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San Cristobal Tribal Markets

Without a doubt, the highlight of any trip to beautiful San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas is a visit to the regional markets full of colorful Tzotzil and Tzeltal people. We explored t...


No More Ramones

Chuck Ts are made in China Dee Dee is long gone Hippie’s kids have trust funds I’m drinking coffee at dawn When I learn that there are No more Ramones.   College friends...



Giveaway: “Forks” Book by Allan Karl

Every Friday is giveaway day. Comment to win! One day Allan Karl woke up to discover that he was unemployed and his marriage had ended in divorce. Allan looked at these forks in the road ...


Berlin: “The People Run this City”

Berlin: “The people run this city” from 365 docobites “A short documentary about Alice Phoebe Lou, an enchanting busker from the streets of Berlin. Alice arrived in Berl...


9 amazing outdoor cinemas spotted by our locals

When we asked our Spotters in 56 cities if they had outdoor movie cinemas in their city, we received many new articles about their favorite outdoor movie festivals. Here’s a small s...



My Grand Canyon Story

I was so delighted to go to Arizona to work on this story, it was a dream assignment. And it felt like everyone I met was in on making the day be nothing short of perfect. America’...


My Date With An Ethiopian Hair Butcher

By Daniel NollI left my heart in San Francisco, but I left my hair in Ethiopia. The danger sign was there, quite literally. The two hairstyle options apparently available to me at my Ethi...


Financial Travel Tip #117: Save Baggage Fees With This Carry-On Trick

Here's a carry-on trick that allows you to travel with extra stuff without paying extra baggage fees or having to check a bag. The post Financial Travel Tip #117: Save Baggage Fees With ...


Buying Stocks for Frequent Flyer Miles

Warning: This is an advanced travel hacking strategy that is definitely not for everyone. Most travel hacking is risk-free and available to anyone. This strategy can work (and has worked ...


The Road to Halabja Part XI – Smugglers & Turkey’s Lovely Embrace

This is Part 11 of an 11-part series on traveling in Iraq by Kevin Post. Read Part Ten here, or Part One to start from the beginning. he line of cars and trucks carrying petroleum attempt...


Offline for World Domination

Today officially begins the fourth-annual World Domination Summit, also known as WDS. It’s here! Posts on the site will continue, but I’ll be mostly offline with our 3,000+ arrivals comin...


A little update on the kids

Small update on the kids. Ramadan, which started more than two weeks ago, has dramatically changed the way Benjamin rolls with regards to his nap time. He used to sleep at around 12 noon ...


North American National Park #28: Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta

Waterton Lakes National Park is located on the southern border of Alberta and is adjacent to Glacier National Park in Montana. Together, Glacier and Waterton form the Waterton-Glacier Int...




Creative Business as Art: A Conversation with Wendy Downs

This is an excerpt from Designed to Sell: The Unconventional Guide to Creative Freedom. Wendy Downs is the owner and designer of Moop, a Pittsburg bag company. She sat down with Jen Adrio...


PacSafe AT21 Wheeled Carry-on ~ WanderGear Wednesday

PacSafe is truly one of my favorite travel gear companies. I’ve been using and recommending their products for probably 10 years or more. Why? Because safety is their number one pri...


New feature: receive a “new update online” email!

New feature! You can now subscribe to receive an email when there’s an update on the city guide you follow. This is a great way to keep find out about the newest spots in your city,...


Iftar at 3in1, Vida Downtown Dubai

* This is part of the series of reviews for Iftars I have been to this Ramadan. * ** SCROLL DOWN FOR A CHANCE TO WIN IFTAR FOR 2 AT 3in1** Usually, almost everything in Dubai can be descr...



A Tiny Story in Afar

I’ve got a teeny, tiny story in the August/September issue of Afar — the section is about peak travel experiences. As a haole from the mainland (yeah, I used the “HR...