17 Lies Everyone Tells You About Road Trips

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The Passenger Is Your Co-Pilot, Your Dependable Confidante, Your Only Friend on the Lonely Road

Your passenger will fall asleep. No matter what kind of pact you make or promises you fully intend to keep, that car is going to rock you or your friend right into a soft slumber.

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At Least There’s Always Something to Look At

Farmers’ fields, quaint little towns, and seaside coast are all fun to look at, but to get to these places, you’ve got to put in some solid highway hours. It may not all be pretty, but it’s all a part of the fun.

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It’s Relaxing

Just because you call it a road trip doesn’t mean the driving associated with this kind of travel is exempt from road rage. Once you’re out of the city and onto the open road, you will likely get a chance to unwind, but don’t get too comfy or your hands may slip from the ten and two position.

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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.