Monthly Archives: March 2012

San Francisco Named a Top 10 Worst Travel Destination

BREAKING NEWS — San Francisco, CA (coordinates: 37°46′45.48″N 122°25′9.12″W) was recently named #1 worst travel destination in the world.  In a shocking survey, conducted outside of McDonald’s franchises around the world, 99.88% of those surveyed rated San Francisco as the … Continue reading

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Photos of Trippers Around the World

What always makes your day? One thing that does it for us – pictures from Trippers all over the world. Check out this photo of Steve, a Tripper who was in Shimla India for Holi (Festival of Colors). We LOVE … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: RTW Traveler Mike Souter

Mike Souter, a Tripper from Scotland  is currently traveling the world in 60 days – backwards!  He’s an avid traveler and former BBC reporter,who regularly writes for major newspapers, magazine groups and guide books such as Rough Guides and Lonely … Continue reading

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Interview with Jessie Voigts of Wandering Educators

Dr. Jessie Voigts is the founder and chief editor of Wandering Educators, one of the largest online resources for internships, international jobs and academic conferences around the world.  We caught up with Jessie in the following interview. Tell us a … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Kenji H, Avid Traveler and Recent Tokyo Expat

Ever traveled abroad and liked the destination so much you ended up staying for 3 years? Kenji, our Tripper of the Week has. He’s just returned to California after 3 years in Tokyo and shares his (sometimes embarrassing) stories and … Continue reading

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Traveler’s Guide to Better Small Talk

There are some things that, as a child, your mother probably told you NOT to do: touch a hot stove, color on the walls, run naked through the house, et cetera. Well, one thing your mother told you not to … Continue reading

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Must-See: a Fiji Photo Tour

In today’s jet set era it is hard to capture that far-flung, isolated, other side of the world feeling.  Cue the Gigantean Pacific, the largest ocean in our water-filled world that has generously left us a few outposts of land … Continue reading

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Tips to Experience a Destination Like a Local

The world is becoming smaller every day which means that we all need to take active measures to not only visit foreign lands for a fun vacation, but to also learn about the people who live there, their culture and … Continue reading

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Christchurch Chinese Lantern Festival – A Photo Essay

The following is a guest post from local Christchurch Tripper and blogger Katherine Kearseley. The Christchurch Chinese Lantern Festival marks the start of the Chinese new year. This year it was moved from its usual location in Victoria Park to … Continue reading

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Tripper of the Week: Claudia Alycia H, Nonprofit Founder and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer

An avid traveler, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (South Africa), founder of a nonprofit and creator of documentary videos, Claudia Alycia H is our Tripper of the Week….. Tell us a little bit about yourself.  I consider myself a member of … Continue reading

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