8 Different Adventures for 8 Different Traveller Types

When asked, “where do you plan to travel next?” most of us have more than a few places on our list. Narrowing down that one next destination can be tough going. During decisions of such magnitude, we surely use more than one heuristic to make our selection. Often times the decision is made for abstract couldn’t really tell you why …

7 Fascinating Toilets Around the World

When you step off a plane/train/bus/boat and take your first glance at a new place, there are some differences you notice right away. Language, smells, speed, climate, clothes, etc. But then, there are many smaller elements of a new place that pop up a little later. For instance, have you ever gone to the restroom only to find you don’t …

Halloween Traditions Around The World

Halloween is curious in that many people participate in the festivities but few know why! I’ve heard many explanations as to how Halloween originated – The Roman feast of Pomona – the Buddhist festival of the dead – the Celtic festival of Samhain. I for one am less interested in how it began and more interested in what it has …

Why The World Needs Street Performers

From country to country and place to place, we find both BIG and SMALL differences in what we discover. It’s our mission as adventure travellers to squeeze out as much experience we can from each place we visit. We revel at unique architecture, devour strange new foods, and adapt to unusual (to us) cultural practices. One varying aspect of travel …

7 Unmatched Advantages of the Homestay Experience

Accommodation is an important facet of any vacation. Not just because it’s your place of rest, but also because it’s a pivotal gateway into your surroundings. One method of maximizing your exposure to the culture of your destination is to opt for a homestay. A homestay is acquired lodging in a local’s home, instead of a hotel, campsite, or hostel. …