Micah Thorner

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5 Tools You Need to Start an Online Business

The internet has completely changed the game. Now you can start an online business from just about anywhere in the world.

5 Eerie Conspiracies Theorists Were Right About All Along

Conspiracy theories are a stupidly easy target for comedy, since they're mostly spread by those who screech about lizard people on websites with a …

17 of the best under-the-radar islands in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera, and get ready for an adventure.

What I learnt from a month cycling in the Netherlands

With the right investment in infrastructure and improved liability laws, cycling in the UK could be this successful and our streets could be reclaimed as places for people of all ages to enjoy<p>Who builds a bicycle road on a 32km-long sea dyke? One akin to a really, really long Severn Bridge, made of …


A history lesson that explains Britain’s aloofness from Europe

“Nations have characters, as well as individuals.”<i><br>Benjamin Disraeli</i><p>The shortest distance across the English Channel is a mere 33.1 km (20.6 miles). In the run-up to Britain’s referendum on whether to stay in the European Union on June 23, a few choice words can make the continent seem a world …

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12 Bizarre Landscapes That Only Adventure Travelers Can Love

For some travelers, a vacation is about putting their feet up, ordering a favorite cocktail and maybe taking a nap in paradise. At the other end of …

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10 Reasons To Live, Retire, And Invest In English-Speaking Belize

Belize is a little country with a population of fewer than 350,000 people, most all of whom speak English. Part Caribbean, part Central American, it's mostly wide-open spaces with a long coast and a sprinkling of small islands just offshore fringed by white sand and swaying palms.<p>This is one of the …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …


The Guide to Every Kind of Carry-On Bag (And Which You Should Choose)

It pains us to say, but long gone are the days when you could bring pretty much any bag on a commercial flight. Some airlines will let you check one bag for free, others charge a premium. Meanwhile, the size restrictions for carry-on bags are getting stricter; the industry standard set by the Big …

30 places you should travel to this summer

While some places have been popular with summer travelers for years, others have just recently started to catch attention.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places to visit this summer, making our selections from destinations that won notable awards over the last year, that are seeing an increase in …

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.