Pulse: The New Year, New Experiences 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 uncover some of the best travel adventures to experience in 2014. And if you’re planning to take your first trip abroad in the new year — a few tips to help you look like you know what you’re doing.

Top 14 Adventure Destinations for 2014 Resolving for a more adventurous new year? Choose from Kirstie and Stuart’s 14 adventure ideas for 2014 — like camel racing in Qatar or watching stampedes in Namibia.  @familyonabike

The Australian Outback Photo Essay Megan Claire guides readers through a photo essay of the experience of a lifetime — a journey through the Australian outback. Discover the animals you’ve only read about in magazines and see life as the Australian Aboriginal people do. @Suitcases2

How To Be A Good First Time Traveler Esteemed travel writer Sherry Ott takes her niece on her first adventure abroad. The two of them teach readers that it’s important to look at travel (and the world) with a fresh set of eyes and ears from time to time. Evie’s experiences can help many first-time travelers make the most of their maiden voyages. @ottsworld

9 Experiences You Can Only Have in Argentina David Miller explains exactly how big Argentina really is (it’s the eighth largest country in the world) through nine adventures that can truly only be had in a country so dynamic. Summit the highest mountain in the hemisphere, pull an all-nighter, take a tango lesson and test out some homemade Patagonian beer (in whichever order you please). @dahveed_miller

 14 Worthy Stops on the Road to Hana in Maui Sometimes the journey is just as impressive as the destination — and that’s certainly the case on the Road to Hana. Jessica Kay suggests 14 stops along the Road to Hana for your 2014 bucket list. @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.

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