House Sitting: A Perfect Way For Nomads To Discover The Developed World

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In the past five years, the mobile workforce (that is, the segment of the population able to conduct their work remotely from any place on the planet) has exploded, giving rise to the digital nomad. While some have achieved an income that has allowed them to live comfortably in just about any country on Earth, most presently only earn an amount that affords them a good lifestyle in lower cost areas of the globe.

Upon their return to the first world, it’s a monthly struggle to break even, even with travel costs deducted from their budget...

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Family Friendly Attractions Around Minnesota

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Minnesota’s natural beauty and pristine waters have earned it the nickname “Land of 10,000 Lakes” although there is more to the state than just its outdoor splendor. Its towns and cities are home to a variety of family friendly attractions, with the following being some of the best for parents and their kids to enjoy.

Sea Life Aquarium

Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium offers the chance to get up close and personal with a wide variety of marine creatures. Exhibits such as Jellyfish Discovery and a 300ft long Ocean Tunnel allows visitors to get a view of some of the thousands of sea animals that live in the aquarium. There is so much more though, with snorkeling and scuba diving, overnight stays, and behind-the-scenes tours some of the experiences on offer...

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Iconic Statues Around The World That Are Worth The Trip

Throughout the course of human civilization, people have erected likenesses of themselves and those that they have idolized. These works of art aimed to grant a sense of immortality to these people, or to an ideal in which they valued strongly. Their beauty, their power and their message has served as an inspiration to travelers that have seen them in times past, leading to others to follow in their footsteps, seeking the same experience that their forebearers had.

Every region, every country, and every continent, no matter how young or old, has these monuments dedicated to their heroes, their leaders and embodiments of their collective beliefs...

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Preparing For A Holiday In Papua New Guinea

If all the standard holiday getaways in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific are putting you off due to the full fledged invasion of party people in recent decades, you may be considering an alternative somewhere off the beaten track. While you might have some overlooked tiny atoll in mind, it might surprise you that one of the better options in this part of the world is hiding in plain sight from your map-scanning eyes.

This nation is none other than Papua New Guinea, which is one of the few remaining final frontiers in travel in the 21st century. Authentic cultures, wild jungles filled with species of plants and animals that have yet to be discovered by science, and unspoiled beaches can all be found here...

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Tourist to Traveler: 3 Essential Travel Etiquette Tips

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As much as we may or may not love our home and chosen career, the time inevitably comes when we just need a break from the everyday. When this occasion strikes, air tickets are purchased, suitcases are jam-packed like a butcher stuffs a sausage casing, and the tired masses eagerly board planes due for a destination where they anticipate a week or two of rejuvenation under a tropical sun.

However, all too many go through these motions with nary a thought for the locals and fellow travelers that they are about to besiege with their off-base behavior. The tragic part of all this is that they often don’t realize that they are doing anything wrong...

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Nightlife in Sydney

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It’s one of the most famous cities in the world, and for good reason. Sydney, which is the metropolitan state Capital of New South Wales in Australia, is a place where you will be spoilt for choice in terms of entertainment options, especially at night.

This bustling city seems to be bar-central, with tons of bars available for locals and foreigners to visit at any time of the day. As a starting point, why not visit the Hard Rock café for a spectacular view of the city? Rock memorabilia adorns the interior of this famous franchise, which seats over 500 people and is beautifully situated on Darling Harbour. If you are a fan of live music, then this is the place to be...

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3 Whitewater Rivers You Need To Run This Summer

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While summer is now in full effect across much of the Northern Hemisphere, along with this much anticipated heat comes the unwelcome sensation that high humidity brings. Acting like a proverbial wet blanket that no amount of showers can clear away, the search for relief from this scourge can drive one mad.

If this is your predicament at the moment, might we kindly suggest a solution that won’t just provide relief, but will also stoke your need for adventure and fellowship with like-minded individuals? By taking to rushing rivers where cold spring water and melt water from snow and glaciers, you’ll get a full-fledged dose of cool, mixed in with a shot of adrenaline to boot!

In the coming months, hit up the following rivers if you haven’t done so already, and prepare for adventure that will...

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Historical Highlights of the American South

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In the 400+ years that America has existed, both as a colony of the British Empire and as a sovereign country, its history has been filled with tragedy and moments of triumph. Perhaps no place in the nation has seen more drama than the American South. Embroiled in the Revolutionary War in the late 1700′s, the latter stages of the war of 1812, and being centre stage for the American Civil War of the 1860′s, the South’s past is filled with reminders of conflict.

However, outstanding reminders of its beauty and the spirit and intelligence of its people can also be found throughout this intriguing land, making a trip based around historical exploration a fruitful endeavour...

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Touring The Natural Assets of China

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Home to a civilization that has inhabited this land for over 5,000 years, China is known around the world for its deeply influential culture. From The Great Wall of China, the longest and biggest fortification in the world in its time, to it diverse and flavourful cuisine, millions of travelers arrive in this heavily populated nation every year looking to experience one of the world’s most prominent nationalities for themselves.

Yet, despite the fact that much of China is crowded with an unfathomable population of over 1 billion people, there is also no shortage of natural wonders to discover here, which comes as a surprise to most visitors...

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Lanzarote: Most Intriguing & Inspiring Landscapes

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As the summer months approach us with increasing speed, the rush is on to get those holiday reservations in before all the quality accommodations get snapped up by the masses. In search of a place that delivers virtually guaranteed sunshine, you have managed to narrow your search for a holiday destination to the Canary Islands.

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