Light the Way: The Most Beautiful Lighthouses

Gay Head Lighthouse – Massachusetts

Onward to Martha’s Vineyard and the site of the historic Gay Head Lighthouse. The structure, commissioned by the U.S. government, was first lit back in 1856.

Interesting story: then lighthouse keeper Ebenezer Skiff discovered a ghost ship ashore near the lighthouse in 1804. Though there wasn’t a single person on board, the ship’s cargo remained. The mystery remains, leaving many to speculate about the ships true origin.

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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.