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Mongolia: Land of Dunes & Moonrises

September 19, 2016 by Lisa Niver

"One night, Bulga came to get us out of our ger. We went outside and looked into the direction she was pointing. It was the most incredible sight. We saw the moon rise. A large red disc rose from the horizon into the sky. It was one of the most memorable moments of the entire trip. All our city trappings normally block the incredible spectacle of this natural phenomenon." Join adventure travel writer Lisa Niver as she takes us back to her journey through Mongolia.
 

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Best Books for an African Safari

July 22, 2016 by Jodie Vinson

Jodie Vinson, the Managing Editor of Longitude Books, an online travel bookstore that provides customized reading lists for travelers, shares with us her list of essential trip reads for an African safari adventure. From the best Safari Companion to the works of Hemingway, these picks are sure to inspire.

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20 Best Hikes of a Lifetime

July 13, 2016 by Heather Howard

Ancients paths, pilgrimage routes, inn-to-inn trails, and cross-country journeys have inspired travelers and explorers for eons. Following courses that have been carved out across dramatic landscapes, you too can experience the thrill of the journey and the many rewards of making it to the end. In fact, we were recently inspired by one of guests who explained her passion for loop treks, which enabled her to go full circle back to the start, but with a new perspective. On our best hikes of a lifetime list, we’ve picked many timeless endeavors, plus a few new trips to watch for 2017. How many have you done?

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Trip Packing: "By George, I Think I've Got It!"

June 20, 2016 by Gina Stone

Enjoy a rip-roaring romp through one traveler's packing list! "On every trip there’s always one. one person who has packed perfectly. One person who is totally prepared for every possible encounter and mishap, from inclement weather to a black tie affair. One person who has all of the latest travel gizmos and gadgets at their fingertips who drives everyone else crazy with their packing savvy."

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Books to Travel By

May 26, 2016 by Jodie Vinson

Jodie Vinson, the Managing Editor of Longitude Books, an online travel bookstore that provides customized reading lists for travelers, shares with us the magic of engaging with your destination before you've even left home and provides us with her top travel reading picks for 2016.

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