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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.

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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.

Goblin Valley State Park A Natural Playground for Any Age

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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?

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. Sometimes all I can do is just stare out of shock at how some people behave. Do we all hate each other that much, or...

How To Avoid Motion Sickness, and Treat It While Traveling

Motion sickness is something everyone gets in their lifetime. From all my travels with friends, family and treating patients- you either get the car sickness, or you get sea sickness, or you have a crazy gag reflex and get both. I used to be one of those people who...

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.

Florida Getaways: How To Spend An Authentic Weekend in Florida

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Reading Time: 9 minutes Florida isn’t just about amusement parks, and beaches – there is an old side to it. Come on a Florida Getaway where I show you how to have an authentic weekend.

How to Cope With Loneliness While Solo Traveling

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Reading Time: 7 minutes Pity parties of one are hard to get out of; so here are my tricks on how after years of traveling solo, on how I cope with loneliness while solo traveling.

Things to Look For When Renting a Car

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Reading Time: 8 minutes Driving in another country can be a scary thing when you are doing it for the first time, but when you are responsible for any damage that might happen while in that country…..makes it even scarier. My first time driving internationally was when I went to Scotland on my first Solo Trip. So here are a few things to look for when renting a car either at home or abroad.

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