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STAFF PICKS: WHAT WE PACK ON EVERY TRIP Everywhere you turn there are dozens of recommendations for new travel gear and gadgets – a lot of them seem like great, innovative ideas – others, not so much and it’s getting harder and harder to knowRead More
Top Ten Holiday Gifts to Help the Traveler on Your List Pack More Efficiently The holiday season is just around the corner, and if you have a friend or family member who’s a passionate traveler with a knack for staying organized, you’re in luck! ThisRead More
Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Foorprint as a Traveler One of the truest paradoxes a “traveler” faces is subject of our the Carbon Footprint. The extreme solution to the woes of Climate Change would be, obviously, to not travel by air, but to travelers thisRead More
Do I Really Need To Bring All These Wires? Plugs, Cables, Charges and Important Info on Travel Tech Gadgets Many travelers don’t put a lot of thought into the topic of travel electronics and tech gear but there are some important things to consider soRead More
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We’ve updated our Top Ten Travel Gear + Gadget Picks for 2023 (for SouthEast Asia and BEYOND) Fresh off a Thailand trip and headed over to Bali any day now, we’ve updated our top suggested Travel Gear & Gadgets Hot List for 2023. Most ofRead More
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UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS: FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TRAVELER IN OUR LIFE Not sure what to get your adventurous loved one this Holiday Season? We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favorite things that the traveler in your life may not have thought of.Read More
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As a Tour Leader, the number one question I get from travelers is “Is it really true I can’t wear shorts or a tank top while visiting a temple in a hot and humid climate?” Yep! It’s very true. Not only must you cover yourRead More
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I’d barely returned from my third Get Out There Tours Guided Trip – Serenity In Siam III – when the news hit about a strange new kind of SARS. Already in the end of January, a friend and I half-heartedly donned masks for a flightRead More
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Type “best ethical elephant sanctuary in Thailand” into a search engine and it’s quite likely you will get a list of just the opposite. This is quite unfortunate because travelers are using the internet and social media more and more in their pre-trip research andRead More
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 Notes from my EPIC ADVENTURE with the Tonga Tribe Laura Stegeman“ONCE A YEAR GO SOMEPLACE YOU’VE NEVER BEEN BEFORE.”This quote, attributed to His Holiness The Dalai Lama, has long been one of my personal mantras, especially since I started traveling more in groups after startingRead More

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