How You Can Experience Alaska’s Unbelievable Wildlife in Just a Week!

CheapOAir Miles Away. June 2019.

If you want to experience an Arctic safari, you don’t need to travel very far, spend thousands of dollars, or freeze yourself in subzero temperatures. So many wild Alaska attractions are easily accessible in the summer, and the abundance of cheap flight deals just make it that much easier to get to the state without breaking the bank. You also don’t need a lot of time; you’re guaranteed to see plenty of animals in just a week if you carefully plan your trip and go with an informed guide.

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The Wonder of Western Australia: A Guide to Perth and the Surrounding Area

CheapOAir Miles Away. May 2019.

Most travelers to Australia may have overlooked Perth, the fourth largest city in the country and the capital of Western Australia (WA). The large modern city, which you can get to via plenty of cheap flight deals, has a good mix of urban and natural vibes and is known for its sporting events, trendy restaurants, pristine beaches, national parks, and wine country.

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What to See and Do along South Africa’s Garden Route

CheapOAir Miles Away. April 2019.

If you’re looking up cheap flight deals to the Rainbow Nation and are on the lookout for a unique experience once you’re there, the Garden Route South Africa could be your answer! The 190-mile stretch allows for many opportunities to check out wildlife, hike, swim, eat, and drink along the scenic coastal drive across the southern Cape. Starting in Cape Town, there are many small towns worth visiting along the Garden Route, including Hermanus, Agulhas, Mossel Bay, Oudtshoorn, Knysna, Plattenberg Bay, and Port Elizabeth. If you want to see it all, plan for two weeks. Here are some must-see places to stop at for a sustainable vacation.

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Why Moldova Is the Country You Need to Visit Right Now

CheapOAir Miles Away. March 2019.

Moldova is a small country in Eastern Europe bordered by Romania and Ukraine. The post-Soviet state has suffered from low GDP, unemployment, and slow growth in tourism. Yet, it has much to offer to travelers who want to get off the beaten path and enjoy historic monasteries, scenic national parks, and good food and wine.

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How to Get an Authentic Cultural Experience in Barbados

For CheapOAir Miles Away. June 2018. 

The eastern Caribbean island of Barbados is known for turquoise blue waters, tropical beaches, lots of sunshine, good food, and friendly people. While most visitors who to come to Barbados spend their time in all-inclusive resorts, the best way to experience the island is by indulging in its Caribbean roots. Here are a few ways you can discover what authentic Bajan culture is all about…

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Why Romania is the Next Hot Family Destination

For CheapOAir Miles Away. July 2018.

Historic castles, evil counts, wooden churches, and magical fortresses — forget Disney, THIS is where fairy tales come alive! Welcome, to Romania — one of the most affordable countries in Europe for families looking for adventure, culture, history, and relaxation.

Here’s what this southeastern European nation has to offer for visitors of all ages…

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Are You Brave Enough to Add This Festival in Mongolia to Your Bucket List?

For CheapOAir Miles Away. May 2018

Traveling to the remote country of Mongolia is no easy feat. While most adventure seekers trek through the rugged Tavan Bogd mountains of the west or venture onboard the Trans-Mongolian railroad, cultural enthusiasts can find Mongolia a fascinating destination to explore the historic Great Mongol empire and its people’s nomadic lifestyle.

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Myths & Facts About Voluntourism: The Real Deal About Your Next Volunteer Trip

For CheapOAir Miles Away. April 2018.

You may have heard the terms “volunteer vacationing,” “volunteer travel,” or “voluntourism” and wondered what they are all about. While there is a wide spectrum of journeys from mission trips to homestays and long-term projects to few-hour stints that fall under these terms, they all basically involve some sort of charitable give-back from your travels. Volunteer traveling is especially popular with young adults and retirees, but a lot of professionals and families are also realizing how rewarding such experiences can be.

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How You Can Enjoy AND Make a Difference in Guatemala in Just 1 Week

~ For CheapOAir Miles Away. April 2018

Guatemala is the heart of the Mayan civilization. From ancient ruins and colorful villages, a charming UNESCO city, to beautiful lakes surrounded by volcanoes, there’s a lot to see and savor in this Central American country. Besides being a popular tourist destination, it’s also emerging as a place that engages eco-travelers, Spanish language students, and offers plenty of opportunities to give back to the community.

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