The leaders of Travel gems thought you might also enjoy participating in Slow Travel, so they've made it a part of their community neighborhood! Check out the rest of Travel gems community's neighborhood here. The leaders of Travel gems thought you might also enjoy participating in #TravelGram, so they've made it a part of their community neighborhood! Check out the rest of Travel gems community's neighborhood here. Arequipa, in the south of Peru, is often skipped in favor of Machu Picchu, the Amazon or Titicaca. But, the cute little town is worth visiting, as is the gorgeous sierra nearby. Who's got an out of the way destination he's visited and has a pretty photo of? Everyone wants to go, but few do. Ilha Grande is a popular tourist destination halfway between Sao Paulo and Rio. Few sun worshippers make the hike to the other side of the island, where an infamous prison now stands abandoned. Active until 1994, the prison was where, between the mid 1960... New year celebrations in northern Afghanistan are as exotic as you can image. New year, not celebrated on January 1, but on March 21, sees everyone on their best behavior, flocking to Mazar-e-Sharif's Blue Mosque, with those owning camels handsomely trick... Between Chiang Mai and Chian Rai, in northern Thailand, you can find lots of remote and reasonably undiscovered mountainous country side, extremely fit for multiday treks. Tours are cheap and you typically stay with remote communities between your days of... The photo above was shot while getting from the Sierra Leonean mainland to a small island off the coast, spending a long Christmas completely out of the loop. No electricity, no running water, no internet.