Articles written by: Brad Nehring

The Country’s Best Birdwatching Spots

The Country’s Best Birdwatching Spots

Birdwatching is a truly rewarding pastime, whether you’re a die-hard ‘bird nerd’ or just an aspiring ornithologist. Most seasoned birdwatchers will tell you that Africa, Australia, and Central America are the best places in the world to catch a glimpse of our feathered friends, and they have a point ― [...]

Emirates Airlines’ Airbus A380 Ups the First Class Ante

Emirates Airlines’ Airbus A380 Ups the First Class Ante

Flying first-class is indisputably awesome no matter which carrier you choose. That being said, a new video currently making the rounds on social media shows the sweet, sweet ride that first-class passengers can enjoy when they book a private suite to or from Dubai on the Airbus A380, the most [...]

The 4-1-1 on the 4-2-0: Pot Tourism in the U.S. and Abroad

The 4-1-1 on the 4-2-0: Pot Tourism in the U.S. and Abroad

Pot tourism is a high… er, hot topic among travelers these days. In 2012, voters in two U.S. states, Colorado and Washington, approved initiatives that decriminalized the recreational use of marijuana, while Uruguay recently became the first country to completely legalize pot. Then there are Canada, the Netherlands, Jamaica, and [...]

14 Festivals Across the Globe That You Should Attend in 2014

14 Festivals Across the Globe That You Should Attend in 2014

Why not make some extravagant travel plans to ring in the New Year? If you’re to looking experience your new-found surroundings like never before, these festivals will give you a healthy dose of local culture that you’ll be talking about for years. Bob Marley Week (Feb. 2-8) We’re all looking [...]

VisaMapper Explains Entry Requirements for Every Country on Earth

VisaMapper Explains Entry Requirements for Every Country on Earth

If you’ve got your eye on a multinational trip but haven’t had much luck researching visa requirements for all of the stops on your itinerary, then you now have Reddit user udit99 to thank. This individual has created VisaMapper, a user-friendly, super addictive site that visitors can use to review [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Booking a Eurail Pass

The Beginner’s Guide to Booking a Eurail Pass

If you’re planning a trip to Europe and plan to cover a lot of ground while you’re across the pond, then a Eurail Pass is (most likely) your most cost-effective option. However, the type of pass you obtain should depend on factors like the number of countries you’d like to [...]

Santa’s Foreign Counterparts: The World of Christmas Gift-Bearers

Santa’s Foreign Counterparts: The World of Christmas Gift-Bearers

Santa Claus is one of the most adored characters in American folklore―and what’s not to love? He’s cheerful, efficient, and he always brings a gift (unless you’ve been naughty, that is). It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the rest of the world is just as keen on this jolly, [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Nude Beaches

A Beginner’s Guide to Nude Beaches

Full disclosure: I’ve only visited one nude beach in my life. But I certainly learned a lot about social nakedness in those two hours, and walked away with a few tips for those of you who have never visited a clothing-optional beach. First, the most important rule: you shouldn’t visit [...]

Insane Air Travel World Records You Never Knew Existed

Insane Air Travel World Records You Never Knew Existed

This list of impressive in-flight achievements includes the smallest helicopter, largest skydiving formation, and other records that are ― no pun intended ― out of this world. Fred Finn A title like ‘World’s Most Travelled Man’ might seem dubious, but Fred Finn earned it fair and square. The 72-year-old British [...]

Sobering Monuments Every Traveler Should Visit

Sobering Monuments Every Traveler Should Visit

Travel and tourism shouldn’t just be limited to swanky hotels and sunny beaches. In order to truly learn about the world around us, it’s necessary to visit memorials, cemeteries, and other monuments to some of the saddest, most infuriating moments in history. This list is certainly (and sadly) not exhaustive. [...]