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10 Places to Visit on South Africa’s Cape Peninsula

Discover South Africa’s Cape Peninsula Cape Town is surrounded by spectacular landscapes. A drive down South Africa’s Cape Peninsula leads to craggy mountains, turquoise bays, and beaches populated by waddling penguins. Stop for a glass of Cabernet at South Africa’s oldest winery, or do some surfing in Muizenberg. At the end of the road, you’ll …

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7 Reasons to Visit Northern Chile

If you’re backpacking through South America, you’ll likely pass through Northern Chile—after all, the northernmost city, Arica, marks the only route to Peru. But it would be a mistake to truck through without spending at least a few days—the region’s colorful architecture, perpetually cool beaches and proximity to little-seen desert parks makes it a totally unique experience, …

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Australia East Coast Classic

There are generations of travelers who have been brought up on tales from the Hippie Trail, that hallucinogenic trip from Istanbul to Kathmandu, later extending to Sydney, Australia.  Alas, Imperial war mongering and religious section eights took significant parts of that journey off the map forcing current travelers to negotiate the gaps with a series …

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San Blas: Mexico’s Relaxed Pacific Beach Town

San Blas: Mexico’s Relaxed Pacific Beach Town

San Blas used to be important. It was a crucial port when trade between Spain and the Philippines was in its heyday. Then Acapulco took over and San Blas became a backwater. But that’s why it’s a fantastic, little, chilled-out beach town today. Set 90 minutes down a narrow two-lane road bounded by dense vegetation …

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