Samuel Kim

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22 Facts That Prove The World Is Stranger Than You Think

The world is a stranger, more beautiful place than you could ever imagine.


South America's Hidden Gem

South America is the fourth largest continent and the home of twelve independent countries- Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela; two non-sovereign areas- French Guiana (a French Territory); the Falkland Islands, (a British …

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Iceland Is Magical — And These Photos More Than Prove It

Just don't be surprised if you get a strong case of wanderlust immediately after viewing them.<p>If you want to pack in some of the most unforgettable views nature has to offer, you should book a ticket to Iceland immediately. The landscape is spotted with geysers, waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanic …

One Man's Amazing 82,500 Mile Motorcycle Adventure

When Alex Chacon decided to travel halfway around the world, he didn't choose to do so like your average tourist. Rather, he decided to travel by motorcycle as a unique way to enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. A biomedical sciences graduate from the University of Texas, Chacon initiated the …

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10 global destinations that are on the rise, according to TripAdvisor

There's a certain appeal to visiting a city before it's a global destination that's constantly packed with tourists.<p>TripAdvisor recently released the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards in several different categories, including the global destinations that are on the rise.<p>To create the list, …

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National Geographic Travel

16 people who are living the dream without spending a fortune

Circa 4 p.m., pretty much anything sounds better than staring at your office computer screen.<p>For instance, traveling the world — working when you feel like it, how you feel like it, and with a view to rival any Instagrammer's best shot. Or maybe even putting your job on hold (or leaving it …

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National Geographic Travel

5 Must-Do Adventures in Central America

Photo: Matt Hosford<p>With the temperatures cooling down and the earliest signs of winter starting to peek through the fall, we're already day-dreaming of a tropical escape - and we know you are too. That's why we've put together this list of must-do adventures in Central America. Whether you want to …

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8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …


One Tree for Every Bag

Planting the seeds for a better tomorrow, one bag of coffee at a time<p>Imagine looking out on your family’s farm – your livelihood and your legacy – …

15 incredible places to pitch a tent this fall

We've put together a collection of destinations that offer everything from beautiful foliage to clear skies you can enjoy year-round.<p>From the dramatic landscape of Utah's Arches National Park to star-filled skies in Africa's Sahara Desert, here are 15 unique destinations for camping this fall.

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The Cities You Need To See In Your Lifetime

Here at The Active Times, we're big proponents of off-the-beaten-path adventures and exploring wilderness around the globe, but that mentality occasionally means that cities are overlooked.<p>Urban centers offer their own form of adventure -- and some even satisfy the most active outdoor enthusiasts …


15 Ways to Become a Better Person

Here are 15 of the ways that I've been able to implement into my own life to become a better person.<p>Most of us want to be a better person whether at home, in the office, or just when we're out running errands. The problem is where exactly do you start?<p>I realized a couple years ago that I was a jerk …

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23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …

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Nature is just showing off at these colorfully surreal destinations

No matter how many awe-inspiring structures we humans build, our abilities will never match what nature can create. This world has everything from …

6 Magic Tricks to Noticeably Increase Your Productivity (and Your Happiness) |

I was recently asked, "Aside from world peace and the elimination of poverty, if you had one wish, what would it be?"<p>At first, I thought, "I would create more time!" But that would just get filled with all of the frenetic work that continually beckons to be done.<p>Instead, I answered, "I would slow …