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  • Everything You Need To Know Before Visiting The Colosseum • Expert Vagabond

    Visiting the Colosseum in Rome

    Roman Colosseum Travel Guide Rome, Italy The Colosseum one of the most popular sights in Rome, and one of the most recognizable landmarks in the entire world. Here are some useful tips for visiting the Colosseum! No matter if you’re a serious history buff or a Gladiator fan – you can’t miss a visit to […] More

  • When Getting Sorta Lost is…Good?

    When Getting Sorta Lost is...Good?

    I’m planning a solo backpacking trip next month and in pulling out my topos to decide on a route, I came across a note I wrote on the Hoover Wilderness topo that marked a trail junction I missed in this story below. It’s a nice little memory of a lower-case “a” adventure in the backcountry […] More

  • A Complete Guide to La Fortuna, Costa Rica

    A Complete Guide to La Fortuna, Costa Rica

    If you’ve seen photos of the magnificent Arenal Volcano, you have likely heard of La Fortuna, the town at its base. Known for having some of Costa Rica’s best adventure activities, it attracts visitors who are ready to get their adrenaline fix in one of the country’s most beautiful spots. That’s not all there is […] More

  • Review: Dometic GO Hydration Jug

    Review: Dometic GO Hydration Jug

    5 gallon jerrycans are way too big for the vast majority of campers. The blue 4 gallon squat Aquatainer are a little easier to lug around, but still a pain and they take up lots of space in a car or truck bed. Buying single gallon water bottles sucks for lots of reasons. Solution? The […] More

  • Will the World’s Grandest Mountain Bike Trail Be Built?

    Will the World's Grandest Mountain Bike Trail Be Built?

    Orogenesis. The term means, more or less, mountain building. It’s also the name of a collective trying to turn a pipe dream of a trail into reality. 4,500 miles of rugged riding from the tip of the Baja peninsula to the mountains of British Columbia. Connecting the Baja Divide bikepacking route to the Oregon Timber […] More

  • An Ode to the Humble Trail Bandana

    An Ode to the Humble Trail Bandana

    I have long been known to have pet peeves about the debris hikers drop along trails, but one piece of litter has become more annoying: the ubiquitous facial tissue. A used tissue lying boldly in the middle of the path could indicate a person who does not know better. But a tissue stashed under a […] More

  • VIP Vatican Key Master’s Tour Review – Is It Worth It?

    VIP Vatican Key Masters Tour

    A visit to the Vatican, specifically the Vatican Museums, is a popular activity for visitors to Rome, and for good reason. These museums, opened over 500 years ago, showcase the massive collection of treasures that the Catholic Church has gathered over the centuries. These range from ancient marble statues to Egyptian mummies to modern art […] More

  • Places to eat and shop in Philadelphia Airport

    Places to eat and shop in Philadelphia Airport

    With over 33 million passengers each year, the Philadelphia airport has made significant progress in providing options to eat and shop to passengers before their flights or during layovers. If you are a frequent flyer, you must have, at some point in your life, had a long layover during your connecting flights. Having to be […] More

  • Tifosi Sizzle

    Tifosi Sizzle

    We’ve covered Tifosi’s shades before so we know they make good sunnies inexpensively. But after wearing Tifosi’s Sizzle shades for the last month, the question that comes to mind isn’t why the $35 Sizzles are so cheap, but why other sunglasses cost so much. The single shield lens—I have the matte Blackout frame with gray […] More

  • The History of NASA

    The History of NASA

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript In 1958 the United States government created the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA. NASA has achieved some of the most incredible accomplishments in human history and also has suffered some […] More

  • A Voyage to Dreaming Mountain

    A Voyage to Dreaming Mountain

    Wow. This is from a tourism board in Australia’s Gold Coast, but, or, I guess not really a but at all—it really makes you want to dive deeply into the place. Or any place. Such does this short film drive home the absolute love for and connection with a person can have for a piece […] More

  • MADRID, Spain – 4K City Walking Tour – Episode #3 – Exploring European Cities

    The sunny and warm atmosphere of the Spanish capital attracts more and more attention every time! It is impossible to tear yourself away from walking along these courteous streets, flooded with light squares and parks, visiting small cozy cafes or world-famous museums of fashion and art. Street musicians fill every turn of your walk with […] More

  • 15 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Costa Rica

    15 Things I Wish I Knew Before Visiting Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is a nature-lover’s paradise. With tons of opportunities to hike, zip-line, kayak, and partake in all kinds of outdoor activities, it’s no surprise that ecotourism is so mainstream there. It’s also a gorgeous place to simply hang out at the beach, relaxing the day away. I did a bit of both, making for […] More

  • The History of Formula 1

    The History of Formula 1

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript As soon as automobiles were created, people began racing them.  As with many sports, early efforts were often unorganized and disjointed. After world war II, however, an effort was made to provide […] More

  • Is Cancun Safe?

    Is Cancun Safe?

