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6 Amazing Places to Travel in July

6 Amazing Places to Travel in July

Here’s to July! It’s a month that truly embraces the peak of summer with balmy weather, lots of cold beer, skimpy bikinis, juicy watermelon and of course, fireworks. But it doesn’t stop there- get out and discover all  the goodness July has to offer all around the world! Here are [...]

Road Tripin’ in the U.S.A. – The Strangest Attractions to Stop Road Boredom

Road Tripin’ in the U.S.A. – The Strangest Attractions to Stop Road Boredom

Planning a good ol’ fashioned American road trip? That’s going to take a good chunk of time. If you’re like me, after about 5 hours in a car on an American interstate highway and you’re practically jumping out of your skin with boredom. But you have to do it at some point [...]

8 Epic Road Trip Movies

8 Epic Road Trip Movies

Summer is the perfect time for road tripping. Whether you’re out for the weekend or decide to take several months off to drive around the country, road trips are a great way to enjoy some things that are uniquely Americana – and with Independence Day around the corner, what could [...]

Ancient Mayan City Unearthed on Yucatan Peninsula

Ancient Mayan City Unearthed on Yucatan Peninsula

Last week, a complete Mayan city was excavated on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. According to archaeologists with Mexico’s National Institute of Archaeology and History, roughly 35,000 people inhabited the site from 600 until 900 A.D, or the Late Classic Maya period, which occurred not long before the culture inexplicably vanished from [...]

Top Destinations for the Vegetarian Traveler

Top Destinations for the Vegetarian Traveler

Vegetarianism has gained popularity throughout the last several years. It is now common to find at least one veggie friendly option on many menus. No longer do vegetarians have to stash their suitcase full of nuts, energy bars and fruit in these vegetarian-friendly destinations. From Asia to Central America, these [...]

Best 4th Celebrations

Best 4th Celebrations

Picnic blankets, mom’s fried chicken, lemonade and fun with family and friends are scenes often seen around July 4th.  The Americana around this national holiday is almost able to be breathed in through the air, and these are some of the best places to get your fix. Colonial Williamsburg – [...]

5 Best Surf Spots on South Africa’s Garden Route

5 Best Surf Spots on South Africa’s Garden Route

When most surfers think of South Africa, they immediately picture the long, roping rights of J-Bay’s supertubes, the big-wave mutants of Cape Town’s Dungeons, or the warm beach break tubes of Durban. South Africa happens to be one of the most surf-spoiled countries on earth, and the Garden Route offers a [...]

Great Trails: Hiking to Kalalau on Kauai’s Napali Coast

Great Trails: Hiking to Kalalau on Kauai’s Napali Coast

On the northwest corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii is a coastline that has inspired artists, adventurers, and anyone with an appreciation for out-of-this-world beauty.  You cannot drive the coastline – it is protected as a state park.  This is a very good thing, as it allows nature [...]

Eight Essentials for Traveling Abroad

Eight Essentials for Traveling Abroad

If you’re anything like me, you put a lot of planning into your packing.  In the weeks leading up to a big trip, especially an international one, the daydreaming is basically constant.  Inevitably though, regardless of the mental preparation, you put it off.  You could probably make a lot of [...]

Most Beautiful Places for Water Lovers

Most Beautiful Places for Water Lovers

Some people claim they are, “a water person.” They gravitate toward water and shorelines in search of a connection to relax the senses and calm the mind. There is something special, soothing and aesthetically pleasing to eye, which is why we see water and beach pictures on calendars, desktop screen [...]