El Nido, Palawan, Phillipines: For your consideration

While truly seasoned adventurers tend to avoid labels like “worlds most beautiful island, 2014” with full knowledge of the fact that they’re typically ill-gotten titles, the proximity of Palawan to where we were staying in China definitely made the leap more appealing. Granted we did not know about the...

France, Cambodia, Vietnam and Contests….

What we have in store for our February 25th release:   Cambodia: 60 Second Guide.    Rarejaunt interviews one of Vietnam’s best non-profit organizations    District 2 Ho Chi Minh City: 60 Second guide   Details on the upcoming Ho Chi Minh City Photography contest   Lyon France: 60...

A European Summer

Join us as we implement our new rating system, The “Johnny Lawrence Meter of Excellence”, to rate and scientifically quantify in the most accurate way possible some of our best travel experiences of 2018. * Mel and I have had an excellent few months of exploration as of recent....

Pathfinder Awards

Rarejaunt.com is proud to announce our first in the new bi-annual series, the Pathfinder Awards. Our segments will be simple but spanning the entire globe: best in dining, best in accommodation, and best in transport (flights, tour companies and so-on). Let’s begin.   Best in Dining: Bridges Bali, Ubud...

Top Memorable Culinary Experiences

After a long discussion with friends about some of our most memorable culinary experiences and the foods our taste-buds simply can’t forget, we have decided to share with you some of our personal picks for wonderful cuisine abroad.   Mumbai, India While there is no limit to the wide range...

Our Picks for the Quarter, Fall Edition

It’s that time again… In-between relocating our lives, meeting with friends and having spotty wifi connection, we have been speaking with fellow travelers and researching places on our “wish list”. It is without further ado that we introduce our top picks for this Autumn’s quarter. Obviously, there is a...

Apps you should never travel without

How tech has changed the way we travel… In 2008, when I was still bleary-eyed from my flight to Beijing, I navigated to my hostel through the basic Chinese I had learned via the language CD set, Earworms (which I still swear by to this day). Looking at my...

Four Nights in Costa Rica

by Michael Shevlane.     We peered into the thick fog, trying to see the car in front of us and hoping nobody ahead braked suddenly. We had been in Costa Rica an hour or two, and we were understanding the “cloud” in cloud forest, as we made our...