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Hiking Kerlingarfjöll Geothermal Area (Icelandic Highlands)

Hiking Guide to Kerlingarfjöll in Iceland Kerlingarfjöll, Iceland Deep within Iceland’s central highlands, Kerlingarfjöll is a group of small geothermically active and rust-colored mountains capped with snow. Here’s how to organize your own self-drive adventure. Kerlingarfjöll is a lesser-known day-hiking experience not too far away from Iceland’s famous Golden Circle route. It was one of […]

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Best Of Havana: Things To Do In Cuba’s Capital City

Best Things to do in Havana, Cuba Havana, Cuba The vibrant capital city of Havana, Cuba has long been inaccessible to most American travelers, but thankfully things are changing. Here are my favorite things to do in the City of Columns! In recent years, Cuba has seen some major changes as the United States finally […]

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38 Creative Side Hustles To Make Extra Money In 2019

How to Earn Extra Money Guide Nomadic Living Looking to make some extra money this year? Check out my detailed guide to unconventional side hustles for earning extra income from home. Even if you’re already working a full-time job… Nine years ago I quit my job to travel the world. This was a crazy idea […]

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Wild Kamchatka: Visiting Russia’s Nomadic Reindeer Herders

Exploring Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula Kamchatka, Russia On the remote Russian peninsula of Kamchatka, indigenous Even people watch over large herds of reindeer as their ancestors have for centuries. We caught up with them after traveling by snowmobile. Blowing winter snow stung my face like 1000 tiny frozen needles. Riding snowmobiles through a whiteout in 60 […]

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Vacation Time: Go On a Luxury Trip to Buenos Aires

You haven’t been out of town enough lately. Take a trip on us. Skift is teaming up with DailySecret, Fathom, SheFinds, and Poncho to give away a Buenos Aires vacation prize package worth over $3,500. Enter to win a luxury trip to Buenos Aires with 3 nights at The Master at The Clubhouse Buenos Aires, a VIP welcome […]

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Austria in 6 Cakes: Poppy Seeds are Popular

Pakistan is the world’s largest producer of poppy seeds, but the Austrians are no slouches, they produce about 1,000 metric tons, annually. The technical term for that is a whole lotta poppy seeds. Poppy seeds show up all over Austria baking – dusting the top of your bread rolls, sprinkled over butter smothered dumplings, and […]

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Austria in 6 Cakes: What a Mess!

“So ein Schmarrn!” is a handy of Austrian German slang for “What a mess!” Schmarrn is also the name of dessert that’s not much more than a scrambled pancake. (Pancake is a kind of cake too, friends!) The Kaiserschmarrn got its “Kaiser” prefix because it was a favorite of Emperor Franz Josef – he of […]

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Austria in 6 Cakes: The Sachertorte Saga

The Hotel Sacher is a grand old property in Vienna’s first district. The ground floor café has marble topped tables and red upholstery and the wait-staff are attired in black with white aprons. There’s a conservatory that faces the street and in the summer time, it’s transformed into open air seating. The neighborhood is amazing; […]

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Austria in 6 (or More) Cakes: The Pistachio Problem

For reasons that are hard to track down, the Mozart Kugel – Austria’s famous Mozart Ball chocolate – is filled with pistachio marzipan. Theory: Mozart made several journeys to Italy as a young man and while there, he became fond of pistachios which were commonly used in Italian desserts. But. The pistachio has been in […]

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History of Machu Picchu

History of Machu Picchu Archaeological evidence uncovered around the site suggests that the area was first used for agricultural purposes back in 760 B.C. The war of Vilcambamba Pachacutec in 1440 established the first settlement at the site. It was called the Tahuantinsuyo Empire which was later followed by the formation of the government of Manco Capac. It is thought […]