Articles written by: Courtney Lambert

Courtney is a full time writer covering soccer, travel and the outdoors. You can find her scouting out hole in the wall joints for the perfect carnitas taco, jumping in the ocean under the light of a full moon or exploring the beautiful Florida wilderness and documenting her adventures in her blog, www.localtravelgal.wordpress.com.

6 Weird Worldy Superstitions

6 Weird Worldy Superstitions

Superstitions- we all got ‘em. They have been embedded deep in our culture for centuries and some will never die. But things like Friday the 13th, knocking on wood and toasting shot glasses at the bar have got nothin’ on these 6 superstitions from around the world. The curse of [...]

7 Unique Ways to Get Around

7 Unique Ways to Get Around

When you  take the time to think of travel the image of a jet plane, car or just walking may come to mind. But, new modes of unusual yet incredible transportation are raising the bar. Here are 7 interesting ways to get around town. Slacklining Forget bridges, just tiptoe your [...]

Take the Plunge: Volcano Surfing in Nicaragua

Take the Plunge: Volcano Surfing in Nicaragua

Looking to spice up your bucket list with something that’ll really get your adrenaline surging? How about zooming down the treacherous slope of 16,000 ft active volcano at 50 mph with nothing but a wooden plank and a heaping dose of courage. Welcome to Cerro Negro, a fire-breathing giant that [...]

10 Essentials to Know for Panama

10 Essentials to Know for Panama

The Central America gem, Panama, is calling your name. Tickets are booked, you’re brushing up on that Spanish and you can already taste that savory arroz con pollo upon your tongue. But then it hits you, “what the hell do I pack?” Pack light This is a #1 no matter [...]

6 Shipwrecks that are a Diving Must

6 Shipwrecks that are a Diving Must

Grab your scuba gear and get wrecked with these 6 breathtaking underwater shipwrecks just begging to be explored. Pelinaion, St. David’s Head, Bermuda A miscalculation and a reef took out this massive Greek steamer in 1939.  Located a few hundred feet from shore, this wreck has created a haven for [...]

7 Amazing Underwater Archeological Finds

7 Amazing Underwater Archeological Finds

The legend of the great “City of Atlantis” has intrigued explorers, thrill seekers and archeologists for decades, spawning several discoveries of real-life ancient underwater empires tucked among the sea’s sandy depths for centuries. Here are 7 mystical underwater archeological digs from around the world.   Heracleion, Egypt It’s still unclear [...]

7 Weirdest Drinks from Around the World

7 Weirdest Drinks from Around the World

Hey you, ever drink snake blood? Forget that crisp, tasty beer or sweet caramel apple martini. Why guzzle the same old sugary alcoholic beverages when you can just throw a few bugs, reptiles or rodents into your vodka? Check out 7 of the weirdest drinks from around the world. Placenta Jelly [...]

10 Ancient ruins you need to visit

10 Ancient ruins you need to visit

When setting off on your globe trotting adventures, just remember that some of the richest stuff on earth is also the oldest. Ancient ruins remind us not to forget early civilization, a time without modern technology where incredible creativity was used to show passion for culture. These fading monuments tell tales [...]

Hunting for the Nectar of Immortality

Hunting for the Nectar of Immortality

How far would you go for some of the sweetest sauce on earth? For thousands of years the Rai people of Nepal have taken the business of honey quite seriously and have the art down to a science. Twice a year, honey hunters scale treacherous cliffs with nothing more than [...]

10 Tips for a Successful Road Trip

10 Tips for a Successful Road Trip

ROOAAAAD TRRIIPPP! Yea buddy, time to live the dream and jump in your dad’s convertible (more realistically, your beat up mini van) for adventure, freedom and memories for a lifetime. Here are ten essentials to consider when starting your preparations for life on the highway. Troops Assemble! Call ‘em up! [...]