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  • Your One-Stop Dreamy Santorini Guide
    by Emily on July 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Idyllic blue-domed churches, breezy sea views, sparkling sunsets, and colorful beaches all await you in Santorini. No doubt you’ve seen the “no filter needed” social media humble-brags about the charming scenes of this picturesque Greek island all over the place. In case you just can’t wait any longer for your slice of Grecian heaven, we’ve

  • The Best Things to Do in Dubai (and Beyond)
    by Guest Blogger on July 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    This guest post is by Monica Chapon, a California-based desert enthusiast: Would you believe me if I told you that there’s much more to Dubai than glamour and gold? The United Arab Emirates is a country of duality. It’s a mix of old and new, tradition and modernity, of vast orange desert and abundant development. It’s a

  • What You Need to Know Before Visiting Gran Cenote, Tulum
    by Emily on July 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Gran Cenote is by far one of the most popular such attractions near Tulum. It has everything that makes a cenote magical: crystal-clear turquoise waters, jungle vines hanging down from rocky overhangs, vibrant green plants encircling the opening, and neat caves to explore. It’s no surprise to me that this cenote attracts so many visitors.

  • Your Guide to Tulum’s Best Cenotes
    by Emily on July 18, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    When you are planning your next trip to the Yucatán, don’t miss out on Tulum’s best cenotes. There are literally thousands of these sinkholes on the peninsula, and hundreds to choose from within an hour’s drive from Tulum. Some of them are even accessible via bicycle! A cenote is a limestone sinkhole filled from underground

  • How to Travel Alone for the First Time
    by Kristin on July 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    I’ve been traveling alone for over nine years now, and what initially seemed like a terrifying prospect to me has now become my preferred mode of exploration. The freedom that comes with solo traveling is intoxicating, and you deserve to know what it feels like too. But how can you avoid it being a lonely

  • Icelandic Food: 15 Traditional Dishes to Try in Iceland
    by ThePlanetD Team on July 26, 2021 at 1:06 pm

    Iceland’s cuisine developed from the pure need to survive and to stay fed in such a rugged and remote environment. Traditional Icelandic dishes didn’t focus on flavor and taste, but ... Continue Reading Read the original post Icelandic Food: 15 Traditional Dishes to Try in Iceland on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

  • 25 Of The Most Useful Camping Tips and Hacks For 2021
    by The Planet D on July 25, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Camping is a fantastic way to calm the mind, connect with nature, and have an adventure. But it’s not easy to make it perfect on your first try. We have ... Continue Reading Read the original post 25 Of The Most Useful Camping Tips and Hacks For 2021 on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

  • 14 Best Hikes in Vancouver to Enjoy the Great Outdoors
    by ThePlanetD Team on July 24, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Vancouver, British Columbia is well-known for all things outdoors! Located on the west coast of Canada and surrounded by mountains, forests, and the ocean, there is no shortage of amazing ... Continue Reading Read the original post 14 Best Hikes in Vancouver to Enjoy the Great Outdoors on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

  • Things to do in Haliburton – A Four Seasons Ontario Escape
    by The Planet D on July 23, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    Haliburton, Ontario is an outdoor lover’s dream. It’s Ontario’s cottage country and city dwellers flock to the many lakes and rivers for their weekend escapes. But Ontario cottage country is ... Continue Reading Read the original post Things to do in Haliburton – A Four Seasons Ontario Escape on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

  • Jamaican Food – 20 Traditional Dishes You Have to Try
    by ThePlanetD Team on July 22, 2021 at 12:57 pm

    Most people visit Jamaica for its endless sunshine and a parade of white sand beaches. Other than its famous jerk chicken, people don’t think a lot about Jamaican cuisine but ... Continue Reading Read the original post Jamaican Food – 20 Traditional Dishes You Have to Try on The Planet D: Adventure Travel Blog.

  • The Children of Nazis
    by Gary Arndt on July 26, 2021 at 10:04 am

    Podcast Transcript Almost everyone has a black sheep in their family. Someone who maybe gets in trouble with the law and doesn’t follow rules. But what if you had the misfortune to be related to someone truly horrific? What if you had a relative who was in the upper echelon of the Third Reich? For ... Read more The post The Children of Nazis appeared first on Everything Everywhere Travel Blog.

