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10 Tips for the Best Euro Road Trip Ever

10 Tips for the Best Euro Road Trip Ever

Backpacking through Europe has become somewhat of a rite of passage in every traveler’s life. While most backpackers opt for a combination of train, bus or plane, an often overlooked option is the rental car. Consider the flexibility that a road trip offers versus other types of transportation: you can [...]

Best Books About Adventuring on a Budget

Best Books About Adventuring on a Budget

For most of us, both traveling and experiencing adventure are a necessary requirement for a happy life. Also for many of us, finances — or lack thereof — play a significant role in how often we invest in this aspect of our lives. If a tight budget is in the [...]

6 Alternatives to Hotels (That Aren’t Sleeping in your Car)

6 Alternatives to Hotels (That Aren’t Sleeping in your Car)

Let’s talk about money here for a minute, your hard earned cash that you’ve scrimped and saved for this vacation for what seems like EVER.  You finally get to go on your vacation and what’s one of the biggest expenses?  Oh right, a hotel.  And you know what’s unique about [...]

7 of the World’s Most Beautiful Buildings

7 of the World’s Most Beautiful Buildings

It used to be that history impacted the modern eye through beautiful ancient structures that stand tall and were considered the most picturesque. Now, travelers experience a glimpse of historical and modern buildings while meandering urban streets.  Modern-day architecture is giving history a run for its money, as these contemporary [...]

TransRockies Run, The Ultra-Runners All-Inclusive Vacation

TransRockies Run, The Ultra-Runners All-Inclusive Vacation

Blasting rock and roll music, a huge cheer a countdown and the shout “go!” gave way to the sound of a 400 pairs of feet grinding over gravel. Within minutes of the start of the TransRockies Run, athletes were in their own worlds, stomping up narrow single track, along jeep [...]

8 Ways to Experience Tofino

8 Ways to Experience Tofino

The 1,876 full time residents who call Tofino, British Columbia home are on to something special. Not convinced that this surf town on the west coast of Vancouver Island should be at the top of your “to visit” list? Here are eight reasons to drop everything, pick up a surfboard, [...]

Tour the Caribbean like Bond, James Bond

Tour the Caribbean like Bond, James Bond

If you’re one of those who prefer their Pina-Coladas shaken, not stirred, here are some tips on how to experience the Caribbean like Bond, James Bond. Don’t forget the tux. The Bahamas Bond loves the Bahamas, or at least the bad guys he’s chasing do. More Bond films and more [...]

10 Sexiest Cities

10 Sexiest Cities

Sex is a part of modern-day culture. Cities ‘round the world are known for their sex appeal but some places contain that “je na sais qua.” Eye-catching fashion, appealing architecture and dazzling nightlife crazes sex-filled thoughts day and night. Take a walk down catwalk lane as you strut your stuff [...]

8 Effective and Free Language Learning Programs

8 Effective and Free Language Learning Programs

Learning a new language can open up employment opportunities, reduce stress during international trips, and ― at the very least ― allow you to effectively communicate with a wider swath of the population. And thanks to the advent of interactive online technology, it’s never been easier to add to your [...]

Bicycle Rickshawing – A Traveling Occupation

Bicycle Rickshawing – A Traveling Occupation

So I’m sure you either live in, or have found yourself in some city where you may possibly be in the carriage of someone pedaling you around town on their bicycle; this system of taxi being better known as the rickshaw or pedicab. It’s become a regular late night form [...]