Exploring the Grandiose Temples of Bangkok, Thailand in under a Day

Exploring the Grandiose Temples of Bangkok, Thailand in under a Day

If there’s one thing that I admire about Bangkok, it would have to be the city’s rich heritage. I was in awe when I first visited the Land of Smiles. Even the Suvarnabhumi Airport had traces of Thailand’s intricate and towering statues. The display of artworks in the airport was simply a sight for sore eyes. Truly, Bangkok is a must-see destination in Asia. A trip to this city won’t be complete wi... »

Langly Alpha Pro Camera Bag Review

Langly Alpha Pro Camera Bag Review

When I think of camera bags, I think of those ugly black fabric bags that tourists use. They prioritize function over fashion or style. They don’t look all that great and I rarely bring one with me on my travels as most of them are not multi-functions. The Langly Alpha Pro is the complete opposite. “World War II is an obsession of mine, and for some reason rucksacks are really hot right now,... »

[ALERT] Virgin America 8-Hour Sale with $38 One-way Flights

[ALERT] Virgin America 8-Hour Sale with $38 One-way Flights

Virgin America, Travel + Leisure’s Best Domestic Airline for the eighth year in a yow announced today their biggest deal of the year wit fares from $38 each way. Book before 5pm (PST) today for flights between September 9th, 2015 to February 10th 2016. Here are some sample fares you can book today! San Francisco -> Las Vegas $48 San Francisco -> Los Angeles $58 San Francisco -> Seat... »

5 Must Experience Hikes in Ontario, Canada

5 Must Experience Hikes in Ontario, Canada

Looking to do some exciting hikes in the east coast of the United States? Here are 5 great recommendations of places to go! 1) Bat Lake, Algonquin Park Located in Algonquin Park, Bat Lake Trail is definitely a trail to visit. Don’t let the name fool you, this trail is beautiful and serene. It is the perfect trail for a family hike. To take advantage of the colours of the Ontario fall season, it’s ... »

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15 of the Best Bicycle Blogs

15 of the Best Bicycle Blogs

In honor of the new bike season nearly upon us, I’ve picked out a selection of 15 of my favourite bike blogs – in no particular order – for your viewing pleasure. There are countless fantastic sites to be enjoyed, so here are just a few I found to be informative, entertaining, or just simply visually appealing but sure to inspire. 1) Bicycling Magazine Why We Like It: Road biking... »

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This Is the Best USA Roadtrip Plan According to Science

This Is the Best USA Roadtrip Plan According to Science

Discovery News partnered with Randy Olson, a doctoral candidate at Michigan State University, to plan the perfect American road trip. The idea behind this trip map is that you can essentially hop on at any point on the line and start your trip. This map plans to hit most of the major US landmarks so you won’t miss anything important and worth seeing while you’re on your epic adventure.... »

Why You Should Embark On An Unusual Journey…Today!

Why You Should Embark On An Unusual Journey…Today!

A great way to open or expand personal horizons is by exploring various kinds of ideas for travel. A terrific way to discover spectacular destinations is by embarking on unusual journeys. These journeys can be doing something adventurous, like skydiving, or simply travelling to unique destinations to experience different perspectives on living. Learning the particular characteristics of how locals... »

How to Do Your Laundry While Traveling

How to Do Your Laundry While Traveling

Traveling and doing laundry are two things that should be done separately. However, if you like living out of a backpack, you are bound to do your laundry from time to time. No mater if you only have two T-shirts and two pairs of pants, you still need to keep them clean. Contrary to what many people think, travelers are not some stinky wanderers to whom personal hygiene is nothing but a nasty habi... »

Finding The Sun Pilgrims of Konark, India

Finding The Sun Pilgrims of Konark, India

On my recent visit to the Sun Temple at Konark, I was expecting some surprises at the temples decorations; after all, it is covered with over 100,000 twelve-inch high, stone-carved interpretations of that oh-so famous instruction booklet — the Karma Sutra. And I was right: the giraffes and dogs in compromising positions were quite astonishing. However, the half-a-million sun worshipers that turned... »

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Discover a Fresh Way to Fly in the First Ever Dreamliner 787-9 

Discover a Fresh Way to Fly in the First Ever Dreamliner 787-9 

The key to a successful adventure is how we approach the various ways we can travel to our destinations. When we travel by airplane, we hope the experience stays stress-free. Comfort and maintaining a worry-free mindset are imperative parts of having a great in-flight experience. With the addition of a new aircraft to their impressive fleet, Air New Zealand is changing the way we approach flying. ... »

