Monthly Archives: June 2011

Meet Maria: Tripping Host, San Francisco Native & Oldest Social Networker, Re-Visited

Blog posts that are inspirational are not uncommon on our site.  However, every now and again we have a Tripper that is above and beyond amazing. Maria is one of those Trippers.  On her most recent birthday she turned 104.  … Continue reading

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Summer by the Sea: Cabins of Southern Norway

Norway in summer is a magical place.  In the South, where I’m from, it does not stay light out 24/7 like it does further north.  However it does remain light out quite late; at midnight there is still some light. … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Michael Michelini

Tripper Michael Michelini, an American expat in China chats about his lifelong love of travel, his appearance on Chinese television and cultural exchange. You are currently living in China, but you were born in the U.S. Tell  us a little … Continue reading

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The Hostel Life: Behind the Scenes

The Hostel Life is a group of avid, adventure-seeking travelers who explore the world and film their travels to educate their viewers on the benefits of travel.  We go behind the scenes with Mehdy Ghannad, the creator and host of … Continue reading

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Must-See: Amber Fort, Rajasthan

Rajasthan – even the name sounded magical to me.  I had dreamed of going there for years, ever since I had seen it in a National Geographic video my dad had given me one birthday. When I finally made it … Continue reading

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What a Week! Part 2

So I have to say: a week into being 26, and it’s been a pretty awesome year so far. I just returned from my whirlwind trip to the Pacific Northwest and my first time in the breathtaking city of Vancouver, … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Nate Damm

Nate Damm is a Tripper who is currently walking across the United States, from coast to coast – from Lewes, Delaware to San Francisco, California.  He is our Tripper of the Week.

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Tips for Travelers: Signs of Malaria and How to Avoid It

I have had malaria twice. Once in northwestern Benin, once in Bamako, Mali. Each time, I was fortunate to receive treatment in a reasonable amount of time. If you are traveling in an area where malaria is endemic, it’s important … Continue reading

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CA Love

Public confession of a well-traveled American:  I’ve never been to Canada.  I’ve been to London, Mexico City, Rome, Sydney, Delhi, Papeete and New York, but I’ve never been to Vancouver, Toronto or Quebec. This past weekend, my colleague Lauren (another … Continue reading

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What a Week! Part 1

I have been looking forward to June 10, 2011 since July 5, 2010. No, it’s not because it is my 26th birthday (more like in spite of it), but because it is the day I venture to Vancouver, British Columbia! … Continue reading

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