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7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

7 of the Best Vacation Movies Ever

Retro sequels are making the ultimate comeback. The latest and greatest: a sequel to the classic National Lampoon’s Vacation, which is said to star Leslie Mann, Ed Helms, and Christina Applegate. That’s not all: word on the street is the a Vacation sitcom is in the works, featuring none other […]

Smart Phone Photo Tips from Ben Hicks

Smart Phone Photo Tips from Ben Hicks

The best camera for traveling is the one you “always have with you.” When Traveling always have at least camera or two on me. Unfortunately, they aren’t always 100% accessible. Worse yet is when moving around and fumbling through my bag for the camera will give away my cover while […]

6 Must-Visit Tuscan Villages

6 Must-Visit Tuscan Villages

Red terracotta roofs among waving fields of golden wheat, sit under rolling emerald hills. Vineyards of Sangiovese grapes stretch the earth in neat rows, while sunflowers and lavender contrast each other in explosions of color. Tuscany is much more than Florence, Pisa, and Siena. It is swaths of picturesque farmland, […]

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8 Creepy Halloween Destinations in Europe

Halloween invites supernatural seekers to explore haunted towns and discover the ghoulish ancient history of Europe. These historic and eerie Halloween destinations are perfect to scare the beetle-juice out of travelers who desire to discover Europe’s haunted history. Burial sites, haunted hotels and bloody castles are some of the many […]

The Hobbit Educates Airplane Passangers On Safety

The Hobbit Educates Airplane Passangers On Safety

Whether you’re a frequent flier or not, you probably already know how to work a seat belt.  Air New Zealand  has created an informational film using the Hobbit characters that’s so entertaining, you’ll watch it to the end. Kudos to Air New Zealand for getting non-fliers to watch a safety […]

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6 Women’s Tips for Comfortably Flying in Style

The next time you’re at the airport, take a look around. You’ll probably see a few business people in suits—and a lot of people donning their not-so-finest pair of sweatpants or—gasp—pajamas! We’ve come a long way since the early days of commercial flying, when people would actually dress up for […]

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8 Lesser-Known (and Totally Awesome) Art Museums in Paris

The city of Paris is home to some of the world’s most famous art museums. Those who visit the City of Lights can choose to patronize the Louvre (arguably the world’s most famous art museum), the Orsay (one of the most extensive galleries of impressionist works) and private museums dedicated […]

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10 Tips to Help Make Train Travel Memorable, Fun and Safe

One of those most vivid and unforgettable memories of my life involved a ride I endured over three days on a clumsy ancient diesel-powered train from Marrakesh to Tangier by way of Fez, Morocco. At times, my experience mimicked scenes straight out The Sheltering Sky, a novel of post-colonial alienation […]

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6 of the Best Beer Festivals on Earth

Most people will agree: beer is a beverage worth celebrating. And celebrate it we do, at beer festivals taking place around the globe. From chugging in China to guzzling in Germany, we’ve gathered a list of some of the best beer festivals on Earth—no easy feat, with the number of […]

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Defeating Homesickness

Any traveler has had that one singular moment. Maybe it comes when they check their social media feeds, maybe it’s when they’re sick and longing for comfort, or maybe it’s when they eat something that’s close to but just not close enough for home. Homesickness is the longing feeling for […]