“Hey baby, you want marriage with me?” Many women have heard this, or worse, while traveling abroad or walking through their own neighborhoods. And while these stories often make for interesting, and sometimes even funny
Smart Travel Tips
For the record, we are not encouraging you to visit places where your health and safety are at risk. But ‘travel advisory warnings’ can be misleading. While some apply to an entire country (i.e. Syria
The whole idea behind traveling is to get away, but even travelers can’t get away from the all-encompassing reach of the internet. Instead of trying to escape it, maybe it’s time to take advantage of it. Here are 10 websites that’ll help you save, stay, find, and ultimately, make your [...]
I had the great fortune to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2006 to 2008 in the Republic of Zambia. The experience was highly gratifying, but to say I went into my service fully prepared for the challenges that lay ahead is complete and utter nonsense.
The Beach Based on an excellent book by Alex Garland, this movie is essential viewing material for anyone adventurous. It’s about a young American named Richard, who flies to Southeast Asia in search of an exotic journey.
Everybody poops. Or so they say. For those that find themselves pooping in exotic and remote locations there are a variety of toilets that can be found or created depending on where you are.
For the record, using illegal drugs in any foreign country poses potential risks. However, narcotics offenders in certain countries face steep fines, lengthy prison stays
Imagine staying in a beautiful home in another country for free. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. If you have a flexible schedule,
After my first winter in the Pacific Northwest, I had already decided it was time to spend my summer somewhere sunny and warm. I had
All travelers aspire to be able to sleep anywhere, at any time, in any conditions. Yet, for many, sleeping on airplanes remains the most difficult