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5 Gear Ideas for Packing Better and Lighter

I go on the road with a lot of different kinds of bags. Sometimes I know I can check one so I’m not all that careful about it, but on any trip I can travel with just a carry-on if I
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Why I Travel With a Superzoom Camera

You can travel with a big DSLR kit that requires its own backpack of equipment and get professional level photographs if you know what you’re doing. Or you can travel with nothing but your smart phone and get a lot of
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Gearing Up for Hiking the Mountains of Kyrgyzstan

Do you have what it takes to go trekking in Kyrgyzstan? The rewards you get in terms of scenery, solitude, and physical strength building are huge, but hiking there takes some preparation and attitude adjustment. If you search online for information
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The Main Travel Budget Factor: Your Destination

There’s a lot of noise in the travel media about how to save money on your vacation, on how to get more out of your travel budget. The problem is, most of that advice is focused on the wrong things. Close
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The Golden Triangle, Hawaii Hulu, and Bizarre Peruvians

It’s time for the October issue of Perceptive Travel online magazine, home to the best travel stories from wandering book authors. We journey to two remote destinations and two well-known ones. James Dorsey heads to the Burma section of the notorious