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Come Marseille Away

It feels a bit strange to be back in France, but this time 500 miles south of Paris. Marseille, another beautiful port town off the Mediterranean Sea. 703 more words


Skyward: Linking Gray's and Torrey's 14ers

The first time I visited Colorado back in 2014, I made a trip to Loveland Pass. The pass sits atop of the Continental Divide at 12,000 ft, and is surrounded by a massive, mountainous landscape. 1,391 more words

Staying with a Local Host Family in St. Lucia

Traveling through the Caribbean is not cheap, especially if you’re looking for accommodation. It might be cheap by some standards, but by backpacker standards everything can be a bit pricey. 583 more words


China 2007 (part I)

Guangzhou, China:

In March 2007, my studies brought me to Guangzhou, a city with more than 10 million inhabitants in southern China. I was working within the nice, green, and quiet campus of the Sun Yat-sen University, but I also took the chance to explore the busy city as well as ventured further afield to nearby Guilin, Hong Kong, and Macau. 459 more words


A Magical Weekend In Positano

When deciding where to go for our post-grad European backpacking adventure, my friends and I mainly chose cities based on how awesome they looked on Google images, and the recommendations made by our more well-traveled friends. 772 more words

Outside In

It seems fitting that we publish our newest Campsite Correspondent Shona Marie’s post today.  She’s from the beautiful USA, and will surely be celebrating July 4th today.   1,263 more words