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How to Handle a Nervous Flyer

How to Handle a Nervous Flyer

Raise your hand if you love traveling and hate flying. If your hand is in the air, I’m right there with you. Unfortunately, I inevitably find myself traveling with someone who finds my fear amusing or randomly seated next to someone who, in trying to make things better, usually makes [...]

The ‘Gangnam Style’ Effect: 5 Foreign Artists Due for American Stardom

The ‘Gangnam Style’ Effect: 5 Foreign Artists Due for American Stardom

Historians will look back on July 15, 2012, as the day when ‘Gangnam Style’ was introduced to the general public. In just over three months, the clip has netted more than

5 Tricks to Avoid Getting Robbed During Your Travels

5 Tricks to Avoid Getting Robbed During Your Travels

Sometimes, getting your goodies stolen is out of your control, but for all the other times, there are tricks and tips that can prevent, frustrate and ultimately, outsmart thieves. Here are 5 of our favorite tips to consider

The ‘-stans’: A Comprehensive Guide to Central Asia

The ‘-stans’: A Comprehensive Guide to Central Asia

The geography of Central Asia has always proven to be a conundrum to the majority of U.S. citizens. The five former Soviet republics that lie between the Middle East, Russia and the Caspian Sea have

Around the World: Cat-Call Edition

Around the World: Cat-Call Edition

“Hey baby, you want marriage with me?” Many women have heard this, or worse, while traveling abroad or walking through their own neighborhoods. And while these stories often make for interesting, and sometimes even funny

5 Countries with Travel Advisory Warnings (You Should Totally Visit Anyway)

5 Countries with Travel Advisory Warnings (You Should Totally Visit Anyway)

For the record, we are not encouraging you to visit places where your health and safety are at risk. But ‘travel advisory warnings’ can be misleading. While some apply to an entire country (i.e. Syria

5 of the World’s Most Beautiful Train Rides

5 of the World’s Most Beautiful Train Rides

Trans-Siberian Railway The absolute longest railway that exists on this spectacular planet should be on every human’s list of things to do once in their lifetime. Crossing the entirety of Russia,

The World’s 10 Most Haunted Destinations

The World’s 10 Most Haunted Destinations

In many countries around the world, October (and the beginning of November) are reserved for holidays that focus on honoring the dead, warding off evil

5 Places to View Amazing Fall Foliage in the U.S.

5 Places to View Amazing Fall Foliage in the U.S.

The days have grown shorter, the air more crisp, and in the Northwest it has finally begun to rain. Although the fall often represents decay it is also a time of rejuvenation: it’s time for comfort food, for the promise of ski season, and