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Exploring Fakarava French Polynesia on an independent cruise excursion

Enjoy Fakarava French Polynesia on Your Own

Exploring Fakarava French Polynesia on an independent cruise excursion

If you’re dreaming of an off-the-beaten-path travel paradise, meet Fakarava French Polynesia. But where is this tropical isle where palm trees outnumber inhabitants and tourists? Fakarava, one of 77 atolls in the Tuamotu Archipelago, sits southeast of Rangiroa in the portion of the South Pacific Ocean claimed by French Polynesia. What is an atoll? It’s an islet, […]

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Japanese garden

First Impressions of Japan

Japanese garden

Simply put – Japan is an amazing destination. From a strong cultural reverence for nature and order to the ultra high tech industry, Japan has a bit of everything, which can be a bit overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. Guest contributor, Debi Lander from ByLanderSea, is here to tell us all about her […]

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Gorges du Verdon

Exploring the Breathtaking Gorges du Verdon in Provence

Gorges du Verdon

Provence, France is world-renowned for its exquisite beauty, but there’s way more to this picturesque region than acres of beautiful flower fields. Guest contributor, Susan Guillory from The Unexplorer, recently went off-the-beaten-path on a kayak adventure through the gorgeous Gorges du Verdon. When you think of Provence, you likely think of lavender fields. Maybe even […]

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Ponte Vecchio Bridge

Sightseeing on a Small Group Tour through Tuscany

Ponte Vecchio Bridge

Tuscany is more than just the world-renowned picturesque region of Italy. Matching its otherworldly beauty and amazing culinary talents, the area is full of history. Today’s guest contributor, Shelli Elledge from Written FYI, recently took a small group tour through Tuscany, uncovering its profound character along the way. Learning about secret tunnels in the heart of […]

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Whale watching San Juan Islands

On the Orca trail in the San Juan Islands

Whale watching San Juan Islands

Travel takes on a very special meaning for those who travel the world looking for wildlife. If you love heading to off-the-beaten-path destinations to see beautiful animals in their natural habitat, look no further than the San Juan islands. Follow along as our guest contributor, Shaly Pereira from traveltoes85, takes us on a beautiful adventure around […]

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Scenic stupas

Day Cycling Through the Temples of Bagan

Scenic stupas

We love exotic travel tales that include active adventures, especially when it involves biking through off-the-beaten paths. Today’s guest contributor, Sue King from Nomadic KU, did just that as she cycled her way through dusty backwoods to see the incredible temples of Bagan, Myanmar. Iconic images of the ancient temples of Bagan in Myanmar feature […]

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