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Travel Insurance: Yay or Nay?

Travel Insurance: Yay or Nay?

Travel insurance is usually the first thing to get dropped by the budget conscious traveler. As someone who has spent the night in multiple train stations, airports, and once in the middle of a roundabout in Haifa (long story) in order to save money, I’m definitely wary of purchasing anything [...]

6 Most Stress-free Beach Destinations

6 Most Stress-free Beach Destinations

In general, beach destinations are calm, relaxing and serene. However, many main tourist beaches such as Waikiki or Long Beach are far from relaxing. Many beaches are flooded with people and activities, thus creating a more vibrant than relaxing atmosphere. If you are looking to kick back and relax, these [...]

Making Friends with Benefits While Traveling

Making Friends with Benefits While Traveling

Making friends with locals when traveling can create lifelong friendships that you will forever cherish. More importantly, friendships with natives can score you free lodging, food and the best tour guide money can’t buy. If your intentions are good, you can encourage these sorts of friendships everywhere you go, as [...]

Easter 2013: Relax to the Max

Easter 2013: Relax to the Max

Every year, Easter rolls around at a time when rest is needed most. Situated conveniently after a teeming spring “break”, Easter sits at the time of year when the preceding months have left you exhausted, yet summer is still teasing from a distance. But let’s be not kid ourselves; at times, a day [...]

Top 7 Greatest Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

Top 7 Greatest Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

From colorful coral to mysterious shipwrecks to fish and sea turtles, there’s a lot of scenery the underwater world has to offer. And with ocean covering over 70 percent of the earth’s surface, there’s a lot of underwater world to explore. So grab your air tank, strap on your mask [...]

Durango in a Day

Durango in a Day

The steel tank was 15 feet tall and full of beer and a man I’d just met was pulling me a pint. Right. From. The. Barrel. The foamy black goodness that is Vernal Menthe, Ska Brewing Company’s deliciously minty summer stout filled the glass and I toasted my hosts just [...]

9 Best Swimming Holes in the World

9 Best Swimming Holes in the World

When you’re looking for a way to beat the heat and go for a swim, it can also be nice to skip the crowds. Everybody has that one friend of a friend who always goes to the same secret swimming hole and is a little reluctant to tell you where [...]

Biting the Bullet: The Joys of Passport Renewal

Biting the Bullet: The Joys of Passport Renewal

With less than six months before my passport expires and only one page left for visas, I decide it’s time to bite the bullet and make an appointment to renew my passport. Incidentally, the phrase “bite the bullet” comes from war medicine (or lack thereof) when surgeons operating on soldiers [...]

Space Tourism Companies You Need to Know About

Space Tourism Companies You Need to Know About

We’re sending you to a place far away, to a place without TripAdvisor ratings, without souvenirs, and without happy hours. In this place, you don’t have to worry about rain, because rain doesn’t exist there, because clouds don’t exist. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean you can tan, because going outside, even [...]

6 Tips for Traveling With Food Allergies

6 Tips for Traveling With Food Allergies

Easily one of the best parts of traveling the globe is getting to taste all of the foods the globe has to offer. When in Rome, eat traditional Italian pizza. When in Paris, maybe try some escargot, but absolutely head to a local bakery and try a couple (or five) [...]