Archive for June, 2013

Best in Travel: City Traveling, Off-Limit in Australia and Renting Apartments

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...


Beyond Imagination: Palau

Originally published in WildJunket Magazine Summer 2013 esides my fingers, I could hardly see anything in the murky, emerald water, but I swam on into the darkness, armed with nothing more than my snorkeling mask and fins. My ...



Don’t Let Your Ship Set Sail Without You!

Many people “lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them” (Henry David Thoreau).Will you say yes when the experience of a lifetime is offered to you? Torre DeRoche, author of ...


Hiking The Crater Of An Active Volcano

Forty-nine kilometers from the shores of New Zealand’s North Island is a turbulent marine mountain that conceals a dark secret. Currently defined as in a ‘permanent state of unrest,’ this volcanic island harbors the p...



#FriFotos: Crashing Waves

#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!...


Best in Travel: Window Seats, Summer Destinations and the Italian Countryside

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...



Diving, Surfing, and Hiking: Top 5 Adventures in Barbados

Barbados is a small county that lies in the Caribbean just northeast of the South American country, Venezuela. As a famous tourist destination, it is a popular country for water sports because it is surrounded by just that; pro...


Diving With Sharks In Australia – No Cage Required

I can see them circling in the inky waters below, shadows loitering beneath me as I descend. My heart is pounding in my chest, beating to an unrecognizable rhythm. Cold oxygen pours into my mouth as I inhale short shallow breat...



Photo Essay: The Back Streets of Mindelo, Cape Verde

One of an archipelago of 10 islands in the Atlantic Ocean, about 500km off the West African coast, São Vicente is home to the cultural capital of the islands, the town of Mindelo. I’ve been lucky enough to visit the is...


#FriFotos: Through the Glass

#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!...