Archaeology Volunteer Vacation: A Bucket List for an American Archaeologist

Someday, I would like to take a vacation and come home with memories other than a day tour to a landmark, or a visit to a museum. I would like to get my hands dirty. I would like to unearth those landmarks, excavate the treasures that end up in the museums. I would like to go on an archaeological vacation.

12 Amazing TV Shows to Inspire Travel 

If you have wanderlust in your heart, travel shows are small getaways that allow us to see our vast and beautiful world. Whether you want to explore your own country, or go on an adventure overseas, there are so many inspirational documentaries and bite-sized shows to help you plan your escape. Here are a few of our favorites!

Why Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia should be on Your Bucket List

The natural wonders of the earth are vast, and the history behind these wonders can be as magnificent as the sites themselves. The salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are just one example. Spanning over 4,000 square miles, this remote destination brings thousands of tourists each year to witness its spectacular natural beauty.

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Travel Horror: Taking Lariam in the Jungle

At Frayed Passport, we generally keep stories fun and educational, or reflective and personal. Once in a while, truly weird and terrifying things happen on our travels. I’ve been around the world a couple times and fly somewhere new every six weeks or so, and this is the story I usually tell people when they ask, “What’s the craziest or scariest thing you’ve encountered?”

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How to Deal with Homesickness as an Expat

If you were looking forward to working and living abroad, homesickness as an expat can come as a surprise, but it is not uncommon. If you have only recently moved abroad to work, it can make settling in to a new country much more difficult. For many expats, homesickness is even thought to be a contributory factor in their decision to repatriate.