Archive for May, 2013

#FriFotos: To the Market

#FriFotosfollow is a weekly Twitter chat where travelers can share their favorite photos based on a certain theme. To see this week’s theme and photos, search #FriFotos on Twitter. Tweet one of your own and join in the fun!...


Behind the Scenes: Interview with Our Columnist, Jamie Bowlby-Whiting

So good to have you join WildJunket team! Tell us a bit more about yourself. I’m from a tiny village (think one small shop, one pub) in England and grew up dreaming of exploring the world, but was too scared to go anywher...



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Vancouver’s Backyard: Away From the City

We’re a stone’s throw away from a few of Vancouver’s busiest streets, but with squirrels chattering in trees overhead, sun glimmering off the ocean surface, and cherry blossoms in full bloom, it sure doesn’t feel li...


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Best in Travel: Road Trips, Eco-Friendly Summer and Beijing in 3 Ways

Every Wednesday, we round up the best of the online travel media and feature it here on Best in Travel. To join in the fun, follow us on  on Twitter @WildJunket and tag your favorite stories with #WJmag. We’ll bring  t...



From Paella to Churros: Top Foods to Try in Spain

Traveling is an experience for all of our senses: for our eyes to take in the beautiful new views, for our ears to hear new languages and accents, for noses to smell new scents, and for our mouths to taste new, rich flavors. Fo...


How to Overcome Loneliness on the Road

Humans are social animals and quite often, we are not used to spending extended periods of time alone. When you’re on the road, you’re likely to be around strangers and in places where you know nobody. How can you o...



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Photo Essay: Getting Lost in the Souks of Marrakech

A photo essay that captures the colors, smell and sounds of Marrakech, Morocco


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From Tapas Crawls to Festivals: Top Things to Do in Spain

Spain is one of the top tourist destinations in the world; it’s easy to see why—it’s overflowing with culture, from everything to history and food, to architecture and art. If you’re planning to head to Spain this summe...



Top 5 things to do in Waitomo (New Zealand)

Flickr image by Ianz Located about an hour outside the city of Hamilton, Waitomo is one of New Zealand’s most popular tourist destinations. It is home to the famed Waitomo Glowworm Caves – not the only glowworm caves in the...


Top 10 scenic drives in New Zealand

Flickr image by Jon Sullivan Since New Zealand is mostly remote natural landscapes, a driving holiday in New Zealand is one of the best ways to explore the island nation. Keep in mind that there are few large highways in New Ze...