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How to Spend Three Months Adventuring in Southeast Asia

Angkor Wat Temple, Cambodia

When you tell your friends you’re leaving to “backpack Southeast Asia,” they’ll probably think you’re off in harem pants, partying with fire dancers on Thai beaches. Your parents probably think you’re off to volunteer caring for elephants or teaching Cambodian kids English. And you’re probably getting excited to break some serious boundaries—like summiting mountains, eating scorpions in night markets and ...

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How the Whole Earth Catalog Reinvented the Environmental Movement –

How the Whole Earth Catalog Reinvented the Environmental Movement

In the fall of 1968 a Stanford-trained biologist, organizer of the legendary Trips Festival and Merry Prankster named Stewart Brand published the first Whole Earth Catalog. Between 1968 and 1972, the Catalog reached millions of readers and won the National Book Award. The title and iconic cover image of this counterculture classic celebrated the first publicly released NASA photographs showing ...

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Hotel history: The art of hospitality | Travel News

Hotel history: The art of hospitality | Travel News

Hospitality What is the art of hospitality? Fanciful prediction; definition of “turnpike;” the pineapple as a symbol of hospitality; Hokusai, the great Japanese printmaker – these are all examples of the myriad ways hospitality plays into hotels. Let’s take a look at each one. Fanciful Prediction In the September 1912 issue of American Homes & Gardens, futurist Harold D. Eberlein ...

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National Geographic Endeavour II to the Galapagos – Day 5

National Geographic Endeavour II to the Galapagos - Day 5

Adventures on Isla Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, Galapagos; Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Adventures on Isla Santa Cruz: another day in Galapagos Paradise with Lindblad Expeditions. Photo © 2018 Aaron Saunders Today started bright and early aboard Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic  National Geographic Endeavour II with a 6:30am wakeup call, followed by breakfast at 6:45am in the dining room. There are plenty ...

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Lance Armstrong Takes on the Tour de France

Lance Armstrong Takes on the Tour de France

Lance Armstrong descended on Santa Fe, New Mexico, on July 5 to kick off his popular THEMOVE podcast, teaming up with Outside again to provide daily coverage of the Tour de France. Back are the bold predictions, ultimate insider analysis, and perhaps the only truly independent look at cycling’s premier stage race. As you might imagine with Lance being the sport’s ...

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List of the Best Hotels in Malawi : Updated for 2018

Ultimate List of Best Backpacker Hotels In Salima Sunbird Livingstonia Beach

Before you go, check out our Ultimate List of Best Hotels in Malawi for recommendations that include rates, locations, and great reviews. This article will definitely help you with your stay! Browse through our best hotel finds in these top cities that cover: Lilongwe | Blantyre | Mzuzu | Salima | Cape Maclear | Mangochi. Malawi is known as The ...

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Sierra Designs Will Make Lots of New Gear in California –

Sierra Designs Will Make Lots of New Gear in California

Sierra Designs began as a California-made gear company, coming to life the Bay Area back in the 1960s, a product of a diverse group of outdoors-loving friends and entrepreneurs. After decades of growth, they’ve decided to at least partially return to their California roots. Starting later this summer, a new selection of gear and clothes, the “California Collection,” will be ...

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Best Places to See Sail Away from Port Canaveral

Best Places to See Sail Away from Port Canaveral

Subscribe to Receive New Posts by Email Where to find the best views for sail away from Port Canaveral Whether you live near Port Canaveral, visit the area or stay in nearby Orlando, the experience of a sail away from Port Canaveral is filled with grandeur and amazement. Port Canaveral has grown by leaps and bounds in just a few ...

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How I Stay Safe On The Trail

How I Stay Safe On The Trail

Many people get an uneasy feeling when hiking in the woods, away from society, whether it be with others or by themselves. Some people choose to not even go hiking by themselves because they are afraid of the danger that could be present on the trail. As an avid hiker/backpacker, I get wary hiking alone because I am aware of ...

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