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  • The Problem of Innumeracy

    The Problem of Innumeracy

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript Over the last several centuries, there has been a concerted effort to raise literacy rates around the world.  For the most part, although there is still work to be done, we’ve done […] More

  • The Best Neighborhoods for Your Visit

    The Best Neighborhoods for Your Visit

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  • Kayaker Ben Stookesberry Over the Edge and Behind the Scenes

    Kayaker Ben Stookesberry Over the Edge and Behind the Scenes

    For almost a year now whispers of an epic kayaking first descent have swirled through the whitewater community. The mission to Ecuador’s Río Chalupas was rumored to have tested the psyches of some of the world’s best expedition kayakers, but details were closely held pending the release earlier this month of a Teton Gravity Research […] More

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lithium

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lithium

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript With an atomic number of three, Lithium is the third lightest element on the periodic table and the lightest solid at room temperature and pressure.  For almost two centuries after its discovery, […] More

  • Hilary Lister Pulled Off Mindblowing Sailing Feats, Quadriplegia Be Damned

    Hilary Lister Pulled Off Mindblowing Sailing Feats, Quadriplegia Be Damned

    It is an interesting thing. For some, their biggest physical accomplishments in life, their grandest adventures, come after only immense physical hardship. Something about veering so close to the line between life and death, mobility and incapacity, they choose not just life, but quite a lot of it, all at once, in ways they hadn’t […] More

  • Why You Need to Visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica

    Why You Need to Visit the Monteverde Cloud Forest in Costa Rica

    Over 4,500 feet above sea level in the interior of Costa Rica lies the Monteverde Cloud Forest. This mystical destination is a far cry from the lavish beach resorts and surf towns on the country’s coast and offers a glimpse Costa Rica’s fantastic biodiversity. You might be wondering what a cloud forest is. Essentially, it’s […] More

  • The Siege of Masada

    The Siege of Masada

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript Around the year 36 BC, the King of Judea, Herod the Great, built a fortress in the Judean desert overlooking the Dead Sea. Almost 100 years later, that fortress became the scene […] More

  • Star Gazing at Hotel Ketchum in Idaho

    Star Gazing at Hotel Ketchum in Idaho

    Hotel Ketchum Outdoor enthusiasts seeking a relaxing vacation with beautiful backdrops and bright starry skies, will want to fly or take a road trip to Idaho. Hotel Ketchum in Sun Valley is a boutique hotel nestled in the Wood River Valley and Sawtooth Mountains. The hotel has built a reputation for catering to guests with its friendly staff, […] More

  • Ibiza Gran Hotel Ushers in Gastronomy Revival with Two New Restaurants and Night Club

    Ibiza Gran Hotel Ushers in Gastronomy Revival with Two New Restaurants and Night Club

    Ibiza Gran Hotel Ibiza is back and beckoning travelers this summer with dishes made from a pair of culinary superstars. Ibiza Gran Hotel continues to spearhead the island’s epicurean revival this summer with the launch of two new restaurants, Zuma and ASAL, and a vibrant new late-night venue, Club Chinois, from the team at the world-famous […] More

  • NPS Needs Your Help ID’ing Two Vandals at Grand Canyon NP

    NPS Needs Your Help ID'ing Two Vandals at Grand Canyon NP

    August 10, 2022 NPS Needs Your Help ID’ing Two Vandals at Grand Canyon NP The tweet below pretty much sums up the situation: Today at Grand Canyon National Park we witnessed two young men defacing the iconic rock at Moran Point. If you know them or see anyone damaging our shared public lands, please call […] More

  • Lazy Camping Recipe: Shrimp Fried Rice

    Lazy Camping Recipe: Shrimp Fried Rice

    When it comes to outdoor cooking, not always does it need to be super light in weight. Some trips you can bring the bigger pots and have a relaxed meal. This recipe for fried rice falls under this category, but can be done on a backpacking trip if you want to carry a larger pot. […] More

  • Our Fave Bike Tool Set in the Garage

    Our Fave Bike Tool Set in the Garage

    Ever get a tool or tool set that immediately not only makes all your projects easier but also makes you garage cleaner and more useful? No? Me either. Until I got this T-Handle Hex Wrench Set from Park Tool. Eight tough, simple, fast hex wrenches, with a cool holder than slides right onto a pegboard. […] More

  • The Gunfight at the OK Corral

    The Gunfight at the OK Corral

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript On October 26, 1881, one of the most defining moments in the history of the American west took place.  A shootout between nine men defined the popular perception of what the old […] More

  • 15 Reasons to Visit Lapland in the Summer

    15 Reasons to Visit Lapland in the Summer

    Summer Operations at Lapland Ski Resorts There are 14 ski resorts in Lapland, many of which run summer operations of some kind or another. Two stand out: Levi, the highest-rated resort in Finland, and Ylläs, the highest ski area in the country. Levi operates two gondolas during the summer, one from the town of Levi […] More

  • Book your dream vacation now and pay later

    Book your dream vacation now and pay later

    Itching for a holiday but don’t have cash now? Booking your dream vacation can feel like a long row to hoe. Even after trying hard and searching the internet every now and then, reading through every blog on affordable travel possible, and navigating through every website possible to get your hands on the perfect deal […] More

  • Tips for Foreigners Driving in the U.S.

