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How One Man Visited 47 Countries Without Taking a Single Flight

Australian traveler Tyral Dalitz has spent the last three years traveling to 47 countries around the globe — without taking a single flight. Dalitz, who previously worked across farms in Australia, rented a camper van after graduating from university and spent six months traveling around his home country. “I realized that most of the fun […]

Travel through the Andes on South America’s first luxury sleeper train

Those looking to explore Peru’s majestic landscape of massive sand dunes, soaring peaks, and cities packed with ancient Incan and colonial history can now do so aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer, which launched this May. Courtesy of Belmond As South America’s first luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer allows curious travelers a unique way to see […]

The 10 Cheapest and Most Expensive Cities for Expats

The Economic Intelligence Unit’s new Worldwide Cost of Living 2017 survey showcases where this year’s cheapest and most expensive destinations can be found around the world. The survey pulls together more than 400 individual prices of some 160 products and services that include everything from food and drink to clothing, household supplies, home rentals, and […]

How to Win a Free Trip to Ireland (and Pull Off an Impressive Irish Goodbye)

Travel booking site is getting into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. On March 11, they helped two friends pull off one of the greatest “Irish goodbyes” in history. (Also known as ghosting, an Irish goodbye is leaving a social event without telling your hosts you’re leaving.) When Orbitz surprised two revelers at Chicago’s St. […]

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