Visit the famous De Gooyer Windmill

Amsterdam: Beyond the Bikes, Bud and Boobs

When you say Amsterdam, many people think the same three things: bikes, bud, and boobs. These clichés define the city, and for thousands of tourists, but the Dutch capital is so much more than these three things. From inspiring art to a rich history, from a thriving food scene to unique architecture, Amsterdam lives on beyond the clichés.
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Gang Tours of Panama: Gang Members Turned Tour Guides

These former gang members give tours of their old stomping grounds. "Before, tourists wouldn't be able to walk next to us. Now we show them our country."
Nepal offers more than just trekking

What Travelers Are Missing in Nepal

From spas to bungee jumping to elephant safaris, Nepal is rich with opportunities – but many travelers don’t know about them.
Surfing is better than just sitting on the beach

Learning Vacations: Why Not Learn a New Skill When You Travel?

Learning vacations have become popular for good reason – learning something new is a great adventure. Here are six different learning vacations.
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Monterrico, Guatemala: Surf, Sand, and Seafood

Adventure and black sand beaches await in the little-known town of Monterrico
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Across the Saharan Desert: Morocco

A young Egyptian woman finds adventure during a solo travel trip to Morocco.

Weird Road Signs from Around the World

Skewed meanings create comedy and confusion in signs around the world
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The Paradox of Santa Fe

See the other side of Santa Fe

The Hemingway Experience in Key West

Ernest Hemingway was not just a great writer, avid sportsman and fisherman, but a lover of animals too. His former residence in Key West, overrun by his cats, continues to be a draw for...

Is Corporate Sponsorship the Answer for America’s National Parks?

The United States National Parks system is celebrating its 100th birthday in a state of disrepair, starved for funding and considering a potential sellout of the country’s finest natural features to corporate sponsorship. The...
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Video: Following the Gringo Trail

The "Gringo Trail" refers to the well-trodden backpacker route within South America, named for the many Caucasian (gringo) travelers it attracts.  In 2015, I spent three months on the trail, documenting my travels with...
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6 Unusual and Spooky Vacations

From Island of the Dolls to the Whaley House, here are six of the spookiest and creepiest vacation and holiday ideas.
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Frozen Dead Guy Days: Colorado Gone Crazy

A wild celebration emerges from the springtime snow in Nederland, Colorado
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Exploring Peru’s Patacancha Valley

Just an hour from Machu Picchu, this untamed valley beckons.
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Warrior for a Week: Experiencing Masai Culture First-Hand

Masai traditions run deep -- and you can experience them yourself at these three safari lodges in Kenya.

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