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Around the World: The Santa Claus Edition

Around the World: The Santa Claus Edition

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday have come and gone and that means, at least for most Gentiles of the world, Christmas is right around the corner. While we all love the food and the family the presents aren’t

Thanksgiving Dinner: A U.S. Smorgasbord

Thanksgiving Dinner: A U.S. Smorgasbord

Thanksgiving is here and I’ve already begun my pant-stretches in preparation for the ungodly amount of food that I will be consuming. This week we are taking time to shout out to all corners of the United States by showcasing the unique Thanksgiving dishes that make this holiday so great!

The World’s Best Breweries, by Continent

The World’s Best Breweries, by Continent

Before you say something, we know this is a contentious topic that is likely to stir up a passionate debate. Beer is one of the oldest, most beloved beverages on Earth, so any glaring omissions

The 7 Should-Be Wonders of the World

The 7 Should-Be Wonders of the World

When it comes to traveling to amazing places, the 7 wonders of the world are usually on the top of most people’s list. The problem is that even if you have the time and money to plan a trip to see the wonders, the next step is to choose which [...]

7 Best Shoes for Long-Term Backpacking

7 Best Shoes for Long-Term Backpacking

Whether you are planning on gallivanting through European cities or scaling mountains in the Himalayas, the right footwear is an absolutely essential part of any journey. With the copious amounts of time you will be

Real-Life Places That Stood in for Movie Fantasy Lands

Real-Life Places That Stood in for Movie Fantasy Lands

Thanks to the ever-expanding capabilities of computer-generated imagery, today’s moviemakers are able to create fantastic settings for the characters in their films. But CGI only goes do far

5 Sexiest (Fictional) Adventurers

5 Sexiest (Fictional) Adventurers

Nothing seems more romantic than packing all of your belongings into a bag, buying a one-way plane ticket to some remote destination and picking up with some hot local adventurer with a deep but sexy

The 2012 International Subway Awards

The 2012 International Subway Awards

Subway trains are integral to metropolitan areas across the globe. The question is: which countries are doing it right? The following subway lines best exemplify the qualities that define high-quality public transportation, from cleanliness and organization to expediency and safety.

6 Free Things to Do in San Francisco

6 Free Things to Do in San Francisco

It’s easy to spend a weekend in San Francisco without spending too much money. Between the free museum days and the free concerts in Golden Gate Park, the city has a lot to offer visitors who are looking to experience the city without paying a fortune.

Eat, Feast, and Be Merry

Eat, Feast, and Be Merry

It’s the day after Halloween which means all hell will break loose in the holiday isles of your favorite grocery stores. But it’s for good reason; as the temperature drops and the days grow shorter, mammals of all shapes and sizes start fattening up to prepare for hibernation. This time [...]