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A Taste of Indian Royalty: Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital of the princely state of Rajasthan, the only ‘desert’ state in India, located in the north-west, along the border with Pakistan. Its history is unique in that the past is still…

2015 Summer Trip Holidays

Statistics show this Summer will be the most popular year for travel. But do you know where to spend your time off? We’ve selected ten outstanding destinations that are perfect for summer getaways. Get ready to plan…

Reviving Rwanda with Tourism

Piercing chants cut the silence. First one, then another; like a group of birds in conversation. The sounds are soon joined by frenetic movement smoothed by rhythmic drumming as men bearing headdresses and long, pointed spears make…

Top 7 things to see in Bolivia

Because it’s surrounded by some of the top destinations in South America, such as Argentina, Brazil, and Chile, the small, landlocked country of Bolivia is often overlooked by travelers heading down south. The country continues to…

Taking the Road Less Travelled

There are plenty of “2015 Hot Travel Destination” lists circulating, even though the dust has settled a bit. As we field questions about our own favorite destinations, most memorable experiences and where we recommend people…

10 Best Vantage Points in Hong Kong

With its dramatic waterfront setting, hilly terrain, and dazzling skyline, Hong Kong is nothing if not picturesque. But there’s much more to see in this thrilling metropolis than its iconic city center, like 260 islands, gorgeous hiking…