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  • 7 Things That Can Ruin Your Vacation and What To Do About it

    7 Things That Can Ruin Your Vacation and What To Do About it

    Vacations are supposed to be relaxing. They allow us to get away from the daily grind, spend time with family and friends, and take a break from the stresses of life. However, vacations can be ruined by unexpected events that put a damper on the trip. Here are some of the most common things that […] More

  • Travelers Guide: What To Do In Orange County

    Travelers Guide: What To Do In Orange County

    Orange County, CA is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and locals alike. Whether you’re looking for great shopping or an activity with your family, Orange County has something for everyone. The county also offers plenty of attractions that are perfect for a romantic getaway or a relaxing weekend with friends. If you […] More

  • How To Prevent Road Accidents in Phoenix

    How To Prevent Road Accidents in Phoenix

    Phoenix Arizona is a beautiful city that offers residents and visitors a wide variety of things to do, places to go and people to meet. The city of Phoenix has a population of 1.5 million people, making it the most populous city in Arizona. The place is known for its mild temperatures and sunny skies, […] More

  • Sherpa Tenzing Norgay

    Sherpa Tenzing Norgay

    Sixty-nine years ago this week, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers to officially summit Everest. To mark their achievement, we’re republishing this piece about Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. – Ed. On May 29, 1953, at 6:30 in the morning, Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary began a seven-hour assault to the […] More

  • The First Triumvirate

    The First Triumvirate

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript In the year 60 BC, a very unlikely alliance was formed between three of Rome’s most powerful men.  Gaius Julius Caesar, Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus, and Marcus Licinius Crassus agreed to put aside their differences […] More

  • A Sharp View of the Cycle of Life on Greenland’s Mirror Wall

    A Sharp View of the Cycle of Life on Greenland's Mirror Wall

    Leo Houlding is one of the world’s foremost adventurers. He’s an alpinist, a big wall climber, a base jumper, and a terrifically articulate advocate for all of the above. In this film (below) from Coldhouse Collective, shot by Tyler Pycroft, Houlding leads a team of five on a first ascent of the northwest face of Greenland’s stunning […] More

  • 8 Ways To Save Money When Flying Long Haul

    8 Ways To Save Money When Flying Long Haul

    From carefully choosing your destination to packing light, shipping your bags ahead or going out of season, there are lots of ways you can save money on your holiday and make it more enjoyable. But when it comes to travelling, your airline tickets can be one of the most expensive parts of your trip – […] More

  • Apple Cheddar Burgers Are Amazing Camp Grinds

    Apple Cheddar Burgers Are Amazing Camp Grinds

    Caramelize the onions Add the onions, olive oil, and salt to a small skillet and place over the fire at medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and beginning to caramelize, about 20-25 minutes. Form the burger pattiesMeanwhile, peel & grate the apple on the large holes of a cheese grater. Mix […] More

  • How Much Does a Tour to Egypt Cost?

    How Much Does a Tour to Egypt Cost?

    Egypt has always bloomed into levels of prosperity, and the most prosperous industry out of all other industries in Egypt is tourism. In comparison to other industries in Egypt, the tourism industry makes it stand out the most not only economically, but also in terms of entertainment. Moreover, tourists from different cultures have always considered […] More

  • A Brief Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa

    A Brief Guide to Gorilla Trekking in Africa

    When most people think of Africa, they think of the Big Five – elephants, rhinos, buffaloes, leopards, and lions. However, there is so much more biodiversity on this continent than that. Away from the sweltering lowland savannas and jungles lies the misty mountains of East Africa. The home of the threatened but beautiful mountain gorilla […] More

  • My Favorite Pregnancy Products • The Blonde Abroad

    My Favorite Pregnancy Products • The Blonde Abroad

    For the last 10+ years, I’ve been traveling around the world and living (mostly) out of a suitcase. As someone that travels so frequently, I’ve found products that make long-haul journeys more comfortable, travel-friendly skincare products to keep me fresh on the road, and all sorts of gadgets and gizmos to help my workflow as […] More

  • How to Stay Safe in Mexico as a Solo Female Traveler in 2022

    Solo female traveler Kristin Addiss in Mexico admiring some ancient ruins

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  • What is IQ?

    What is IQ?

