Carping the Diem, Solo-style

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A couple of my women friends called it “crazy.” I wanted to see the Rockies for the first — and only — time in my life.

72 Hours in Krakow, Poland

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Pub crawls, town squares, old city centers, unique foods, and a sobering history. Krakow has much to offer.

A Solo Female Cross-Country Trip Through Azerbaijan

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Pushing the boundaries of solo female travel in the rugged, unexplored landscapes of Azerbaijan.

Big Shots – Guns, Gangs and UN Agents in Haiti

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I was looking for a ship to get away from the island, but found myself in one of the most dangerous places on Earth instead.

10 Things To Do in Hawaii for Free

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Travel to Hawaii doesn’t have to break the bank. A local shares insight into budget-friendly things to do on the islands.

The Return of Kaikoura: 5 Activities in One of New Zealand’s Top Spots

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After a devastating earthquake, Kaikoura is re-opening to the outside world.

Top Ten Fall Foliage Hikes in New England

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These ten hikes deliver on the Northeast’s best fall foliage, minus the expected crowds.

Finding Meaningful Conversations in Havana

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It’s refreshing to travel somewhere expecting to be overwhelmed by the physical beauty and to find how much more meaningful personal connections are than the sites we see.

Three Things You Don’t Actually Need on the Camino de Santiago

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…what you really don’t need for a 500-mile walk across northern Spain.

How Instagram is Changing the Way People Travel

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…going to an Instagrammable location creates its own special type of adventure, its own special pilgrimage, if you will.