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11 Tips to Avoid Jetlag

11 Tips to Avoid Jetlag

Yuck, jet lag.  We all know the name, but do we know what it actually is?  Well the technical name is desynchronosis and it is a temporary sleeping disorder commonly associated with being generally very miserable.  Your sleep is off, you feel like crap, and it can really put a [...]

America’s Best Pancakes

America’s Best Pancakes

Pancakes. There’s something fluffy and magical about pancakes that makes Americans go “craving” on Saturday mornings. From buttermilk to blueberry, these hot cakes are convincing palates from Seattle to Hawaii. Get ready to dive into a tall stack of America’s best pancakes. 5 Spot | Seattle, WA Traditional are delicious, [...]

The World’s Ugliest Animals (and Where to Find Them)

The World’s Ugliest Animals (and Where to Find Them)

Any nature lover will tell you the planet is home to a myriad of beautiful, elegant, truly majestic animal species. But hey, they can’t all be lookers. That’s the mantra of the Ugly Animal Preservation Society, an organization that sheds a spotlight on “Mother Nature’s more aesthetically challenged children”. UAPS [...]

107-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Tofino, Canada

107-Year-Old Message in a Bottle Found in Tofino, Canada

Most beachcombers don’t anticipate finding anything remarkable on a stroll along the ocean’s edge. If you’re lucky maybe some well-worn sea glass or an unusual seashell. Steve Thurber of Courtenay, British Columbia, says he walks the beaches of Vancouver Island nearly every day, in hopes of finding something special. His [...]

6 Most Luxurious Hostels

6 Most Luxurious Hostels

Those who have stayed in hostels know that for the most part, they are not as luxurious as their hotel equivalents. Until now that is. Hostels around the world are stepping up their design and sheets to appeal to classy bargain hunters. Stained sheets, hair in shower drains and vomit [...]

8 Underrated Museums of the Pacific Northwest

8 Underrated Museums of the Pacific Northwest

The three states that comprise the Pacific Northwest Region ― Idaho, Oregon, and Washington ― each boast a wide selection of galleries, science centers, and other museums designed to educate and entertain visitors in equal measure. Here are some of our picks for PNW museums that tend to fly under [...]

GET LOST in…Tasmania

GET LOST in…Tasmania

Welcome to this week’s edition of GET LOST.  Every week, I will analyze a new city that you might not have thought of visiting, and highlight the reasons you might travel and enjoy this new location! Where is Tasmania? Australia—it’s an island on the southernmost tip of the continent Best [...]

8 of the World’s Coolest Themed Bars

8 of the World’s Coolest Themed Bars

It’s hard to travel anyplace in the the world without encountering some sort of watering hole. But a themed bar? You won’t just find those anywhere. Here are some of our favorite themed drinking establishments across the globe. Baobab Bar (Limpopo, South Africa) The 72-foot-high, 6,000-year-old Sunland Baobab ― one [...]

6 Interesting Places to Celebrate Halloween in the U.S.

6 Interesting Places to Celebrate Halloween in the U.S.

Halloween is just around the corner, and you know what that means-time to get weird. Why not stray away from the usual drunken house parties, girls in their undies and overpriced costumes? Here are 6 kickass places around the U.S. to spice up your Halloween celebration this year. Salem, Massachusetts [...]

Best Vacations to Take This Time of Year

Best Vacations to Take This Time of Year

Any time of year is a good time to vacation but some are better than others. This time of year, the weather’s better, the prices lower and everybody else’s kids are in school. That means it’s time to head out and enjoy the weather and great deals. Did I mention [...]