  • All About Uranium
    by Gary Arndt on July 26, 2021 at 1:15 am

    Podcast Transcript Every element on the periodic table has a completely different story. They behave differently, they exist in different abundances, and humans have totally different uses for them. One of the most controversial elements, if that is in fact a thing, is uranium.  Uranium can provide power, it can cause destruction, and most people ... Read more The post All About Uranium appeared first on Everything Everywhere Travel Blog.

  • This Week in Travel – Episode 286
    by Gary Arndt on July 23, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    This week’s guest is John Argento. John is an avid traveller who has been exploring the world for the last 35 years. Originally from Canada, John has travelled to nearly 90 countries to date, visited hundreds of cities, towns, and villages around the globe, and currently resides in Amsterdam. He has previously lived in New ... Read more The post This Week in Travel – Episode 286 appeared first on Everything Everywhere Travel Blog.

  • The Birth of the Modern Olympic Games
    by Gary Arndt on July 23, 2021 at 10:25 am

    Podcast Transcript Almost 2,800 years ago the Ancient Greeks held a sporting event every four years on Mount Olympus.  The festival was part competition, part religious celebration, and it was considered so important that wars would come to a halt in honor of the games. Then in the 19th century, one man came up with ... Read more The post The Birth of the Modern Olympic Games appeared first on Everything Everywhere Travel Blog.

  • The 1972 World Chess Championship
    by Gary Arndt on July 22, 2021 at 9:17 am

    Podcast Transcript During the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union competed in almost every arena: space, sports, and of course the military.  Everything they competed in was designed to show the superiority of their respective systems.  In 1972, one of the greatest cold war rivalries came to a head in Reykjavík, Iceland.  ... Read more The post The 1972 World Chess Championship appeared first on Everything Everywhere Travel Blog.

  • The Best (and Most Thoughtful) Housewarming Gifts
    by The Blonde Abroad on July 22, 2021 at 9:17 pm

    Choosing the right house gift can be a little tricky. To help you out, I've rounded up some of the best (and most thoughtful) housewarming gifts! The post The Best (and Most Thoughtful) Housewarming Gifts appeared first on The Blonde Abroad.

  • 15 Best Places To Visit In Somnath – Things To Do In Somnath
    by Sandy N Vyjay on July 26, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    Somnath in Gujarat is home to the famous Somnath Jyotirlinga Temple, but there are many other places to visit in Somnath, which are listed here. Gujarat in India is a vibrant state which is rich in culture and heritage. Somnath, on the shores of the Arabian Sea, is one of the many gems that the land of Gujarat is bedecked with.…

  • 65 Top Shri Krishna Quotes – Bhagavad Gita Quotes In English
    by Sandy N Vyjay on July 22, 2021 at 1:09 pm

    Shri Krishna Quotes in English that can be used as Good Morning Krishna Quotes to brighten up someone’s day or as a caption for Instagram. The Bhagavad Gita is one of the holy scriptures of Hinduism. However, it rises above demarcations of religion and presents a complete philosophy of life.…

  • Tiger Safaris In India – Best Places To See Tigers In India
    by Sandy N Vyjay on July 21, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    With more than 50 tiger reserves, tiger safaris in India are the best, and here are the best places to see tigers in India. Tiger safaris in India are a great way to sight these magnificent creatures of the wild. No experience is as thrilling as sighting wildlife in their natural habitats.…

  • Intriguing Badal Mahal Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh
    by Sandy N Vyjay on July 14, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    Badal Mahal Chanderi is a 15th century Victory Monument in the town of Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh, India, read about its history and architecture. The state of Madhya Pradesh in India is dotted with heritage sites. One such lesser-known destination is Chanderi.…

  • St Lawrence Church Karkala – Empyrean Icon of Faith
    by Sandy N Vyjay on July 12, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    The St Lawrence Church Karkala in the village of Attur near Udupi, Karnataka, India is dedicated to the 3rd century Christian Christian martyr. A strange sense of calm enveloped us as we stood in front of the divine-looking St Lawrence Church Karkala.…

  • South Africa Garden Route: the best stops and adventures for your next road trip!
    by Sebastian Canaves on September 3, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Is there nothing better for you than to explore a country with a car? Then you definitely have to put this tour onto the list of your next road trips: the Garden Route in South Africa! Wonderful scenery, delicious food, good wine, super nice people and lots of adventures await you! And the best part: Der Beitrag South Africa Garden Route: the best stops and adventures for your next road trip! erschien zuerst auf Off The Path > International.

