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8 Places to Go in October & November

October and November are great months to travel. It’s the shoulder season in many places, which means there are fewer crowds. These months also offer fabulous hiking weather—it’s not as hot as summer, but still warm enough (with the exception of Iceland!). Plus, there is usually plenty of sunshine and a refreshing breeze.  Tanzania in October The… Read More »

5 Ways to Add Slow Travel to Your Life

You may have heard the term Slow Travel, an offshoot of the Slow Movement, which began with Slow Food. All three are grounded in the notion that quality matters more than quantity. Slow Travel is not a mode of transportation, it’s a travel mindset that our staff and guides wholeheartedly support and champion in our… Read More »

Video: Hiking in New Zealand

The northern reaches of New Zealand’s South Island encompass both sparkling seaside and awe-inspiring mountainside, often during a single walk. Long, rewarding hikes lead to yawning valleys and dramatic rocky shores brimming with wildlife, from Kaikoura and Arthur’s Pass to Lake Moeraki, with nothing less than the South Island’s soaring alpine landscapes to explore in… Read More »

Best Places to Go in February and March

Planning your next vacation for early next year? Wondering what the best places to go in February and March are? Since most of us are stuck in the bleak doldrums of winter, February and March are wonderful months to travel. Not only is it a perfect time for a pick-me-up at this point in the… Read More »

5 Cures for the Average Vacation

As travelers ourselves, we are not interested in average vacations. We want to take the path less-traveled, head to secluded spots, and traverse the landscape. As more people travel for leisure and places become ever-more connected, it can be hard to suss out the average from the extraordinary. Let us help you out with a few examples. Average:… Read More »

5 Places to Go in September & October

I once saw a statistic that said most people plan their vacations just six months ahead of time. Based on the cycle of reservations, I’d say that does ring true, somewhat. Of course, there are always people that plan far in advance (I am one of them), and even in February we get requests for… Read More »

Interview with our New Zealand Guide

Nicky was born and raised in rural New Zealand. After earning her diploma in parks recreation and tourism management, she embarked on a career in national park management and eco-tourism, as well as guiding in New Zealand and Asia. Passionate about the fate of the world’s wild places, Nicky is currently studying resource management. With… Read More »

Staff Picks: 7 of Our Favorite Hikes

It may come as no surprise that we are a pretty outdoorsy bunch here at Boundless Journeys. In the summer we go for runs or bike rides on our lunch breaks, in the winter we ski before work. And of course, we hike when we travel. Here are our favorite hikes around the world and… Read More »

Your Travel Gift-Giving Guide | 6 Top Adventures

As the holiday season approaches, it’s never too early to start thinking about gifts. With decorations already appearing in stores and recent snow at our Vermont home office, we know the gift-giving season is just around the corner. That’s why we want to share with you a unique and unforgettable gift idea – the gift… Read More »


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