Travel the World from Your Couch: The Wonders of VR

Technology is a marvelous thing. It provides us with the opportunity to discover, learn, and grow from the comfort of our office chairs. And, thanks to powerful, user friendly and affordable Virtual Reality (VR) tools, that experience is getting more immersive (and valuable) every single day.

The Most Beautiful University and College Campuses in the World

When it comes to picking a post-secondary school, there are a lot of factors that should be considered. Schools are generally assessed for the quality of their academics, as well as the various other factors that affect student life, like housing, food, athletics, and extracurriculars. One factor that many people fail to consider is the...

The World in Chips

Even if you’re an adventurous eater, chances are you tend to stick to your old favorites when it comes to snack food. Everyone loves curling up on the couch with a brew, or a can of soda, and a huge bag of potato chips. Proven favorites like sour cream and onion, salt and vinegar, and...

Go Before It’s Gone: The Top Ten Last-Chance Tourist Destinations

Most of us all have travel bucket lists, which consist of destinations and cities around the globe we want to head to and check off before we die. Still, there’s a recent travel trend on the rise known as “last-chance tourism” — traveling to spots that are deemed at risk for being wiped out, thanks...

The 12 Best European Holiday Towns to Visit this Fall

The temperatures in Europe soar in August, and many businesses close their doors as workers seek breezes and cooler temperatures elsewhere. This leaves only the tourists in these larger cities, wondering where everyone went. Instead of heading to Europe in August, when most of the city has left for summer vacation, travel across the Atlantic...

Hot Magma: Active Volcanoes You Can Visit

Historical sites and stories from around the world chronicle the dangers of living too close to a volcano. Whether you visit Herculaneum and Pompeii in Italy, which sit right underneath Mt. Vesuvius, or the areas surrounding Mount Unzen in Japan, you’ll see evidence of life completely annihilated by the fallout from the neighboring volcano’s eruption.

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13 Questions You Should Ask Before Traveling Long Term

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably about to hit the road for your gap-year trip and need a last-minute check, just to be sure you’ve covered everything. Or maybe you’re in the early stages of planning and gathering information about your upcoming trip. Either way, you’ll find answers to common questions travelers ask before...

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The Best Pizzerias in the World

Pizza is one of the world’s most universally delicious foods. Who doesn’t love the marriage of soft dough, crisp crust, piquant tomato sauce, and tangy, stretchy cheese? From its origins in Italy to the artisans who are hard at work perfecting it all over the world, there are tons of different way to eat a...

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Why You Should Consider Slow Travel

If you’ve ever come across the term “slow travel” and weren’t so sure what it meant, the first thing to understand is that it’s not only about how fast you travel. Slow Travel is a branch of the Slow Movement, which encompasses many different categories such as Slow Medicine, Slow Parenting, Slow Photography, and many...

A Night Out at the Theater: The Theatrical Sensations Currently Sweeping the Globe

Whether you grew up doing musical theater as a child, or whether you’ve come to the theatrical bug later in life, there’s something about a well-produced play or musical that the whole family can get behind.