Christopher Brown

The Coolest Cargo Planes in the World

Outside of a select few mechanical engineers and their fanboys, cargo planes rarely get the love that they deserve. But, if you enjoy two-day shipping, next day delivery, or incredible feats of human ingenuity than it’s time for you to take notice.

Don’t Fall for These 10 Scary Traveler Scams

Hopping aboard a transcontinental flight on route to a new, ready-to-explore destination is a rush. Traveling teaches us about the world, sure. But, more than that, it teaches us about ourselves. You also probably already know that, unlike your comfort zone, traveling presents a lot of inherent risks. It’s a sad reality, but it’s a...

The Best Taxis from Around the World

As far as the world of taxi cabs are concerned, the bar isn’t set particularly high. Most adventure-seeking travelers modestly request stain-free seats, a smooth ride, and a cost-effective route. The bar for superior taxi service isn’t very high. Perhaps, that’s because most of us have yet to experience the top-shelf customer experience offered by...

Architectural Brilliance: The World’s Most Breathtaking Bridges

Bridges have been carrying us over obstacles for centuries. Greece’s Arkadiko Bridge, for example, one of the oldest arch bridges still in use today, dates all the way back to 1300 B.C. It’s seen better days, sure. But the bridge remains an unmatched structural achievement and acts as proof of the resilience of human ingenuity.

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 Funniest Town Names in the U.S.

What goes into picking the name of a city? Quite a lot of work, actually. Some scroll backwards for inspiration to find something of historical significance (i.e., Lincoln, Nebraska), some find inspiration in natural landmarks (i.e., Palm Springs, California), others plagiarize (i.e., Lebanon, New Hampshire). Although the aforementioned strategies sure make for respectable names, an...

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Almost Free – The Cheapest Cities to Live In

Housing prices, inflation, soaring rent … if you aren’t already fed up with the current cost of living in your city, then it might only be a matter of time. Fret not, because even the long arms of inflation have their limits. We’re always just a few clicks, a couple of bags and some goodbye...