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How to Prepare for a Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

How to Prepare for a Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip

California's Pacific Coast Highway is one of America's greatest and most iconic road trips. These eight tips will help prepare you for what lay ahead!

My Place Got Burgled and I Caught It All on Camera

My Place Got Burgled and I Caught It All on Camera

The security feed’s time stamp says 5:36am. The street is quiet. A shadow falls across the front gate of my apartment building—and I lean forward towards the screen, my eyes […]

Hanging out of a helicopter over Santa Barbara's Channel Islands

A Doors-Off Helicopter Ride Over Santa Barbara’s Channel Islands

“Are you taking the ferry or a helicopter?” I glared at Conor with a disdained smirk. “What do you think?” I prodded back slyly. The answer should have been so […]

11 Mouthwatering Restaurants in Asheville, NC: Where to Eat for Every Occasion

This bohemian town in North Carolina has become a popular travel destination for a number of different reasons. For starters, it is surrounded by mountains and sloping green peaks, which […]

Where to Stay in New York City: The 12 Best Hotels and Hostels for Every Budget

Where to Stay in New York City: The 12 Best Hotels and Hostels for Every Budget

Being a tourist in New York is easy. Check out the Empire State Building, blow all your money on Fifth Avenue, go to a deli and get a bagel. Done. […]

English Teacher Salary: 10 Places You’ll Make Bank Teaching English Around the World

10 Places You’ll Make Bank Teaching English Around the World

Is English your forte? Whether it be by native tongue or your dedication to watching cartoons in English your entire life, you just might be able to turn it into […]

Historic Route 101

5 Fundamental Rules of a Successful California Road Trip

Road trips rule. Keep these five things in mind before taking off on your next one. And whatever you do, don't drop your camera in the ocean.

A Driving Tour of 8 Washington, D.C. Monuments (and What They All Mean)

A Driving Tour of 8 Lesser-Known D.C. Monuments (and What They All Mean)

Have you ever taken photos of impressive statues, only to later realize you don’t know who they’re of—or why they’re there? This is my relationship with far too many monuments […]

12 Countries With the World's Worst WiFi

12 Countries with the World's Sh*ttiest Internet (and How to Get Around It)

Have you ever had the internet die on you at a critical moment? I have—more times than I’d like to count. One such story involves Germany…and a girl. A girl […]

Hiking in the Mountains of Southwestern China

Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

  When I first started traveling, I was at odds with myself. I would always ask myself the same question: “Is travel insurance really worth it? I mean, nothing is going […]

It's In Your DNA: Why Americans Were Born To Travel

It's In Your DNA: Why Americans Were Born To Travel

  I open my DNA report—and blink. I’m a what? When 23andMe, the DNA testing people, offered to help me investigate my ancestral roots and find out where in the […]

Pacific Coast Highway road trip

A Pacific Coast Highway Road Trip is California's Ultimate Coastal Drive

A Pacific Coast Highway road trip is the ultimate jaunt for wanderlusters seeking a sense of freedom and the mysteries of the open road. This is everything you need to […]

Rocking Maui Jim Koko Head's at the Golden Gate Bridge

Why Do People Travel? 7 Ways the World Will Change Your Perspective

How traveling can change your perspective and turn your entire world upside down.

The inside of a durian is WEIRD.

10 Crazy, Totally Weird, Exotic and Rare Fruits from Around the World

Some of these fruits look like they came from another planet! These 10 fruits hould be on your must try list.

Adventure Activities in Asheville, NC: Looking Glass Falls

Asheville, North Carolina: Outdoor Adventure Mecca of the United States

Experiencing all the best adventure that Asheville, North Carolina has to offer.

The Single Best Way to Learn a Foreign Language

The Single Best Way to Learn a Foreign Language

Is there really a *best* way to learn a language? Turns out, there is.