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City guides, travel tips and destination inspiration

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Torrey Pines Engagement Photos
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5 Ways to Survive an Airport Layover
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How to Eat Healthy while Traveling
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Gift Guide: Traveler’s Edition
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Climbing Mt. Fuji at Night
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Interview with Award Travel Expert

Torrey Pines Engagement Photos

The dramatic sandstone cliffs against the sprawling, deep blue Pacific Ocean make Torrey Pines one of the best backdrops in Southern California for engagement photos.

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5 Ways to Survive an Airport Layover

A big thanks to Rachael for publishing this article. With practical tips and brilliant anecdotes, this site is an amazing inspiration for anyone looking to leave the safety of their comfort zone and explore the world! After reading this, be sure to check out the post on staying healthy while traveling.

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How to Eat Healthy while Traveling

Staying healthy while on the road can be challenging, to say the least. Not only do you find yourself in unfamiliar surroundings, but time constraints and the constant temptation to eat out can lead to some less-than-ideal dietary choices.

The good news is that with a little bit of planning, it’s often easy to eat healthy while traveling! Here are a few simple guidelines that will help you stay happy, healthy, and fit while on the road.

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Gift Guide: Traveler’s Edition

GoPro HERO | Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones | Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens | Speakeasy Hidden Pocket Travel Scarf | Maptote Baby Onesie | World Map Necklace | Customized Luggage Tags | Passport Cover | HoodiePillow | Osprey Farpoint 40 Travel Backpack

It’s that time of year again! We’ve put together a list of our favorite travel items, from tech gear down to the essentials. These are the top 10 holiday gift ideas for the travel lovers in your life.

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Climbing Mt. Fuji at Night

There were 10 of us in the beginning.

I reach out to high-five the passing Dutchman as I cling to a divot in the cold, looming rock above and gasp for breath. “Great job! You got this!” he called out, as he swung himself up to the path above.

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Interview with Award Travel Expert

Last week I sat down with Masha and Rob Glanville of the soon-to-be Dancing Pandas [travel blog].  Masha and Rob have an interesting travel history, from touring through Central America in an old ’79 Volkswagen Westfalia to extreme adventure racing across the remote wilderness of Patagonia!  Recently they learned to master the miles and points game–and haven’t paid for a flight since.

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