13 Worst Countries to Visit

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Otherwise known as Mother Russia, and previously the Soviet Union, there are at least 8 species of bear to eat you alive, as well as wolves and other carnivorous creatures out at all hours of the night. Word is that some of the bears there also drink beer and vodka outside of bars, as long as the patrons of the establishment keep the drinks coming. (Just kidding.)

Other perks of Russia, outside of the wildlife and open, barren countryside, would include the world renowned political system, which is very open to outsiders (by this we mean not at all open to outsiders). If you do happen to visit Russia, remember to see St. Peter’s Basilica, and try borscht.



11 Great Hostels to Stay In

For budget-minded travelers in search of a cheap place to stay, hostels can be the perfect option. Generally, hostels offer much better value than hotels and short-term apartment rentals. Because less money is spent on accommodations, it allows globetrotters to designate a larger portion of their budget to good food and sightseeing activities instead.

11 Great Hostels in Europe to Stay In

If you’re a budget-minded backpacker interested in meeting fellow travelers along the way, hostels are an exceptional alternative. Intimate, community-minded, and affordable, hostels have exploded in popularity and really come a long way. From shared open-concept spaces to private ensuites, it’s easy to find a mix of both communal and secluded accommodations.

The 10 Most Historic Prisons

While jail time isn’t a walk in the park for any convicted felon, many tourists flock to historical prisons around the world when traveling. This is due to their mystic, history, and eerie ambiance. While it may seem a little crazy, visiting a local prison can provide a ton of insight on a region’s roots and culture.