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Mothers don’t always make the easiest traveling companions. Check out these tips for how to survive one-on-one travel.
My parents took some big risks taking me to Cuba and the Amazon when I was really young. I’ve been traveling since before I could walk. But that’s how “Booker Travels” was born.
When travel blogger Kate Voyage isn’t scouring the globe for adventure, this Kiwi turns her attention to the home front. “Christchurch has all the big city conveniences,” she says, “but with fewer traffic jams.” After suffering devastating earthquakes over the past few years, Christchurch is finally on the rebound and it’s easy to see why. Here are a few of Kate’s favorite things about her home town.
This was the first wellness-focused road trip I’d ever taken, so I wasn’t sure what to expect or how the experience would differ from past trips — especially from my first Curious Traveler road adventure. Eventually, I got my head on straight and thought about what I might really need. In the end, here’s what made the cut.
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Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Virtuoso’s symposium in Buenos Aires, an annual event that draws hundreds of the top travel advisors, brands, and hoteliers together from all over the world. Virtuoso really rolled out the red carpet for the group, and I was happy to tag along. Here’s what I learned.
After drying my gills in the desert, I decided it was time for some island fun. No, Max didn’t have a snorkel, and I wasn’t attempting to drive to Hawaii. I was simply heading over a bridge to a private Island in San Diego’s Mission Bay.
In Oxford, that city of dreaming spires, there is a bewitched hour, before the moon has set and before the sun has risen, when thousands upon thousands of squiffy students, druids dressed as trees, and hanky-wielding Morris dancers line the ancient High Street. The rite they are observing — May Morning — is just as ancient.
My family and I have sampled a wide variety of safaris throughout southern and eastern Africa. Tanzania, Kenya, South Africa, and Namibia all have terrific family-friendly options. But if you asked me which country offers the best and most authentic overall experience, I’d say Botswana, hands down.
George Van Tassel built the Integratron years ago as a “rejuvenation machine” that could keep people young — based on instructions he claimed to have received from aliens from Venus. Though this all sounds a bit out there, Van Tassel was actually a respected aeronautical engineer — and scientists have measured a significant spike in the Earth’s magnetic field in the center of the dome.
Here’s a drill-down on some of the different coffees that can be found around the world and the characteristics that give them their unique flavor.
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