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Are Mermaids Real? They Are in Copenhagen

The internet is abuzz with the news that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has answered the age-old question "Are mermaids real?" with a...

Freaks of the Week Ending June 29

Another Friday, another entry in our Freaks of the Week roundup. This week we bring you the 5 best travel blog posts from around...
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Freaks of the Week Ending June 22

About 20 percent of time spent as a travel blogger is assigned to perusing other travelers' blogs to see what everyone in the community...
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Riding the Silja Line Ferries in Scandinavia

Guest Post by Hadley I am always cold. You know that question “would you rather burn to death or freeze to death?” Hands down, knock...

Meet Hadley, Travel Freak’s Newest Travel Blogger

One of the many benefits of writing for Travel Freak is getting the chance to meet other travelers and have them share their stories...
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Nostalgic Photos of Porto, Portugal

Earlier this week, our guest blogger Mark wrote about his eye-opening experience visiting Lisbon alone and with no preconceptions. Being the nostalgic, gentle soul...
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Visiting Lisbon Without Preconceptions

Guest post by Mark Michael Stephens Imagine a compact city on the water with multi-colored townhouses adorned with red-tiled roofs, cobble-stoned inclined roads, three story...
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Giraffe Manor: Please, Feed the Animals

I have a soft spot for giraffes, probably because I too am freakishly tall and look awkward when I transition from sitting to standing....
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Pick Your Poison at the Alnwick Garden

I like summer as much as the next sunburn-prone lad with a phobia of being shirtless in public and a tendency to overheat, which...
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Enjoy Memorial Day with NYC Fleet Week

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer in the United States, jumping the gun on the summer solstice by almost a month with...
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Travel Book Review: “Atlas of Remote Islands”

Feelings of wanderlust are perhaps at their strongest when life strikes those polar walls of being too mundane or too laborious: when we're bored...
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Labor Day Staycation: Electric Zoo in New York

As you may know, Travel Freak is a big fan of music festivals, especially if they take you to a destination you've never been...
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#FriFotos: Floral Photos of Ibiza

Every Friday on Twitter is an event in the travel community called #FriFotos, where travelers share their favorite photos based on a predetermined theme. I...

Bad Breakup? There’s a Museum for That

Most of us have been through the searing pain of a break-up -- you know, the crushing notion that you very well might be...

Playing with Firearms at Skirmish Paintball Fields in the Poconos

Full disclosure: That is not me in the above photo. As you will see below, I looked decidedly less badass. I've been checking Living Social...
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Pelham Bay Park, NYC’s Largest Green Space

For many visitors to New York, Pelham Bay Park is just the name of the uptown terminus of the 6 subway line. Sure, the...
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Enter The Hunger Games in North Carolina

Note: this post heavily references The Hunger Games, so if you haven't read the books or seen the movie you might get a little...
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I Want to ‘Go with Oh’ to London

The day I moved back to New York after living in Paris for five months, I made a promise to myself that I would...
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Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences in Photos

Happy Hump Day to all my little travel freaks! I racked my brain all day thinking of what to write that would both entertain...

What Your Spring Break Destination Says About You

Like any other red-blooded American college student, you see spring break as a glimmering reminder that the darkness of midterm stress and seasonal affective...
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