THE ODYSSEY is an epic adventure, a world first, a race against time, an entire year of living dangerously.
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If you celebrate the Lunar New Year, how are you celebrating it? Here's some awesome photos of the way people around the world celebrate.
Although you may be tempted to do apartment/housing swaps, make sure you take extra precautions so you don't get ripped off like this guy did.
The island of Samos is an island very green, with dense forests, with many sources and many criquent which earned him a very rich history at the crossroads of ancient civilizations. The island of Samos, today, offers a peaceful place to live, to cultivate olives, grapes and vegetables Muscat. The island of Samos is also a vacation spot where you can mix, enjoy the beach and lounging with the original discovery of a landscape
It was during Christmas. He had just snowed.
One of the down-sides of international long-haul travel is layovers between flights in unfamiliar places. We have a flight to Europe this year via Guangzhou, China, and I've been putting together my notes on how to make the best use of 7 hours between flights, which I'd like to share.
Some really good tips in here, like using "private sale" sites or booking your flights on Tuesday.
Amazing places to visit - which ones do you want to see, or have you seen?
Looking for an out-of-the-ordinary destination for your next vacation? Check out these 20 top trips, hand-picked by National Geographic Traveler editors as the best of 2011. Where do you want to go this year?
Want to travel and don’t really know how things are going to work with your cell phone? I have done so much research on this topic that I now carry two cell phones with me overseas to be prepared. We are going to cover some of the basics of things you need to know about using your cell phone overseas and how NOT to get a $1,000 bill when you get back home. If you’re interested in using your BBM overseas FOR NO CHARGE scroll down....Read More
Long Way Round (LWR) is a documentary television series documenting the 19,000 miles (31,000 km) journey of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from London to New York on motorcycles. They traveled eastwards through Europe and Asia, flew to Alaska and continued by road from there to New York.
So you've come to realize that this site is not a complete joke and people DO actually sleep in the airport to save money on hotels. You may now be curious about this odd idea of sleeping in airports and you may be asking yourself one (or all) of the following questions: How do I do it? What should I bring with me? What tips do you have to share with us airport sleeping newbies? Well, here are some ideas that will help you get started in your airport sleeping adventures. Read More...
If you've got a lot of free time and some cash saved up, what better way to spend it than to see the whole world?
Some of my relatives live in Guangzhou, China, and it's a pretty amazing place. We ate so well, and so cheaply, too! Via NOTVENTURES.
Accurate Search for International ESL/EFL Teaching Jobs. Covers Dave's ESL Cafe, Craigslist (edu jobs in Asian capitals), dozens of major ESL job sites, and in total indexes 3 million+ pages.
Inject life into your landscapes Beautiful, sweeping landscapes are great, but sometimes they run the risk of being cold and distant. You look at that picture a month later and think, "meh."
By Ethical Traveler As the world becomes ever more interconnected, being an ethical traveler becomes both easier and more urgent. Travelers today have access to far more information than we did even 10 years ago. We can observe–almost in real time–the impact that smart or selfish choices, by governments and individuals, have on rainforests and reefs, cultures and communities.
The number of ways to work and travel are infinite but we only got as far as 101 travel jobs to inspire you… quit stalling and get out there.
The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is one of the world’s most popular Pilgrimages. Filmmaker Mark Shea wished to explore the spiritual affect the Camino (Way of St. James)
A prolific travel writer can always consider starting his own travel site. If you know a country or a city inside out then you really can start your own site, work on drawing traffic and make money from ads. Not much money, maybe but something. And you get read.
Another video I made building zip lines. A day in the life of building them.
A man visiting Belize gets his hand impregnated by a Botfly larva. He decides to let it mature and give birth to it.
My friend Jan recently went traveling in Eastern Europe as part of her "30 before 30" project. This is her blog post about her adventures in Budapest.
A really cool new feature on Kayak. Flight map link
Episode 1 A cool youtube series about Central American travel.
I've looked for courier flights in the past with no luck. This about.com article explains the decline.
This is a video I made while building zip lines in Massachusetts. It gives you an idea of what goes into making these things. All the lines were still in the building phase so they run a little slow.
You’re traveling to a new, exciting destination. You’ve just bought your tickets, booked your hotel room with a nice view of the garden and you’re ready to go. What could go wrong with such a splendid holiday? It might be a new scam that many tourists fall for. We’ve found the ten most “popular” scams you should be aware.... Read more
This crazy ass Canadian, Mike Spencer Bown, has officially become Mogadishu's first tourist. "We have never seen people like this man," Omar Mohamed, an immigration official, said Friday. "He said he was a tourist, we couldn't believe him. But later on we found he was serious."
Brilliant article with many useful links. May be out of some peoples comfort zone. Ask anyone what they wish they could do more of, and the answer is literally always the same: “I wish I could travel more.” Yet when you remove all the excuses, few people actually do. I don’t have enough vacation days! It’s too expensive. My friends don’t want to go with me.....
Interesting read and an even more interesting itinerary. This guy flew the world for $418. Most people don't have the time to pull off what this guy did, but awesome none the less.