Are you looking for a great book to inspire your next trip? Well, then look no further. We have compiled a list of our favorite books about adventure and exploration. If these books don’t inspire you to start exploring this world, then nothing will.
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The Best Travel Accessories for 2018
Is everyone ready to get their James Bond on? Seriously though, who doesn’t like really cool gadgets? If you are like us, you love any gadget or device that makes traveling easier. For that reason, we have compiled a list of our top 10 travel accessories for 2018.
Friday Sound-Off: What are the Best and Worst Airports in the United States?
We have all been there before. Your flight has been delayed, or even cancelled, and you are stuck in a lousy airport for hours-upon-hours. It’s a horrible experience. On the flip side, we all have airports that we genuinely enjoy. I wouldn’t go so far as to say that we would like to use our free time to hang around at them, but these airports go above-and-beyond to make the experience for travelers less stressful.
Friday Sound-Off: Are Walking Safaris Safe?
There has bee a lot of talk in the past decade on how safe walking safaris really are. In most countries in Africa, guides are not allowed to carry guns on walking safaris. Poaching is still a big issue in Africa, and keeping guns outside of the parks should be a top priority. This means that clients are reliant upon the skill and experience of their guides to keep them safe while walking in the African bush.
Friday Sound-Off: Will Sustainable Travel Gain Momentum?
With the increasing understanding we have of the impact humans are having on our environment, more-and-more attention has been given to sustainable practices. From sustainable building, to sustainable farming, it seems like sustainability has become a very big trend in recent years. And now it seems, the travel industry has begun to follow suit.
Friday Sound-Off: Will Airlines Follow Hotels and Incentivize Direct Buying?
And if airlines take the same route as hotel chains such as Hilton and Marriott and provide positive incentives, such as discounts to loyalty program members for direct booking with them, this shift might not be all bad.
Friday Sound-off: Is ‘overtourism’ a problem?
We have certainly seen first-hand the effect that over-crowding can have in our travels throughout Europe. Longer lines and a scarcity of accommodations is something that every traveler needs to factor into their travel planning these days.
Why National Park Fee Increases Would Not Be a Bad Thing
Conservation should be the first priority, and that means sometimes we need to make sacrifices to ensure that these national treasures are preserved for future generations.