Pulse: The Lessons and Leisure Edition


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Pulse is a round-up of the best travel writing of the week on the web, published every Sunday, so that you can spend your day relaxing and reading rather than searching.

This week we cover some essential under-the-radar travel tips, 36 hours in Big Sky country and enough beaches to help you forget it’s November.

31 Tips For Sustainable Travel
Like alcohol, travel should be enjoyed responsibly, and Jenna Francisco is a traveler who practices what she preaches. Follow these in-depth tips and you’ll leave her blog with far more than a lesson in recycling.
by @Thismyhappiness

36 Hours in Big Sky Montana: Experience the “Biggest Skiing in America” at Moonlight Basin
Winter travel doesn’t have to involve pristine beaches and strawberry daiquiris. This is certainly the ultimate way to spend 36 hours in Big Sky, but a longer stay is recommended.
by @Vagabondish

Tips for Easing the Last Day Blues
Leaving an enjoyable destination is always difficult, but Pola Henderson’s tips might help make the last day of vacation a little less painful.
by @JettingAround

Fact and Fiction: The Definitive Guide to Jet Lag
Holiday travel is here. Matt Long teaches the true meaning of jet lag and the only real way to fight it – just in the knick of time.

29 Gorgeous Beaches Around the World
Not your usual list of beautiful beaches. From black sand to red sand and floating in the Dead Sea – Jessica Kay makes readers drool with this dreamy photo collection.
by @Passion_4travel

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About the Author: Courtney McCaffrey

Courtney McCaffrey is a travel writer and editor based in Wilmington, N.C, Mexico and around the world. In addition to writing, she lives for travel - seeing new places, experiencing new cultures and surfing new waves.


  • Thank you for including my post of tips for sustainable travel! I always enjoy seeing new blog posts that I otherwise would have missed, and there are plenty here that I haven’t seen yet.

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