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5 Must-Hike Trails in the Midwest

5 Must-Hike Trails in the Midwest

Sure, the Midwest may not seem like a Mecca for the outdoorsman as much as, say, Colorado. It does, however, have several great hiking trails to get out and tromp around on. Here are 5 (the first one is obvious): The Appalachian Trail; Georgia-Maine This is the granddaddy of all [...]

Best Beaches in Asia

Best Beaches in Asia

Life’s a beach, and there are more than plenty of beaches in Asia. With so many beaches, and such little time, what do you choose? Whether you enjoy seclusion, adventure or local flavor, this is your guide to the best beaches in Asia. Phra Nang Beach | Ao Nang, Thailand [...]

Travel For Free (And Actually Have a Great Time)

Travel For Free (And Actually Have a Great Time)

Have you ever considered that there was a time when travelers could meander place to place in their adventuring, picking a farm to work at or a vineyard to pick at, and make a dollar or two to continue their journey?  A time when things were simpler, when someone who [...]

La Fortuna, Costa Rica: 7 Reasons to Blow Off the Beach for the Jungle

La Fortuna, Costa Rica: 7 Reasons to Blow Off the Beach for the Jungle

Sure the beaches are great but how often do you get to break out your inner-Tarzan? Arenal Volcano Though it hasn’t been spouting ash or lava for a few years now, it’s still a volcano. With an elevation of 5358ft above the jungle floor it is quite impressive. Arenal has [...]

7 Pacsafe Bags Perfect for School

7 Pacsafe Bags Perfect for School

It’s that time of the year my friends, summer is slowly winding down and school is right around the corner…don’t get too excited. At least back-to-school shopping is always a nice perk! Pacsafe has got your back (literally) when it comes to creative, dependable backpacks designed for the everyday wear [...]

Best Art Museums in the World

Best Art Museums in the World

Get lost for a day as you meander through hallways of ancient and modern art. Stimulate your creativity as you view Century old art ranging from all eras and locations of life. Get ready to grab your latte and paperboy hat as you take a walk down memory lane at [...]

11 of the World’s Most Amazing Hot Springs

11 of the World’s Most Amazing Hot Springs

Ready for some intense relaxation? (Can you use those words together?)  Check out some of these incredible hot springs.  People migrate to these naturally heated pools of water from all over the world to allow their problems melt away in these mineral rich geothermal springs.  Soaking in a hot spring [...]

A Different Kind of “Cruise Ship” in British Columbia

A Different Kind of “Cruise Ship” in British Columbia

In most people’s minds, the mention of taking a “cruise” will unfortunately conjure up an image of a megalithic super ship with ice rinks, buffet lines, and shopping, shopping, shopping!  But the word cruise does not pertain to the type of ship, but rather the method of travel without destination. [...]

The Best/Worst Airports for Flight Delays and Cancellations

The Best/Worst Airports for Flight Delays and Cancellations

Whether you love air travel or rank it among the most detestable of human experiences, we can probably all agree that delayed or cancelled flights totally blow. Airline SNAFUs can affect anyone — but according to the FlightStats On-Time Performance Report (June 1-30, 2013), you’re far more (and less) likely [...]

6 Ways to be a Gracious Visitor

6 Ways to be a Gracious Visitor

I live in a world renowned ski resort town that draws two million visitors every year and that relies heavily on tourism as an economic driver. Every day, especially in the winter, I witness tourists interact with the local population, the environment and each other. I see everything from grouchy, [...]