Articles written by: Ben Kerns

Embrace the Force: 6 Filming Locations for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Embrace the Force: 6 Filming Locations for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

It’s not hard to see why Star Wars is such a beloved staple of movie cinema. Epic light saber battles, spaceship shootouts, distinctive costumes, strange alien species, and one family’s never ending soap opera come together to form one of the greatest stories of all time. All of this is […]

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Explore Bangkok In A Day

Bangkok is an incredible city that evokes different reactions from everyone who visits; some people love this bustling city that never sleeps, while others see it as a dirty cesspool of endless streets and strange smells. It’s kind of both, to be honest. One day is much too short to […]

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The 10 Best Wats of Thailand

Thailand is a land teeming with temples, or wats, both ancient and modern. With roughly 40,000 of them dotting the landscape, sometimes it can be a little hard to discern one beautiful structure from the next. There are a few, however, that are so unique in their creativity and splendor […]

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6 Of The World’s Coolest Airports

There and hundreds of airports all over the world, with quality fluctuating greatly from one to the next. There are some, however, where the designers put a little extra effort into making the experience something to remember. Hamad International Airport, Qatar Hamad International is a new arrival in the field, […]

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Lourdes: A Town of Immaculate Conception

The town of Lourdes doesn’t often get much notice outside of Christian religious circles, but it’s certainly worth a visit for those who don’t find themselves so spiritually inclined. This little town nestled at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains in southwestern France boasts some of the country’s most beautiful […]

The Colosseum in Rome, Italy

Visit Rome In A Day

The Eternal City is home to more wonders and activities than one could possibly ever fit into a day, but it is possible to take in the most popular sites within a 24-hour period. The ColosseumBegin your day hopping down to the Colosseum, where the lines move quickly and you’ll […]

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7 Best Reasons To Travel Solo

Traveling solo is a rewarding experience that truly tests your spirit while showing you exactly what you’re made of. You’ll often find yourself in difficult situations with no one to rely on but yourself, and you’ll often discover things about yourself you wouldn’t otherwise learn. If you’re afraid of heading out […]

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How to Travel on $50 a Day

Traveling is often seen as an expensive proposition, but it doesn’t have to be. There are some simple, cost-cutting tricks that’ll help you cut down on expenses while still allowing you to have a great time. Follow these tips and you should be able to travel on less than $50 a […]

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Discover Phuket In A Day

Phuket is one of Thailand’s most spectacular cities, and it’s virtually impossible to pack all of the fun options into one day. However, you can stuff in quite a few thrills if you plan wisely. Karon Beach Early mornings in Phuket are just as lively as any other time of […]

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10 Breakfast Foods From Around The World

Americans are doing breakfast all wrong. Except for bacon, of course, but other than that we’ve been scarfing down some pretty bland eats compared to the rest of the world. Here are a few breakfast treats from around the globe that we should take a little inspiration from. Croissants and […]