15 Songs That Make You Want to Travel

305 Anthem

Before he was Mr. Worldwide, Pitbull was Mr. 305, rapping about his hometown of Miami and tossing up The U whenever he had a chance. While the lyrics may not exactly inspire wanderlust, they do evoke curiosity into what really makes the Magic City tick.  And may just make you 305 ‘til you die.

Sweet Home Alabama

Yes, I know it’s requested whenever a band hits the bar stage with shouts of, “Play some Lynyrd Skynyrd!” but there’s reason why. This song about the Southland makes you long for Ole Bammy’s blue skies from Muscle Shores to Birmingham.

That’s Right (You’re Not from Texas)

But oh, Lyle Lovett, you make me wish I was. I can picture myself in boots and a cowboy hat twirling my girl around a “dance hall down in Texas.”  You really do make Texas sound like the “finest place to be,” the “Promised Land.”

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8 Bizarre Ocean Phenomena

The ocean is storied, deep, and complex. Whether it is the folklore surrounding Atlantis and the Bermuda Triangle, or the weird-looking fauna and flora that arise out of it, the ocean is a great source of fascination. In fact, only five percent of it has been properly explored, leaving plenty of gaps for our imaginations to fill in.

Worst Celebrity Statues from Around the World

We buy their albums, tickets to their movies, and all the products, brands, and questionable colognes that they endorse. Surely that’s enough to quell the hungry egos of some of the world’s biggest celebrities. Well, not exactly. You see, immortalization via cultural significance, world records, and millions of dollars sometimes isn’t enough. Tradition dictates that our celebrity idols need to be re-created in gold, bronze, wax, and stone, so not even the elements can dismantle the memory of their monumental rise to the top.

How to Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site

If you’re an active traveler or live in a uniquely historic part of the world, chances are you’ve been exposed to UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This phrase is thrown around frequently. When we first hear it, the first thing that comes to mind is that it must represent something historic and old. Many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are famous buildings, landmarks, or areas that are renowned because of their beauty and historical significance.