  • How to overcome jetlag: 10 tips that really work!
    by Sebastian Canaves on July 7, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Intro Tips to beat jetlag 1. At Home2. Set your watch3. Sleep-Wake-Rhythm4. Try melatonin5. Drink plenty of water6. Stay overnight7. Adjust to destination8. Daylight or make it dark9. Take it easy10. On your way back home Summary You know that feeling don’t you? You step off the plane, full of excitement and anticipation after a Der Beitrag How to overcome jetlag: 10 tips that really work! erschien zuerst auf Off The Path > International.

  • Road trip Scotland: What you can experience on a tour of Scotland!
    by Sebastian Canaves on March 17, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Introduction Overview Highlights Cities EdinburghGlasgow Routes 1. Highlands adventure2. Coastline and historyNorthern adventure Summary Road Trip Scotland: An incredible country! I think I have never been to one single place as often as to Scotland. This Northern part of Great Britain simply has so much to offer! Surreal landscapes like the Isle of Skye, cool cities like Edinburgh, Der Beitrag Road trip Scotland: What you can experience on a tour of Scotland! erschien zuerst auf Off The Path > International.

  • Tarifa Spain: the coolest place in southern Europe!
    by Sebastian Canaves on March 15, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Intro Where to stay Things to do Activities & Adventures Cafes & Restaurants Getting There Rental Car Summary I’ve got a new favorite place: Tarifa by Cadiz in Spain! It might be small, but it surprisingly has a lot to offer! The super beautiful beaches will absolutely blow your mind. The sweet old town has many Der Beitrag Tarifa Spain: the coolest place in southern Europe! erschien zuerst auf Off The Path > International.

  • BACKPACKING FOR BEGINNERS: 12 TIPS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR EXPERIENCE BETTER!
    by Sebastian Canaves on March 13, 2018 at 12:00 am

    I’ve decided where I am going next. Next week I will be chilling by the beach, do a lot of surfing and drink many fresh fruit shakes. Conni and I spontaneously booked a cheap flight to backpack in Nicaragua to launch our upcoming Blog Camp Online Course next week. Nowadays, everything goes really fast. I Der Beitrag BACKPACKING FOR BEGINNERS: 12 TIPS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR EXPERIENCE BETTER! erschien zuerst auf Off The Path > International.

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  • Expat Life Cost of Living in Montenegro – Is Montenegro Expensive?
    by Fatima Turla on July 26, 2021 at 2:51 pm

    Know more about the cost of living in Montenegro in this article. Are you prepared to start a new life here? What should you remember? If you are considering moving to another country, whether for work, retirement, or just because you like that country and its weather, you should be... The post Expat Life Cost of Living in Montenegro – Is Montenegro Expensive? appeared first on Two Monkeys Travel Group.

  • Top 10 Best Things To Do in Belgrade and My Stay at MARK Hotel Belgrade
    by Kach Umandap - Howe on July 26, 2021 at 11:37 am

    An adventure in Belgrade was made more convenient and relaxing because of my stay at the most strategic hotel in the city, MARK Hotel Belgrade. Visiting Serbia is one of the best things to do when you’re in the Balkans. A lot of historic sites, amazing food, lovely people, and... The post Top 10 Best Things To Do in Belgrade and My Stay at MARK Hotel Belgrade appeared first on Two Monkeys Travel Group.

  • 5 Best Things to do in La Graciosa, Spain [with Suggested Tours]
    by Fatima Turla on July 26, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Are you planning to travel to La Graciosa, Spain soon? Read our tips below on the things to do in La Graciosa with suggested tours! A volcanic island located in the Canary Islands of Spain, Graciosa, or La Graciosa is just 2 km north of Lanzarote island. Since the island is... The post 5 Best Things to do in La Graciosa, Spain [with Suggested Tours] appeared first on Two Monkeys Travel Group.

  • Owl and the Pussycat Hotel – A Place for Digital Nomads in Sri Lanka
    by Kach Umandap - Howe on July 26, 2021 at 9:32 am

    If you’re looking for the best place to stay in Sri Lanka as a digital nomad, Owl and the Pussycat Hotel is the place to be. I’m back in Sri Lanka and I’m really having a good time here! Despite the country’s strict travel rules due to COVID, I was... The post Owl and the Pussycat Hotel – A Place for Digital Nomads in Sri Lanka appeared first on Two Monkeys Travel Group.

