Christopher Brown

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...

Weather Watching: Preparing for Bad Weather While Traveling

We’ve all been there. Abroad in a fascinating new place but locked in a hostel or hotel room due to inclement weather and no plan. The truth is, bad weather doesn’t care that you’re on vacation. It’s going to happen whether you like it or not. Luckily for you, Travelversed cares.

Power Walk: The Most Walkable Cities in the World

Today on Travelversed, we’re going to explore the most interesting, feet-friendly destinations that will no doubt satisfy your vagabond shoes. So, lace up your runners, fill up your water bottle, and get ready to immerse yourself in the most walkable cities on the planet.

Light the Way: The Most Beautiful Lighthouses

For some reason, lighthouses are special. Whether it’s their picturesque coastline, the romantic symbolism, or their practical function, the lighthouses of the world have been attracting wayward wanderers for centuries. They’ve come a long way, too. Lighthouses predate defined ports by centuries. The first known lighthouse, built in 285 BC, sat on an island off...

Are You Afraid of the Dark? The Scariest Places in the World

We’ve all settled in for a solitary evening at home, steaming cup of liquid in hand, only to hear a menacing creak, an inconspicuous smash, or a non-descript voice. Even the slightest unfamiliar sound can transform a familiar locale in to something eerie and unsettling. Now, imagine an unfamiliar place with a storied history of...

Go for Gold: Abandoned Olympic Venues

Leading up to the Games, host countries pour billions of dollars in to infrastructure, building stadiums to accommodate the wide variety of incoming events. Not only are these Olympic venues incredibly expensive, but they’re also flat-out unnecessary in the long term.