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107-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Tofino, Canada

107-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Tofino, Canada

Most beachcombers don’t anticipate finding anything remarkable on a stroll along the ocean’s edge. If you’re lucky maybe some well-worn sea glass or an unusual seashell. Steve Thurber of Courtenay, British Columbia, says he walks the beaches of Vancouver Island nearly every day, in hopes of finding something special. His [...]

6 Most Luxurious Hostels

6 Most Luxurious Hostels

Those who have stayed in hostels know that for the most part, they are not as luxurious as their hotel equivalents. Until now that is. Hostels around the world are stepping up their design and sheets to appeal to classy bargain hunters. Stained sheets, hair in shower drains and vomit [...]

8 Underrated Museums of the Pacific Northwest

8 Underrated Museums of the Pacific Northwest

The three states that comprise the Pacific Northwest Region ― Idaho, Oregon, and Washington ― each boast a wide selection of galleries, science centers, and other museums designed to educate and entertain visitors in equal measure. Here are some of our picks for PNW museums that tend to fly under [...]

6 Interesting Places to Celebrate Halloween in the U.S.

6 Interesting Places to Celebrate Halloween in the U.S.

Halloween is just around the corner, and you know what that means-time to get weird. Why not stray away from the usual drunken house parties, girls in their undies and overpriced costumes? Here are 6 kickass places around the U.S. to spice up your Halloween celebration this year. Salem, Massachusetts [...]

7 Countries to Visit During the Fall

7 Countries to Visit During the Fall

Looking to jet set before those harsh winter months? Enjoy the changing seasons with a travel itinerary that takes you through the most beautiful parts of the world during this time of the year. Here are 7 countries you need to visit during the fall. Livingston, Zambia Take a leap [...]

Underwater Hiking in Austria

Underwater Hiking in Austria

For half the year, a perfectly picturesque park with hiking trails sits at the base of the Hochschwab Mountains in Tragoess, Styria in Austria. The stunning alpine scenery attracts hikers seeking serenity that can only be found in the great outdoors. A strange phenomenon takes place the other half of [...]

Stunning Undersea Hotels

Stunning Undersea Hotels

What Sebastian the Crab once said, “Darling it’s better, down where its wetter,” rings true once you see the stunning views from these underwater hotel rooms. Wake up with no troubles, in a sea of bubbles while competing in a starring contest with the local fish. Guests are treated with [...]

GET LOST: Capri

GET LOST: Capri

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Capri? Italy—an island in the bay of Naples Best Time to Visit? [...]

Best Coffee Cities in the US

Best Coffee Cities in the US

What is it about coffee that you love the most? The smell? The taste? The jitters? If you’re a coffee snob and looking for the ultimate buzz bean experience, look no further. Pretentious cities in the U.S. have kicked out Folgers and Maxwell House and welcomed an aroma of international [...]

The Worlds Most Unique Coffee Shops

The Worlds Most Unique Coffee Shops

Sometimes you awake seemingly tired in the morning thinking nothing but “coffee, coffee, coffee,” and all you care about is ingesting some of the dark beverage. But what about those leisurely times spent sitting in a coffee shop reading a book, getting some computer work done, or chatting with an [...]