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Trip Report: Tour Tokyo in Comfort and Style

Packing for an international adventure requires planning. Space limitations and weight restrictions usually dictate what goes into the suitcase and what is left behind. I usually pull out more things than can possibly fit. For my November trip to Japan, I focu

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Trip Report: Hiking near Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno benefits from its prime location on Lake Maggiore, the largest lake in southern Switzerland and the second largest lake in Italy. Since Imperial Roman times, Locarno has been a popular destination, reaching prominence when it became a notable Europe

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8 Once-in-a-Lifetime North American Wildlife Viewing Adventures

When we're rocking our favorite outdoor adventure sports, wildlife is a welcome bonus to our outing. For most non-hunting North Americans, "going to see (x animal)" is a phrase we reserve for a trip to the zoo, not the purpose of an expedition. But sometimes

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Trip Report: Hiking in Lenzerheide, Switzerland

When I arrived at the Swiss ski area, Arosa Lenzerheide, in the canton of Graubünden, in early September, I embarked on a memorable Grison Alps adventure. I explored the lush green valley and its pristine alpine lake and also trekked down from the rocky surfa

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Discovering Sky Islands and Underground Caverns in Cochise County, Arizona

Cochise County, the Land of Legends, is the place in southern Arizona to discover a diverse terrain featuring endless grasslands, rolling hills, mountains, rugged sky islands, riparian habitats, and underground caverns. A multitude of outdoor opportunities

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An Insider’s Guide to Visiting Crater Lake National Park

Situated in the southern part of Oregon, Crater Lake is a stunning body of water with intense blue hues that mirror the vast skies surrounding it. Stand anywhere along Rim Drive, the road that encompasses and overlooks the lake, and yo


What to Wear: Packing List for Perito Moreno Glacier

When it comes to glaciers, Perito Moreno, in Argentina, is one of the most famous ones, not to mention one of the most easily accessible and interesting to visit. Located in Patagonia, near the small town of El Calafate, this is a stable glacier – one tha

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Discover Spain's Sierra Nevada with Abundant Hikes in Granada

Most visitors coming to Granada in Spain's Andalucia province make a quick stop between the sunny coastal city Málaga and charming Seville. They come to see the Alhambra, the royal palace constructed in 1333 that serves as a testament to the Moorish cultur