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Ready…Set…Rickshaw

Adventure craving vagabonds like ourselves couldn’t ask for a crazier way to travel than the Rickshaw Race. Forget traditional bus rides, these high speed “pimpin” lawn mowers race across 35,000 kilometers of Indian landscape – all in the name of charity. If you think of it, this is the way [...]

The 7 Cities with the Best Nightlife

The 7 Cities with the Best Nightlife

It doesn’t matter where you come from, in every corner of the world you can find people who like to party. While the types of parties differ depending on the location, certain pockets of this amazing planet are beacons for wild behavior.

Pacsafe Making Wheeled Luggage!

Experienced travelers know that luggage in-transit is a hot target for theft. In fact, 29 million bags were tampered with in 2010. At JFK Airport alone, 200 thefts to checked luggage happened daily. Most thefts are done with a simple ballpoint pen jabbing into the zipper like this… Over the [...]

The Best Travel Accessories for Your iPad

The Best Travel Accessories for Your iPad

I love my iPad. As a travel blogger with a lovely, but very heavy computer, this little tablet has made my life easier and my shoulder much happier.

Must Have Items for the Hostel Traveler

Must Have Items for the Hostel Traveler

While I definitely wouldn’t turn down a night in a five star hotel, I love staying in hostels…which is good because I’m still at that point in my traveling career where my budget necessitates either hostelling or couchsurfing.

The Last 10 World Cup Finals Stadiums

The Last 10 World Cup Finals Stadiums

Soccer/football (depending on where you’re reading this from) is the most popular sport on the planet. What makes it so popular is that all you need is a ball to play, so every country

How Not to Spend Christmas Alone While Traveling

How Not to Spend Christmas Alone While Traveling

If you grew up celebrating Christmas, it can be a bit of a downer to find yourself alone in a hotel room on Christmas Day, reminiscing over past Christmas celebrations, and missing your friends and

Favorite Holiday Drinks from Around the World

Favorite Holiday Drinks from Around the World

It’s the holiday season, our favorite time of year to mix alcohol with…just about everything. One of the best parts of traveling during this time of year is getting to sample the local holiday

Six Meats to Try While Traveling Abroad

Six Meats to Try While Traveling Abroad

One pleasure that comes from travel is the opportunity to try all sorts of new things. Whether you’re interested in skydiving, shopping in a bizarre, or trying new foods, traveling often encourages us to test our limits.

The 7 Most Expensive Hotels in the World

The 7 Most Expensive Hotels in the World

Spending the night in an exotic location with all the comforts of home is an experience that almost everyone on this planet can appreciate and enjoy.