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Guerrilla Packs: Admiral 40L Hiking Backpack

Backpacks aren’t necessarily the most comfortable accessories in the world, but in backpacking they’re essential. After all, your change of dry clothes, food, sleeping bag… Continue reading

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3 Ways Travel Writers Are Unbearable

Recently I came to the realization that I can be quite unbearable* as it relates to the job I’m incredibly lucky to have. I say stupid, completely… Continue reading

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USA Today Travel: Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park

Tropical sandy beaches lined with rocky shores and steep cliffs. Teeming wildlife, including three different species of monkeys (mantled howler, squirrel, capuchin), iguanas, snakes, bats… Continue reading

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LATAM Airlines VIP Lounge, Santiago de Chile

LAN and TAM Airlines have inaugurated their new VIP Lounge at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile. I was invited down by LAN… Continue reading

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Guerrilla Packs: Admiral 40L Hiking Backpack

Guerilla Packs - JoeBaur

Backpacks aren’t necessarily the most comfortable accessories in the world, but in backpacking they’re essential. After all, your change of dry clothes, food, sleeping bag and other potential equipment aren’t going to magically appear at your destination.

(Though that’s a multi-million dollar invention waiting to happen. Perhaps the folks behind Star Trek’s “beam me up” device can get on it.)

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Central America / costa rica / international / outdoors / travel

USA Today Travel: Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park

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Tropical sandy beaches lined with rocky shores and steep cliffs. Teeming wildlife, including three different species of monkeys (mantled howler, squirrel, capuchin), iguanas, snakes, bats and even the occasional migrating whale. And then there are the tourists, featuring just as much diversity as the pristine rainforest they can be found traversing. To think it was just a breath away from being destroyed for a coastal development project.

Read the full story with video at usatoday.com.

Chile / international / reviews / South America / travel

LATAM Airlines VIP Lounge, Santiago de Chile

LAN and TAM Airlines have inaugurated their new VIP Lounge at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago, Chile.

I was invited down by LAN Airlines to check out the facility firsthand with many of the individuals responsible for the project in attendance. After spending two hours talking to the team behind LAN and TAM’s latest VIP experience, exploring every nook and cranny of the two-floor facility, it’s hard to argue that this lounge is anything short of impressive. Continue reading