Monthly Archives: February 2011

Must-See Monday: Colima, Mexico

The state of Colima is one of the better-kept secrets of Mexico .  If you’re looking for it on a map, you can find Colima on the west coast of central Mexico, at roughly the same latitude as Jamaica and … Continue reading

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Taking a Tour Inside South-East Asia’s Culture & Some of its Finest Pubs

Introducing our newest life-of-the-party network – Thirsty Swagman! Do you like to drink up as much culture as you possibly can while in a foreign place? If so, please join this network and read the following post by Tash, the Party … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Gustav Hansson

Meet Gustav Hansson, a university student in environmental science at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.  He loves meeting travelers from various countries and is excited to host Trippers.  Though he has yet to venture outside of Europe, he dreams of … Continue reading

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7 Questions for Top Travel Writers Dave and Deb of ThePlanetD

Dave and Deb are the dynamic duo behind the popular travel blog ThePlanetD.  The Canadian couple, married 13 years, has biked, climbed, paddled and hiked in 43 countries over 5 continents.  Along the way they have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, taken … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things to do in Chicago

Sherry Bon Durant, a Tripper from Chicago and freelance writer for the Chicago Tribune shares with us her top recommendations for visitors to the Windy City. 1)  Millenium Park is the #1 tourist attraction, in my book, and I never … Continue reading

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Must-See Monday: 7 Reasons to See the Southern Alps

This is another guest post by Tripper Joya. As someone who lived and traveled around New Zealand for nearly a year, she has seen some spectacular things. Read on to discover the majestic beauty down under and check out her … Continue reading

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Foodie Friday: Out to Eat with our Tripper of the Week!

Couldn’t get enough of our Tripper of the Week? Us either. This is the second part of our interview with Kristian where he makes us drool over his favorite foods. You talked about Norwegian food and mentioned food in San … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Kristian Salvesen

Meet Kristian Salvesen, a Norwegian expat living in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Kristian shares with us his personal story, his love of San Francisco and his passion for food and for cooking. He is this week’s Tripper of the … Continue reading

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A Chronic Case of Wanderlust: Five Ways to Cope

I know I’m not the only one who suffers. We’ve all had those moments when we catch ourselves in our cubicle or on the treadmill or brushing our teeth daydreaming about a destination we’d rather be exploring. We’ve taken breaks … Continue reading

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Beyond the Louvre: Four Paris museums whose names you may not know but whose collections you will never forget

Anne Schwartz, an American expat in Paris, shares with us four less-explored museums in the city of light. Forget the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay, and the Pompidou Centre. You’ve already seen the Mona Lisa, you can’t stand the thought of … Continue reading

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