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Welcome to Culture Trekking!!

My name is Janiel, a medical professional, and solo adventurer. I have over 22 years of international travel experience and have a sincere passion for celebrating humanity, connecting with cultures, finding unique art and adventure. I’m an advocate for animals and sustainable travel and want to invite you to join the Culture Trekking community.

As Always….Happy Travels, Happy Tales, and See YOU on the Flip Side 😉

Introduction to Wilderness Medicine

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Reading Time: 16 minutes You will never be able to expect the unexpected, but you can educate yourself to handle those times. Being a Physician Assistant, I decided to put together an Intro to Wilderness Medicine for you. Get prepared for the unexpected and you may just save a life, or even your own.

Exploring Doune Castle A Popular Filming Location in Scotland

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Exploring Doune Castle, a popular filming location in Scotland was a little surreal when your standing right in front of it. If you have ever seen Monty Python, or Outlander – then you might recognize Doune Castle.

Lamanai Mayan Ruins in Belize: The Perfect Shore Excursion

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Lamanai Mayan Ruins in Belize hold some of the most unique temples of this ancient religion. Learn about Nuals, ritual basketball games and more. It is truly a perfect shore excursion while in the Western Caribbean.

How to Recover from Your Vacation

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Ever feel like you need a vacation from your vacation? Need to beat the post vacation blues? Here are my tips on How to Recover from a Vacation.

Hiking in Goblin Valley State Park

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Reading Time: 6 minutes Jump inside a childhood fantasy world when you visit Goblin Valley State Park in Utah. The hoodoo playground and dark sky park will ignite your imagination.

Is Airport Etiquette and Flying Etiquette Dead?

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Reading Time: 18 minutes Is Airport Etiquette and Flying Etiquette Dead? The more I travel the more I’m coming across some absolutely maddening behaviors of my fellow humans. Here is how to not look like a jerk in an airport or on the plane.

How To Avoid Motion Sickness, and Treat It While Traveling

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Reading Time: 7 minutes So how do you prevent motion sickness from happening? What if it starts in an obscure location, or in the middle of a cruise and you have no way to escape it for the next 14 days? Here are a few tips and tricks I have learned over the years, that have helped even the weakest of stomachs still be able to enjoy their vacation.

Top 22 Diving Locations Around the World in 2019

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Reading Time: 24 minutes Diving has become a huge passion of mine, and I am slowly working my way to becoming a Master Diver (keyword slowly). After knowing it is an activity that I will be doing for the rest of my life, I decided to get a little input from fellow divers and travel experts around the world who have contributed to this article on what we all feel are the Top Diving Locations Around the World.

Tambo Colorado in Pisco Peru, The Best Preserved Inca Ruins in Peru

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Tambo Colorado is not a well known Inca Ruin, yet it is one of the best preserved Inca ruin. To see it you must take a tour to the Paracas desert from Pisco. It is a perfect shore excursion full of ancient Incan history. Fascinating elements of the internal engineering in their homes, technology far advanced than I gave them credit for can still be seen. So come take a tour with me in some ruins that even the most seasoned traveler can enjoy.

Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in Scotland : An International Treasure

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Reading Time: 8 minutes This is a popular weekend getaway for many who live in Scotland as hill walking and outdoor activities within Loch Lomond and Trossachs national park are quite abundant. This is a quick day trip from Edinburgh or Glasgow that I definitely would not miss.

Choose Your Destination Inspiration

You can either choose it from the map or from the list below. Happy Travels Culture Trekkers!!

Central America
South America
Middle East
Africa