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The Powder Highway (Part 2)

The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and What Is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. In Part 1 we mentioned Revelstoke, Kicking Horse, and Panorama, here […]

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The Powder Highway (Part 1)

The Powder Highway (Part 1 & 2): Written by Courtney Bowen at TravelCuts Where and What Is The Powder Highway? Also known as Route 95A, in British Columbia, Canada, the Powder Highway loops between seven ski resorts that are guaranteed to deliver wintery adventures. The loop is renowned for great mountains and an abundance of […]

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37 Hours in Stowe, Vermont: A Perfect Winter Getaway for Outdoorsy Couples

As a native of the northeastern United States for more than twenty years, I’m biased in saying that it’s the most charming region in the entire country. And, even though I’m a lifelong Rhode Islander, no state is more quintessentially “New England in winter” than Vermont. Soaring mountain peaks, quaint valley towns, covered bridges over […]

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T+L’s 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

Every year, one of the most highly-anticipated, curated travel lists comes from Travel+Leisure. They have just released their 2018 list of the top 50 places to travel. T+L travel experts — from travel writers around the globe to T+L’s A-List travel advisors and editors — offer their recommendations. They take a look at what places are now at the […]

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3 Best Adventures in and Around Quebec City

Oh, Quebec. Je t’aime. Both the province of Quebec — and Quebec City, in particular — will always have a special place in my heart. It was the site of my first-ever international trip in high school, and where my paternal grandmother grew up on a rural farm without electricity many, many decades ago. Funiculaire, […]

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Best of Egypt: How to Explore 5,000 Years of Egyptian History in Just 7 Days

All of Egypt in just one week? It seemed like an ambitious plan — maybe too ambitious. But, that’s essentially what Lady Egypt Tours promised us on our recent luxury tour of Egypt. While our idea of vagabonding doesn’t usually involve organized tours, we knew that Egypt could prove difficult to explore on our own. […]

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I’m Going Traveling, Dammit! (When to Ignore the Bad Advice of Others)

Over ten years ago, I quit a great job to live and travel abroad. People told me I was crazy, and a few tried to persuade me not to do it. Given that a decade has since passed and my life is going pretty well, I think I’m qualified to say that those people who […]

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Crashing at Chattanooga’s One-of-a-kind Dove Men+Care Elements Treehouse

This job is not without its perks. In the last ten years of running Vagabondish, we’ve been fortunate to crash at some pretty swank hotels around the world. The Saxon in Johannesburg, Gili Lankanfushi in Maldives, and our Nile River cruise on the Best of Egypt tour with Lady Egypt all come to mind. But, […]

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5 Travel Games for the Road, the Flight, and Beyond

Bus and train trips, flights, delays in airports and train stations, hostels without TV or much light; the list of situations where a traveler has time to kill is long. That’s right — travel is not always exciting. There will be dull downtimes, and you may not always be able to read a good book, […]

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Can’t Sleep in Hotel Rooms? Here’s How to Turn Yours Into a Fortress of Solitude

I overnight in up to 20 different hotel rooms each month. So I’ve become something of an expert in “hotel stay-ology”. (That’s a real degree. University of Phoenix confirmed it.) According to a prominent study that I just made up for this post, we know travelers (want to) spend up to two-thirds of their vacations […]

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