Travel Articles

writerHere you’ll find articles written by Vagabond Travel staff, volunteers, and contributing writers. We hope they will provide you an insight into the wonders this world holds.

Of course here’s no substitute for actually being there. That’s why it’s our desire to meet up with everyone who follows Vagabond Travel via our website, blog, YouTube channel, or on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, or newsletter while we wander the globe.

In the meantime, enjoy these travel articles, and the photos and videos that document our travels and that we share all over the Internet. But be sure to keep in touch because you never know when our paths may cross and we can meet over a meal, some drinks or whatever.


My Gripe with Saint Peter: Hiking the Volcano in Lago de Atitlán by S. Bedford
Torres del Paine National Park by Vagabond Travel
Momotombo Volcano Blows It’s Top by Vagabond Travel
Australia’s Adventurous Scuba Diving by Daniel Hardie
Razor Wire and Strawberry Fields by S.Bedford
The Wrath of the Wrasses: Diving in Labuan Bajo, Flores by S.Bedford
If Willy Wonka was a Hippie: Spirituality and the Cacao Connection by S. Bedford


Cal Orko – The Dinosaur Wall of Bolivia by Vagabond Travel
Goa, India – by Harshad Jethra
Bruges, Belgium by Vagabond Travel
Visiting Normandy: Coastal Cuisine Rich in Culture and History by Ben Ford
The Cyclades Islands by Len Bowcott
Cinta Costera, Panama City by Len
10 Must See Attractions In Turkey by Len
Brittany is Northwest France’s Seaside Resort by Ben Ford
Monterrico, Guatemala by Len Bowcott
Barcelona Hostels For Budget Travelers by Len

Travel Tips & Advice

Scammed And Robbed Of Our Passports – Almost by Len
So Decrees “Matty’s Laws” – by Len
5 Tips For Carefree Air Travel by S.Bedford
What to Look For When Researching B & B’s by Poppy R Smith
10 Days Is All It Took To Change My Life by Len Bowcott
Maybe This Was Cory Hart’s Problem, Too by S.Bedford
My Unexpected Tour Of Guatemala City by Len Bowcott
11 Benefits To Studying Abroad by Vagabond Travel
What to Look for When Researching Travel Accommodations by Ron Barker

Culture & Folklore

Guatemalan Worry Dolls by S.Bedford & Len Bowcott

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What to Look For When Researching B & B’s

Let me start by saying that I design websites for bed and breakfast providers. I have been inside many establishments, photographed them from all angles, sampled the food, experienced the difficulty of finding them if they are off the beaten…

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5 Things To Do Before You Book A Hotel

No matter the reason for why you’re traveling, you always try your best to make sure that all facets of the trip are as stress-free as possible. Perhaps one of the leading causes of stress for most travelers is when…

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10 Must See Attractions In Turkey

Turkey straddles eastern Europe and western Asia. The country’s cultural connections are ancient Greek, Persian, Roman, and the Byzantine and Ottoman empires. The national capital is Ankara, but it is Istanbul, on the Bosphorus Strait, that is the Mecca for…

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Bikini by Surge Beachwear (by S. Bedford)

Sunlight filters through the murky shallows, illuminating the carved balusters of the underwater patio. I adjust my scuba BCD vest and swim to a faucet which still runs cold water, despite being submerged six meters beneath the surface. I heed…

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Momotombo Volcano Blows It’s Top

Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano had been spewing ash for days before it erupted for the first time since 1905. Momotombo Volcano’s recent eruption produced a spectacular lava fountain and ash plume. Before the eruption people reported feeling tremors and seeing steam…

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Study Abroad Is Traveling

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11 Benefits To Studying Abroad Studying abroad is one of the most beneficial and memorable experiences for any young person to undertake. Following is a list of the top 11 benefits to studying abroad! Please Share:TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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My Unexpected Tour Of Guatemala City

My only option to get from Antigua to Guatemala City was to take a shuttle bus. Once the completely full mini van arrived airport destine passengers were dropped off first. Of course these passengers were the type of folks that…

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Monterrico, Guatemala

I’d heard a lot about Monterrico, Guatemala, a tiny tourist destination located in the southwest corner of Guatemala. Nothing I heard was particularly positive, other than it was warm and cheap… but I heard nothing that was negative either. So…

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Guatemalan Worry Dolls

Among the villages of the highland Indians of Guatemala, there’s a legendary custom. It’s a unique method of dealing with worrying about problems that can cause sleeplessness. Rather than deal with personal problems alone, the highland people believe it’s better…

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