Cheap Solo Travel Tricks

Solo travel expenses may carry a slightly higher price tag; after all, the costs aren’t shared with anyone else. But saving money on a lone voyage is far from impossible, and traveling on a budget doesn’t have to be restrictive. With knowledge of available resources,...

America’s Hidden Travel Spots

There is no shortage of beautiful places across the US, but the majority of them aren’t found on the average vacationer’s itinerary. If you’re willing to venture off the tourist-trodden path, you may end up in one of this country’s breathtaking, bizarre, or otherwise...

What A Wonderful World: The Controversy of the New7 Wonders of Nature

Bernard Weber’s idea was simple in theory: given everyone’s familiarity with the 7 Wonders of the World concept, have an independent organization create a system of worldwide voting to identify the 7 Natural Wonders of the World. In practice, however, it turned out to...
Here Be Dragons: The History and Evolution of Maps, Part 2

Here Be Dragons: The History and Evolution of Maps, Part 2

Most of our history lessons have come from textbooks, our teachers, and professors, and for some people, their education ended there. If, as I do, you have a real interest in the tales of days gone by, then you probably welcome any chance you get to learn something...
The Best Countries in which to Experience Biodiversity

The Best Countries in which to Experience Biodiversity

The Earth is teeming with a broad variety of life, often referred to as its biodiversity. Think about the variety of life you encounter on a daily basis when you aren’t even actively searching for it – you may awake to birds chirping in the morning, pass grass...