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Best Books About Adventuring on a Budget

Best Books About Adventuring on a Budget

For most of us, both traveling and experiencing adventure are a necessary requirement for a happy life. Also for many of us, finances — or lack thereof — play a significant role in how often we invest in this aspect of our lives. If a tight budget is in the [...]

10 Sexiest Cities

10 Sexiest Cities

Sex is a part of modern-day culture. Cities ‘round the world are known for their sex appeal but some places contain that “je na sais qua.” Eye-catching fashion, appealing architecture and dazzling nightlife crazes sex-filled thoughts day and night. Take a walk down catwalk lane as you strut your stuff [...]

8 Effective and Free Language Learning Programs

8 Effective and Free Language Learning Programs

Learning a new language can open up employment opportunities, reduce stress during international trips, and ― at the very least ― allow you to effectively communicate with a wider swath of the population. And thanks to the advent of interactive online technology, it’s never been easier to add to your [...]

Bicycle Rickshawing – A Traveling Occupation

Bicycle Rickshawing – A Traveling Occupation

So I’m sure you either live in, or have found yourself in some city where you may possibly be in the carriage of someone pedaling you around town on their bicycle; this system of taxi being better known as the rickshaw or pedicab. It’s become a regular late night form [...]

Top Ten Things To Do In Australia’s Northern Territory

Top Ten Things To Do In Australia’s Northern Territory

By Kraig Becker Catch A Sunset On Darwin Harbor Located on Australia’s northern coastline, Darwin is a bustling community with plenty to offer visitors. The city has a raucous nightlife, fine dining and a laid back vibe that is uniquely Australian. But the city also happens to boast some of [...]

Savor These 8 Exotic Dishes from Around the World

Savor These 8 Exotic Dishes from Around the World

Eating is a huge part of the travel experience and nothing is more memorable than biting into foreign deliciousness that you can’t find back home. But some exotic delicacies are pretty, well, exotic. Here are 8 dishes from around the world that’ll totally tantalize your taste buds. Sheep Testicles Known [...]

Best Travel Gear of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013

Best Travel Gear of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2013

If there’s anyone in the world who understands the demands that travelers have on their gear, it’s us. We’ve spent our entire life as a business, researching their needs; it’s not just who we are as a company, but it’s who we are as people (so in a sense, we’re [...]

Cruise Shore Excursions: Seattle

Cruise Shore Excursions: Seattle

Seattle, Washington is one of the most preferred port terminals for Alaska and Pacific Northwest cruises. Seattle offers the best of both urban and outdoor experiences, and has been labeled as one of America’s favorite cities from Travelandleisure.com and CNN Headline News. Whether you want to explore urban parks or [...]

FDA Finally Recognizes Mefloquine’s Troublesome Side Effects

FDA Finally Recognizes Mefloquine’s Troublesome Side Effects

There was a major pharmaceutical shake-up late last month that stands to affect more than 4 billion people worldwide, particularly individuals who earn paychecks from Uncle Sam working overseas. In a statement issued on July 29, the Food and Drug Administration announced that the drug mefloquine hydrochloride will now carry [...]

Great Summer Reads About Vacations That Go Horribly Wrong

Great Summer Reads About Vacations That Go Horribly Wrong

If you’ve got some epic summer travel plans… well, good for you. But if work, family, or financial obligations are keeping you from taking a luxurious getaway this year, then do the next best thing and read about people whose vacations evolve into nightmarish ordeals. It’ll give you peace of [...]