Tired of election coverage? Here's 13 international adventures to inspire you instead.

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    It's been a rough cycle. Why not look at some pretty pictures instead?


    It's a quick hop across to visit our friends to the north, although it's getting a bit cold this time of year. The Canadian reputation for politeness is obviously a draw as well.

    Backpack Mount Assiniboine: Sunshine Village to Mount Shark

    Backpack to Panorama Ridge

    New Zealand

    Escape the politics with a trip to the greenery and mountain majesty of New Zealand. Aside from the occasional orc attack, you should be able to forget about the election while wandering through incredible places like Mt Aspiring National Park, taking in some sun in Abel Tasman, or waking up above the clouds on the west coast.

    Camp on Alex Knob

    Backpack the Brewster Hut Track

    Hike the Abel Tasman Coast Track

    Southeast Asia

    Want to get away, and travel on the cheap? Maybe you can swing some remote work and hop around Southeast Asia. An increasingly popular destination for millenial travelers, SE Asia has become a hub for remote workers and backpackers from all over the world.

    Photograph sunrise at Angkor Wat

    Hike to Huay Mae Khamin Falls

    Hike Vietnam's Tallest Mountain


    Always a classic destination, why not explore a few countries that have been around far longer than the good old US of A? 

    Backpack to Richetlipass in the Glarus Alps

    Photograph the Matterhorn

    Hike to the Old Man of Storr


    Just in case you REALLY need to get away.

    Hike to the Peak of Danco Island

    Explore the West Antarctic Peninsula 

    None of these float your boat? Discover more adventures on The Outbound.

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