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Southern Hemisphere SUPing

Southern Hemisphere SUPing

Winter season is bad news for water lovers. The water is cold, dreary and possibly frozen. But the great news is that it’s summer somewhere in the world. And that somewhere is the Southern Hemisphere. Grab your board and get your plane ticket ready as you venture toward tropical, pristine [...]

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Worlds Wackiest Hotels

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No – it’s a hotel? If you’ve ever thought about a unique vacation experience, now is your chance. Get ready to explore some of the world’s wackiest hotels and vacation rentals. From sleeping in a jet plane to a windmill, the mind-blowing hotels are [...]

6 U.S. Border Towns That Are Worth a Visit

6 U.S. Border Towns That Are Worth a Visit

The term ‘border town’ carries a lot of shady connotations, but there are plenty of charming communities across the United States that just happen to lie relatively close to our Mexican or Canadian neighbors. Here are some of our favorite U.S. border towns, from coast-to-coast. For the sake of this [...]

Warm Weather Destinations for Winter

Warm Weather Destinations for Winter

Are you the type that frowns at the sight of snowfall? Or begrudgingly scrapes the ice of your windshield with grunts and snarls? How about the kind of person that takes the carrot from Frosty’s nose and snaps it in half with a weird sense of satisfaction? Well instead of [...]

6 Things to Know about Jordan River, Vancouver Island’s Hidden Surfing Gem

6 Things to Know about Jordan River, Vancouver Island’s Hidden Surfing Gem

Bring a wet suit. Sure, Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, might not be known for its balmy waters, but it boasts a surf scene that can easily hold its own. While Tofino, located on the west coast of the Island, is a household name in the surfing world, the [...]

6 Expert Tips for Fighting Jet Lag

6 Expert Tips for Fighting Jet Lag

Jet lag can take a toll on even the most seasoned air travelers. Thankfully, some of them have developed effective strategies for fighting (or at least mitigating) the nausea, body aches, and other crummy symptoms that often accompany long flights through multiple time zones. Get a good night’s sleep before [...]

5 Tips to Survive Thanksgiving Travel

5 Tips to Survive Thanksgiving Travel

Thanksgiving is coming up and you know what that means: crazy traveling, crazier relatives, Black Friday, delicious food binges, and good times with family and friends. Now, you just need to survive it all. Here are 5 tips to master the Thanksgiving holidays stress-free. Be the Early Bird Start planning [...]

6 Warm Destinations to Beat Winter Blues

6 Warm Destinations to Beat Winter Blues

Fall is in full swing and though we love those rustic autumn colors and cooler temperatures, it’s only going to get colder with winter knocking at the door. Those chilly months can get long and dreary, but there are plenty of quick getaways to quench your thirst for some hot [...]

The 10 Commandments of Staying at a Hostel

The 10 Commandments of Staying at a Hostel

Hostels are a fantastic venue for meeting fellow tourists and planning joint adventures in foreign locales ― and thankfully, you can find one just about anywhere you travel. In addition to the rules and regulations posted at each hostel establishment, here are a few unwritten laws to follow if you [...]

Whistler’s New Campaign, Behind the Lens: A Q&A With Photographer Mike Helfrich

Whistler’s New Campaign, Behind the Lens: A Q&A With Photographer Mike Helfrich

Aside from being one of the top ski resorts in the world, Whistler is known for its cutting edge marketing campaigns. Take the Whistler Sabbatical Project campaign of 2011/2012: the contest awarded its lucky winner with the trip of a lifetime to Whistler, chock-full of unique experiences like heli-skiing, action [...]