Tag: vacation

Tourism: Why Do We Do It?

Tourism: Why Do We Do It?

Tourism: Why Do We Do It? Humans have been tourists for thousands of years now. Since the early stages of civilization, humans have needed respite. At least, that is my guess as to why we tour the world. It is a curious thing though. Why . . . read more

Getaway to the Golden Gulf Coast

Getaway to the Golden Gulf Coast

Looking for a quick weekend getaway? Galveston Island, TX is what cute little beach town dreams are made of. Complete with brightly painted stilt houses, a historic downtown, uniquely themed restaurants, an old-timey pier overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, miles of beach access, and relaxing . . . read more

Best or Bust? How to Airbnb

Best or Bust? How to Airbnb

From being duped to double charged, there are numerous accounts of Airbnb customers having bad experiences. So what can you do to avoid all of the scams and make the best of your Airbnb experience?

Volcanic Vacations

Volcanic Vacations

The world is full of fascinating volcanos. While popular tourist cities are congested every summer, volcanos offer a beautiful nature getaway from the noice. In this article, some of the top volcanos from around the world are highlighted; take a look to see which one you should visit on on your next vacation.

Collapsing Colonies

Collapsing Colonies

That’s right, bees—those annoying, pesky, devilish creatures that terrify you at your family barbecue—are responsible for pollinating the world’s food supplies. And that’s why you should be concerned about the bee epidemic.

Discover the Lost Coast

Discover the Lost Coast

Welcome to the Lost Coast, a land of wonder and defiantly eccentric culture, a land of drifting mists and towering trees. Discover its secrets by stopping at a few of these forests, wildlife refuges, beaches, and centers of local culture.

Maintaining the Magic: How to Stay Happy at the Happiest Place on Earth

Maintaining the Magic: How to Stay Happy at the Happiest Place on Earth

It’s that time—the afternoon slump. The sun is blazing, the sweat is dripping, and the blisters are forming. And, most regrettably, the magic of the Mouse House has dissipated in a poof of pixie dust. But this all-too-common scenario is entirely avoidable—anyone can maintain the magic of the Disney parks all day long.

Essential Sites for the Sherlocked

Essential Sites for the Sherlocked

From books to films to television, Sherlock Holmes has managed to fascinate us since 1887. If you can’t get enough of him and can travel to England, here are the best places to investigate.

Biking Around Hilton Head Island

Biking Around Hilton Head Island

I can confidently say that I have never left Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, without wanting to stay longer. However, my stays on the island are not complete without a bike.

Howth: An Irish Seaside Town

Howth: An Irish Seaside Town

This St. Patrick’s Day, if you’re looking to celebrate in Dublin, be sure to make a stop in the beautiful seaside town of Howth!