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Top 7 Greatest Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

Top 7 Greatest Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

From colorful coral to mysterious shipwrecks to fish and sea turtles, there’s a lot of scenery the underwater world has to offer. And with ocean covering over 70 percent of the earth’s surface, there’s a lot of underwater world to explore. So grab your air tank, strap on your mask [...]

Durango in a Day

Durango in a Day

The steel tank was 15 feet tall and full of beer and a man I’d just met was pulling me a pint. Right. From. The. Barrel. The foamy black goodness that is Vernal Menthe, Ska Brewing Company’s deliciously minty summer stout filled the glass and I toasted my hosts just [...]

9 Best Swimming Holes in the World

9 Best Swimming Holes in the World

When you’re looking for a way to beat the heat and go for a swim, it can also be nice to skip the crowds. Everybody has that one friend of a friend who always goes to the same secret swimming hole and is a little reluctant to tell you where [...]

Biting the Bullet: The Joys of Passport Renewal

Biting the Bullet: The Joys of Passport Renewal

With less than six months before my passport expires and only one page left for visas, I decide it’s time to bite the bullet and make an appointment to renew my passport. Incidentally, the phrase “bite the bullet” comes from war medicine (or lack thereof) when surgeons operating on soldiers [...]

Space Tourism Companies You Need to Know About

Space Tourism Companies You Need to Know About

We’re sending you to a place far away, to a place without TripAdvisor ratings, without souvenirs, and without happy hours. In this place, you don’t have to worry about rain, because rain doesn’t exist there, because clouds don’t exist. Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean you can tan, because going outside, even [...]

6 Tips for Traveling With Food Allergies

6 Tips for Traveling With Food Allergies

Easily one of the best parts of traveling the globe is getting to taste all of the foods the globe has to offer. When in Rome, eat traditional Italian pizza. When in Paris, maybe try some escargot, but absolutely head to a local bakery and try a couple (or five) [...]

Best Airlines for Budget Travelers

Best Airlines for Budget Travelers

Once by sheer luck and a New York blizzard, I ended up in first class. As I rushed onto the plane in a traveler’s flurry, my arms burdened with coats, books, and boarding passes in an RFID blocking passport case, a poised flight attendant asked if I would care for [...]

6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Easter Island

6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Easter Island

When I was younger, I was under the impression that Easter Island is where the famous bunny lived and that he, or she, I never really thought to ask, would run around coloring eggs and collecting candy. As it turns out, this is slightly less than accurate. Though I know [...]

How to Purify Your Water on the Fly

How to Purify Your Water on the Fly

Ok, so you’re traveling, right? Maybe you’re in Uganda or Mexico or Vietnam. It’s beautiful, but it’s hot and after hours of traipsing around in the sun, you’re ready for a comfortable chair and a cold drink. You walk into a restaurant with your Anti theft handbag, collapse into a [...]

101 Tips on Packing for Europe

101 Tips on Packing for Europe

Okay, I only have six, but what a great title huh? Sure you can always Google “Packing for Europe,” and get the normal tips like pack light and bring an umbrella. Luckily for you I’m here to clue you in on what I’m bringing on my upcoming trip to the [...]