  • Ayurveda Retreat in Sri Lanka – My Healing Experience at The Plantation Villa
    by Kach Umandap - Howe on July 26, 2021 at 9:13 am

    Let me share with you my Ayurveda healing experience at the Plantation Villa in Sri Lanka. Their amazing service and healthy delicious meals made my trip memorable and relaxing. I first visited Sri Lanka in 2011 and now 10 years later, I’m back in Sri Lanka! This time I’ll be... The post Ayurveda Retreat in Sri Lanka – My Healing Experience at The Plantation Villa appeared first on Two Monkeys Travel Group.

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  • A yachting getaway in the Aeolian Islands
    by Nicholas Dean on July 26, 2021 at 11:53 am

    Peppering the Tyrrhenian Sea just off Sicily’s northeast coast, the Aeolians are a group of seven picturesque islands with volcanic origins, providing stunning cruising grounds for a scenic and relaxed yacht charter. The area is protected by UNESCO and the landscape, as well as the atmosphere, varies significantly from island to island. Exploring by yacht The post A yachting getaway in the Aeolian Islands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.

  • 7 things you shouldn’t miss when visiting Norfolk
    by Tim Rees on July 25, 2021 at 11:26 am

    The East of England county of Norfolk’s charms is as broad as its famous Broads. Far from being the flatlands of the East, Norfolk is a county full of pleasant surprises, the first being that it’s the most temperate and sunny county in the UK.  Known as being the place that the British aristocracy call The post 7 things you shouldn’t miss when visiting Norfolk appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.

  • The best of the Greater Kruger outside the Sabi Sands
    by Marc Harris on July 24, 2021 at 11:25 am

    When people think of the Greater Kruger, instantly their mind rushes towards the Sabi Sands. And who could blame them? Filled with a copious amount of wildlife, the Sabi Sands offers some of the most incredible game viewing, especially of the Big 5, across the continent. I would even argue and say that for frequent The post The best of the Greater Kruger outside the Sabi Sands appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.

  • New to the Maldives: Siyam World, Maldives
    by Paul Johnson on July 23, 2021 at 11:17 am

    A bold new world of possibilities beckons in the Maldives’ Noonu Atoll this Autumn, with confirmation that the highly anticipated Siyam World, Maldives will open. A natural, carefree playground promising an eye-popping array of “never-seen-before” experiences across land, sea and sky, Siyam World is set to transform the monotonous Maldivian holiday mould with its striking The post New to the Maldives: Siyam World, Maldives appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.

  • The most beautiful villages in Ticino, Switzerland
    by Wanhua Qiao on July 22, 2021 at 11:05 am

    From the summits of its mountains to the shores of its lakes, the Canton of Ticino is dotted with a vast number of towns and villages, each with its fascinating past and unique personality. However, there are six that glow with even more splendor and that make tourists who visit them immediately fall in love, The post The most beautiful villages in Ticino, Switzerland appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.

  • Is it cultural appropriation to wear another country's national dress when you travel?
    on July 26, 2021 at 10:52 am

    Stepping into Pandora Cheng's qipao rental store in central Hong Kong is like stepping back in time. A brown leather Chesterfield sofa sits in one corner beside a gramophone, opposite row-upon-row of tailor-made qipaos, the traditional high-neck Chinese dress.

  • Solving the mystery of a 140-year-old thrift store violin
    on July 26, 2021 at 10:46 am

    Music lover Hans Öqvist bought a violin from a Swedish thrift store in the mid-1990s. Some 20 years later, he tracked down the descendants of the violin's original owner.

  • The Soviet spy steam railway that's still running
    on July 26, 2021 at 6:03 am

    Deep in the dense green forests of Germany's Mittelgebirge central mountains lies a remarkable railway that has survived war, political upheaval, Cold War tension and repression, economic hardship and repeated threats of closure.

  • Man escapes hotel quarantine by tying bed sheets together
    on July 24, 2021 at 8:51 am

    Which countries are tightening their Covid corsets and which are letting it all hang loose? CNN Travel reveals all in our latest weekend round-up.

  • The 'carmageddon' engulfing Europe this summer
    on July 24, 2021 at 8:21 am

    So, you're all set for a trip to Europe in this most uncertain of summers. You've booked your flight, navigated all the paperwork for your destination (and for getting home), and have prepared yourself for snafus along the way. Oh, and you're fully vaccinated.