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Off-the-Beaten Path Travel
Sometime the best travel vacations are found in destinations that are far from the beaten path. We’ve collected the best articles on travel in small towns, tiny villages, rural countryside and in Mother Nature. Enjoy!
Glacier hiking in Iceland is an adventurous and fun way to see this unusual country, where over 10 percent of the land mass is comprised of glaciers.
The remote Meteora Monasteries in the Kalambaka Valley are striking not only for their unusual mountain-top locations but also for the Greek history and traditions that are still present.
Diving in Yap is an underwater dream of rich coral habitats suited to some of the world’s largest sea creatures, including giant clams.
The miraculous story of the Italian Chapel in the Orkney Islands, Scotland. A moving tale of war, hardships, abundant faith and dedication.
Dr. Kate Leeming set out to become the first person in history to cycle the 1,000+ miles of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast. This is her story.
One of the best kept secrets, Gateway Canyons Resort, is a luxury oasis in the middle-of-nowhere, Colorado. Created by the founder of the Discovery Channel, the resort is surrounded by canyons on all sides and is well worth the visit.
A journey to the 15th Century traditional mountain village of Syrrako, in the Epirus region of northwestern Greece.
Light pollution, skyglow and industry are some of the reasons that most people see fewer stars at night. The International Dark Sky Movement is working to change that.
Earthships are not your traditional houses. They are completely off the grid. Experience what it’s like to live off rain water and the energy of the sun.
This laid-back coastal town near Oaxaca, Mexico is famous for its surfing and home to some of biggest waves in the world.
Near Oregon’s Cascade Range, the small town of Bend offers family travelers unique experiences, from cave tours to picnics near waterfalls.