Photos Around the World

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 [...]

23 Amazing Images of African Wildlife

23 Amazing Images of African Wildlife

Anyone who has taken an African safari can attest to the sheer majesty of that continent’s diverse wildlife. We’ve assembled some of the best portraits of African animals large and small, doing what they do best in the wild. See how many you can identify on sight, then hover your [...]

Whistler’s New Campaign, Behind the Lens: A Q&A With Photographer Mike Helfrich

Whistler’s New Campaign, Behind the Lens: A Q&A With Photographer Mike Helfrich

Aside from being one of the top ski resorts in the world, Whistler is known for its cutting edge marketing campaigns. Take the Whistler Sabbatical Project campaign of 2011/2012: the contest awarded its lucky winner with the trip of a lifetime to Whistler, chock-full of unique experiences like heli-skiing, action [...]

Best Fall Drives in America

Best Fall Drives in America

The cool air and colorful leaves are upon us. But not for long as November is soon to approach. Leaves will soon change another palette and become one with the earth. Are you ready for fall foliage to fill your eyes with bright colors from nature? Now is your chance [...]

Countries Taking Back their Culture: A look at Vang Vieng, Laos

Countries Taking Back their Culture: A look at Vang Vieng, Laos

Whiskey buckets, mushroom shakes, and free shot: all enjoyed while on tubes going down a river! Vang Vieng was a tourism saturated village in Laos, located in the Vientiane Province, about a sickening four hour mini-bus ride north of the capital. The town lies near the Nam Song River with [...]

The World’s Ugliest Animals (and Where to Find Them)

The World’s Ugliest Animals (and Where to Find Them)

Any nature lover will tell you the planet is home to a myriad of beautiful, elegant, truly majestic animal species. But hey, they can’t all be lookers. That’s the mantra of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, an organization that sheds a spotlight on “Mother Nature’s more aesthetically challenged children”. UAPS [...]

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Fascinating Wedding Traditions From Around the World

Throwing rice, stuffing cake in your spouse’s mouth, flinging garter belts into the air ― these are just some of the strange traditions associated with American weddings. But as we’ve discovered, the U.S. isn’t the only place where bizarre nuptial rituals are considered the norm. It’s important to note that [...]