February 2011

A letter to Sacramento

Dear Sacramento, I just can’t do this anymore.

February 15, 2011 Continue reading…

Share the Brazilian love

Today’s photo was contributed by Katherina Sommerkamp of 100 Miles Highway. On her first evening in Fernando de Noronha, Brazil, she stumbled across a little hidden beach to enjoy this magnificent sunset–she took the picture right before jumping into the warm water!

February 13, 2011 Continue reading…

Staying in shape while traveling

Vacation is usually an excuse to relax and indulge; workouts and diets are best kept at home. But when travel becomes a lifestyle, it’s important to learn how to stay healthy and fit without the reliable comfort of a kitchen or a gym. Hostels rarely have fitness centers, so I’ve found that my on-the-road workouts […]

February 11, 2011 Continue reading…

What to do in New Zealand

Today’s guest post comes from Amanda Williams of A Dangerous Business. New Zealand is deceiving. When you look at this South Pacific nation on a map, it looks small, especially compared to nearby Australia. It looks like an unassuming sort of country; the type that you could easily explore and enjoy in a week or […]

February 8, 2011 Continue reading…

Share the Buzios Love

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Today’s photo was contributed by Andi Perullo of My Beautiful Adventures. She was in Buzios with her then-boyfriend on a romantic getaway.  Later that night he actually proposed to her!  So, not only was it the most magnificent sunset she’s ever seen, it was also the most magnificent night she’s ever experienced! If you’re interested […]

February 6, 2011 Continue reading…

Love in the air

Granted, I’m not the person most prone to romance at the moment. But that doesn’t mean you lovebirds shouldn’t take advantage of some awesome Valentine’s Day-themed contests to spark romance on the road. NileGuide is offering a free trip for two to Paris. It includes a week-long apartment stay, an intimate dinner at Les Deux […]

February 4, 2011 Continue reading…

Postcard from Switzerland

When you think summer vacation, you don’t usually think snow. But even though it’s not the average sun-drenched package holidays, it’s still exhilarating to snowboard on Europe’s highest peak one morning in July and then enjoy an ice cream while watching paragliders land in picture-perfect conditions that afternoon. Interlaken, Switzerland is a haven for adventure […]

February 3, 2011 Continue reading…