Janine Ramey

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These Olympic uniforms are so ugly, even the US State Department warns athletes not to wear them

I’VE SEEN SOME ghastly photos of Sochi’s Olympic preparedness (or lack thereof) circulating the internet, containing run-down hotel rooms, dodgy …

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Passport & Plate: ITALY 2014 - Worldwide

<i>Applications are now closed - best of luck to everyone that applied!</i><p>We believe that you can learn much about a culture through food and want to give …

No Black Holes Exist, Says Stephen Hawking—At Least Not Like We Think

Black holes do not have "event horizons" beyond which there is no return, according to renowned physicist.<p>Black holes do not exist—at least, not as we know them, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, potentially provoking a rethink of one of space's most mysterious objects.<p>A new study from …

25 Places To Party Before You Die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised

Unlike dogs, our feline friends treat us like other cats, author says.<p>Since cats first got their adorable claws into us about 9,500 years ago, humans have had a love affair with felines.<p>Today more than 80 million cats reside in U.S. homes, with an estimated three cats for every dog on the planet. …

7 capital sins and their 7 capital cities in Brazil

It’s commonly said, in this country, that God is Brazilian. We recognize the beauties of our land, the energy of our people, and the magnificence of …

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How to piss off an Italian

YOU WILL HEAR THE ANGER: I don’t give a dick! Go up a rectum! But you are really a cretin. What a turd you are! I could kill you! Go give two blow …

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Gift guide 2013: Books

From a bible for budget travellers to several taste-tripping tales of culinary love, these five items will inspire any armchair adventurer.

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Partying Around the World eBook: Matador Network, David S. Miller: Kindle Store

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At what point do “extreme sports” become elaborate suicide attempts?

I absolutely love extreme sports videos, and I think this is because I have the comfort of knowing that I’ll never do that crazy shit myself. Because …

Reader Q&A: Skiing on a student budget near Vienna

BBC Travel reader Carrie Miller is studying in Austria next year and wants to know about affordable ski weekend possibilities. Our Facebook followers provided suggestions.<p>BBC Travel reader Carrie Miller is studying in Vienna from February to June next year and is looking for “ski weekend …

Staff Picks: Best Cars of the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

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The 50 greatest animal photobombs of all time

COOPERSTOWN has the Baseball Hall of Fame. Springfield, its Basketball Hall of Fame. And the Internet has…this: the 50 greatest animal photobombs of …

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How to get your (long-form) travel writing published

So you’ve worked out how to get your travel features published in magazines, newspapers, and sites like this one. Good. But what you really dream of …

How to piss off a Colombian

There’s a difference between “<i>Colombia</i>” and “Columbia.” I did not live inside of a brand-name sports jacket, I lived in South America. It is an …