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Top Destinations for the Vegetarian Traveler

Top Destinations for the Vegetarian Traveler

Vegetarianism has gained popularity throughout the last several years. It is now common to find at least one veggie friendly option on many menus. No longer do vegetarians have to stash their suitcase full of nuts, energy bars and fruit in these vegetarian-friendly destinations. From Asia to Central America, these [...]

Best 4th Celebrations

Best 4th Celebrations

Picnic blankets, mom’s fried chicken, lemonade and fun with family and friends are scenes often seen around July 4th.  The Americana around this national holiday is almost able to be breathed in through the air, and these are some of the best places to get your fix. Colonial Williamsburg – [...]

5 Best Surf Spots on South Africa’s Garden Route

5 Best Surf Spots on South Africa’s Garden Route

When most surfers think of South Africa, they immediately picture the long, roping rights of J-Bay’s supertubes, the big-wave mutants of Cape Town’s Dungeons, or the warm beach break tubes of Durban. South Africa happens to be one of the most surf-spoiled countries on earth, and the Garden Route offers a [...]

Great Trails: Hiking to Kalalau on Kauai’s Napali Coast

Great Trails: Hiking to Kalalau on Kauai’s Napali Coast

On the northwest corner of the island of Kauai in Hawaii is a coastline that has inspired artists, adventurers, and anyone with an appreciation for out-of-this-world beauty.  You cannot drive the coastline – it is protected as a state park.  This is a very good thing, as it allows nature [...]

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 [...]