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6 Things to Know about Jordan River, Vancouver Island’s Hidden Surfing Gem

6 Things to Know about Jordan River, Vancouver Island’s Hidden Surfing Gem

Bring a wet suit. Sure, Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, might not be known for its balmy waters, but it boasts a surf scene that can easily hold its own. While Tofino, located on the west coast of the Island, is a household name in the surfing world, the [...]

6 Warm Destinations to Beat Winter Blues

6 Warm Destinations to Beat Winter Blues

Fall is in full swing and though we love those rustic autumn colors and cooler temperatures, it’s only going to get colder with winter knocking at the door. Those chilly months can get long and dreary, but there are plenty of quick getaways to quench your thirst for some hot [...]

6 Excursions You Should Take When Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera

6 Excursions You Should Take When Vacationing on the Mayan Riviera

Sure, that all-inclusive resort is mighty relaxing but there is more to the Yucatan Peninsula than swim-up bars, poolside service and unlimited buffets. Believe it or not, there are a whole slew of activities going on right outside those walls. Here are a few not to miss. Chichen Itza Built [...]

7 of the Nation’s Scariest Haunted Houses

7 of the Nation’s Scariest Haunted Houses

Like football, apple cider, and hunting season, haunted houses that open every Halloween are one of America’s most enduring fall traditions. Here’s our list of the this year’s scariest establishments across the U.S. 13th Floor (Denver, CO) Demons, live animals, and even a Yeti are among the denizens of the [...]

Best Cities for Holiday Spirit

Best Cities for Holiday Spirit

Holiday season is approaching, and this year try something different for a holiday vacation. Instead of escaping to the beach, for a warm and sunny Christmas, visit one of the many “most holiday-spirited” cities. From America to the Arctic Circle, embrace a frosty experience as you frolic city streets window [...]

Venice, Florence and Rome in Three Days: It Can Be Done

Venice, Florence and Rome in Three Days: It Can Be Done

You can sure try to see everything, I know I did, but there’s just too much to see in all three of these fabulous towns. Here are few suggestions from a truly, geeky tourist. Venice If you go to Disneyland, you have to see Mickey. If you go to Paris [...]

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Best Free Museums in America

Museums astound visitors’ everyday. But what is most spectacular is that these museums are free of charge. Whether you are looking for ancient history or historic paintings, these are the best free museums America has to offer. Although the price is free, these museums gladly accept donations to help fund [...]

The Wildest Adult-Friendly Halloween Parties in the U.S.

The Wildest Adult-Friendly Halloween Parties in the U.S.

Anba Dlo VI (New Orleans, LA) This annual fundraiser (named after a Creole phrase that translates to, ‘from beneath the waters’) is sponsored by the New Orleans Healing Center, a cooperative that includes restaurants, grocery stores, and other establishments committed to improving the city of New Orleans. On Oct. 19, [...]

6 Breathtaking Winter Cruises

6 Breathtaking Winter Cruises

Most people associate cruises with warm weather and cocktail umbrellas, but there are plenty of great options for vacationers who want to hit the water during the winter season. The following list includes voyages to both tropical destinations and chillier climates, offered by some of the world’s most reputable cruise [...]

World’s Best New Hotels 2013

World’s Best New Hotels 2013

Architecture is progressing, and these “new-aged” hotels are taking over outdated urban structures around the world. Equipped with trendy art and fashionable sheets, guests are welcomed to an array of amenities. Get in style on your next vacation with these best new hotels in 2013. The Saguaro | Palm Springs, [...]