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Durango in a Day

Durango in a Day

The steel tank was 15 feet tall and full of beer and a man I’d just met was pulling me a pint. Right. From. The. Barrel. The foamy black goodness that is Vernal Menthe, Ska Brewing Company’s deliciously minty summer stout filled the glass and I toasted my hosts just [...]

9 Best Swimming Holes in the World

9 Best Swimming Holes in the World

When you’re looking for a way to beat the heat and go for a swim, it can also be nice to skip the crowds. Everybody has that one friend of a friend who always goes to the same secret swimming hole and is a little reluctant to tell you where [...]

Hidden Gems: Tofino, British Columbia

Hidden Gems: Tofino, British Columbia

Millions of people visit British Columbia every year.  But a very, very small percentage of those people make the trip to the west coast of Vancouver Island.  In a way this is a good thing, as having the coast inundated with millions of tourists would ruin the splendor of the [...]

The 6 Best Bungee Jump Bases

The 6 Best Bungee Jump Bases

Bungee jumping is a thrill-seeking experience that involves jumping from a moving or a fixed base while attached to a bungee cord.  Bungee jumping either becomes an addiction from the quick adrenaline rush or a one-time-only experience.  Prospective jumpers have a world of bases to jump from, but only a [...]

Top 6 Stand-Up Comedy Bits on Air Travel

Top 6 Stand-Up Comedy Bits on Air Travel

It’s hard to find someone that isn’t made at least a little bit nervous when flying. Tight connection times, cramped spaces, expensive chicken salad sandwiches and turbulence will put even the most seasoned traveler on edge. The best way to deal with that anxiety is to have a professional make [...]

The 5 Best Places to See Mayan Ruins

The 5 Best Places to See Mayan Ruins

The Mayans were a fascinating civilization known for their amazing architecture, unique written language and advanced knowledge of the stars. They inhabited a large region of what is now Mexico and the northern countries of Central America. The decline of their civilization is still something of a mystery, but their [...]

Rental Car Considerations in Argentina

Rental Car Considerations in Argentina

This is not the best way to learn how to rent a car in Argentina. It may be the second best, or maybe the third. The best way is to go to Argentina and rent a car, but do it in all the wrong ways. By bumbling every aspect of [...]

5 Unconventional Romantic Date Spots

5 Unconventional Romantic Date Spots

Valentines Day: the one day of the year where men frantically rack their brains for original and impressive date spots. But when the local restaurants have become redundant, you’ve watched all the DVD’s on the shelf, and exhausted all the other “go-to” ideas in your arsenal, what’s a guy to do? [...]

Trip Report: Biking the Icefields Parkway in Banff and Jasper National Parks

Trip Report: Biking the Icefields Parkway in Banff and Jasper National Parks

There are few road biking routes in the world where you are happy to be slogging hard up a steep grade. It takes a long time, is hard on the body, and tests your will to continue on.

The 7 Countries with the Most Beautiful Women

The 7 Countries with the Most Beautiful Women

While the expression that there are beautiful women in every single country is most definitely a true statement, there are some countries that are better than others. Here’s a list of the 8 countries with the highest density of gorgeous females. UkraineThe Ukraine is slowly, but surely getting on the [...]