Monthly Archives: October 2011

From Taupo to Wellington: A New Zealand Road Trip

I can’t think of a better country to drive through than New Zealand. There’s so much surrounding you, from breath-taking landscapes to out of the ordinary wild life; there’s never a dull moment. The main roads are also well-paved, which … Continue reading

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Hostelberfest: travelers & NYC locals enjoy an Oktoberfest celebration at HI-NYC

On one of the final beautiful days of October in NYC, Hostelling International hosted a late Oktoberfest celebration – creatively called, “Hostelberfest.” A few members of the Tripping team were there mingling with the travelers, locals and the HI crew. … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Jade Johnston

Jade Johnston, a Canadian Tripper, blogger and avid traveler who’s lived in 6 countries, is our Tripper of the Week…..   Tell us a little bit about your background. I am a 25 year old “digital nomad” from Canada. I … Continue reading

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7 Questions for Top Travel Blogger and Career Break Guru Sherry Ott

Sherry Ott is the digital nomad behind the popular travel blog Ottsworld: Travel and Life Experiences of a Corporate American Runaway.  She has been traveling the world for over 4 years and inspires others to travel the world via the … Continue reading

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Must-See: Public Art of Madrid

Madrid isn’t internationally renowned for its public art scene, but there’s a certain creative spontaneity wafting through its corridors that keeps me hot on the scent of evolving expression. No one neighborhood can lay claim to expressive exclusivity, but the … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week – Erlina Othman

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself: I’m Erlina Othman and I grew up in Singapore and moved to San Francisco four, five years ago. Growing up in Singapore was amazing, I was trilingual at a young age and … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Get 100% More out of Your RTW Trip

Over the past several years there’s been a rising interest in extended or round-the-world (aka, RTW) travel, perhaps because of recent innovations accessing information, or perhaps because planning travel has become a cool and nearly effortless process, but take it … Continue reading

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Must-See: Krakow, Poland

Kari Connolly, an American Tripper currently living in Krakow, shares her new city….. As Poland’s second largest city, Krakow is bursting with history, art, culture and genuine enthusiasm. Initially I had come to Krakow on a weekend trip while studying … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Adventure Stumbles

Mountain Biker vs. Antelope in South Africa You remember that MTV show called Jackass?  Well this is kind of like that in terms of the “yowza!!!” factor, only no dumb asses were actually injured.  The guy on the bike is … Continue reading

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One Winning Photo, Two Tickets to Anywhere in the World

The most popular photo in our Trip to Anywhere contest won a Tripper named Tina two tickets to anywhere in the world!  Here’s the story behind the winning picture. Tell us a little bit about yourself. My name is Tina … Continue reading

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