    Tips for Foreigners Driving in the U.S.

    America has some of the most exciting and beautiful journeys and destinations in the world. Each region has its unique opportunities for adventure, and you can find enjoyment just about anywhere. If you’re planning to visit the U.S. from another country and thinking about doing a little driving while you’re here, you’d better read the […] More

  • When Your Partner Needs to Do Big Expeditions

    When Your Partner Needs to Do Big Expeditions

    One December, we sat around the pine kitchen island drinking pamplemousse La Croix and IPAs. Through the bubbles, Jake, my fiancée, excitedly told us about his upcoming trip to Denali. He and his partner had training plans, a month off from work to allow for the perfect weather window, and a double sleeping bag to […] More

  • Here’s How to Repair a Broken Tent Pole the Easy Way

    Here's How to Repair a Broken Tent Pole the Easy Way

    Hey, hey, summer is actually here. Sure, the pandemic means traveling and camping will be off-limits to some, and lots of campgrounds remain closed. But dispersed camping is still an option just about everywhere, and there are more campgrounds opening all the time. Time to bust out the tent, in other words. If, however, in […] More

  • The Once and Future King of Cattle

    The Once and Future King of Cattle

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript Tens of thousands of years ago, early paleolithic humans painted on cave walls the most important things to them and with which their entire lives revolved. One of the most prominent images […] More

  • Top 10 Things to Do in Orlando, Florida

    Top 10 Things to Do in Orlando, Florida

    Orlando is the most well-liked tourist attraction in Florida and one of the most frequented cities in the US. This US destination has always been the top destination for family vacations and has plenty of activities, excitement, and history to keep you entertained for days. It’s the perfect destination for a getaway with friends and […] More

  • Streets of Saint Petersburg – Evening Walk after the Rain – 4K City Walking Tour

    What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Saint Petersburg? Drawbridges and white nights. Atmospheric architecture and eternal dampness. Art and history. The era of the kings and the romance of the northern capital. This city is a witness to victories and defeats, bright balls and fierce wars. Take […] More

  • As it Ebbs the Colorado River Comes Alive

    As it Ebbs the Colorado River Comes Alive

    The Colorado River is revealing its secrets. For decades a World War II landing craft lay submerged 200 feet beneath Lake Mead’s surface — but now it’s beached, rusting in the sun. It’s become an unsettling marker of just how vulnerable the river is and how parched the Intermountain West has become. The immediate impact […] More

  • Tallinn, Estonia – 4K Urban Walking Tour – Short Preview Video

    Take a virtual tour to Estonia and see the best place of its capital,Tallinn. This 4K 60fps preview was shot to help you feel the atmosphere of this peaceful and charming city! You will stroll along Long Street (0:01), Lai Street (0:27), Tolli Street (0:32), Vene Street in the old city of Tallinn! You will […] More

  • White Feather Girls

    White Feather Girls

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FM | TuneInCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript The First World War wasn’t just fought on the fields of France and Belgium. There were lesser battles fought on the homefronts of the nations which were fighting.  In the United Kingdom […] More

  • The Best Hotels to Stay at in Mallorca • The Blonde Abroad

    The Best Hotels to Stay at in Mallorca • The Blonde Abroad

    Mallorca is a Balearic Island off the coast of Spain. In Mallorca, guests can sail the island’s turquoise waters, discover hidden caves, relax in tranquil mountains, or explore historical towns. Mallorca is quite big, so you’ll need a car (and a few days to get around). As you’re booking your hotel, realize that they are […] More

  • Concierge Review of Simpatico Charters – Diving and Snorkeling in Puerto Rico

    Concierge Review of Simpatico Charters - Diving and Snorkeling in Puerto Rico

    Diving in Culebras Culebras is a bucket list diving destination for many for its turtle encounters and massive coral reefs. The Carlos Rosario Reef alone has 4-5 mooring balls. You could spend a week diving in Culebras and still not see it all. No matter how wonderful Culebras seems in theory, it’s financially impossible for […] More

  • Your Guide to Uvita, Costa Rica

    Your Guide to Uvita, Costa Rica

    Imagine a place where lush green mountains plunge into the sea and bright blue and turquoise rivers carve through smooth rocks before making their way to the ocean. You’ll find all this and more at Uvita, Costa Rica, a small community nestled in between the jungle and the sea on the country’s Pacific coast and […] More

  • How to Get a Job Abroad Without Experience

    How to Get a Job Abroad Without Experience

    Want to get a job abroad without experience? Are you looking to work overseas, but can’t afford to travel without more money coming in? Working as you travel the world is one of the best ways to solve this problem. Not only do you get to explore the globe, but you can also get paid […] More

  • Red Square, Moscow – 4K Long City Walking Tour | Filmed Last Summer, before the War

    Take a long virtual walk through the center of Moscow in 4K Ultra HD. Start exploring the city from Strastnoy Boulevard (00:01:04) and continue your leisurely walk all the way to the Russian State Library (06:20:30). Spend 6 hours exploring antique architecture and modern buildings under the warm summer sun. Take a walk around Red […] More

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