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript For ages, people have tried to categorize humans by intelligence. However, it wasn’t until the early 20th century that attempts were made to provide an actual quantifiable measure of intelligence.  In 1912, a German […] More

  • Surf Photographer Clark Little Is Not Afraid of Being Pounded Into a Paste

    Surf Photographer Clark Little Is Not Afraid of Being Pounded Into a Paste

    My decidedly non-scientific take is the forces of a powerful ocean wave breaking in shallow water are similar to a tornado or a hurricane—incredible force and violence swirling around a still, safe, even quiet zone. At least that’s how it feels inside the tube. Especially one that’s bigger than you’re comfortable riding. The moment a […] More

  • Swimming in a Flash Flood

    Swimming in a Flash Flood

    This story begins several years ago with a flash flood in the desert of northwest New Mexico. It was a large summer flood from over the horizon, the sky hot and blue. Dark chocolate water overtopped crumbling banks of sand and mud, filling a broad and formerly steep-walled wash. It wasn’t a tumultuous deathtrap like […] More

  • A Brief History of the Mongol Empire

    A Brief History of the Mongol Empire

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript In the year 1162, in the Khentii Mountains of what is today Northeastern Mongolia, a baby by the name of Temüjin was born.  He would go on to become the world’s single greatest conqueror […] More

  • VW Bought Rights to ‘Scout’ Name, Is Reviving Brand With Electric Off-Roader

    VW Bought Rights to 'Scout' Name, Is Reviving Brand With Electric Off-Roader

    Back in 2021, Volkswagen secured ownership of the Scout brand—of International Harvester fame—after a merger in which it acquired a trucking company that owned the rights to the name. Rumors started floating around last fall that VW was considering taking a run at Rivian with their own electric SUV and pickup, branded under the Scout […] More

  • A Fisherman Elder and a Pro Skater Go Foraging, Fishing, and Chilling

    A Fisherman Elder and a Pro Skater Go Foraging, Fishing, and Chilling

    Chris Yates is a legendary British angler, writer, philosopher of nature. An incredible character who values being part of nature above everything—except tea. Tea is paramount. Heitor Da Silva is a Brazilian/Norwegian pro skater with, apparently, a soft spot for elderly British mentors. Whatever the reason for their pairing, this short film of the two […] More

  • Top 10 Tourist Attractions and Things to Do in Boston

    Top 10 Tourist Attractions and Things to Do in Boston

    Thrumming with history, art, and culture, Boston is one of the best cities to visit in the United States of America. As one of the oldest cities in the United States and the birthplace of the American Revolution, there are many historically significant places to explore in Boston. Whether a thrill seeker, history buff, backpacker, […] More

  • The Best Walking Tours in Amsterdam (Updated 2022)

    The Best Walking Tours in Amsterdam (Updated 2022)

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  • Home Is Sweeter When It’s Wild

    Home Is Sweeter When It's Wild

    The Apennine Mountains run nearly the length of Italy, north to south. Do they have the grandeur of the Italian Alps? Maybe, maybe not. Depends on what you find to be grand. Rugged, diverse, untrammeled in parts, they’re a relatively quick getaway for much of the country. Something apparent in this fun short film as […] More

  • The First Dog to Walk Around the World Arrives Home

    The First Dog to Walk Around the World Arrives Home

    Her name is Savannah. She lives in New Jersey. Seven years, nearly 40 countries, and 28,583 miles ago, she set off with her owner, Tom Turcich, on a walk across the globe. This past Saturday the two of them walked into New Jersey, finishing the adventure. Turcich became the 10th man to walk around the […] More

  • How to Overcome Being Alone & Meet People When You Travel

    How to Overcome Being Alone & Meet People When You Travel

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  • Correlation vs Causation

    Correlation vs Causation

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript You have probably heard the old saying that there are lies, damned lies, and statistics.  There are several reasons why statistics are often misinterpreted. One of the biggest is the confusion between the two […] More

  • Take a Look Inside the Chic, Adults-Only Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta

    Take a Look Inside the Chic, Adults-Only Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta

    Photos Credit: Hotel Mousai Tucked away along the coastline of Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is Hotel Mousai, an adults-only property inside the Garza Blanca Preserve and Residences. Boasting two all-suite towers, the hotel is a part of the prestigious Tafer Hotels & Resorts family, offering the city’s only five-diamond property. In total, the […] More

  • Planning a Georgia Mountain Weekend Getaway to Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa

    Planning a Georgia Mountain Weekend Getaway to Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa

