the travels slowly descend into the well of memory. Kelsey Odgen and Kristen Refermat, two twenty-something adventurers who rock […]

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Ongi Etorri Euskal Herriko (Welcome to Basque Country)

The Basque region of Spain is part of the Spanish state, but it can be like entering a separate country. It even has its own language – Euskara – which is unlike any other: part Visgoth, part Celt, part Vulcan. Many linguists regard it as the most difficult in the world. This isn’t an obscure […]

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AirTreks Customers as Entrepreneurs pt 4 – Alexis Grant

It’s no lie when people say that long-term traveling changes your life. It happens every day. Most of the time it only takes one trip, and sometimes it even causes them to do nothing short of center their life around it when they return. Recently I’ve been posting interviews with regular people who started their […]

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5 Great Around-the-World Itineraries

Classes have just started, fall is in the air and before you know it, a new year will be upon us. As the year draws to close, every year AirTreks sees a bump of fresh interest in trips that travel around the world. A new era, new resolutions, all that rot. So, to help adventure seekers […]

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Hiking in Torres del Paine National Park – The Best in the World

If you enjoy getting out into nature and hiking, nearly every region of the world has opportunities for outdoor lovers. Some get more love than others but certain places get a ton of recognition for a reason. Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia is one of them. It is continuously written and talked […]

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7 Steps to Making Your Round the World Trip a Reality

If you’ve already made the commitment to get out on a round the world trip and see some of that great big world you keep hearing about, well done. It’s no small task. But having made it, you might already know of the many things that can get in the way of actually hitting the […]

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Holiday travel guide

With holiday travel season approaching, we want to talk about staying sane while traveling over the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Family can be stressful enough, but the huge numbers of people doing “vacation travel” over late November, December and early January definitely adds lots of stress to family events. And nobody needs more of that. To […]