Alternative Travel

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Is the Handheld GPS Dead? Not Quite

Is the Handheld GPS Dead? Not Quite

Some say that the age of the handheld GPS is over, joining the MP3 player on the tall pile of smartphone victims. While it’s true that GPS navigation apps for smartphones have brought… Read More

World’s Best Hikes: Fall Hiking Trails

World's Best Hikes - Fall Hiking Trails

Hiking in the fall has many advantages, including the symphony of colors that lights up our path, the presence of fewer tourists, lower prices, and mild temperatures. But what are… Read More

Wilderness Ready: Essential Survival Gear

Wilderness Ready: Essential Survival Gear

Traveling is indeed some of the greatest experiences a human can have on planet earth. The places you’ll go, the things you’ll see, the people you’ll meet are all wondrous possibilities… Read More

Bikepacking: Where Nature Meets Cycling

Bikepacking: Where Nature Meets Cycling

Bikepacking is the lovechild of mountain biking and lightweight camping and an increasingly popular way to explore the great outdoors. For most people, bikepacking’s allure stems from its inherent minimalism… Read More

Periphany: An Ode to Peripheral Tourism

Periphany: An Ode to Peripheral Tourism

For most people, the travel experience has become more and more artificial and elusive even when sold as “authentic” and “off the beaten track”. Verbal tricks to camouflage… Read More