Adventures Island Hopping Around Portugal’s Azores Islands

Adventures Island Hopping Around Portugal’s Azores Islands

Smack dab in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll find the Azores islands of Portugal. I’ve found that the best way to explain this to people is to put it in terms of flight distance. Four hours from Boston, four hours from Lisbon. There they are, nine completely isolated volcanic islands in the center of one big blue mass. Read more…

TOSS Up: Yi Peng’s Lantern Festival vs. the Festival of Colors at a Holi Celebration

TOSS Up: Yi Peng’s Lantern Festival vs. the Festival of Colors at a Holi Celebration

Would you rather release a lantern at the Yi Peng Lantern Festival or celebrate the Festival of Colors at a Holi Celebration? Read more…

Exploring Europe Freestyle vs. Traveling with a Tour Group

Exploring Europe Freestyle vs. Traveling with a Tour Group

Planning a trip abroad is an exciting adventure, but is it better to follow the crowd or go with your gut? Read more…

WATCH: 'Astraié' Shows Why Getting Lost Is Just What We All Need

WATCH: ‘Astraié’ Shows Why Getting Lost Is Just What We All Need

Go get lost. It’s a truly wild idea, but there might be something to it. Read more…

Happy Trails: Survival Knives vs. Pocket Knives

Happy Trails: Pocket Knives vs. Survival Knives [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s not uncommon for one to come across a situation in which they’d need a blade. In fact, ask any average person who carries a pocket knife how often they actually use it. Their answer? “More often than you think.” Read more…

Scoopin’ All Over The World: An International Love for Ice Cream

Scoopin’ All Over The World: An International Love for Ice Cream

If there’s one thing that bonds humankind, it’s our universal love for ice cream. There’s just nothing quite like the smile on someone’s face when they’re about to devour a melting, creamy cone of greatness. Ice cream is timeless, classic, and ignites a priceless joy deep down at our core. Read more…

Take The Time To Explore: Talking Travel With Alex of Wanderlust Watches

Take The Time To Explore: Talking Travel With Alex of Wanderlust Watches

Fashion says a lot about who you are, where you’re from and where you might be going. That’s why I decided to speak to Alex Dask of Australia’s Wanderlust Watches about his thoughts on fashion and traveling around the globe. Read more…

TOSS UP: Iceland’s Crystal Caves vs. New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves

TOSS UP: Iceland’s Crystal Caves vs. New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves

Would you rather venture through Iceland’s Crystal Caves or float under skies of blue lights in New Zealand’s Waitomo Caves? Read more…

Remaining Animal Friendly Around the Globe

Remaining Animal Friendly Around the Globe

Most people know that traveling is one of the best ways to experience different cultures. Whenever I travel I always make sure to try a different food or visit a museum that is associated with that particular culture. I also always like to expand my cultural knowledge of the area by taking an excursion that might involve taking in nature or observing the local wildlife. Read more…

Time Travel: The Golden Age of America’s World Fairs & Expositions

Time Travel: The Golden Age of America’s World Fairs & Expositions

America’s World Fairs took place at a very different time in history, when there was unconditional faith in the overall progress of humankind, and the future seemed endless with possibilities. The 19th century was regarded as largely a successful century that saw many improvements in almost every conceivable area, as expansions in knowledge in everything from health to the human psyche to science and technology transformed the world. Almost everyone seemed to agree that things were better than they had been, and there was no reason to believe that things would not continue to simply improve as scientific knowledge and technological capability grew. Read more…