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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Architecture is progressing, and these “new-aged” hotels are taking over outdated urban structures around the world.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, [...]

10 Awesome Free Attractions Around the U.S.

10 Awesome Free Attractions Around the U.S.

Cheap is good but free is better, and when planning a trip or looking for some daytime fun, free can be found- you just have to know where to look for it. Here are 10 attractions around the U.S. that’ll help keep your wallet in check. New Orleans Jazz National [...]

Best Rainy Fall Beach Getaways

Best Rainy Fall Beach Getaways

Sure the beach is the most enjoyable during the hot, summer days when choosing what bathing suit to wear is the biggest concern of the day. Fall is in season, but that does not mean beach season is over. It’s time to appreciate the calm, peaceful atmosphere of the rain [...]

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 [...]