What to See and Explore in Iloilo City in under a Day

What to See and Explore in Iloilo City in under a Day

Before Cebu City was given the nickname “Queen City of the South”, Iloilo City was the first one to ever hold the title. But other than that, the province is more popularly known for being the home of Dinagyang Festival (a festival that happens every 4th Sunday of January, which honors the Santo Niño and the arrival of the Malay settlers in Panay). It’s also a tourist destination that boasts of it... »

Top 10 Iconic Destinations in the World

Top 10 Iconic Destinations in the World

The beauty of nature in conjunction with man’s artistry in architecture provides exhilarating scenery worth enjoying. Below is a list of the top ten destinations that are deemed iconic and worth paying a visit from lonely Antarctica to the historical Taj mahal in India to the Plains of Africa in the Serengeti. Antarctica It is the least explored continent in the world and therefore the wilde... »

7 Top Hidden Budget Travel Destinations

7 Top Hidden Budget Travel Destinations

The great thing about the internet is that you’re now able to source the cheapest flights, hotels or package deals around. Previously you would have needed to trundle down to the travel agents and get roped into a sales pitch, but nowadays you can do everything online. Add to that the huge choice of destinations, budget travel has never been so appealing, affordable and achievable. Inspiration is ... »

What to see and explore in Guimaras Island in under a day

What to see and explore in Guimaras Island in under a day

Guimaras is a 4th class island province that is located in the Western Visayas area of the Philippines. Also recognized as the City of Golden Mangoes (known to have the sweetest-tasting mangoes in the Philippines), the region is also located between Negros and Panay. It’s also a 15-minute boat ride from Iloilo City’s Parola wharf. You can definitely see and explore several of the island’s tourist ... »

Hiking Death Valley

Hiking Death Valley

Around me lay an ocean of sand dunes, broken now and then by scrub brush and solitary petrified branches, which I was using as trail markers. I stared behind me trying to locate the previous lone dead tree trunk I had passed, but it was lost in an expanse of quartz crystals. As I stood on the slope of my hill, the warmth seared through the bottom of my hiking boots until I felt I was walking on to... »

33 Most Hilarious Travel Related Memes

33 Most Hilarious Travel Related Memes

It’s that time again for some hilarious travel related memes! After the overwhelming popularity of our other meme article, The 50 Best Study Abroad Memes I’ve Ever Seen, I’ve decided to compile this bad boy. We’ve all been there, heading off on an epic adventure only to get stuck in the security line. Or perhaps it’s finally taking your first trip to Europe and coming back ... »

7 Best 500cc Motorcycles for Beginners

7 Best 500cc Motorcycles for Beginners

Whether you’re looking to purchase your first beginner motorcycle or you’re looking to upgrade to something a little bigger, a 500cc motorcycle might be the perfect choice for you. A 500cc motorcycle would be considered an intermediate motorcycle class as it will have a considerable amount of power that would give a beginner rider something (a little more challenging) to start on but a... »

The Bizarre Foods of Dong Hua Men Night Market in Beijing

The Bizarre Foods of Dong Hua Men Night Market in Beijing

First off, I’ll say that I’m a huge fan of Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. It was his quote and his TV show that inspired me to become a more adventurous eater. Andrew always said, “If it looks good, eat it!” Several years back, I went to Iceland and ate sheep testicle, putrified shark, whale blubber and more bizarre foods. I must say it was probably the most adventurous... »

Top 5 Travel Apps for City Explorers

Top 5 Travel Apps for City Explorers

The urban jungle has its own unique challenges and paths. Every city is a treasure trove of experiences that will delight foodies, history junkies, the art savvy, bargainers and more. There’s something in a city for everyone. Don’t wander into the wilderness without some of these useful apps! The best part is that most of these are free. 1. UrbanSpoon This app helps you find every list... »

7 Popular Travel Scams From Around The World You Won’t Believe

7 Popular Travel Scams From Around The World You Won’t Believe

Traveling can be a fun and thrilling experience, that is until you become a victim of a popular scam. Scammers and thieves from around the world are always finding quick ways to make some big bucks, at your expense of course. To help you travel safer, I’ve compiled a list of common travel scams from around the world so that you don’t become a victim! 1) Girl Bars in China Usually there... »

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