Cycle Into The Authentic Heart of SPAIN And PORTUGAL

wandermelon partners with Pure Adventures to bring you self-guided tours pairing great cycling with world-class gastronomy and natural wonders Our team of writers at wandermelon is always looking for ways to inspire and inform your travels. Traveling the globe, we search for the experiences we think will surprise and delight you and, hopefully, motivate you to make your own discoveries. One of … [Read more...]

The TRAVEL BIZ: How to Work In Travel

Something readers often ask us is how they can make travel a part of their job.  Plenty of books and travel guidebooks out there teach you how to leave your job and lifestyle behind to travel the globe as a permanent nomad, but there are very few resources out there for someone who wants to make travel their professional career.  Recently published eBook, How to Work in Travel is one of the only … [Read more...]

Holiday GIFT GUIDE For Travelers

Whether they're headed to the Amazon or the armchair, perfect gifts for the traveler in your life.  CULINARY GIFTS Every culture tells a story through its food and drink. A great way to extend a connection to a favorite  place and its people is by savoring its culinary treasures.  Flavors of Belize: The Cookbook (McNab Publising Ltd, July 2012) is a lovely gift for those who have traveled … [Read more...]

Hawaii Comes to LOS ANGELES Via the Ukulele

Documentary screening of “My KoAloha Story,” performance by Grammy award-winning artist Daniel Ho, and free Ukulele workshop all part of Grammy Museum program. Just when you thought summer was over, we are happy to say “not so fast!” Seems like we are about to get a dose of Hawaiian love via the artisans of KoAloha Ukulele. If you’ve been under a rock and not hip to ukulele then here’s a quick … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide For World Travelers

At wandermelon, we are always on the hunt for the latest and greatest destinations in the world, including useful, interesting and stylish travel products. Here are a few of our favorites that we would love to find under our tree… hint, hint! Happy Holidays to all our readers from all the team at wandermelon! We look forward to seeing you again in the New Year with more exciting travel tips and … [Read more...] Interviews wandermelon’s Eric Hiss About Travel Tips, Value Destinations, Shakira.

Global airfare search engine recently published this info-packed interview covering  holiday-related travel tips plus insights from veteran travel writer and wandermelon co-founder Eric Hiss. Whether you are looking for a flight from Fort Lauderdale or Fortaleza, Brazil, we love, a fare search and travel information site, for its ability to find you great … [Read more...]

The GoPro X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival Kicks off Summer with a Tour Stop in South Lake Tahoe

Extreme athletes, filmmakers, and legend Warren Miller gather June 10-12 in Lake Tahoe to celebrate action sports filmmaking, music and mayhem. X-Dance, the premier international action sports fest, has launched its long-awaited tour bringing the best films from X-Dance on the road.  The first stop is South Lake Tahoe, June 10-12, with headquarters, events, film screenings and parties at … [Read more...]

Inspired Global Getaways for Valentine’s Day

Yes, it's that time of the year again to show your beloved how much you really care. So instead of choosing a heart-shaped box of chocolates and over-priced roses, why not surprise your paramour with an inspired and unique adventure at one of these luxury hotels? Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday—and President's Day the following Monday—your romantic fun can last for three days this year. … [Read more...]

X-Dance Action Sports Film Festival Ignites Salt Lake City

10 years in the making, X-Dance emerged from a convergence of like-minded action sports junkies and Sundance Film Festival fans that led to a mojito-infused decision to buy the url:, as the festival would run during Robert Redford’s media giant Sundance.  In 2001, the X-Dance Actions Sports Film Festival began in a basement room of night club Harry O’s on Main Street in Park City … [Read more...]

Wandermelon’s Global Gift Guide

For The Traveler From the celebrated leather-bound travel wallet to the must-have passport cover, Smythson is the ultimate destination for the finest luxury travel accessories. Other travel-inspired range from notebooks and journals to chic ways to store your jewelry and photographs while en route. For The Nomad Gypset Style, published by Assouline (US$45), is about artists, surfers, … [Read more...]