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Find yourself outside: five outdoor activities you may not have heard of

Find yourself outside: five outdoor activities you may not have heard of

Geocaching This is the single most awesome thing you can do with a gps. Geocaching is a game where you use a gps to hunt ‘caches’ that other people have hidden. You may also hide your own cache and list its gps coordinates for others to find. To start go [...]

The ‘OECD Better Life Index’ Goes Beyond Typical Global Rankings

The ‘OECD Better Life Index’ Goes Beyond Typical Global Rankings

Every few months (or so it seems), some organization releases a list of the world’s happiest countries. This notion might seem problematic at first — surely there are miserable people living in the most contented nations, and vice versa — but these rankings are usually the product of complex methodology [...]

The 8 Sights You Don’t Want to Miss in Rome

The 8 Sights You Don’t Want to Miss in Rome

There’s so much to see and so much to do it can be overwhelming. If you only have a day or two, which is a shame, these are your don’t miss sights. The Colosseum Easily Rome’s most recognizable monument, the Colosseum is a must see for sports fans. Started in [...]

7 Amazing Underwater Archeological Finds

7 Amazing Underwater Archeological Finds

The legend of the great “City of Atlantis” has intrigued explorers, thrill seekers and archeologists for decades, spawning several discoveries of real-life ancient underwater empires tucked among the sea’s sandy depths for centuries. Here are 7 mystical underwater archeological digs from around the world.   Heracleion, Egypt It’s still unclear [...]

America’s Most Iconic Drives

America’s Most Iconic Drives

Looking to plan a road trip this summer? Well look no further. These popular routes cruise through some of America’s most magnificent landscapes, shorelines, mountains and meadows. So whether you drive your clunker or rent some hot-wheels, you’ll sure have that car-commercial experience, you, the road and classic America. Going-to-the-Sun [...]

World’s Scariest Hikes

World’s Scariest Hikes

Adventure seekers get ready for the hike of your life. If you have been looking for an extreme adventure, look for no further than you, nature and one scary trail. This is no walk in the park type of hike, but yet a stimulating exploration for your mind, body and [...]

7 Weirdest Drinks from Around the World

7 Weirdest Drinks from Around the World

Hey you, ever drink snake blood? Forget that crisp, tasty beer or sweet caramel apple martini. Why guzzle the same old sugary alcoholic beverages when you can just throw a few bugs, reptiles or rodents into your vodka? Check out 7 of the weirdest drinks from around the world. Placenta Jelly [...]

Best Film Locations from 2012

Best Film Locations from 2012

The opening title comes on. The camera pans past wide landscapes with hills and beautiful building. Sometimes the more spectacular things you’ll see are on the silver screen, but that doesn’t have to be all they are. Ever since the Lord of the Rings movies enticed fans and wanderlust travelers [...]

The Best Places in the World to Stargaze

The Best Places in the World to Stargaze

Summer equinox is approaching, and that means warmer weather, longer days and clear night skies. Stargazing is popular in the summer, but ultimately a year round activity as the night sky constantly changes. From southern to northern hemisphere, the night sky presents a decorative celestial painting of stars, planets, milky [...]

Pros and Cons of Traveling with a Tour Group

Pros and Cons of Traveling with a Tour Group

If you like traveling in large groups, having your itinerary laid out and being put on an exacting schedule, then join the Army. On the other hand there are advantages to group discounts, privileged entrances and having someone else schlepp your bags to your room. Safety in numbers Pro: There [...]