Castles reward travelers like no other destination, and there are plenty to check out throughout Europe. Each one allows visitors to step back in time and marvel at the grandeur of medieval architecture, and, perhaps, wince at some of the more unsavory practices of the Middle Ages (torture, serfdom, et [...]
Articles written by: Brad Nehring
Geographical rankings are a little problematic because they often attempt to grade cities, states, or countries on one factor without considering other variables. While technically there might be some merit to the order, the list may not tell the whole story. That’s certainly the case with a new list published [...]
Every few months (or so it seems), some organization releases a list of the world’s happiest countries. This notion might seem problematic at first — surely there are miserable people living in the most contented nations, and vice versa — but these rankings are usually the product of complex methodology [...]
Beaches respresent something different to everyone. Some see precious ecosystems, others valuable real estate, while a few of us just love playing in the sand. And as it turns out, beaches are universally photogenic — but we already knew that, didn’t we? Isla de la Juventud, Cuba [...]
There are plenty of pristine, idyllic landmarks for you to visit, and then there are the entries on this list. Hey, maybe germs don’t bother you. Maybe they’re your thing. Don’t let us stop you from being adventurous, by any means. But if there’s a chance you’ll get grossed out [...]
On Feb. 21, Yahoo! Finance released a list titled, ‘The 25 Most Miserable Places in the World’. While nations like Syria, Kosovo, Turkmenistan, Nepal, Burkina Faso, and Liberia occupied various spots near the top of the list, no one should be surprised that Zimbabwe took the #1 slot. You can read [...]
We all know about the ‘clumsy’ passerby who bumps into you and rifles through your pockets, or the ‘helpful’ photogue who offers to snap a few shots of you and your loved ones, only to make a daring escape once the camera is in his hand. Many of us even [...]
Everyone has to start somewhere — and today, visitors can check out the birthplaces and/or childhood homes of some of history’s most notable figures. Nothing provides additional insight into a famous person quite like seeing the room where he or she had their diapers changed.
There are currently more than 34,000 McDonald’s restaurants serving 68 million people in 118 countries — and if you thought they all served Big Macs and Quarter Pounders, then you’re dead wrong. Here are some of the more unusual menu items served at the Golden Arches across the globe.
Next time you visit Europe, don’t forget about the little guys! These less sizable nations tend to remain under the radar, but each one boasts a distinct culture and a myriad of fun activities for tourists.