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Iceland Off The Beaten Path Travel Guide

Road trip through the eastern region of Iceland

No other country can compare to the awesomeness of Iceland off the beaten path. That legendary Viking history and countless tales of mystery. An intriguing culture and an even more intriguing cuisine. Plus the country is just far enough removed from its neighbors to make others curious about this icy island nation. Iceland Off The … Read More

Offbeat Atlanta Activities & Attractions

Unique and offbeat Atlanta activities and attractions, a HoliDaze travel guide

Atlanta is home to the busiest airport in the United States, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, so it should be no surprise that millions of people visit Atlanta every year. Unfortunately many of them miss out on some of the coolest and quirkiest things that the city has to offer. Don’t make the same mistake! The next … Read More

The Ultimate Unique & Offbeat Indonesia Travel Guide

Nusa Penida island

Multi-colored volcanic lakes. Haunted resorts. The world’s largest mud volcano. The world’s most elaborate funerals. An abandoned chicken church and other abandoned structures. Welcome to the quirky and offbeat Indonesia few people discover. And the best part? Most of these places are near popular tourist destinations, meaning that you don’t need to go far to … Read More

Strange & Offbeat Orlando Theme Parks & Attractions

Unique & Offbeat Orlando Theme Parks

When people think of Orlando, Florida, the first thing that comes to mind is Walt Disney World and all the other theme parks dotting the horizon. After all, this is the “Theme Park Capital of the World” — home to so many amusement parks that there is a competitive Top 10 list just for the … Read More

Trekking Annapurna Conservation Area Guide: What (Not) To Do

Annapurna South, also known as Moditse, as seen from our hotel in Ghorepani

My first experience in Nepal was filled with earthquakes and relief work, so it was not until my third trip to Nepal that I finally got a chance to go trekking Annapurna Conservation Area, something most people do their first trip. Was great to cross another thing off my travel bucket list (because we all … Read More

Off The Beaten Path Adventures in Ruidoso, New Mexico

Bicycling around Grindstone Lake, one of the dozen lakes in Ruidoso, New Mexico

Breathtaking natural beauty and captivating sunsets. Iconic landscapes and rich Native American history. Countless outdoor activities and adventures year-round, whether summer or winter. Welcome to New Mexico, also known as The Land of Enchantment, and for good reason. No other state better captures the true essence of the American Southwest — and the best way … Read More

Mabul Island, Kapalai + Other Great Semporna Scuba Diving Spots (Besides Sipadan)

Sabah sea turtle spotted while scuba diving

In Semporna scuba diving is the #1 pastime. There are dozens of nearby islands to dive and snorkel and hike. Sure, Sipadan Island is one of the most famous, however it is also the most expensive. That’s okay! If you want to get under the sea around Semporna without having to empty your wallet, consider … Read More

Awesomely Unique Things To Do in Colorado

Welcome to colorful Colorado

Colorado is one of the best destinations in America to visit for outdoor activities and adventures while surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. From world-class skiing in the winter to mountain biking and hiking through the national parks during the summer, there is outdoor fun to be had here all year-round, it just varies with the … Read More

22 Amazing Things You Don’t Know About Estonia

Look at that beautiful Tallinn skyline

Ahhhh Estonia. I totally ended up here by accident. One night we’re having drinks in Helsinki at the NBE Finland farewell party, the next morning I’m with a group of friends on the ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Best decision ever! There are so many things you don’t know about Estonia. … Read More