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Eight Essentials for Traveling Abroad

Eight Essentials for Traveling Abroad

If you’re anything like me, you put a lot of planning into your packing.  In the weeks leading up to a big trip, especially an international one, the daydreaming is basically constant.  Inevitably though, regardless of the mental preparation, you put it off.  You could probably make a lot of [...]

Most Beautiful Places for Water Lovers

Most Beautiful Places for Water Lovers

Some people claim they are, “a water person.” They gravitate toward water and shorelines in search of a connection to relax the senses and calm the mind. There is something special, soothing and aesthetically pleasing to eye, which is why we see water and beach pictures on calendars, desktop screen [...]

6 Best Summer Ski Resorts in CO

6 Best Summer Ski Resorts in CO

You know the best thing about ski resorts in the summer? You don’t have to wear those damn ski- boots. You can still fly down the hill; you just do it on a zip-line, alpine slide or even an inner-tube. Here are some samples of what’s happening on the Ski [...]

7 Tips for a Cheap Trip to Italy

7 Tips for a Cheap Trip to Italy

So you are heading off to Italy- one of the most beautiful countries in the world, with picturesque countryside, unparalleled architecture and art, not to mention the food! But alas, it is also one of the most visited and unfortunately, things can get a little bit pricey. Get off the [...]

6 Weird Worldy Superstitions

6 Weird Worldy Superstitions

Superstitions- we all got ‘em. They have been embedded deep in our culture for centuries and some will never die. But things like Friday the 13th, knocking on wood and toasting shot glasses at the bar have got nothin’ on these 6 superstitions from around the world. The curse of [...]

Summer Music Festivals (United States)

Summer Music Festivals (United States)

With music festival giants Sasquatch and Coachella out of the way, you may be wondering how many opportunities remain for seeing numerous bands concentrated in one place this summer. Well, there are plenty. All over the states, stages are being constructed, touring vans are being loaded with gear and amplifiers [...]

The World’s Worst Cities for Petty Theft

The World’s Worst Cities for Petty Theft

Let’s face it: any large municipality poses a risk to the wallets of naive tourists. Within every major city is a class of criminal adept at singling out vulnerable visitors from the resident population and then relieving the marks of their most valued belongings, but this demographic is considerably larger [...]

Europe’s Best Castles

Europe’s Best Castles

Castles reward travelers like no other destination, and there are plenty to check out throughout Europe. Each one allows visitors to step back in time and marvel at the grandeur of medieval architecture, and, perhaps, wince at some of the more unsavory practices of the Middle Ages (torture, serfdom, et [...]

Guam: Big city on a small Island

Guam: Big city on a small Island

Guam, known for beautiful pristine beaches and warm waters year round, has been a tourist hub for many Americans and Japanese travelers looking to escape away into paradise.  While the beaches of Tumon are truly breathtaking, and the coral reef that surrounds the island provides some of the best year-round [...]

6 Offbeat Things To Do In The French Quarter

6 Offbeat Things To Do In The French Quarter

There is no introduction I could write that would prepare you for the splendor of the Big Easy. Whether dining on immaculately spice Cajun food, sipping on a hurricane, or purchasing your first voodoo doll (congratulations), NOLA is never boring, never apologetic, and always a good time. Bourbon Street and [...]