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6 Things I Learned in the Yukon

6 Things I Learned in the Yukon

In the summer of 2010 I participated in a guide training program in the Yukon Territory. Although I had spent quite a bit of time in the outdoors

Around the World: The Santa Claus Edition

Around the World: The Santa Claus Edition

Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday have come and gone and that means, at least for most Gentiles of the world, Christmas is right around the corner. While we all love the food and the family the presents aren’t

The 2012 International Museum Awards

The 2012 International Museum Awards

From artifacts and antiquities to timeless works of art, museums offer visitors an unparalleled view of human history. Here is our list of some of the world’s finest museums – and what makes them so wonderful.

Thanksgiving Dinner: A U.S. Smorgasbord

Thanksgiving Dinner: A U.S. Smorgasbord

Thanksgiving is here and I’ve already begun my pant-stretches in preparation for the ungodly amount of food that I will be consuming. This week we are taking time to shout out to all corners of the United States by showcasing the unique Thanksgiving dishes that make this holiday so great!

The Easiest and Hardest Languages for English Speakers to Master

The Easiest and Hardest Languages for English Speakers to Master

Becoming fluent in a second language requires commitment and patience, regardless of which language you’ve chosen to learn. However, English learners tend to excel at some more than others due to a number of factors,

Cheers in 10 Different Languages

Cheers in 10 Different Languages

If your wandering the globe in random countries where you cannot speak the language, there is one essential word that you must learn in order to make local friends. This secret code word is not

The World’s Best Breweries, by Continent

The World’s Best Breweries, by Continent

Before you say something, we know this is a contentious topic that is likely to stir up a passionate debate. Beer is one of the oldest, most beloved beverages on Earth, so any glaring omissions

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Blowout!

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Blowout!

Cyber Monday is one of those times of year when it’s best to stay at home and hug a computer screen. But for those who just need to abroad, there’s always tablet shopping.

The 7 Should-Be Wonders of the World

The 7 Should-Be Wonders of the World

When it comes to traveling to amazing places, the 7 wonders of the world are usually on the top of most people’s list. The problem is that even if you have the time and money to plan a trip to see the wonders, the next step is to choose which [...]

Choosing the Anti-Malarial Medication That’s Right for You

Choosing the Anti-Malarial Medication That’s Right for You

With more than half a million deaths and 216 million new cases reported every year, malaria is considered the deadliest disease in the world. And because the mosquito-borne illness is endemic throughout Asia, Africa