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15 Awe-Inspiring Architectural Wonders

We live in a world where architecture has played a significant role from ancient times to modern day. These awe-inspiring wonders are examples of the creative and innovative minds of talented architect’s whose visions were sometimes outside of the traditional box. 1) Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is one of the most visually exciting structures to ... Read More »

15 of Nature’s Most Beautiful Swimming Pools

While we’re ultimately land bound creatures, human beings certainly love getting wet—whether we’re stroking back and forth in fast-paced laps or simply lounging in a bubbling hot tub. Artificial swimming pools and soaking tubs can be wonderful places to indulge our innate water-loving tendencies, but these chlorinated installations can’t hold a candle to natural swimming holes. A calm pocket on ... Read More »

20 Terrifying Bridges People Actually Use

To paraphrase “Dilbert” creator Scott Adams, “the goal of every good engineer is to do very little in their careers, and if you must build something, just hope it doesn’t hurt anyone.” Of course, that’s selling short some very talented engineers who should be given great credit for figuring out innovative ways of getting us to cross previously un-crossable terrain ... Read More »

25 Places You Must Visit Before They Disappear

More than likely, you’ve heard the phrase “The Seven Wonders of the World.” But did you know that all but one of these spectacular ancient wonders have disappeared from the face of the earth? The original seven wonders were considered the lighthouse of Alexandria in Egypt; the statue of Zeus at Olympia, Greece; the hanging gardens of Babylon in Iraq; ... Read More »

15 Most Thrilling Theme Park Attractions in the World

1) Insanity, Las Vegas Nevada, U.S.A. Insanity take riders up the 1,149-foot Stratosphere Tower, extends them 40 feet away from the observation deck on safe little platforms and secured seats. Then it angles them at 70 degrees so the riders are now facing down to really see the 900 feet drop below them. Just when the false sense of security ... Read More »

15 Most Amazing Theme Parks on the Planet

A visit to the theme park is a summer time staple here in the US and for many foreign and domestic travelers they are a must see destination as well. But the theme park craze isn’t just an American pastime, instead this love of rides, games, food and fun has become an international hit spanning the world. If you’re thinking ... Read More »

20 Of The World’s Most Secluded (And Beautiful) Beaches

When you’re trying to relax on the beach, the last thing you want is to contend with screaming children and obnoxious couples engaging in public displays of affection. The best beach experience is one that is uninterrupted by these distractions. If you’re looking to enjoy complete solitude on a gorgeous beach, you’ll definitely want to check out one of the ... Read More »

Virtual Reality Travel: New Hot Trend or Just Plain Disturbing?

In a time of continued economic hardship, the average person cannot afford more than the very occasional trip abroad — and even then, that trip might be limited to a short beach vacation in Mexico, as opposed to a month tour of Europe. Fortunately, exciting expeditions are becoming more and more accessible to would-be travelers of limited means. Virtual reality ... Read More »

10 Ways To Travel the World for Free

1) Teach Abroad Spend time teaching while traveling and you will soon make more than your ends meet. If you are working in countries, such as Singapore or Thailand, your weekly paycheck will be enough to cover rent of a nice pad along with a live-in maid and fine dining for every meal. Plus, you don’t even have to have ... Read More »

Chinese Travel Agencies Cross Out Malaysia

The Malaysian Airline disaster has claimed yet another victim — Chinese tourism. As the muddled tale of the missing airline continues to haunt the airwaves, Chinese nationals and companies have begun boycotting both the airline and the country, who many believe completely mishandled the tragic event. Leading the charge are two Chinese online ticketing sites — eLong, which is Expedia’s ... Read More »