Photo: Kainet The Turks have a wonderfully poetic phrase that translates as, “Languages cannot be learned without tongues touching.” I’d wager most travelers would agree with this sentiment, although they’re usually more focused on the tongues touching part than language acquisition.
Photo: IDF Spokesperson's Unit I walk to Bethlehem in my sleep, across the shadows of its hills, revisiting the unfinished interactions and the strangers I can’t stop thinking about.
2014 marks the peak of an 11-year solar cycle that’s bringing an increased amount of Northern Lights activity here on planet Earth.
All images courtesy of Solar Impulse SOLAR IMPULSE The last year has been a very busy one for the Swiss-based project known as Solar Impulse.
I WAS PRETTY pissed when I first listened to MagicofRahat’s plan to give a losing lottery ticket to a homeless man.
Photo: danorbit. Learning to ask for beer in a foreign language is the modern traveler’s adult equivalent of their first “dada.” Usually belched from an early post-diapered understanding that this language thing was going to be important.
When I’m abroad, in between the jet-lag and the general desire to get acquainted with a new place, the first thing I tend to do is take a peek at the nightlife.
THE STATE OF MICHOACAN, MEXICO has always seemed to have a bad rap. Even back when I first traveled there in 2001, people said to watch out for banditos, and indeed when I first arrived in the tiny village of La Ticla, there was a military truck full of Federales apparently as some kind of deterrent.
The Olympics are over, but if you’ve found yourself filled with athletic fervor and have decided to add “win an Olympic Medal” to the bucket list, your best bet is probably curling.
This is episode 3 of a 5-part exclusive series, presented by Caldwell Collections and Matador Network.
Photo: Tony Eccles Welcome to Manchester, fondly known of as “Madchester” thanks to our music scene of the ’90s, or “Gunchester” in more recent years, but we’re not going to go into that.
Photo: Gates Foundation 1. Women start small businesses faster than men. From home-based micro-businesses to small startups and shops, women will create over half of the 9.72 million new small-business jobs Forbes is predicting we’ll have by 2018.
Photo: Gueоrgui Many of the former Soviet states require you to carry your documentation with you at all times.
Graphic: Nerve THERE’S AN APP CALLED SPREADSHEETS that has been collecting data on how much you and your neighbors are banging.
Photo: Éole Wind Welcome to Germany! Once you’ve gotten all of the inappropriate questions about World War II, David Hasselhoff, and Rammstein out of your system, it’s time to start exploring.
Bob & Sink: The Trial and Error of Ryan Burch from www.KORDUROY.tv on Vimeo. Ryan Burch has been leading a new generation of surfer/shapers for a few years now.
Action star and badass Jackie Chan has joined the African Wildlife Foundation, to fight the poaching of rhino horns by pointing out all of the things that money spent on rhino horns will eventually go towards: machine guns, machetes, and other violent tools used for the trade.
TRYING TO DESCRIBE what Dead Vlei looks like in words is no easy task. As the title of the post suggests, this is a surreal place, a bizarrely beautiful landscape that makes you feel like you’re strolling on Mars rather than planet Earth.
Photo: Michael Shaheen When I met Jesse in 2009, he had recently left his job to travel across Europe, and I was getting my Master’s Degree at Dublin City University.