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How to See the World Without Carrying Your Entire Shoe Collection

The internet has shown us the world. However, it has also shown us that if you want to reach these places then you need to get on a plane, and that costs money! Especially if you want to take a checked baggage full of shoe options with you! However, what if there were ways for you to take just the right amount of shoes for a range of destinations? Keep reading to find out more! Spending time in a rainforest There is no denying that hiking through a rainforest is one of the most relaxing and breathtaking experiences. From looking…

Where will your next Vacation be?

where will your next vacation be

Planning your next vacation getaway? If so, you are not alone. For many individuals and families too, taking some time to get away is a necessity in life. With that being the case, where will your next vacation stop be?   Take Your Time to Research Unless you already have a vacation destination set in stone, it is a good idea to research your options before deciding your next vacation. If thinking of traveling outside the U.S., more planning is going to be the norm than if you were staying stateside. So, if vacation tours in Santiago de Chile get your attention, where…

The Ultimate Guide to Hiking The Inca Trail

One of the most popular walking trails in the world, the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is well known all over the world with travelers who hope to see the famous sight one day. It gives hikers a unique approach to the mountain, and can help them avoid the tourist crowds that approach Machu Picchu each day via bus and train. But the actual trip down what is known as the Inca Trail can be more complicated than visitors realize. There is a lot to consider before strapping on a backpack and proceeding down the trail, including which route to…

5 Top Things to Do in Ecuador

Ecuador is chock full of amazing places to go and things to see and it’s the perfect destination for whatever you seek from a foodie getaway to an adrenaline-fulled adventure vacation. Here are 5 of the top things to do in Ecuador. Private Mindo Zip Lining, Chocolate and Equator Zip lining is one of those activities you have to try at some point of your life. Not only do you get a huge adrenaline rush, but the beautiful views of the surrounding landscapes are breath-taking. So, why not take a trip to the Private Mindo Zip Lining, and while there, …

Doxycycline: The Most Important Thing in Your Suitcase

Malaria is a serious concern for travelers heading to certain tropical and sub-tropical destinations, especially Africa, South Asia and South America. The disease is transmitted by the female Anopheles mosquito which injects the disease-causing parasite, Plasmodium, into its human host through its saliva during a blood meal. There are five different species responsible for malaria in humans, and they vary in the severity of disease they cause. The most deadly form is commonly found in sub-Saharan Africa. Around 1,700 malaria cases are diagnosed in the US each year in returning travelers. Malaria can be severe and even fatal if left…

Top Destinations for 2016

Argentina is one of 2016 top travel destinations

Is one of your 2016 New Year’s resolutions to travel more? If it isn’t, it should be. With the planet being more accessible than ever before and locations changing rapidly, there is plenty of motivation to get out there and explore. While some places never go out of style, here are some of the top destinations for 2016. Cuba For decades this unique Caribbean island has been the forbidden fruit for American travelers due to a travel embargo. Due to a recent shift in policy  it was announced in December that commercial flights from the U.S. to Cuba will resume in 2016. Canadians have been vacationing to Cuba for years so…