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Sustainable Backpacking Through the Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands make up a remote archipelago in the heart of the North Atlantic Ocean. This Nordic destination consists of 18 major islands and is over 600 miles away from Denmark. Apart from being part of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Faroe Islands is a self-governing archipelago renowned for its controversial whaling practices. It is not an easily accessible destination nor is it made for budget traveling. However, it has some magnificent sights.

Top Airbnbs in Jordan

Between the bustling cities, magnificent ruins, dry deserts and waterfront towns facing the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, a  vacation to Jordan is calling your name. Plus, the people are known for the hospitality and welcoming nature, and tend to be happy to help out if you need directions. Given this generally welcoming attitude, we recommend adopting the attitude yourself and getting to know the local people and local cultures in the best way possible -- by staying in a local home. From city center apartments to country houses, here are the best Airbnbs in Jordan.

A Tribute to John Murray III

You are probably curious as to who on earth John Murray III is and why should we pay tribute to him.  John Murray III is the grandson of the famous English publisher John Murray I (John Murray & Sons of London Publishers Ltd.) who published the works of Jane Austen, Charles Darwin, and Lord Byron, just to name a few.  John Murray III is the focus of this post because of the enormous impact he has had on modern day travel.