Earlier this month, archaeologists unearthed a stockpile of gold coins, silver jewelry and other valuables that were buried more than 2,000 years ago in what is now Ukraine. Last year, two ‘amateur treasure hunters’ tracked down a stash of ancient coins worth more than $15 million in southern France.
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Nothing is more luxurious than a glass of wine after a long day of traveling. It’s classy, it’s elegant, it’s something your mom would approve of, or maybe not.
Getting some friends together, jumping in the car and heading out into the unknown is one of the most adventurous and fun things to do.
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 [...]
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.
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.
Soon the holidays will be over and the post festival hangover will begin. So if you’re like me, you’ve already begun planning the amazing, life-altering, fantastical adventure of a lifetime. Anything to get you through, right?
In the summer of 2010 I participated in a guide training program in the Yukon Territory. Although I had spent quite a bit of time in the outdoors
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
Whether on a floor cushion, in an elaborate dining hall, or over the side of an 18th century cargo ship, the way you handle your tea can be a method of expression as well as a distinct cultural activity. If you are sipping for pleasure or for your health, drinking [...]