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Switzerland Switzerland is a country as famous for its pocket knives as it is for its chocolate. But to travellers, Swiss fame is largely focused on its Alpine landscape. Beautiful and majestic, many visitors prefer to take in the scenery through activity, rather than mere sightseeing: skiing, hiking, hang-gliding and rafting are only a number of the outstanding opportunities the Alps award. Read more in our guide to Switzerland

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The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet - Golden Book Traveler Update: Visit the 2012 version of The 20 Best Travel Websites on the Internet I hope that everyone who attended my SXSW Core Conversation panel on How to Make Money Traveling Around the World enjoyed the presentation. As promised, I have a listing of my top 20 favorite travel websites (in no particular order). Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Disclaimer As a service to its member organizations, GlobalGiving lists on its website volunteer opportunities offered by its member organizations. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, click on the links above and you will be directed to www.VolunteerMatch.org, where you can indicate your interest in an opportunity and submit your information.

How to Sleep in the Airport Airport Sleeping Tips You may now be curious about this odd idea of sleeping in airports and you may be asking yourself one (or all) of the following questions: Can I really sleep in an airport? How do I do it? What should I bring with me? What tips do you have to share with us airport sleeping newbies? Well, here are a few tips that we have gathered over the years.

8 Tools to Help You Travel Forever and Live Rent Free So you’ve decided to do it. You have a friend or family member who can store your belongings for an undetermined period of time, you’ve tied up loose ends, and your bags are packed. It’s time to start traveling long term! 10 places to move abroad and extend your life Throughout history, people have been intrigued by legends of societies where residents thrived well past 100 years old. Today, there is skepticism whether any such place exists, but health scientists do scour the globe in search of medicinal remedies and other lifespan enhancements. In fact, many “pockets” around the world have been identified as “Blue Zones,” where locals enjoy high quality of life and health in old age. While failing to offer one “secret,” these regions share community factors such as diet, social integration, activity level, and outlook on life. While genetics plays a role in how long we live, researchers believe lifestyle factors account for 75% of our longevity.

Great Treks - Home Page Welcome to GreatTreks.com We are the independent source for information about hiking / trekking around the world. If you are planning your trip or just having an armchair journey, you will find backpacks full of information, spectacular photos and gripping first hand accounts of some of the worlds best treks and multiday hikes Thanks for stopping by and please explore. Draw Your Itinerary On A Tripline Map Having just returned from a vacation, I’m in the midst of uploading videos and photos so I can send our visual memories of the trip to family and friends. But what if you could create an animated slideshow of sorts that would include an interactive map of your itinerary with photos, videos, Tweets, and even Foursquare check-ins from your trip? Tripline has launched to allow users tell a story of a trip by putting places, images and information on a map. Tripline allows you to create an interactive, embeddable map detailing a trip using your destinations. You essentially create a timeline of your stops within a country or city and tag each stop with descriptions of your activities and include images as well.

Cities of Color: 10 Vibrant, Colorful Cities of the World Cities of Color: 10 Vibrant, Colorful Cities of the World The most colorful cities around the world – There’s more to a city than just concrete, steel and hard work. The color of a city’s architecture and the creativity of its people can turn a dull, functional town into a thing of vibrant beauty. From the favelas of Rio de Janeiro to the Blue City of India and beyond, color is a core characteristic of some of the world’s most stunning cities. Join us to explore 10 of the most bright and colorful cities around the world today.

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