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5 Destinations in France You May Not Have Heard Of

Updated October 6, 2016 Many Francophiles say there’s Paris and then there’s France. And while Paris is consummately lovely, it’s criminal not to explore a few off the beaten path destinations in France when you go. So we thought we’d share five of our favorite towns in the French countryside for you to check out […]

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How to book a RTW ticket with AirTreks – the 6-step process

If you’ve never booked a big trip with a company such as AirTreks there may be quite a few things you want to know about the process. While it may seem impenetrably complicated at first glance, it actually breaks down to a simple six steps. Here they are in order: 1. Choose it This is […]

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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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Why Long Term Travel Makes Money Sense

One of the major obstacles people face when trying to decide whether to fit a big trip into their life plan is a single certain anxiety-rich word — money. And because a lot of people think taking time off to travel doesn’t coincide with being financially responsible, they’re quick to throw their travel dreams into the […]

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6 Great Things to Do in Bombay

Bombay is an arresting place. I say that knowing the irony, because it’s also a place that just does not stop. There’s a constant motion in Bombay, an ever-changing crush of people, objects and aims all laced together in a very tight knot, with you at the very center of it all. It’s also a […]

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Best Airports in the World to Enjoy Yourself

Now that you’ve recovered from that spasmodic fit of laughter, yes, you read that right. There are airports on this planet that offer forms of entertainment while you wait for your flight. As hard as that might be to imagine. It’s a new era after all. One that has businesses actually making efforts to please […]

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Bamburgh Castle, A Rugged Reminder Of Times Gone By

Today’s post is by George Cuthbert. If you would like to guest post on the AirTreks Travel Blog click here for guidelines. I’ll never forget my first sight of Bamburgh Castle. I was driving towards the village of Bamburgh along a narrow, twisting, country road, its edges defined by broken hedgerows.  Through the gaps in […]

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Buy a Better Trip – 6 Ways to Enhance Your Travel Experience

For many, the purchase of an extended multi-stop or round-the-world ticket is the moment of a lifetime. So much is wrapped up in the preparation and execution of the thing it nearly brings one to tears to think about it. Which is why it’s important to get as much out of is as possible. Today, […]

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5 Things No Bangkok Visitor Should Miss

Bangkok is one of the most famous cities in the world. In the Thai language, the capital is known as ‘Krung Thep’ – the ‘city of angels’. If you do any traveling in South East Asia, you’re likely to pass through this bustling hub and, if you can stay a few days: do. With its […]

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5 More Sensible Round-the-World Itineraries

Deciding where you go on your big adventure is probably the most difficult part of the planning process. It’s like washing your clothes – if you want clean clothes you have to do a little labor. Since this is the month where people typically are in top planning gear, I’m putting 5 more on the […]

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Saving Turtles in Costa Rica

This is a guest post by Dr. Michael Kirsch. If you would like to guest post on the AirTreks Travel Blog, please read our guidelines. Costa Rica means rich coast in English. Soon after I arrived, I did feel rich. This occurred when I changed American dollars into Costa Rican colónes. Five hundred colónes is […]