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AirTreks Announces Travelbase – A Place to Ask & Answer Travel Questions

Here at AirTreks we’re always working to improve our community’s ability to get the best trip they possibly can. Earlier this year we launched Ready Set Go, three sections on our home page where we placed our best tips for planning and taking a great international trip. We’ve now added a new resource to further […]

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A Journey Through Vietnam – Your Afternoon Video

Heavens to Betsy, I love a good travel video. Especially those that make you feel like you do when you’re actually traveling. This of course is not an easy task. Traveling is a multi-sensory experience, a complete immersion, and a travel video can give you what, two senses at best. But what it can also […]

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Moscow Airport Lets You Dream in a Private Sleepbox

Airports have never been what you would call havens of peace and tranquility (need I mention the 20 excruciating hours I once took up residence on the industrial epoxy of the Dubai Airport floor?) but it does sometimes come to pass on an extended round-the-world trip that you’ll find yourself weary and without money or […]

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3 Off the Beaten Path Adventures in Vietnam

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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How To Budget Your Travel Spending

This is a guest post by Adriano Comegna. If you would like to guest post on the AirTreks Travel Blog please read our submission guidelines. When you’re jetting off on a big trip, the last activity on your must-do list will be sitting around worrying about money. Travel is meant to be an escape from […]

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How Traveling the World is Just as Easy as Traveling to Disneyland

In my experience, finding the wherewithal to buy plane tickets rests squarely in your ability to put the obstacles in perspective to see how easy it actually is. There are the online travel communities and supportive road veterans, website pages with voices from the cloud always guiding your finger toward the purchase button, regaling you […]

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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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6 Things Smart Cats Do Before a RTW Trip

If you feel like your round the world ticket planning has become a furry beast running amok in your living room, you’re not alone. The best thing to remember is to approach it with little steps – take care of things piece by piece and you’ll put a collar on that monster before it bears […]

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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 […]