Tag: travel

10 Famous Landmarks Surrounded By Legends

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction. But it seems that people will always prefer myth and mystery over the truth. Legends evoke a sense of wonder and fascination, especially when they mention famous places or even people. On this list are 10 famous landmarks surrounded by awesome legends. 10. The Sphinx Some of the […]

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The Amazing Rainbow Mountains Of Peru

Our trip to the Rainbow Mountains of Peru was one I simultaneous looked forward to excitedly but also dreaded, ever since we booked it. The excitement part is easy to understand – it’s the Rainbow Mountains and it looked amazing in the photos I’d seen. The dread part was more due to my sometimes unfounded […]

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You Can Stay in Italy for FREE at This Hippie Village Utopia

Let’s retire the acronym YOLO, can we? It’s so wrung-out that it makes even a 12-year-old sound like an unironic middle-school principal. But it keeps popping up because its underlying sentiment — carpe diem, essentially — works so often, especially when you travel. This is how I found myself deep in an artists utopia tucked […]

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Why Do Human Beings Speak So Many Languages?

The thatched roof held back the sun’s rays, but it could not keep the tropical heat at bay. As everyone at the research workshop headed outside for a break, small groups splintered off to gather in the shade of coconut trees and enjoy a breeze. I wandered from group to group, joining in the discussions. […]

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The 3 Most Important Things to Know if You Get Hurt Abroad

Let’s say you’re taking a nice, relaxing vacation. Maybe riding a motorcycle through the mountains of Peru on a rainy night with your special someone, enjoying the breathtaking vistas of the Andes as the shiny road speeds by under you. As the air gets thinner, you start to feel a little lightheaded, and next thing […]

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