Rimi Gill

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Top five nerve-shredding road trips in Costa Rica

Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are only accessible by car, and for the adventurous traveler, there’s simply no substitute for the …

Obama praises Gap for raising its minimum wage

President Obama praised Gap on Wednesday after the company announced plans to raise the minimum wage it pays its U.S. workers to $10 per hour.<p>"I applaud Gap Inc. for announcing that they intend to raise wages for their employees beginning this year – a decision that will benefit about 65,000 …

How Drive Across the U.S. for Free

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

World’s Most Luxurious Private Island Retreats

Private islands have long been a stamp of the filthy rich—just ask Richard Branson or Shakira about their own island oases. Now, well-heeled …

10 reasons traveling the world for free is BS

“How to Travel Anywhere for Free”<p>“Fly Around the World for Almost Free”<p>“The Ultimate Travel Hacking Guide”<p>YOU GET the picture. People want to know …

Saipan Is The Most Beautiful Place In America You've Never Heard Of

There's a story, possibly apocryphal, about a federal drug agent who was stationed on a tropical island near Guam -- and every time she called headquarters back in D.C., the conversation would begin like this.<p>"I'm calling from Saipan. Yes, we have an office there. Because it's part of …

The planet’s most spellbinding sights

Most everyday experiences are lessons in the inevitable pull of the future: books are replaced with e-books, laptops are replaced with tablet computers, billions of dollars are replaced with trillions of dollars, fresh is replaced with cling-wrapped. When travelling, however, you may find fragile …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

25 Unbelievable Travel Destinations You Never Knew Existed

These are the kinds of places friends and family expect travelers to go.<p>But there are plenty of places to see that are under the radar; often known only by locals.<p>Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of …

Petchatz

PetChatz is a newly presented pet communication system that enables you to interact with your pet from any place in the world throughout your day. …

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Rome Sights: a travel guide to the top 50 attractions in Rome, Italy. Includes three walking tours

• <b>Author:</b> MobileReference<p>This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you …

The Best Tourist Attraction In Every State

Each year, millions of tourists come from home and abroad to see the country's majestic landscape and iconic sites, from the Grand Canyon to the Statue of Liberty.<p>But there are also cool, quirky attractions, like Vermont's Ben & Jerry's Factory and Tennessee's Graceland, the former home of Rock and …

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5 Mind-Blowing Natural Sinkholes Around the World

Heff's grotto looks like a grimy bathtub compared to these mindfucking natural wonders.<p>Photo by: jabbusch<p>Cenotes are natural sinkholes with waterfalls, caves and all kinds of crazy underworld type shit. They are formed when water wears away the limestone (weak ass rock) of an underground cave and …

The Exceptional Traveler: The Currency Exchange Game

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.— Miriam Beard<p><b>How To Do Exceptional Things Inexpensively</b><p><b>Post #9 The Currency Exchange Game</b><p>Exchanging U.S. dollars for a foreign currency can become as complex as trading commodities on …

Why Travel Makes You An Awesome Person

People always ask how travel has changed me. If I look back at who I was before I began traveling and compare that to who I am now, I would have to say that travel has made me a better and more well-rounded person. I'm way cooler now than I was at 25 when I first left to explore the world.<p>Simply …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

5 Hotels To Literally Be Surrounded By Nature

Sometimes you just feel the desire to be immersed in the natural world.<p>If camping isn't your cup of tea, these gorgeous hotels will let you experience both luxury and the zen wonder of being totally surrounded by nature.<p><b>Juvet Landscape Hotel, Norway</b><p><b>Kakslauttanen Igloo Village, Finland</b><p>Can you even</i> …

Most Colorful Beaches in the World

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Most beaches need umbrellas and blankets to brighten up the landscape. Not these stretches of sand. From iconic pink sand beaches in the Bahamas to a green beach in Hawaii, we've rounded up beaches around the world that you …

An underwater hotel opens in Africa

The underwater room at the Manta Resort on Pemba Island immerses guests 4m below the surface, 250m from shore in the Indian Ocean.<p>Joining a list of other experimental under-the-sea hotel rooms in Florida, Sweden and the Maldives, the underwater room at Manta Resort on remote Pemba Island in …

What Not to Do in Las Vegas

If you think a trip to Vegas means blowing all your cash, teetering around in painful stilettos, and waking up married, think again. We're here to help you avoid the rip-offs, blisters, and epic mistakes that Sin City is known for. Here are our 10 biggest don'ts for your next Vegas vacation.<p><b>Get</b> …

Adventure 101: Hiking an American Treasure

“The Appalachian Trail is both intimate and majestic,” says hiker and author <b>Jennifer Pharr Davis</b>, who has through-hiked the megatrail three times and holds the speed record (46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes).<p>Completed in 1937 and stretching 2,180 mountainous miles from Georgia to Maine, the</b> …

Canyoneering: Newest Adventure Sport Takes You Down Waterfalls

Yep, there's a person <i>in</i> that waterfall.<p>When most people see a 500 foot waterfall, they freeze in their tracks, gawk at the awe-inspiring force of nature, and snap a few photos before leaving to go home.<p>Not these adventurers. On his blog, Unreal Hawaii, David Chatsuthiphan takes us inside the …

This Man Thinks He Can 3-D Print An Entire House

Scientists already are working on 3-D printing organs. If we can do that, a house should be easy.<p>While enthusiasts believe that there will eventually be a 3-D printer in every home, University of Southern California professor Berokh Khoshnevis has spent the last decade working on a far bigger …

Women may have harder concussion recovery than men

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Birth Control Can Up Your Risk of WHAT!?

New research found a really weird link. Should you be worried?<p>The Pill comes with some pretty amazing perks—clearer skin, less excruciating PMS, and obviously a baby-free belly. Like all medications, it can also come with risks, too, but a new report shows a weird association that we've never heard …

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