These Simple Travel Hacks Will Help You Get Through The Stressful Holiday Season

October 11, 2017

It won’t be long until we are all surrounded by friends and family for the holidays — but first, we have to reach our destinations! Travel is stressful any time of year, but during the holidays, that stress is magnified tenfold by crowded airports, congested highways, and armfuls of gifts. Luckily, with these simple tips from Household Hacker, you can get where you’re going without losing your mind (or luggage)…


Here Are 6 Awesome Places That You’ll Never Be Able To Visit In Person… Oops.

October 7, 2017

It’s that time of year when it seems like everyone you know is going on vacation. You might not be doing any traveling, but that doesn’t mean you’re missing out on everything. Sure, you’re missing out on a lot, but at least you won’t have to deal with looking at your friends’ stupid pictures of themselves hanging out in these places. These are some of the most incredible places in…


18 Awesome Reasons New Zealand Was Named The Best Country In The World

October 6, 2017

Recently, The Telegraph Travel Awards named New Zealand the best country in the world. More than 75,000 readers voted and for the fourth year in a row, the southwestern Pacific Ocean country reigned supreme! But what gives Kiwis (that’s the cute name for the locals!) the advantage? Well, we rounded up just a few of the reasons why New Zealand is awesome. Naturally, more than a few have to do…


This Guy Had The Best Reaction When He Bumped Into The Biggest Spider In The World.

September 26, 2017

Etymologist Piotr Naskrecki studies katydids, a type of insect related to crickets. He walks alone and at night into the depths of South American rainforests as part of his research. He walks carefully through the forest, taking pains not to disturb anyone or anything he comes across, and listens for the faint trill of the insect’s wings. A few years ago, while studying in Guyana, Naskrecki and immersed in his ritual, Naskrecki heard a sound…


She Loved To Travel So When She Came Home, She Did This With Her Old Maps!

September 16, 2017

As a tourist, I hate carrying around big maps as I explore a new city. I can almost feel the locals judging me for my incompetence. But after seeing what this Redditor did with the maps they collected after studying abroad for a semester, I may actually get a map at each new place I go from now on… This is too cool not to do! First, GoldenBaby traced out…


18 Amazing Places You Can Stay While Traveling (That Are NOT Hotels)

September 15, 2017

For some, a bed and a bathroom is all they really need from a place to stay while traveling. For others, their temporary home is half of the fun! When it comes to journeying near and far, a hotel is a great option, but for true adventurers, it tends to be the last resort. Who wants to stay in a hotel when you could call an airplane, a tree house,…


This Crazy Thing Actually Happens On Train Tracks When It’s Too Hot Out

September 10, 2017

Imagine you’re taking a nice, quiet train trip when all of a sudden THIS happens: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Luckily the passengers aboard that locomotive traveling to Melbourne were all okay, but the reality is traveling by train isn’t as safe as you once thought. That crazy imperfection on the metal tracks is known as railway buckling. It can be caused by a direct increase of heat which causes the…


These Globetrotters Document Their Travels In A Really Cool Way.

September 7, 2017

Peter Sedlacik and Zuzu Galova run the blog “Lens Between Us,” which documents their travels through photography. Specifically, they take pictures of themselves taking a picture of the other. It may seem confusing, but their photos feature some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. They really have a great sense of what makes for a perfect backdrop. Not only that, but the “behind the scenes” aspect adds depth…


Photographer Reveals The Stunning Details Of Famous Cities With Downcast Eyes

August 27, 2017

We’ve seen artists who focus their eyes upward when traveling through some of the most beautiful cities in the world, and now we have one who takes equally stunning shots by doing the exact opposite. German photographer Sebastian Erras invites viewers to look at iconic cities from a unique perspective in a gorgeous collaboration with Pixartprinting. By casting his camera downward, he takes us on brightly colored strolls through cities…


Artists Have Just Recreated Van Gogh’s Bedroom, And You Can Spend The Night

August 27, 2017

When it comes to traveling on a budget, Airbnb is a thrifty adventurer’s best friend. If you’re not familiar with the service, this site connects travelers with people who are renting out rooms (and sometimes entire homes) in their destination city. It’s a great way to save some money and avoid the cookie-cutter atmosphere of chain hotels. That uniqueness is what drives more and more people to Airbnb every day,…