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Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations for Adrenaline Junkies
Admin

Are you planning a wedding anytime soon? Just married? While the wedding itself is the main event, the honeymoon is definitely a huge bonus. Your honeymoon is your chance to…

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5 Reasons to Take a Gap Year
Admin

If you’re a high school student (or the parent of one), you might have college or what’s next in terms of possible career options on your mind. While we can’t…

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How to Travel to the Maldives on a Budget
Admin

The Maldives isn’t your typical backpacker’s destination. Located in the Indian Ocean, the necklace-shaped string of islands is incredibly luxurious (and can be very expensive to visit). This is why,…

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Summer 2017: Your Top 6 Travel Destinations
Admin

One of our favorite things about summertime is that, often, it means vacation time (for at least a few days!). Whether you’re traveling with family, friends, a partner, or flying…

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Thailand Proposes Mandatory Travel Insurance for Tourists
Beckah Ripley

Thailand is a backpacker’s paradise. In the south, long beaches transition into lush valleys while further north, street vendors sell spectacular noodle dishes in some of Southeast Asia’s most vibrant…

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Steps to Travel Safely in Europe This Summer
Kate

Take it from us: taking a summer tour through Europe is a truly once in a lifetime opportunity. If you’ve had your eye on a European tour for quite some…

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When the Bottom is the Top: 5 Amazing Destinations South of the Equator
Kate

If you’re here, it’s probably because you love to travel. Have you ever found that it can be tough to decide where to go, with so many incredible options available…

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Top 3 Travel Destinations for Baby Boomers
Kate

For avid travelers—and anyone in the workforce, really–retirement is an era in our lives to really look forward to. After decades of hard work, in retirement we’re finally able to…

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TSA-approved Luggage You Need for Your Next Trip
Kate

When it comes to finding the right luggage for flying, unfortunately one size does not fit all. What is approved as a carry-on for one airline might be cause for…

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How To Choose Your Cruise: River vs Ocean
Kate

When it comes to cruising, you can’t really go wrong. There are so many different options available these days that you can basically tailor your experience to your preferences. One…

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Travel Insurance Explained
Terry

You’re getting ready to plan your next vacation. You may go to Exedia.com, Orbitz.com, or one of our favorites, Hipmunk.com to start pricing out those airline tickets and hotels.  Depending on…

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Traveling to Cuba?
Terry

Travel to the newly opened up Cuba could be the best cultural awaking in this decade.  There has been a 148% increase of Americans traveling to Cuba since former President…

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We Say Goodbye to Virgin America
Terry

Say it isn’t so!  Is Virgin really flying off into the sunset?  Sadly, yes.  On March 23rd, Alaska Airlines announced that Virgin America, which they purchased for a cool $2.6…

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7 Ways to Travel the World for Free (or Almost Free)
Admin

The idea of traveling the world, staying in exotic locations and experiencing beautiful cultures for free (or close to free) pulls at the heartstrings of people young and old. But…

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Common Tourist Scams to Avoid While Traveling
Admin

No matter where you go in the world, if you’re a tourist, there are going to be people who live their lives to try and separate you from your money….

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Top 3 Travel Tips for Seniors
Kate

As we move through different phases of life, our ideal travel plans are likely to change quite a bit. Where you want to go and what you’ll want to do…

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Traveling During Hurricane Season: What You Need to Know
Kate

When we travel, one of the biggest things we take into consideration is weather. While that usually just means whether or not it will rain, or how hot it will…

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How to Beat Jet Lag
Admin

Merriam-Webster defines jet lag as “a tired or unpleasant feeling you sometimes get when you travel by airplane to a place that is far away.” Jet lag, is indeed, a…

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Top 10 Cruise Hacks
Terry

First time cruiser? These top 10 cruise hacks will help you get the most out of your cruise vacation! Monitor the Price Booking a cruise a year or more out…

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How to Fight Travel Anxiety
Admin

From plane crashes to terrorist attacks, stories like these have bombarded the news frequently. It is no wonder many people have travel anxiety. But guess what! You can fight your…

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7 Tips Every First Time Cruiser Should Know
Kate

One of the most fun and unique ways to experience new destinations is on a cruise ship, which will take you from port to port over the course of several…

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Epic Winter Travel Destinations
Kate

In many parts of the world north of the equator, winter weather is finally here. In those areas in particular, winter weather generally means it’s time to hunker down. But…

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1 Destination, 4 Ways – Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Kate

When traveling to a new place, one of the biggest challenges can be making sure you fit everything you want to do and see into your plans. And we’ve learned…

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Head Down Under for the Melbourne Festival
Kate

As avid travelers, one of our favorite things to do is explore cities and get to know new cultures in unique ways. We’ve found that one of the best ways…

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Feeling Wanderlust? That’s a Good Thing – Here’s Why
Kate

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous   Have you ever felt a sudden, inescapable urge to book a flight to a place you’ve…

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Questions to Ask When Planning an International Adventure
Kate

When you’re planning for an overseas adventure, there are a lot of details to keep in mind, from where you’ll go, to what you’ll do once you get there, to…

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Is Cancellation Insurance Worth It? Yes, Here’s Why
Kate

Ahh, the great travel cancellation insurance debate. Have you ever had it with yourself? You want to be safe, but you can’t imagine why you’d ever have to cancel your trip? We…

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How to Stay Fit While Traveling
Terry

When I co-founded Yonder with my friend Ryan, we already had plenty miles abroad under our belts. But we had to put our heads together to figure out how to…

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Extreme Sports Travel
Terry

Most of us love sports here in the US. Some people, like myself, tend to be more on the fanatic side of being a sports fan. I think I tried…

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Top 10 Things To Do in Thailand
Terry

Last year when I traveled to Thailand, there was something that I noticed right away that was very different there. No, not the obvious things like the language or the…

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