Joya de Ceren

Joya de Ceren UNESCO World Heritage Site, El Salvador

From the World Heritage inscription: Joya de Cerén is remarkable by virtue of the completeness of the evidence that it provides of everyday life in a Mesoamerican farming community of the 6th century AD, which is without parallel in this cultural region. It was a pre-Hispanic farming community that, like Pompeii and Herculaneum in Italy, …

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Photo Essay : Italy

This May 11-24 I’ll be leading a travel photography tour through Italy with G Adventures. We will be traveling from Venice to Rome visiting many of the highlights of Italy along the way: Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre, Sienna, Vatican City, Naples, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. I’ve previously visited most of the locations on the …

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The Fearful Traveler

Over the course of the last six years I’ve met many travelers and and communicated with many more who have expressed fears and concerns about traveling. If the fears were just concerns which kept people on their toes while on the road it wouldn’t be so bad. However, most people let their fears prevent them …

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OnTravel Radio Interview: Yukon

This week I checked in with Paul Lasley of OnTravel from Dawson City, Yukon. We talked about dog sledding and traveling in cold weather.

Area de Conservación Guanacaste

Area de Conservación Guanacaste UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription: Guanacaste is located in north-western Costa Rica. It stretches 105 km from the Pacific, across the Pacific coastal lowlands, over three tall volcanoes and down into the Atlantic coastal lowlands. It includes the Guanacaste Cordillera and surrounding flatlands and coastal areas. The most notable volcano is Rincon de la Vieja, …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 132

This week’s guest is travel Writer Tim Leffel from,, and Subscribe on Apple Podcasts This Week’s News: Woman Drives for 900 Miles Instead of 90 Thanks to GPS Error Pilot locked out of cockpit as co-pilot slept American/US merger ‘weeks away’ United adding WiFi to international flights RFID ‘magic bracelets’ set to …

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