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The Flying Carpet is our gathering place to swap tales, exchange rants, discuss plans, dream about future travels. Here you'll find stories from our hard-working editors, staff, contributors, and friends, ranging from brief anecdotes and lengthy journeys to thoughtful essays on life, the world, and of course, travel. Find a space, and let the Flying Carpet take you away.

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Larry's Corner

Larry Habegger Executive Editor Larry Habegger tells stories, talks about travel writing, and ruminates on current events in Larry's Corner. This week, in Reflections on the 2013 Book Passage Travel Writers & Photographers Conference, Larry shares some thoughts about the celebration marking 20 years of Travelers' Tales. Have an opinion? Tell him what you think at


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Editor`s Choice

Every week we choose one of the great stories we've received from travelers around the world and present it here as our "Editors' Choice." In Creating Global Thinkers, John Girard: Just imagine.....and then make it happen For an archive of these stories click on this Editors' Choice link; for more about the editors, see About Travelers' Tales Staff.

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Creating Global Thinkers
John Girard: Just imagine.....and then make it happen [Read on]

Celebrity Cruising
Leena Tailor parties the days and nights away while she cruises around the Bahamas. [Read on]

Siren Song of the Capybara
Robin Cerwonka writes about a Trip Off the End of the World. [Read on]

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