Month: November 2014

Travel Ideas From Trippy.com Members

Normally, I’m not a huge fan of online travel communities. I think they get taken over too easily by businesses that want to promote themselves. So far, Trippy.com seems to be an exception. I’ve had some fun asking and answering …

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World’s Coolest Music Venues – My Top 3

If I write about the world’s coolest music venues, I know some people will expect buildings like the Sydney Opera House. So let’s get this out of the way: It’s not on the list. This list is for outdoor venues, …

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What Good Are Primitive Living Skills?

You might think primitive living skills experts like Cody Lundin and his co-instructor Mark Dorsten would have a specific end game in mind when they pass their knowledge to students at the Aboriginal Living Skills School. And you’re absolutely correct.…

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Why You Should Go to Finland

I can’t even tell you how many times I hear American travelers go on about Spain, Italy, France and England. You’ll hear about culture, history, museums and food (a little less so with England on that last one!). But I …

The Real Answers to Common Travel Questions

Whenever I go on one of my international trips, people always have a bunch of questions for me before and after my journey. I started noticing the similarities, and it all made me laugh a bit. I answer them politely …