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Adventure travel gear you actually can’t live without

December is a good time for a gear post, because this is the month when we all buy each other stuff. And if your family is like mine, everyone is responsible for assembling their own wish list (and sometimes purchasing their own gifts). And if you travel full-time like me, you understand the dilemma — […]

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Win a trip to Dubai, airfare and stay at a great hotel

As a part of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is a part of the world that is becoming increasingly popular for visitors, and combines the glitz and glamor of a major metropolis with the ancient culture of this part of the world. Along with my friend Laurence at Finding the Universe, I’m delighted to be […]

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Fall in the New Mexican Rockies will blow your mind

I used to have a bit of an anti-desert bias. I grew up in Ohio and went to school in Vermont — both places with lots of trees, and well, lots and LOTS of water. I thought the desert would be boring and flat and dry. Then I moved to Taos, New Mexico and realized […]

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Cross a Hurtigruten Cruise off your Bucket List

Taking A Different Type Of Cruise To See The Northern Lights One of the most popular items to feature on the bucket list of many people is to see the Northern Lights, and in Northern Norway the Aurora Borealis is a relatively common sight in the night sky. The green, yellow, red and violet lights […]

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How I saw 8,000 dead people in one morning

(Happy belated Halloween, ya’ll.) In the middle of Palermo, Italy, there is a church full of dead bodies. Technically they are mummies, but I don’t know about you, when I think mummies, I think Egyptian and, um, you know, actually mummified. Like, wrapped up in stuff and probably buried with lots of gold and their […]

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Adventure travel gear you actually can’t live without

December is a good time for a gear post, because this is the month when we all buy each other […]

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