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10 Useful Websites For The Traveler

10 Useful Websites For The Traveler

The whole idea behind traveling is to get away, but even travelers can’t get away from the all-encompassing  reach of the internet. Instead of trying to escape it, maybe it’s time to take advantage of it. Here are 10 websites that’ll help you save, stay, find, and ultimately, make your [...]

The Decadence of Dubai: Now plans to build $1 billion Taj Mahal replica

The Decadence of Dubai: Now plans to build $1 billion Taj Mahal replica

Dubai is already perhaps the most decadently rich-place on earth. With its hand crafted islands shaped like palm trees (and an entire archipelago that creates a map of the world (now sinking), a 7

5 Cities Ideal for Solo Explorers

5 Cities Ideal for Solo Explorers

The fact is, some of us would just rather travel alone. Nothing against organized tours, beach house rentals or cruise lines (per se), but the most fulfilling trips often involve complete immersion in an exotic culture

The World in 30 Breathtaking Skylines

The World in 30 Breathtaking Skylines

If anything, these stunning images prove you don’t have to travel far for a spectacular view, no matter where you are in the world. And for the record, even at 30, this list was tough to pare down.

5 Reasons to Visit Turkey

5 Reasons to Visit Turkey

Besides a steady stream of kebab and Turkish delight, Turkey offers tourists a diverse look into the roots of civilization. Whether you are interested in dancing all night long in one of Istanbul’s many club

Top 5 Reasons Thailand Should Be Your Next Vacation

Top 5 Reasons Thailand Should Be Your Next Vacation

Thailand is an exotic wonderland that everyone thinks about visiting at some point in their lives. These reasons will make it impossible not to go visit the ‘Land of Smiles’ as soon as you can, so be careful!

Drinking Festivals: How to Stay Safe and Stress-Free

Drinking Festivals: How to Stay Safe and Stress-Free

It’s that time of year again. The time of year where we travel to places and then get completely trashed while enjoying the local spirits. Actually, that pretty much happens all year round.

9 Things They Don’t Tell You about Joining the Peace Corps

9 Things They Don’t Tell You about Joining the Peace Corps

I had the great fortune to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2006 to 2008 in the Republic of Zambia. The experience was highly gratifying, but to say I went into my service fully prepared for the challenges that lay ahead is complete and utter nonsense.

The History of Skymall

The History of Skymall

Need a floating poker table? How about a bug vacuum? Maybe you’re in the market for a laser hair growth helmet or a cure for the common shingles? It’s hard finding basic products like these and nearly impossible to find them all in one place. Luckily, there’s Skymall

Top 5 Inspirational Travel Movies

Top 5 Inspirational Travel Movies

The Beach Based on an excellent book by Alex Garland, this movie is essential viewing material for anyone adventurous. It’s about a young American named Richard, who flies to Southeast Asia in search of an exotic journey.