Category: Travel

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Mainz, Germany: The City You’ve Never Heard of that Changed History

First, we scribbled ancient messages on the walls of our caves. Then, we fine-tuned our hands to write words and stories by putting ink to paper. Now, we use keyboards, swipes, and emojis through the touch of our fingertips. The printed word has spread religion, started wars, inspired...

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Hotels Perfect for Virginia Beach Beach Bums

This sponsored post is brought to you by Hipmunk, written by me.  Virginia Beach has everything a beach-goer could ever want. Imagine dolphin spotting, riding along the coastline in a beach-cruiser, swimming in the warm ocean, dining on fresh seafood (or fishing for it), and so...

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Western Australian Road Stops: The Weird and the Wonderful

Of course, when on an eight-day road trip along the coastline of Western Australia, there are bound to be a few strange sights along the way. With so much space and so little outside interference, towns, nature, and creatures live unmolested – allowed to evolve exactly as...

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Shark Bay, Western Australia: Kitesurfing With Sharks

Kitesurfing in Shark Bay “They wanted to do a competitive swim across Shark Bay but the city reckons it’s too risky,” the pub owner explained and coyly flashed his teeth. At the sound of this, I quickly reflected on the three ways that Australians name places....

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Hipmunk Hotels: Hotels for Adventurers in Napa, Monterey, Costa Mesa, and More

This sponsored post is brought to you by Hipmunk, written by me.  Cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego get all the attention when people talk about California. However, there are other lesser-known destinations that deserve a lot of chat-time too. With Hipmunk’s Hotel...

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Maybe Kiting Isn’t So Freaky After All? Confidence in Coronation Beach

Where the wind blows, kitesurfers and windsurfers follow. Since I’m one of these wind-chasing kitesurfers now, and happened to be on a kitesurfing tour, we set off in a convoy from Lancelin to Coronation Beach. Gloomy with a tinge of wind gusts, I quietly harbored a secret...