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Ooh-La-La! 10 Sensual Spring Getaways

BY ALYSSA RAMOS Nishaa Uttamchandani via nishaaxoxo.blogspot.com Ah, Spring Break. I remember those days in college, when my sorority would pair up with a fraternity and rage like rabid degenerates in a tropical destination like the Bahamas or Cancun. Can’t say I miss those days. Nope. I am quite happy with my mid-20’s, cultured, exotic ideas […]

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South Africa: Experience the best of South Africa on a trip that combines vibrant Cape Town and the Cape Peninsula, the dramatic southern coast of the Western Cape and a wildlife safari in a world-renowned private game reserve adjacent to Kruger National Park. (Photo credit: National Geographic)

National Geographic Wants To Give You 13 VERY Private Expeditions

BY TEAM JST We don’t know about you, but we’re SO over trips with large tour groups with a set agenda which only leaves you rushing from one tourist landmark to another. A little flexibility, please? And where are the local gems? With the launch of National Geographic Private Expeditions, it seems that a new type […]

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Classic Jetset! 8 Extraordinary Experiences By Four Seasons

BY TEAM JST x Having friends who just came off of a once in a lifetime experience at the Four Seasons in Bali (where they beach-hopped, yoga-ed and indulged in every concierge service the Four Seasons concierge had up in its sleeves), we thought you might want to know about Four Seasons summer collection called: Extraordinary […]

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How To Catch An Amphibian, Costa Rica Style!

BY SOFIA JOHN While in the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve during this holiday season, I was introduced to a unique group activity: frog hunting. It is somewhat like an Easter egg hunt if the Easter eggs could move. Frog hunting encourages a bit of friendly competition and sparks a spirit of exploration and discovery. On moonless […]

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#WerkIt: 7 Calorie Burning Activities For Every Traveler

BY TAYLOR DODSON  I wrote in a previous article that travelers can easily do without workout equipment, in as small of a space as a hotel room. However, the traditional gym workouts of structured moves and numbered repetitions are not for everyone. As travelers, we know that finding time to workout is difficult when exploring a […]

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How Costa Rican Fireflies Came To the Rescue!

BY SOFIA JOHN So it turns out not all sunsets are romantic. My friend Ulises and I made plans to watch the sunset at a dock over the marshes of Palo Verde National Park. The tropical dry forest park encompasses a deciduous forest, marshland, and pasture. Ulises and I walked along the pasture towards the dock, […]

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6 Places To Stay Healthy And Be Happy In 2014!

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Still feeling stuffed from the turkey and mashed potatoes? As you start your plans for keeping fit and working towards that New Years’ body, here are some destinations to keep in mind for staying healthy and happy! 6. Amsterdam, The Netherlands Attention cyclists! The capital of the Netherlands is the biker’s city […]

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