    Accommodations at Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa The resort has three types of accommodations: the main lodge, cottages, and the Spa Suite. The lodge has 102 guest rooms, many with balconies, gas fireplaces, or panoramic mountain and golf course views. Google rates the lodge as a 3-star hotel, which could be technically correct per standards, […] More

  • Reviewing the AeroPress and AeroPress Go Coffee Makers for Travel

    We love to travel, and we also love coffee. Whilst these two often go hand in hand, there are occasions when a good tasting cup of coffee is difficult to find, not available, or is really expensive. For example, you might be staying in a hotel or B&B that only offers instant coffee or makes […] More

  • What to Expect During Your Second Trimester of Pregnancy • The Blonde Abroad

    What to Expect During Your Second Trimester of Pregnancy • The Blonde Abroad

    Whether you’re expecting a baby, reading up on all the things ahead of time, or you’re simply curious — I’ve been documenting everything throughout my pregnancy! I shared all the details about what to expect during your first trimester of pregnancy, and now that I’m out of my second trimester, I’m dishing all the goods. […] More

  • Was the Holy Roman Empire, Holy, Roman, or an Empire?

    Was the Holy Roman Empire, Holy, Roman, or an Empire?

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript In the 18th century, the French writer and philosopher Voltaire said, ??”This body which was called, and which still calls itself, the Holy Roman Empire was in no way holy, nor Roman, nor an […] More

  • This is How to Celebrate Summer

    This is How to Celebrate Summer

    Loews Miami Beach Hotel After enduring two summers of uncertainty, Loews Hotels & Co, the brand behind 26 hotels and resorts across the United States and Canada, is celebrating seasonal travel, in-person connectivity, and the art of authenticity with a summer-long immersive program dedicated to inclusion in ALL forms: Summerfest by Loews Hotels. As part of Loews’ commitment […] More

  • Most Popular Remote Jobs for Full Time Travelers

    Most Popular Remote Jobs for Full Time Travelers

    Over the past several decades and most recently amid the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has been improving the way society works. As more and more jobs shift to remote work within their primary workforce, travelers have more freedom than ever to work from anywhere in the world. If you’re a full-time traveler looking to make some […] More

  • Thoughts on Outside’s Layoffs, Outdoor Media, and Adventure Journal

    Thoughts on Outside’s Layoffs, Outdoor Media, and Adventure Journal

    Anyone who is surprised by the news that Outside is reducing its stable of magazines and laying off approximately fifteen percent of its staff was not paying attention. The media business has long struggled to find profitable models in this always-connected digital world, where technology and consumer reading and watching habits change seemingly by the […] More

  • The 5 best portable PEMF devices for travel in 2022

    The 5 best portable PEMF devices for travel in 2022

    MiraMate Mini Magic Portable PEMF Device This product is compact, discreet, and easy to use. According to the manufacturer, it is lightweight and ideal for children and animals. Because the gadget employs low frequencies, it may be appropriate for those with mild or temporary pain or injury. Individuals may select between three power levels, however […] More

  • Bedrock Will ‘Re-Soul’ and Repair Your Sandals

    Bedrock Will 'Re-Soul' and Repair Your Sandals

    May 20, 2022 Bedrock Will ‘Re-Soul’ and Repair Your Sandals We swear we don’t work for Bedrock or get any kickbacks from them or any behind-the-scenes favors. “>Their sandals are just that good and we’re stoked to tell people about them. We’re also stoked to tell people they can get their Bedrock sandals re-soled with […] More

  • Three Men Busted for Wading Into Bear Territory for Selfies

    Three Men Busted for Wading Into Bear Territory for Selfies

    Alaska’s Brooks Falls is a prime viewing spot for brown bears as they load up on salmon as summer turns to fall. Tourists around the world flock to the webcams pointed at the falls to watch bears snatch fish from mid-air, with thousands more making the journey personally. Last August three of those in-person viewers […] More

  • A Surprisingly Hopeful Look at the Five Largest Forests Left on Earth

    A Surprisingly Hopeful Look at the Five Largest Forests Left on Earth

    The first peer-reviewed map of the world’s megaforests was the result of an improbable collaboration between the Swedish furniture maker Ikea and the environmental activist organization Greenpeace. They were thrust together following the collapse of the Soviet Union, when Russia’s forests — including a mature and verdant demilitarized zone knows as the Green Belt of […] More

