Arleen O'Connell

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Satechi Smart Travel Router & Adapter: Must-have, All-in-one Gadget for Flashpackers - Vagabondish

After three years, I’ve finally found a replacement for my trusty Kensington Universal Travel Adapter. Flashpackers will love Satechi’s latest Smart …

Heli-Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

Being deposited by helicopter in the wild for a far-off hike may sound extreme, but those who undertake the adventure do it for the payoff: mile after mile of remote mountain spots absent trails, other hikers, or any sign of civilization. Known as heli-hiking, this kind of wilderness trek was …

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15 of the most haunted places in the world [pics]

WHILE I’M NOT MUCH OF A BELIEVER in the paranormal, I’m a big enough crybaby that the mere thought that I <i>could</i> have it wrong keeps me far away from …

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Europe's hottest place to freeze

Embrace Finland’s cool climate with its signature pastimes of ice hockey and skiing, or escape the cold in one of the nation’s ubiquitous saunas.

Sea Kayaking the Land of the Gods

You’ll paddle in the wake of such ancient Greek gods as Zeus, Apollo, Artemis, Hercules, Pegasus and yes, even Poseidon himself, with a sea kayaking excursion to Crete. But even in the presence of these deities, it’s the area’s beauty that truly takes your breath away. With more than 650 miles of …

10 Abandoned Cities You Wouldn’t Want to Visit Alone (Photos)

Spooky<p>There are some towns around the world where life suddenly stopped in its tracks. See the places preserved in the exact moment that they were …

Travel With the Dead: Visiting the World's Spookiest Cemeteries For Halloween

Catching the <i>Freddy</i> or <i>Jason</i> movie marathon or hitting the local high school gym converted into a Halloween attraction might work for some celebrants of All Hallow's Eve, but travelers looking for something authentically creepy should note that a slew of blood-chilling haunts exist right below their …

Love Letters: Missouri Wine Country

<i>Chef Gerard Craft may have grown up in D.C., but he now calls St. Louis home. The four-time James Beard Best Chef: Midwest finalist bought his flagship restaurant, Niche, off Craigslist without ever visiting St. Louis. But he really fell in love with Missouri when he went to Missouri Wine Country</i> …

Airbnb Fills NYC Niche For Tourists Because of High-Priced Hotels

Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out — to rent their private space to …

19 macabre and horror blogs to spook up your Halloween

Recently my husband made me promise to stop trolling YouTube videos after dark, especially those with keywords like “proof of ghosts” or “haunted …

First BitCoin ATM Debuts in Vancouver - Vagabondish

A virtual currency has made further foray into the real world with the installation of the world’s first BitCoin ATM in Vancouver this week.<p>The …