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Waiting to Cross the Street Can Be Entertaining

Waiting to Cross the Street Can Be Entertaining

Stopping at cross walks can get beyond boring. Most people don’t wait for the green man to light up but instead, cross when they think it’s clear, putting themselves at risk of getting hit. Smart Cars chose one busy intersection in Lisbon, Portugal in an attempt to change this phenomenon. Using [...]

I Have to Pay for What? – A Guide to Airline Fees

I Have to Pay for What? – A Guide to Airline Fees

Air travel has sure changed. Unless you’re flying first class, not only do you not get to pick between the chicken or the beef dinner, you don’t get either anymore. Here’s some info on what else we’re paying for if we get it at all these days. Oh, and unlike [...]

Costa Rica’s Top 5 Unknown Beaches

Costa Rica’s Top 5 Unknown Beaches

While it’s no secret that Costa Rica is home to some of the best beaches in Central America, where to find them can often be a challenge. Living in Costa Rica has afforded me the time and relationships with locals that privy me to this sacred information that I will [...]

Halloween Getaways Around the World

Halloween Getaways Around the World

Always wanted to celebrate Halloween in a Gothic castle? Get down and dirty in an ossuary full of plague victim remains? Navigate your way through crypts that look like they haven’t seen sunlight since the days of Vlad the Impaler? Our guide to the best Halloween getaways around the world [...]

World’s Cheapest Hostels

World’s Cheapest Hostels

Are you looking to save a buck? Or maybe a hundred? If so, get ready to rest your jetlagged body for pennies on the dollar. Luckily, your bed head won’t come from a cardboard box, but rather a cool, quaint and affordable hostel. When in Rome, be sure to save [...]

World’s Most Unique Geological Wonders

World’s Most Unique Geological Wonders

When nature creates something spectacular one must wonder, “How on earth do these landscapes exist?” Whatever the answer may be, one knows there is no question that these geological wonders are the most spectacular creations on the planet. Antelope Canyon, Arizona Located on Navajo land, near Page, Arizona, Antelope Canyon [...]

World’s 7 Best Oktoberfests

World’s 7 Best Oktoberfests

‘Tis the season for pumpkin beer, hoppy ale, and lederhosen. Oktoberfests are here, and all over the world people are celebrating the wonderful gift of barley and hops. Das Oktoberfest have been in celebration since 1810, and those who cannot make it to the world-famous Munich celebration need not fear, [...]

15 Adventure Quotes to Get you Moving

15 Adventure Quotes to Get you Moving

It’s funny how a collection of sentences, a statement, or even a single word can inspire adventure within your mind. And here for you today, to help you stay on the adventurous path, is a collection of some of the greatest poets, writers, and outdoor enthusiasts on what they have [...]

Simon Yin: Becoming Someone Else for All Hallow’s Eve

Simon Yin: Becoming Someone Else for All Hallow’s Eve

In the spirit of All Hallow’s Eve, I shall write a blog on becoming someone else, embodying the spirit of another soul, and delving deep into your spirits as you spit out an alien being from your belly that spawned from the depths of hell. I’m talking of course about [...]

6 Things to Know About Travel Alerts and Warnings

6 Things to Know About Travel Alerts and Warnings

When the government issues a travel alert or warning for a destination you’ve got your eye on, you’ll want to pay attention—but don’t go cancelling your plane tickets just yet. Travel advisories aren’t always a be all end all. If there is one in place that could affect your travel [...]