A New Zealand Road Trip With A Fiji Stopover v.4

Pancake Rocks and Mangarakau Wetland Swamp We spent the morning driving along some pretty spectacular New Zealand cliffs. Saw steam lifting off the Tasman Sea oceanfront, which I haven’t seen before. Tried to get it on video, but failed miserably. Stopped off at the Pancake Rocks and Blowhole in Paparoa National Park. Interesting enough geological […]

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Save On Places to Stay, Discount Diva Tip #4

Discount hotel in Sozopol, Bulgaria

The #AdventurePartnerForLife and I started out traveling wherever and however our budget would allow and gradually worked our way up to more exotic locations with, sometimes, more luxurious lodging. While our travel style has changed significantly over the years, we’re still always on the lookout for great ways to save on places to stay. Below, […]

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Back at Basecamp 3: A Snowy Update

Back at Basecamp Blizzard

It looks like I’m housebound and camped out for the weekend, as the United States’ east coast gets pounded with its first major blizzard of the season. So, here I am, happily providing my favorite friends with Back at Basecamp 3! A lot has happened in the Global Debauchery world over the last month, and […]

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Awesome Travel Planning Resources

Close-up of Rome Coliseum

In our myriad of travels, the #AdventurePartnerForLife and I have yet to do a fully escorted trip. We tend to move at a pretty intense traveling pace and, well, we basically hate regimented schedules that aren’t ours. Because of this, and some of the unusual destinations on our résumés, we’re often asked how we manage […]

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5 Tips on How to Survive Long Flights

Flight over New Zealand's South Island

Despite our yearning to visit new places in all corners of the world, one thing in particular can turn an otherwise open and willing traveller away from their dreams—long flights. Pilots aside, I’ve yet to meet a single person who actually enjoys airports and flying, let alone six plus hours on a single flight. And, if […]

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Discover Microadventures… In The Meantime

Great Falls Billy Goat Trail

We’ve got some new, wild and wonderful things to do and some bizarre sites to see, but what about finding adventure in one’s mundane, everyday surroundings? Our boy Alastair Humhreys has the perfect solution. This is a guy who’s trekked the globe 500 ways and has made a living speaking and writing about his travels. He even won National […]

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Skeiðarársandur In Southeast Iceland

Skeidararsandur, Iceland

Welcome to the largest volcanic desert in the world, Skeiðarársandur in southeast Iceland. This vast wasteland was created by a combination of geothermal and glacial activity and covers some 500 square miles. Criss-crossed by drainage channels, the area’s most recent volcanic eruption was in 1996. Destroying the region’s only access to the rest of the island, […]

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