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The Perks of Being an Adventurous Eater The Perks of Being an Adventurous Eater

“I like what I like,” you tell yourself as you eat the same meals over and over. Now, there’s nothing wrong with having preferences, but you could be doing yourself a serious disservice. Being an adventurous eater comes with some great benefits.

How to Take Better Photos at Popular Tourist Spots How to Take Better Photos at Popular Tourist Spots

You’re on vacation, and you’ve got your camera out at a well-known tourist spot where everyone and their mother has snapped the same pic over and over. How do you make each click of the shutter count?

This Site Helps You Plan a Spontaneous Trip Around Your Budget This Site Helps You Plan a Spontaneous Trip Around Your Budget

If you’re looking to use some vacation days, but you’re not sure where you want to go, travel booking site Wander lets you search based on your overall travel budget.

How to Eat Street Food Anywhere in the World Without Getting Sick How to Eat Street Food Anywhere in the World Without Getting Sick

Street food is one of the best ways to experience a country’s culture. While these makeshift stalls might look risky, street food is often just as safe—if not safer—than restaurants. Ask any experienced adventurer. Still, there are a few basic rules you should know to avoid any problems.

You Can Still Visit Cuba—Here's How  You Can Still Visit Cuba—Here's How 

President Trump recently announced that the U.S. will be re-instituting travel restrictions to Cuba, partially canceling Obama’s previous policy changes. So, can you still visit Cuba? It depends.

Language App Duolingo Finally Added Japanese and It's Great Language App Duolingo Finally Added Japanese and It's Great

Duolingo is one of the best free ways to get started learning a new language, and they’re finally answering the pleas of wannabe polyglots everywhere by adding Japanese to their curriculum. Sugoi!

Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Airport Foods Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Airport Foods

If you want to know which airports in the world have the best food, ask someone who’s been to almost all of them. This is the grub chef and travel host Anthony Bourdain can’t wait to get his mitts on when he flies.

How to Pick the Perfect Travel Shoes for Your Adventures Around the World How to Pick the Perfect Travel Shoes for Your Adventures Around the World

Epic journeys call for top-notch footwear that can handle anything. You need a pair of shoes that are so comfy, protective, and versatile you won’t even think about them the entire trip. Here’s what you need to know before you go.

What's Cooking? What's Your Favorite Sweet or Snack From Another Country? What's Cooking? What's Your Favorite Sweet or Snack From Another Country?

Hello, and welcome back to to What’s Cooking?, the weekly open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things edible. This week I want to talk about all of the tasty snacks, candy, and other foods you can only get in a place that is not your home, and what you stock…

What "Personal Space" Means to the Rest of World What "Personal Space" Means to the Rest of World

We all have an invisible bubble around us we like to call our “personal space.” If someone hovers inside too long, you feel uncomfortable. But everyone’s bubble size is different from culture to culture. Here’s what those bubbles look like around the world.

Why Your Passport Is One of Four Colors Why Your Passport Is One of Four Colors

My passport is navy blue. My family members’ passports from other countries are a deep forest green, maroon, or navy blue also. Thinking about it now, I don’t think I’ve ever seen, say, a hot pink passport. It turns out there’s a good reason for that, but it’s not what you think.

The Countries That Are Actually the Most Dangerous for Tourists The Countries That Are Actually the Most Dangerous for Tourists

The world can be a dangerous place, especially for careless travelers. The U.S. State Department does its best to alert tourists of the risks, but those warnings don’t always paint a clear picture. Turns out, the countries issued the most travel warnings aren’t always the most dangerous.

The Most Useful Language for English Speakers to Learn, According to an Economist The Most Useful Language for English Speakers to Learn, According to an Economist

So you want to learn a second language to hep advance your career, but you have no idea which one would benefit you the most. If you were to ask an economist, this is probably what they’d tell you.

Print Out the EFF's Border Search Pocket Guide Before You Travel Internationally Print Out the EFF's Border Search Pocket Guide Before You Travel Internationally

Airport security in the U.S. is getting more awkward, and with confusing travel bans and other searches at the border, it’s hard to keep track of what your rights actually are. Thankfully, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has put together a quick pocket guide with a breakdown of your digital rights.

Pack, Unpack, Repack: The Military Way to Pack Your Bags Better Pack, Unpack, Repack: The Military Way to Pack Your Bags Better

Packing travel bags and luggage well is a skill. If you want to be good at it, you have to practice, just like anything else.

A Solo Traveler’s Guide on How to Meet People While Traveling A Solo Traveler’s Guide on How to Meet People While Traveling

Traveling alone has its perks: You get to do what you want, when you want, discover new and honest things about the world and yourself, and enjoy an uplifting, mindful traveling experience without someone else’s influences. But after a while, talking to yourself and eating another meal without being able to share…

Verizon Now Offers Unlimited International Calling For $15 Per Month Verizon Now Offers Unlimited International Calling For $15 Per Month

Calling people in another country can get complicated and expensive, depending on your carrier. After AT&T announced a $10 day pass for international calling, Verizon has upped the ante with a $15/month unlimited calling plan.

Wanderu Now Finds Cheap Bus or Train Tickets In Europe Wanderu Now Finds Cheap Bus or Train Tickets In Europe

Wanderu, one of the easiest ways to book affordable ground travel, recently expanded their coverage to Europe. Now you can travel through almost all of Europe for a lot less.

Improve Your Travel Photos by Creating a Shot List Before You Go Improve Your Travel Photos by Creating a Shot List Before You Go

If you’re like me and get too entranced with the places you visit, you forget to snap all the photos you wanted. Natalie Amrossi, a travel photographer and Canon brand ambassador, says having a shot list can help you avoid heading home with a camera filled with boring, lifeless pictures.

The 12 Most Scenic Train Trips In the World The 12 Most Scenic Train Trips In the World

Traveling by train is one of the simplest ways to get around, and it can also be the most photogenic. These 12 routes from around the world are so visually striking you’ll be glued to your railroad car’s window for the entire trip.

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