  • The History of Rice

    The History of Rice

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript For thousands of years, rice has been one of the most important agricultural crops in the world.  It has fed billions of people, has been crossbred into tens of thousands of variants, and is […] More

  • Running Up Scotland’s Ben Nevis

    Running Up Scotland's Ben Nevis

    Scotland’s Ben Nevis is of course named for Benjamin Nevis, a Glaswegian ironworker who hammered his own crampons from metal he salvaged from ruined English castles. Or wait [taps earpiece], we’re being told that isn’t correct. Ben Nevis is the an anglicisation of the original Gaelic name for Scotland’s highest mountain. Huh. That makes more […] More

  • Outside Inc. Ends Print Run of Backpacker, Climbing, and More Amid Layoffs

    Outside Inc. Ends Print Run of Backpacker, Climbing, and More Amid Layoffs

    Our professional condolences go out to our friends at @betamtb, @skimagazine, and other Outside magazine titles. The company, which was recently sold by owner Larry Burke to a firm backed by venture capital, is closing print titles “80%” across the company and lots of people at all levels have lost their jobs. It’s not clear […] More

  • It Took Just One Run for Toni Matt to Earn His Badass Legacy

    It Took Just One Run for Toni Matt to Earn His Badass Legacy

    Imagine going 90 miles per hour on a pair of skis. Unless you’re currently racing at the World Cup level, trust me, you have not gone that fast. After searching your life experience for a similar sensation—driving Highway 50 across Nevada or a high speed roller coaster, perhaps—now imagine skiing at 90 miles per hour on […] More

  • Trofim Lysenko and Lysenkoism

    Trofim Lysenko and Lysenkoism

    Subscribe Apple | Google | Spotify | Amazon | Player.FMCastbox | Stitcher | Podcast Republic | RSS | Patreon Podcast Transcript In the early 20th century, a Soviet agronomist named Trofim Lysenko developed some unique theories of biology and genetics.  He rose to the top of the Soviet hierarchy in his field, and Stalin himself […] More

  • Destination Bled: Slovenia’s Real Life Fairytale

    Destination Bled: Slovenia's Real Life Fairytale

    There’s something a bit more exciting about traveling off the beaten path. The idea that you are going somewhere that everyone you know has not already visited certainly carries its own cache.  Slovenia is one of those places. It has so much to offer from gorgeous medieval cities to the pristine wilderness where wild bears still […] More

  • Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is a Destination Unto Itself

    Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is a Destination Unto Itself

    Four Seasons Hotel Firenze Palazzo della Gherardesca Lobby. Photo: Peter Vitale The Duomo. Palazzo Vecchio. The Uffizi Gallery. Florence’s list of most desired destinations also includes a slightly less obvious but equally impressive locale – the Renaissance-era Four Seasons Hotel Firenze. Every bit as historic and extraordinary as its host city’s marquee attractions, this gorgeous […] More

  • Waldorf In Versailles, An Elegant Getaway Retreat

    Waldorf In Versailles, An Elegant Getaway Retreat

    Columbia Hillen Plain revolving entrance doors disguise the sheer elegance within at the Waldorf Astoria Versailles-Trianon Palace. Beyond them is a long gleaming marble-floored corridor adorned by flower bouquets, glistening Murano chandeliers and display cases filled with perfumes. The hotel – interiors designed by Fiona Thompson – blends elements of Art Deco with contemporary furnishings […] More

  • ‘Vancouver, Vancouver, This is It!’ Mount St. Helens Erupted 42 Years Today

    'Vancouver, Vancouver, This is It!' Mount St. Helens Erupted 42 Years Today

    Forty-two years ago a magnitude 5.2 earthquake dislodged a rock cap that had been holding back an enormous burp of gas and magma inside Mount St. Helens and the stratovolcano erupted at about 8:30 am, killing 57 people. The volcano, in southern Washington, had been trembling and venting for weeks. Authorities closed the area surrounding […] More

  • And Ode to Water and the Absurd Power of Tahitian Waves

    And Ode to Water and the Absurd Power of Tahitian Waves

    Teahupoo is easily the world’s most respected wave at this point. A shallow ledge of reef in Tahiti that trips up deep water swells, sending them folding over themselves in a real, real big hurry. It’s beautiful, it’s ferocious. It’s only surfable for about one percent of the surfers on the planet. For the rest […] More

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