Category: Travel

Monty Python’s Michael Palin Explains Why He’s Obsessed with a Mysterious Boat

Left image: ‘Erebus’ and the ‘Terror’ in New Zealand, by John Wilson Carmichael. Right image: Michael Palin. Photo by Dave Benett/WireImage “I kind of get recognized as ‘the traveler,’” Michael Palin says as he discusses the origins of his new book, Erebus. It’s a recognition that’s well earned. The former member of Monty Python has hosted nine […]

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Jamaica’s Hedonism II Is For Chasing Pleasure, However You Interpret It

Unsplash / Hedonism II / Uproxx When I arrived at Hedonism II, the infamous Jamaican resort known for wild parties, sexy floorshows, and a decidedly ambivalent attitude about clothing, I was burnt. I’d just rolled in from a long series of flights to the Caribbean and a warm, dark bus ride from Montego Bay. My […]

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Host Your Own Amazon Prime Show About Thailand With This Dream Job

Uproxx/Unsplash When it comes to sponsored travel, why should Instagram influencers get to have all the fun? Thailand is opening up the sponsored travel club to any Millenial or Gen Zer who’s fired up to experience the sights, sounds, and cultures of this long-beloved backpacker’s paradise. They’re doing that by offering a dream job, perfect […]

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Remembering Anthony Bourdain’s Most Important Episodes Of TV

CNN A sane voice in an insane world fell silent last Friday. Anthony Bourdain — chef, traveler, unofficial diplomat — died in France. For many of us, this is a devastating loss that’ll take a while scab over. And it will never heal completely. But, Bourdain didn’t leave us alone. He left us with a […]

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YourParadise Festival Is The Perfect Reason To Book A Flight To Fiji

Your Paradise / Uproxx Most everyone who’s traveled to Fiji loves Fiji. The white sand beaches, wild jungles, virgin reefs, and heaving surf breaks offer the promise of endless adventure. But it’s the Fijian culture that makes the biggest impression on travelers. Governed by a tribal system, with complex water and property rights, the island […]

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These Bartenders Are Bringing Sustainability To Cocktail Competitions

Sombra Mezcal To make it in the high-end bartending world you have to have a mix of skill, talent, and personality. Simply stirring a martini isn’t gonna cut it. Creativity and panache play a huge role when you’re slinging drinks. To up their respective games, many of the most ambitious bartenders dip a toe in […]

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British Airways Passengers Detailed A Hellish Flight From Orlando That Took 72 Hours

UPROXX/Getty Image British Airways passengers experienced an absolutely nightmarish customer service mishap last week when a flight departing from Orlando, Florida on Thursday evening did not reach its destination at the Gatwick Airport, south of central London, until Sunday. The trip should have taken just eight hours, but after waiting on the plane for four […]

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It Took 77 Hours to Fly from Florida to London on This ‘Journey from Hell’

A man on a separate, unrelated flight naps on the floor of an airport. Photo by Andrew Francis Wallace/Toronto Star via Getty Images Air travel is a nightmare, what with the flaming luggage and the puke and the drunk-ass passengers peeing on your seat and all, but at least it’s fast. Our ancestors endured weeks at […]

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Qantas Slashed Prices To Australia For The Weekend

When Crocodile Dundee came out, waaaaaaay waaay back in 1986, Australia felt like a world apart. But in 2018, it feels more like our next door neighbor. With flights getting cheaper and direct routes getting more common, going to Australia entails “a sleep, a feed, a movie, and a cuppa” in Aussie-talk. That’s pretty accurate. […]

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It’s Native American Heritage Month, Here’s How To Support And Learn

B. Yellowtail November is Native American Heritage Month. This month gives us an opportunity to connect to the Indigenous communities throughout the United States. There are 326 Indian Reservations with 567 different tribes across the United States. Yes, some reservations hold multiple different nations on them. See, we’re already learning. As a descendant of Skokomish […]

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This Hotel’s Social Network Aims To Protect Solo Travelers From Loneliness

Uproxx When you travel alone, things can get pretty lonely. All the amazing drinks, meals, and sites you take in won’t give you that sweet injection of social bliss that a single good chat will. In a disconnected world, connection matters more than ever. But, difficulties with language, conflicts of culture, safety concerns, and inability […]

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The Notorious RBG — Visiting The New Ruth Bader Ginsburg Museum Show

Dane Rivera Supreme Court Justices are rarely described with words like “badass” or given their own action figures. In fact, the American electorate goes through most days not really thinking about the Supreme Court at all. In 2018, C-SPAN conducted a survey that found that 52% of likely voters could not name a sitting justice. […]

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Budget Travel Hacks Every 20-Something-Traveler Should Know

iStockphoto Hitting the road costs money. There are very few ways around that — unless it’s literally your job to travel. The thing is, it doesn’t have to cost that much. In fact, traveling is often far cheaper than many would expect (cheaper even than staying home). Especially with a little forward thought and some […]

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Blind People Tell Us How They Experience Sexual Attraction

This article originally appeared on VICE UK. Sexual attraction usually has some kind of visual component. Even if you see yourself as the least superficial human being on the planet, telling people you meet at bars that you’re out searching for someone with whom you can establish a deep soulful connection, I’d wager that you […]

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$116 Flights To Europe Lead Off These Late Fall Travel Deals

Uproxx/iStockphoto November is nearly here. Fall is winding down and the cold days of winter are just around the corner. That means there are some big travel days coming up for Americans and, hopefully, a little extra time to escape the holiday rush. Powdery ski slopes, sun-kissed beaches, and high seas await. Below are some […]

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