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How to Tell Your Parents You Don’t Want a “Real People” Job

How to Tell Your Parents You Don’t Want a “Real People” Job

So you’ve graduated with a four year degree but your major in conflict studies or communications is leaving you high and dry. It’s time to end the charade and pursue that “pie-in-the-sky”

Everything You Need to Know About Ice Hotels

Everything You Need to Know About Ice Hotels

Where are they? Not Jamaica, for starters. Since ice hotels require constant subzero temperatures — and their proprietors like a steady stream of clientele — there are few places in the world where they can be built. In addition to the aptly-named ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden

Dispatch From Seat B, Aisle 19

Dispatch From Seat B, Aisle 19

I’m writing this from seat B, aisle 19. I’m wedged between a middle-aged Dutch woman and an older American man. This is all I know about them and all I am likely to glean.

Countries with the Most Vacation Days

Countries with the Most Vacation Days

For the working person there is one word that brings more pleasure to the ears than any other, and that is the word VACATION! All over the world people are counting down the days and

Tips on Irresponsibility: Sell All Your Belongings and Go On an Insane Adventure

Tips on Irresponsibility: Sell All Your Belongings and Go On an Insane Adventure

Soon the holidays will be over and the post festival hangover will begin. So if you’re like me, you’ve already begun planning the amazing, life-altering, fantastical adventure of a lifetime. Anything to get you through, right?

Best Safari Destinations in Kenya

Best Safari Destinations in Kenya

There’s a certain draw to Kenya’s safaris that make it a popular tourist destination. For one, Kenya’s Masai Mara Ecosystem holds the highest lion densities in the world. There are over two million wildebeest, zebra and Thomsons Gazelle that migrate through Kenya, and the country is home to over 95 species [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to the Pacific Island Nations

A Beginner’s Guide to the Pacific Island Nations

With tens of thousands of islands, islets and atolls scattered throughout the South Pacific, it’s easy to confuse the independent countries that govern them. Here’s a little background info to help you tell them apart.

The World’s Best Hostels by Continent

The World’s Best Hostels by Continent

Every year, Hostelworld.com presents ‘Hoscar’ awards to the finest communal lodging establishments in the world. This year’s winners (by continent) are:

The 7 Most Beautiful Churches on the Planet

The 7 Most Beautiful Churches on the Planet

Religion isn’t always the easiest subject to discuss. People of different cultures and upbringings often have vastly different views on religion and its role in society. However, there is one aspect of religion that almost everyone can appreciate

Incredible World Records Set by Real-Life Travelers

Incredible World Records Set by Real-Life Travelers

Records are made to be broken, right? Well, if so, best of luck to you if you attempt to overtake these current record-holders – what they’ve accomplished is nothing short of superhuman.