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Exploring the 1,000 Islands Archipelago: A Carnival for Travelers

Exploring the 1,000 Islands Archipelago: A Carnival for Travelers

If you’ve never been to the 1,000 Islands Archipelago, you are missing some serious adventure confined to one small region. Situated inside the Saint Lawrence Seaway, the 1,000 Islands Archipelago (also Thousand Islands) gets its

How to Squat on an Asian Toilet

I’m sure none of us have sat relaxed on our toilet reading a magazine with the thought, “Man, this would be cool to do while squatting.” Believe it or not, the squatting toilet was the toilet of choice for many Chinese from the distant past, as well as today. And [...]

6 Historical Adventures that Went Terribly Wrong

6 Historical Adventures that Went Terribly Wrong

If you’ve lost your bags, had your wallet stolen, or become lost in a city where you don’t speak the language, your travel experience can quickly turn from dream to nightmare. However inconvenient these instances

Ready…Set…Rickshaw

Adventure craving vagabonds like ourselves couldn’t ask for a crazier way to travel than the Rickshaw Race. Forget traditional bus rides, these high speed “pimpin” lawn mowers race across 35,000 kilometers of Indian landscape – all in the name of charity. If you think of it, this is the way [...]

Around the World: The Hangover Edition

Around the World: The Hangover Edition

The holidays are over and the detoxing has begun. Now is the time of year where the entire nation, perhaps the world, is nursing a wicked hangover. Your head is pounding, your stomach is turning,

The 7 Cities with the Best Nightlife

The 7 Cities with the Best Nightlife

It doesn’t matter where you come from, in every corner of the world you can find people who like to party. While the types of parties differ depending on the location, certain pockets of this amazing planet are beacons for wild behavior.

Pacsafe Making Wheeled Luggage!

Experienced travelers know that luggage in-transit is a hot target for theft. In fact, 29 million bags were tampered with in 2010. At JFK Airport alone, 200 thefts to checked luggage happened daily. Most thefts are done with a simple ballpoint pen jabbing into the zipper like this… Over the [...]

The Best Travel Accessories for Your iPad

The Best Travel Accessories for Your iPad

I love my iPad. As a travel blogger with a lovely, but very heavy computer, this little tablet has made my life easier and my shoulder much happier.

Locating the Restroom in 50 Languages

Locating the Restroom in 50 Languages

It’s a common travel problem: you’re visiting a foreign country when nature calls, but you’re not sure where to find the nearest toilet. The locals don’t understand you, the signs aren’t helping — and your situation grows more dire by the minute.

Around the World: Best Airports Edition

Around the World: Best Airports Edition

Air travel can be a drag. Everyone has their own airport horror story: getting lost on the tram to nowhere, losing our bags in countries where we don’t speak the language,