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Vegetarian Hostels Around the World

This is a guest post by Lela Lake. Traveling around the world for the first time and worrying you’ll have to compromise your meat-free ethics when you visit exotic locales? Never fear, there’s a simple solution — just try accommodations at vegetarian-friendly hostels like these that embrace a gentle approach to living. Find out more […]

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An Easy 3-step Process to Book an Around the World Ticket

If you’re in the process of buying plane tickets for a custom around the world or multi-stop trip you may have discovered how complicated it can be. You might have to deal with multiple retailers, often overseas, navigate confusing airline rules and restrictions, not to mention having to worry about whether or not you’re getting […]

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Student Travel Around the World Tickets Are Golden Right Now!

It’s a great time to be traveling the world on an AirTreks around the world ticket, especially for students! Recently our student fare provider has come through with some seriously incredible student rates on a cool selection of popular routes. If you’re a student and are looking to do an around the world trip this […]

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A Guide to Kos, Greece

Updated October 5, 2016. [intro title=”Forget Santorini. Go to Kos, instead.” text=”It’s hard to argue with beautiful beaches, lovely food, ancient ruins with half as many crowds as Greece’s better-known islands. “] [bannertop]This is a guest post by Roxanne Bridger. When it came time to pick a holiday spot last summer, the sunny island of […]

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Best Travel Websites Everyone Should Know About (and use)

Ah, the 21st century. It doesn’t seem possible we made it through the stone ages of the nineties without the online conveniences we currently have. But we did, and now here’s a list of the best travel websites to use as tools to enhance your trip, as a modern international traveler. Make your traveling life, […]

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Travel Website of the Week: Tripping

Note: this is not a sponsored post. Just a personally recommended resource for our blog readers and savvy AirTreks customers. There were times when travelers had to do all sorts of unpleasant things to find accommodations on a multi-destination trip: flip through pamphlets, pickup telephones, actually talk to people. The horror! These days the Internet […]

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Prizes on the AirTreks Facebook Page!

I’m not sure if everyone caught it but a couple weeks ago we had a nice promotion going on our Facebook page: everyone who became a fan received a free $150 coupon to use toward the purchase of their very own AirTrek: **One week only!** AirTreks is giving away our special $150 coupons to every […]

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Website of the Week: TravelNerd

Even with the TSA hang-ups, the cattle-calls, all the other people, the act of taking a flight is not terribly hard. You show up, you wait, you fly. What can be difficult though is the logistics of getting to and from the airports, navigating the miles of corridors and counters and actually finding what you’re […]

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Top 8 Places to Take an Extended Stopover

Stopovers make trips better. When traveling on around the world plane tickets some things are a given: frequent flyer miles, lower back pain, and stopovers at airports. Since all long flights can’t be non-stop, you’ll need to connect somewhere. Here are 8 places that’ll make the stop something to look forward to on your next […]

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Don’t Travel Without Your Onward Ticket

Around the world travel is a wonderful way to learn about the world in which you live, but it can also be a complicated beast. One of the potential messes prevalent in multi-stop travel comes in the form of the “onward ticket“. For those attempting to book your flights as you travel, be warned: failing […]

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Everything You Need to Spice Up Your Around the World Trip

  The first way to get jazzed about your trip and to push you closer to your goal of actually doing it is to get some great and inspiring cities on your route list. Last year I wrote 10 Common Stops on an Around the World Itinerary (and where you should go instead). Here are […]

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The Silk Road – Following in the Footsteps of Marco Polo

The Silk Road in China, the network of trade routes between Europe and China in the first millennium, usually brings up a romantic vision – long ambling camel caravans traversing great deserts with the crescent moon looking down on a line of weary and ancient travelers. And why not, it’s a part of our collective […]