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Hike the Scottish Highlands

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 »

What to do in Edinburgh

I’m writing this while traveling on Boundless Journeys’ Highlands & Islands Hiking adventure. As the destination manager for this trip, I am thrilled to experience it first hand and meet our guides and guests in person. We are five days in and having a fantastic time—I’m enjoying the food, hiking, and company in equal measure.… Read More »

Guide to Scottish Beer and Food

As part of the experience of traveling and visiting a new and different place, I take every opportunity to try local cuisine, even if something is a bit out of my comfort zone! After my most recent jaunt to Scotland, I was able to try the top food for which Scotland is known, and then… Read More »

Hiking in Scotland for Beginners—Infographic!

Remember in 2014 when Scotland voted on independence from the United Kingdom? The referendum failed by a narrow margin—just 55% voted “no”—but that should give you an insight into what you’ll find when you visit the land of kilts, whisky, and bagpipes. From the rugged remoteness of the Highlands to the lovely Scottish brogue, Scotland has… Read More »

Cheese, wine and grapes

Spend A Night in These 5 Historic European Hotels

Spring is a great time to plan a hiking trip in Europe, and after long days on the trail, our carefully selected boutique hotels are the perfect place to rest your head. But what you may not know is that many of our favorite properties are also housing centuries’ worth of history. From famous writers’… Read More »

The 10 Best Adventure Travel Destinations in 2015

‘Where to next?’ is one of our favorite questions to ask here at Boundless Journeys, and now is the perfect time to look ahead at next year’s travel calendar. From the sapphire-blue Mediterranean to the storied green hills of East Africa, we have a host of exciting new departures on the horizon, and picking our… Read More »

Gear Guide: Hiking Boots, Trail Shoes, or Trail Sandals?

Ever hear that an extra pound on your feet is equivalent to five pounds on your back? Whether or not that oft-quoted piece of backcountry wisdom is right, one thing is definitely true: Hiking requires less effort in lightweight footwear. Therein lies the temptation to wear hiking shoes, or even a sturdy pair of sandals,… Read More »

Historic Cocktails From Around the Globe

Be it a pub or a piazza, a scenic overlook or a back-country lodge, for me there’s often no better way to experience a destination than to park myself in the center of the action and soak it in over the cool (or warm) local cocktail of choice. Epic traveling writers such as Hemingway and… Read More »

Mobile Medical in Tanzania

An Update From the Foundation for African Medicine & Education

A few years back a group of Boundless Journeys guests on our Tanzania: Migration Safari shared a special experience. They engaged in volunteer work at the Foundation for African Medicine & Education (FAME). FAME was created to improve the quality of medical care in East Africa, and it endeavors to help bridge the gap between… Read More »

With A Little Help From Our (Internet) Friends

It happens to everybody, even those of us who live, breathe, eat, and dream the travel industry – when faced with the question “how long does it take to get there?” we can freeze like the proverbial fawn in high beams. Time zones, time differences, flight directions, date lines, layovers – all of these factors… Read More »


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