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Travel Is The Road To Transformation

There’s no time to be overthinking about the past or obsessing about the future while you’re taking in a sunset in Santorini, or hiking the trek to Machu Picchu. Life while traveling happens NOW.

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Around The World And Back

One woman’s quest to travel the world lead her down transformative paths she didn’t initially anticipate..

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This Caregiver Takes Travel Breaks as Self-Care

Nurse Vonita Vaughan gives herself the gift of travel breaks and feels superb about it. Here’s how she does it, and why you should too.

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TravelCon 2018 was Summer Camp for Travel Bloggers

I left the event feeling united with a tribe of genuine go-getters who were welcoming, strategic, resolute and empowering.

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One Family’s Travels Around The World

One woman embarks on the adventure of a lifetime with her three sons, traveling to 12 countries around the world.

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This Single Mother Took Her Family Around the World

Rachel Chanthavisay knew from an early age that she wanted to travel around the world. Born out of childhood imagination, Rachel’s dream was to discover and explore faraway lands. It was her belief in possibility, courage, and hard work that allowed her to transform fantasy into reality. With the help of Travel Planner Daniel Gamber, she took her […]

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Around the World in 40 Days – RTW40

[intro title=”Travel is essential.” text=”We also want to show people that travel isn’t just essential, it’s possible. That’s why I’m about to head out on a forty-day trip across the world. I’ll start in the United States, and then fly to Iceland, Morocco, Dubai, Cambodia, Bali, and New Zealand, before ending up back in the U.S.”] [bannertop] […]

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How AirTreks Helped Make a Dream Come True

This is a guest post by Laura Lippstone. Round-trip plane ticket? Easy. So straightforward, your cat can do it, and may have when your back was turned. But booking a multi-city ticket becomes a little more complicated. Not to mention a lot more expensive. Take Philadelphia to Charlotte, for example. A sample fare can start at […]

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Armenia Calling – A Canadian Chases the Off-Beat Travel Trail

This is a guest post by Brad Zembic. If you would like to be considered as a guest poster on the AirTreks Travel Blog please click here and read our guidelines. Recently I enjoyed a long-wanted visit to a place I knew I wouldn’t have to suffer mobs of tourists. Armenia has fascinated me since […]

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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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The One About the Mezcal – A Love Affair with a Mexican Liquor

Today’s post is by Susan Coss, our favorite part-time Oaxacan, foodie traveler and an outspoken advocate of a certain ancient Mexican distilled alcohol. Suddenly it’s mid-December and I have no idea what’s happened with the time. Perhaps this is the greatest gift and curse of mezcal – a strange time paradigm that takes over. This […]

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How to Get Souvenirs Home safely

It was during the final hours of my trip to Jamaica that I realized I’d yet to buy any souvenir gifts for friends and family. So I went to the hotel gift shop and stocked up on standards like magnets and postcards. But I also grabbed a few nods to the local cuisine like some […]