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Unique Spring Break Ideas

Unique Spring Break Ideas

For some, spring break means crowded beaches, bustling ski towns and, occasionally, drunken misbehavior fitting of Bluto. But if you are among the fortunate few who have a precious week of springtime freedom these overlooked vacation spots will treat you to a unique experience far from the crowds. Cochiti Mesa, [...]

10 Hangover Cures From Around the World

10 Hangover Cures From Around the World

Especially when traveling, it can be easy to over-indulge—and that can lead to an uncomfortable, or downright miserable, next day. Everybody has their own remedy of dealing with the second-day headaches and dizzies they swear by, despite how weird it might seem to others. Here are some tips from around [...]

If Penguins Could Fly…

If Penguins Could Fly…

You may think skiing is the best sport of all time. But until you mix skiing with paragliding, you can’t be sure. Paragliding allows Antoine Boisselier and his friends access to just about any mountain. This combination of skiing and flying will make you smile in delight as you envision [...]

5 Foods Worth Traveling For

5 Foods Worth Traveling For

Let’s be honest: one of the best parts of traveling is getting to taste all of the different local cuisine. You can learn so much about the region, history, people and politics of a place from the signature dishes its famous for. And sometimes, a meal is tasty enough it’s [...]

A cruise ship passes kayakers in Nærøyfjord, Norway.

UNESCO World Heritage Fjords – By Kayak

It’s 60 degrees and raining. The water surrounding my kayak is about 40 degrees. I’m about to go in the drink – intentionally. The biting cold hits face first as I roll into the icy water of Sogne Fjord to prove to be certified by the Norwegian Canoe Association that [...]

Top Detox Destinations

Top Detox Destinations

Modern day stress spirals life into a different, and sometimes, not-so-healthy lifestyle.  Stress leads individuals to fall into the trap of developing unhealthy diets, poor habits or illness. If this sounds familiar, then it may be time to experience a mind-body detox to kick-start healthy living. Massage treatments, juice fasts and [...]

Trip Report:  Raratonga in the Cook Islands, South Pacific

Trip Report: Raratonga in the Cook Islands, South Pacific

Sometimes while travelling you serendipitously find yourself at an unplanned destination that is part of the bigger picture.  This happened to me while travelling overseas to Australia.  I managed to find a great deal on Air New Zealand from LA to Sydney, with a stopover in Rarotonga. Raro-huh?  I said to myself.  I had [...]

5 Beautiful Places to See Spring Flowers

5 Beautiful Places to See Spring Flowers

Ahh Spring. Thoughts of flowers, sunshine, warmth, and happy feelings. If you’re a student or teacher and need some ideas for your Spring Break coming up, why not go somewhere with tons of blooming floral to see? Here are five of the best places to see flowers on your break. [...]

Sticking Up for Zimbabwe, the World’s Most Miserable Country

Sticking Up for Zimbabwe, the World’s Most Miserable Country

On Feb. 21, Yahoo! Finance released a list titled, ‘The 25 Most Miserable Places in the World’. Syria, Kosovo, Turkmenistan, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Liberia, and other historically despondent nations occupied various spots near the top of the list, but not surprisingly, Zimbabwe took the #1 slot. You can read the Yahoo! [...]

The 6 Best Bungee Jump Bases

The 6 Best Bungee Jump Bases

Bungee jumping is a thrill-seeking experience that involves jumping from a moving or a fixed base while attached to a bungee cord.  Bungee jumping either becomes an addiction from the quick adrenaline rush or a one-time-only experience.  Prospective jumpers have a world of bases to jump from, but only a [...]