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Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

Why Is It Called Easter Island? Interesting Facts About a Mysterious Island

Source : Iain Morrison<p>Discovered on Easter Day 1722, Easter Island (Rapa Nui) is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world and one of the most interesting. In addition to figuring out how to get to there, here are some crazy travel facts about Easter Island that might just inspire you …

How I Saved My Impulsive, Semi-Useless IKEA Purchase

The bottom floor of IKEA is a magical alternate universe where price precipitates need. In this way, it is much like an above-average garage sale. As in: This sort of broken ceramic windmill figurine is <i>only</i> 25 cents? It’s definitely the missing piece on my mantle. Or: I could find a use for this …

Flight Attendant Caught After Leaving Cocaine and Gucci Heels at LAX

A head-scratching tale that departs LAX and lands at JFK.<p>The latest wacky tale of travelers attempting to smuggle drugs onto airplanes concerns …

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What I Learned Tindering My Way Across Europe

<i>I spent a week swiping across London, Berlin, and Stockholm in search of new sights and city secrets known only to locals. But I ended up discovering a kind of romance I couldn't find at home.</i><p>Holly Wales<p>London<p><i>Jet lag and lukewarm offers.</i><p>I'd been counting on Paul, a scuzzy-but-still-sexy manager of …

5 Budget Friendly Tips for International Travel

The surge of energy I feel everytime I'm at the airport is unbelievable. The luggage, the different faces, heck, even the extremely high priced snacks always make me excited at the prospect of taking off and being in a different country. It is always a new adventure full of possibility and promise. …

9 Spots in Your Home That Need a Lazy Susan Pronto

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

8 Ways to Organize All of Your Most Important Paperwork

That means tax documents, medical info, and even sentimental items.<p>That means tax documents, medical info, and even your kid's treasured drawings.

She Travels Alone

<i>Why people travel alone? Will having a companion won't make it more fun and convenient?</i><p>Such things would often come to my mind whenever I come to know about someone travelling alone. And if it's a woman I would be the first one to question the safety. But what makes people travel alone especially …

For comedy's sake, please make your child keep a travel diary

When I was 11 I spent the summer in Kathmandu with a friend whose father had just been made ambassador to Nepal. “It will be the trip of a lifetime,” said my father, with peculiar insistence and through gritted teeth, his knuckles fading to white as they gripped a bank statement.<p>And it was. I know …

Ten Reasons Why You Should Choose Greece For Your Next Holidays

<i>Greece has been an enchanting mystery since I was a child. I was raised by a father who did not read me fairy tales or bed time stories but Greek myths and legends. I grew up dreaming of Pandora's vase. Her hope became my hope. I always wanted to visit Greece. And when I finally did, I couldn't</i> …

Donald Trump is rising because the US middle class has crashed

There’s no secret behind America’s groundswell of support for Donald Trump, the political outsider whose bid for the Republican presidential nomination threatens rip the party of Lincoln asunder. Trump supporters—who pushed him to victory in key Republican nominating contests in Mississippi and …

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