Best Eats in Mexico

Best Eats in Mexico

It is no secret that Mexico has a lot to offer visitors with its white sand beaches, clear blue water, lush adventure-filled jungles, and ancient ruins. There are endless things to see and do in Mexico, but most people don’t think of it as a foodie’s paradise. Thanks to Mexico’s rich cultural history it is abound with delicious food that ranges from traditional Mexican fare to international cuisines. Read on for some of the best places to find amazing yet affordable food in a few of Mexico’s most visited places.

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Top Hikes from Around the World

Top Hikes from Around the World

A thrilling new adventure awaits you at one of the top places to hike around the world! Whether you are a dedicated mountaineer or just looking to spend some time enjoying nature, each of these thrilling hikes will transport you to a world of wonder and leave you with a lasting sense of accomplishment. Experience rich cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and nature’s finest wildlife at one of these incredible destinations.

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Trekkers Checklist - What to Pack for Peru

Trekkers Checklist - What to Pack for Peru

Packing for an independent trekking excursion can be daunting at first, but it becomes well dialed with practice and experience. It’s often more expensive, but lightweight options are well worth their price tag. Here’s a list of the essentials to pack I would consider for a Peru trip if you plan to hike independently. If you take a guided tour, there are several items you won’t need.

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Island Hopping in the South Pacific

Island Hopping in the South Pacific

Turquoise waters ebbing into sandy palm-lined beaches—the South Pacific is the ultimate bucket-list destination. The natural beauty is overwhelmingly endless, providing unreal views that’ll make waking up in paradise feel like a dream. Despite its reputation as an expensive getaway for honeymooners, the South Pacific has so much more to offer. With an abundance of islands, there’s truly something for everyone, from thrill-seekers to beach bums to budgeters. And while the islands share an unforgettable splendor, each one is truly unique. Keep reading to learn about the best islands in the South Pacific!

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How to Pack for the Polynesian Islands

How to Pack for the Polynesian Islands

The Polynesian Islands are a dream destination for many travelers. White
sand, crystal clear water, lush scenery, and perfect weather are just a few
things that draw people to these pieces of paradise. You can relax as much as
you want, fill your vacation with adventures, or choose a mix of both! Here is
a packing list to help you prepare for your trip to the Pacific Islands:

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What to Expect on a Journey to Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam

What to Expect on a Journey to Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam

Hello! My name is Kylie and this is my story traveling through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam!  This trip was one of the most beautiful travel experiences of my life.  Southeast Asia offers a beautiful blend of culture, cuisine, and nature - and these 3 countries should not be missed.  Read my travel story below, and be inspired to take your next journey to this part of the world!

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Highlights of Traveling Iceland’s Ring Road

Highlights of Traveling Iceland’s Ring Road

Iceland’s Ring Road is one of the best ways to see the country. The 828-mile journey travels along the country’s perimeter, giving travelers an in-depth look into its diverse beauty. From flat farmlands to rugged mountains and stunning waterfalls, there’s never-ending natural wonder at every turn. With so much to see, planning a trip can easily become overwhelming, but keep reading to learn the top highlights of Iceland’s Ring Road.

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5 Things I learned about myself while traveling solo

5 Things I learned about myself while traveling solo

Ever since I was a young girl, I was enthralled with exploring the world and the lessons you could learn outside your home. This desire to learn was nurtured around my family dinner table where an enormous rustic looking map of the world functioned as a tablecloth. Each evening I would point at a new country and ask my parents about what it was like, what was different, and what you could see there. This love of exploration and learning only continued into my University education, and I distinctly remember one of my professors telling me that ‘living or traveling in another country for 6 months was equivalent to 2 years of University education.’ While I’m not sure of the exact ratio (whether 3 months equals one year of education or more), I am a firm believer that there is a wealth of knowledge available to you when you travel - especially when you travel solo. Here are the top 5 things I’ve learned about myself while traveling.

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An Inside Look into the Sahara

An Inside Look into the Sahara

The Sahara Desert is a dreamy destination unlike any other. With its sea of rolling sand dunes and the atmosphere of complete solitude, many travelers consider a trip into the Sahara a true travel highlight. The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, covering 3.6 million square miles—roughly the size of the US. With endless possibilities for adventure, the Sahara Desert should have a place on everyone’s travel bucket list!

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Traveler Spotlight | Mai's Journey to Peru

Traveler Spotlight | Mai's Journey to Peru

Acanela’s Peru Expedition exceeded our expectations! We arrived in Cusco the day before the tour started because our flight from Lima was canceled the previous day due to weather in Cusco. Our guide Domingo was waiting at the airport. He met us in the evening to take us to dinner and made alternate arrangements to visit a textile cooperative instead of the horseback ride for the next morning due to the weather forecast. Lunch later at a private home was delicious.

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