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AirTreks Makes Condé Nast’s Travel Specialists List for 2012

We’ve got plenty to be excited about here at the AirTreks World Headquarters – a successful year with public appearances at the Book Passage Travel Writers and Photographers Conference,  Tbex, and Meet Plan Go. But this month our excitement centers around our inclusion on the 2012 edition of the Condé Nast Travel Specialists Collection. The […]

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Bay of Islands cruise on the Ipipiri, New Zealand

There are so many things to do in the Bay of Islands of New Zealand, but if you’re not out sport fishing, a short cruise is an excellent way to see the bays and islands — and sometimes to see whales and dolphins as well; knocking off a couple of great experiences in one go. We […]

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Island Hopping In Thailand

The Land of Smiles is the perfect country for island hopping. With over 1,000 islands scattered throughout the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Siam, choosing which ones to visit can be a daunting task. Several of the larger islands are well-developed, with infrastructure, hotels, and restaurants on par with western standards. As a result, […]

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Paraguay travel advice

From the South America section of the Indie Travel Podcast We’ve spent the last week traveling in Paraguay, so thought we’d share our Paraguay travel advice with you! To listen to this podcast, hit play or find episode 214 for free in iTunes: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Travel in Paraguay seems to be a topic that no-one really […]

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Things to Do on Kangaroo Island, South Australia

From the Australia section of the Indie Travel Podcast Kangaroo Island (map) in South Australia is jam-packed with things to do for local visitors and international tourists. Here are our favorite things to do on ‘KI’ as people call it. To listen, press play or download episode 211 (and plenty of others) free in iTunes: Podcast: Play in new window | Download Our […]

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Trip of a lifetime, thanks to AirTreks

This article is by journalist Laura Lippstone who booked her trip around the world with us back in May. Happy to have her writing today about her experience on the AirTreks Travel Blog. Unlike Liz Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love, my quest to take a round-the-world trip had nothing to do with finding myself; […]

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5 of the Most Romantic Places in Manchester

Manchester has grown through time, culture, and bucolic stateliness into a marvelous site for a romantic experience.  A trip for two to Manchester can span such a range of interests and activities that undoubtedly there is something for everyone, and every couple will find something that will bring them closer. Heaton Park

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5 Indispensable Passport Safety Tips for Travelers

The friendly passport: petite, colorful, a little dog-eared but undoubtedly the international traveler’s best friend. It gives you the world and asks for nothing in return, except perhaps knowing where it is at all times. But because of its intrinsic value, it’s also a tremendous liability – to lose it brings incalculable annoyance. Which brings […]

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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.  The natural beauty of Vietnam includes winding rivers, lush jungles, and untouched forests.  Explore the hidden lagoons and caves found on the rocky coastline and cliffs of Halong Bay.  There are also ample hiking opportunities that allow travelers to visit traditional […]

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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 […]