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Europe or Southeast Asia? Which is better for American backpackers?

I talk to countless people that want to travel long-term, the majority of them being (American) college students who are just months away from graduation. They usually ask about my RTW trip and then tell me how they’ve always thought about … Continue reading

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The Vietnam Vet

“Does this bus go to the Tri-Rail station?” With one foot on the bus and one on the street, I waited for confirmation from the bus driver. I was hunched over from the weight of my 60 Liter backpack and clearly … Continue reading

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Timelapse Video: Southwest Roadtrip

A few timelapse clips from Colorado, Utah, and Arizona. Be sure to watch in HD! Locations include Denver, Boulder, Loveland Pass, Arapahoe Basin, Arches National Park, Monument Valley, and Horseshoe Bend.     

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Arches National Park, Utah

Located just a few minutes outside of Moab, Arches National Park is an awe-inspiring area packed full of geological wonders. For 10 dollars (5 if walking in) you can enter the park and stay as long as you’d like. The … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Great Lakes Roadtrip

2 Countries 5 Great Lakes 2,500 miles 10 Days

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25 safari pictures that will make you want to go to Africa right now

    Photos are a mix from South Africa (Kruger), Botswana (Okavango Delta/Chobe), and Kenya (Maasai Mara). All pictures are property of Paul Van Dyke and Adam Van Dyke. 

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Victoria Falls vs. Iguazu Falls

There’s something about waterfalls that captivates the human mind. Like gazing into a campfire, it’s easy to become mesmerized by a little falling water. Victoria Falls and Iguazu Falls have established themselves as two of the world’s most impressive natural … Continue reading

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