Photos Around the World

10 Iconic US Landmarks

10 Iconic US Landmarks

Looking for some inspiration to get out and travel? How about a landmark to point you in the right direction? After all, sometimes after setting the destination, the true adventure awaits in just getting there. So to stir up some excitement, to get your travel plans in order, here are [...]

World’s Weirdest Holiday Traditions

World’s Weirdest Holiday Traditions

Cookies, carolers and jingle bells are among the many “normal” traditions Americans embrace during the holiday season. But overseas, anything goes for the countries who celebrate “Weird Christmas.” From roller skating to church to embracing the devil-like counterpart, Krampus, get ready to explore a new world of holiday traditions. Krampus [...]

Santa’s Foreign Counterparts: The World of Christmas Gift-Bearers

Santa’s Foreign Counterparts: The World of Christmas Gift-Bearers

Santa Claus is one of the most adored characters in American folklore―and what’s not to love? He’s cheerful, efficient, and he always brings a gift (unless you’ve been naughty, that is). It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the rest of the world is just as keen on this jolly, [...]

Holiday Meals Around the World

Holiday Meals Around the World

Americans love their turkey, stuffing and mashed potato Christmas meal. But surprisingly enough, what seems traditional to us, is foreign to other cultures. You’ll be amazed at how different holiday meals and traditions vary from every country or culture. From shrimp to rice porridge, get stuffed with holiday meals found [...]

Insane Air Travel World Records You Never Knew Existed

Insane Air Travel World Records You Never Knew Existed

This list of impressive in-flight achievements includes the smallest helicopter, largest skydiving formation, and other records that are ― no pun intended ― out of this world. Fred Finn A title like ‘World’s Most Travelled Man’ might seem dubious, but Fred Finn earned it fair and square. The 72-year-old British [...]

The International Culinary Bucket List

The International Culinary Bucket List

While the idea of slurping bat soup or having a forkful of seal flipper pie might seem repellent to most travelers, a significant number of people circle the globe in search of gastronomical oddities and adventures. This list is definitely aimed at the latter

Best Christmas Markets in Europe

Best Christmas Markets in Europe

‘Tis the season for lots of shopping. Europe is well known to be an enjoyable summer getaway, but ancient history comes alive, especially around the holiday season. Decorations, lights and Christmas markets flood streets and squares in celebration for the most festive season of the year. European Christmas markets are [...]

Islands Less Traveled

Islands Less Traveled

Sure, anyone can fly to Jamaica, St. Thomas or The Cayman Islands. Okay, not just anyone, but for something really special, try one of these. Grenada Known as the “Island of Spice”, Granada is located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, and just northeast of Venezuela. Most of us know it [...]

Take the National Park Pictorial Challenge!

Take the National Park Pictorial Challenge!

How well do you know U.S. National Parks on sight? We’ve posted 25 photos below from different parks across the country. See how many you can guess by looking at the picture, then scan your cursor over the photo to see if you’re correct. Here’s a hint to get you [...]

6 Awesome U.S. Islands

6 Awesome U.S. Islands

The Mediterranean and South Pacific are great and all, but one needn’t leave the U.S. to enjoy island life. Here are some of the country’s coolest island destinations. The Hawai’ian Islands Obviously, it’s impossible to choose the best Hawaiian island ― they’re all pretty awesome. So in order to help [...]