During the Prohibition era, speakeasies weren’t simply the hottest clubs in town — they were the only clubs in town, and illegal at that. When the 21st Amendment was passed in 1933 and Americans were free,
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With tens of thousands of islands, islets and atolls scattered throughout the South Pacific, it’s easy to confuse the independent countries that govern them. Here’s a little background info to help you tell them apart.
Every year, Hostelworld.com presents ‘Hoscar’ awards to the finest communal lodging establishments in the world. This year’s winners (by continent) are:
Food trucks are everywhere these days, and each mobile eatery that pops up seems to generate a devoted following among local foodies. Here are some of our coast-to-coast favorites.
When we think of glamorous travel we usually think of London, Paris, New York and when we think of rugged travel we think of Nepal, Patagonia, and Alaska. While these locations have the reputation to back
The geography of Central Asia has always proven to be a conundrum to the majority of U.S. citizens. The five former Soviet republics that lie between the Middle East, Russia and the Caspian Sea have
In many countries around the world, October (and the beginning of November) are reserved for holidays that focus on honoring the dead, warding off evil
The days have grown shorter, the air more crisp, and in the Northwest it has finally begun to rain. Although the fall often represents decay it is also a time of rejuvenation: it’s time for comfort food, for the promise of ski season, and
While sipping a cocktail under the stars is arguably enjoyable at any establishment, some rooftop bars go beyond typical ‘outdoor boozing’ to deliver a first-class experience. Here is our list of the best alfresco watering holes across the globe.