North America

A Private Island You Can Afford: Fort Morgan Cay, Honduras

If you’ve ever vacationed at a popular beach getaway like Cuba, the Bahamas, or California, you might have noticed that you were surrounded by something that the pictures of happy people in the travel brochures just did not show. That ‘something’ that we’re talking about is a massive crowd of tourists that encircles you on …

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The Five Best 2012 End of the World Adventures

As any rational person will tell you, the end is near. All the signs are there: the Mayan calendar is coming to an end, our geomagnetic field is getting weaker, Nibiru is getting closer, and perhaps the most telling sign of all, Hollywood made a movie about it. But just because we all may suffer a …

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End of the Road: Going Down to the Darien Gap on the Inter-American Highway

  Once upon a time, the United States was a little like Bradley Cooper in Limitless; they sort of did what they wanted, and…well…I actually never saw the movie, but, basically, they were pretty powerful. Meanwhile, across the ocean, the Germans were working on developing the Kryptonite that would bring down Limitless America (that was …

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5 Dilapidated Areas From Around The Globe

Maybe it’s because I’ve been living in the suburbs for too long, but I find myself curious about the state of the world’s slums and ghettos. To me, there’s just something more imminent and real about areas where your cushy existence isn’t guaranteed. While I realize that living in squalid conditions is nobody’s dream, it …

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Surviving The Spartan Death Race of Pittsfield VT

Thiiiiiiiiiiiiiissssss iiiiiiiiisssssssss Pittsfieeeeeeeeeeeld. Pittsfield, Vermont to be more precise. A rather lovely place, actually. Featuring quaint country inns and lush mountaintops, Pittsfield is an ideal destination to relax and spend some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. However, once every year this quaint little town becomes the scene of a grueling …

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