It’s true. You might get picked up by a dude in a van with a knife. Can’t argue the possibility. Odds, however, are another thing. Unfortunately there are no statistics available regarding the number of hitchhikers who’ve had weapons pulled on them, though I’m here to guess that it’s a [...]
When the temperatures rise, humans do three things. First, we complain about it. Then we get ice cream (go here for tips on ice cream treats around the world). Once we have those two obligations out of the way, we head to the water. And rightly so. Sitting on the [...]
The Pacific Northwest often gets a bad rep: home to several of America’s most infamous serial killers, hipsters around every corner, and let’s not forget the incessant drizzle. However, the PNW is also home to
The Mayans were a fascinating civilization known for their amazing architecture, unique written language and advanced knowledge of the stars. They inhabited a large region of what is now Mexico and the northern countries of Central America. The decline of their civilization is still something of a mystery, but their [...]
This is not the best way to learn how to rent a car in Argentina. It may be the second best, or maybe the third. The best way is to go to Argentina and rent a car, but do it in all the wrong ways. By bumbling every aspect of [...]
Valentines Day: the one day of the year where men frantically rack their brains for original and impressive date spots. But when the local restaurants have become redundant, you’ve watched all the DVD’s on the shelf, and exhausted all the other “go-to” ideas in your arsenal, what’s a guy to do? [...]
Certain cities are natural hotspots for all things fun. You’ll never be more than a few minutes from something to do in Los Angeles or New York, for instance. Chicago, too, has a lot of enjoyable recreational activities if people who live there are to be believed. In places like [...]
Books can transport us to other worlds–I mean look at all those celebrity “Read” posters at your public library. There is almost nothing better than pairing the perfect book with the perfect vacation.
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Everyone has to start somewhere — and today, visitors can check out the birthplaces and/or childhood homes of some of history’s most notable figures. Nothing provides additional insight into a famous person quite like seeing the room where he or she had their diapers changed.