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Perisher Ski Resort, Australia

Perisher, Australia: 9 Tips for the Best Ski Trip Down Under

Sunny beaches, the scorching Outback, tropical rainforests. These are the images most people associate with Australia, and, with 36,000 kilometers (22,000 miles) of coastline, about 70% of the country classified as the Outback, and 900,000 hectares...

Río Pacuare river rafting, Costa Rica

River Rafting in Costa Rica: The Resplendent Río Pacuare

Costa Rica is considered one of the best destinations in the world for thrill seekers, and it’s easy to see why. With abundant ziplining, kayaking, bungee jumping, trekking, diving, and climbing opportunities amid the...

Granada, Nicaragua

7 Ways to Earn Money While Traveling the World

“If travel were free, you’d never see me again.” Travelers have surely seen this unattributed quote pasted in funky fonts over dreamy photographs and plastered across social media. Newsflash: travel ain’t free. Globetrotting can be...

Parque Natural de Peñalara, Madrid, Spain

Scenic Spain: Madrid’s Best Nature Escapes

When you imagine a visit to Madrid, you may picture yourself strolling through its cobblestone lanes, sipping wine over a plate of tapas, studying the masterpieces of Dalí and Goya, or admiring the city’s stately architecture. If...

8 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Cuba

Cuba has, without a doubt, become one of the world’s hottest tourist destinations over the last few years. The formerly isolated country is slowly opening up to Americans, and the resulting boost in the tourism industry is encouraging travelers...

Mai Chau Valley, Vietnam

Vietnam Beyond the Bustle: Mai Chau Valley

Hanoi, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon… Most travelers to Vietnam know these city’s names well and are sure to include them in their itinerary. But Vietnam is a massive country (far bigger than I imagined!)...