Eco Friendly Hostels from Around the World

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Eco Key Chain via Shutterstock By Diana Smith When it came to finding a good hostel, it used to be that travelers were lucky if they could land in one that provided a warm shower. Fortunately, for the millennial traveler, in the last decade hostels have really stepped up their game. From themed hostels to […]

The Most Incredible Places to Picnic the World Over

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Picnic on beach photo via Shutterstock By Meghan Black Picnic—just the word alone is joyfully buoyant, a bounce of syllables that signifies savoring the moment. Somehow, the idea of doing away with convention and enjoying a meal out there, really out there, surrounded by nothing but the sky and the land makes life feel decadent and simple […]

Farm Stay Programs for the Millennial Traveler

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 Tea plantation photo via Shutterstock By Diana Smith Finding a way into the heart of any culture can be a challenge even for the most experienced traveler. Sometimes it’s that we move so quickly through a place that we end up only grazing its surface. But sometimes, even when we are fortunate enough to find […]

Dancing in Ubud’s Pondok Pekak Library

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Dancers in Ubud photo via Shutterstock By JJ Fox Acie greeted me as I walked through the door to the Pondok Pekak library, which was hidden behind a football field near Monkey Forest Road. “My name is Atch-ee, not Ay-cee” she said with a grin as she noticed me glancing at the slip of paper […]

The Best Day Trips From San Francisco (And a Travel Giveaway)

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Sonoma vineyard photo via Shutterstock Most of us know that San Francisco is one of the coolest cities in the U.S., but during the summer it’s always fun to jet off for a weekend and enjoy the laid-back vibe of the open countryside, beaches and  parks that surround the city. During the month of August, […]

6 Must-Have Travel Apps

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Smartphone photo via Shutterstock By Aimee Millwood All you tech-savvy travelers know there are plenty of apps out that can help ease the logistical troubles of wanderlusting. But with so many apps on the market, which will actually help you with the obstacles travelers run into most? Never fear, our traveling team has compiled their […]

The Best Day Trips From Portland (And a Travel Giveaway)

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Cannon Beach photo via Shutterstock Portland is one of the coolest, most laid back cities (you can take your dog into pubs – enough said) offering a multitude of attractions for the artistic coffee-loving, conscious traveler. While visiting the city, we suggest you work in some time for a few day trips to surrounding areas that […]