Photo by jaako THERE’S A GOOD reason many of us take an mp3 player with us when we travel. Music can transport us-back home, away from an overcrowded bus, or through a restless night.
Photo: Parker Knight If when you think of Arizona, you imagine a desert, you’re only getting half of the picture.
Photo: Alessandro Valli “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” — Leo Tolstoy Our political system is sitting at the intersection of anger and ignorance.
Photo: Ben Cumming “Just quit your job and go traveling. You have nothing to be scared of,” a friend posted on Facebook on returning from a year abroad. Another traveler friend shared a popular quote from St Augustine: “The world is a book and those who don’t travel only read one page.” The other day, an acquaintance told me he finds people who’ve traveled to be more pleasant than individuals who haven’t.
Photo: USAG-Humphreys Korean culture has survived for 5,000 years, despite the best efforts by hostile neighbors to stomp it out.
Photo: Piotr Młynarczyk 1. It’s expensive. Full time traveling is much cheaper than my old life when I had a mortgage to pay plus utility bills, property taxes etc.
Photo: Doug Tammany 1. You’re not being mean, you’re bein’ ugly. 2. Jack isn’t just a name, it’s the best damn whiskey you’ve ever had.
Photo: Laura Gilchrist “The photos of you in front of the Sunflower field is gorgeous.” In the spring, thousands of people flock to Lawrence, Kansas to get a photo of them frolicking through a field of sunflowers on Grinter’s Farm.
What was once considered the most dangerous place in the world due to the drug cartel’s violence has now reached its lowest crime rate in three decades, according to insightcrime.org, and the US Department of International Travel has stated in their latest update that the security situation in Colombia has improved drastically in recent years.
Photo: Sarah and Jason Southern comfort food. Count calories for what? The last thing on anyone’s mind when they’re eating southern comfort food is how many calories are in the fried chicken, cheese grits, biscuits and gravy, or chess pie.
Photo: SFGMC – The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus 1. Ice skate in the Embarcadero. Sure ice skating in Union Square next to the giant Christmas tree is something you have to do at least once, but let’s be honest: the holiday crowds and the lack of parking are not ideal.
Photo: Gage Skidmore DONALD TRUMP’S NOMINATION of Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is sure to make for robust debate during congressional confirmation hearings.
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Photo: grrsh 1. Your holiday season starts when the White Stag gets a red nose. The “Portland Oregon” sign in Old Town, once a reminder of the funky knick-knacks and outdoor apparel you can find in the Beaver state, has become a landmark on its own.
Photo: Chris Tollette THE THOUGHTS OF DESOLATE, boring, uninhabitable, and without water often come to mind when thinking about living in an actual desert.
Photo: An Eternal Golden Braid 1. Pollen-covered cars. Our state tree, the Longleaf Pine, is a prodigious pollinator.
1. …your morning stroll looks like this: Photo courtesy of the Aruba Tourism Authority Aruba’s climate of eternal summer means it’s always the perfect time to head out on those walking paths — you know, the ones that meander right beside the Caribbean with ocean as far as you can see.
Photo: Unsplash I live a minimalist lifestyle, but there was a time when my cluttered schedule in December told a different story.
What is Estonian e-Residency and how do digital nomads benefit? Estonian e-Residency has been a hot topic in the digital nomad community over recent years.
Photo: Tookapic I first became aware of privacy by way of security cameras. I looked up one day, saw a camera looking back, and understood that I wasn’t just being watched –I was being monitored.