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An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
A single sentence can either ruin somebody's life, make your day, or change your mood. That's why these 10 sentences can change your Life.
STA Travel sent three mates on a mission to cram 44 days, 10 countries, 38,000 miles and 18 flights into one minute of sublime travel movie making. The resul...
We have saved thousands of dollars by seeking out free accommodation on our travels. These opportunities are easier to find than you'd think and have not only saved us money but led us off the beaten track, provided some of our most interesting trave...
Six Funny Life Lessons This was posted back in April, 2007. Shortly after, people liked it so much it got to the Digg front page. Until this day, many many people come and read these lessons everyday....
Good Design For Living in Small Apartments As people migrate to smaller spaces, good design helps a lot. This is something they figured out in Europe long ago, that if you don't have a lot of horizontal room you can go vertical. Tumidei in Italy make...
The Top 75 Pictures of the Year for 2013
While the major cities overflow with glorious architecture, whisky tasting shows and frenetic art festivals, the Highlands invoke the legend of King Arthur, pierce with the sound of bagpipes, enchant with the romanticism woven into the tartan pattern...
If you're in Switzerland and looking for a nice place to stay, Villa Vals might just be your thing. The holiday house is created by Bjarne Mastenbroek and Christian Müller, respectively of architectural offices SeARCH and CMA. To avoid disturbing nat...
Eight years. That's 416 weeks, or almost 3,000 days. This is the amount of time that I have not had a fixed home; moving to a new
Traveling doesn't have to break the bank. Get discounts and the insider scoop with these great resources.
CNN Travel's 2014 dream vacation wish list.
A country of contrasts, Germany is a mix of age old traditions and forward thinking ideals. It it also filled with impossibly beautiful countryside, chocolate-box-pretty villages and perfectly preserved towns. An ideal winter or Christmas travel dest...
Articles by expatriates on living abroad and moving overseas, with extensive practical resources selected by Transitions Abroad.
Use our trip mapping tool to create a free stunning visualisation of the places you are planning to visit or the routes you have travelled in the past. Add details about each stop, attach and . We'll throw in some information from our to complete t...
Adventure Travel blog featuring advice, tips, inspiration and photos for couples seeking destinations around the world.
Are you an overpacker? Then you probably think packing light is hard. Here are 11 easy-to-implement tips on how to pack less.
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Throughout the ages, you could quickly tell an experienced traveler from what they choose to bring with them in their luggage. In the same way, the most highly skilled modern travelers can be judged on the bookmarks they have saved on their computer'...
The TSA doesn't just throw out the items confiscated at security checkpoints. These items are usually sold back to consumers at state auctions.
Something about a seemingly endless and open road makes me want to travel.
We all have different ideas about what makes the perfect holiday, so what do your travel plans reveal about you? Take the quiz below to see what kind of trip makes you tick.
We asked for your ultimate travel experiences â and you voted in your thousands. So here it is, the definitive travel wish list...
If a standard bunk bed, locker and four walls in a "normal" building just don't cut it for you, check out these ten cool and unusual hostels from around the world.
Whatever you do, don't look down.
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TweetJapan is a wonderfully strange country. It's the cultural differences that make travel interesting and Japan is full of them. These are some random observations that we jotted down in our moleskine as we travelled around the country. General 1)...
To find yourself, sometimes it's good to get lost. But backpackers these days spend too much time Skyping mom and dad
Want to get paid to travel? Check out these 22 websites that pay for travel articles. Read up, pitch—and you could get paid to travel the world!
In tribute to Japan and the recent trials they are still experiencing- You know, that whole Godzilla thing - Here is a visual tribute to the ineptitude of the translation skills of the land of the rising sun and other Asian countries! (For some reaso...
The free site for drivers to submit their trip! Hitchhikers can search for a appropriate ride and go on a free or cheap holiday.
Where would you be the safest if World War 3 broke out tomorrow? Perhaps it's a grim subject, but safety and distance from world conflict can be a motivating
If you're looking to get off the beaten track and experience a place less traveled this year, Victoria Brewood has compiled a list of some of the countries that are less visited by tourists but still very much worth visiting.
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We only partially understand the mysterious world we inhabit, and many mysteries remain unsolved. Here are ten of the most fascinating of these anomalies:
This group hot tattoos design by Xoïl tattoos out of "Needles Side Tattoo" in Thonon-les-Bains, France. The tattoo design ideas are funny and cool, how
All of these pics unfortunately are cropped. They all actually include the line "This is how it's done" written underneath.
I'm sure all you guys will love this and all the ladies in the house might get inspired to get a really sexy tattoo! Check out these seductive tattoos inspired by alternative style, pin up style, and by the suicide girls... For stopping by!. American...
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Sometimes the comments are funnier than the videos!
There's a real place in the Ukraine that looks like this. This beautiful train tunnel filled with greenery is located in Kleven, Ukraine. Locals call it the "Tunnel of Love" and it's beautiful even when it's not all green.
Funny photos and videos. Make someone laugh!
Here's a fresh round of animated GIFs that perfectly characterize how it feels when we encounter these everyday scenarios. When someone steps on the back of your shoe When someone you hate says something funny When you have too much sugar When yo...
The Bitterroot Footage, old film I found.
Dungeons and Dragons riddles to confuse and confound your players. Tease their brain for hours with word play, trickery, and mental torture .
Original entries (#1-50) created by: Laura Luchau ()
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Artist Felice Varini is a master of anamorphic installations. He paints directly on indoor and outdoor spaces such as rooms, stairways, buildings, and more. His work requires that you view it at a specific angle, so that you can see geometric shapes....
Koalas to the Max, a site made with love by Vadim Ogievetsky for Annie Albagli
sevenwondersoftheworld and the seven world wonders
An anagram, as you all know, is a word of phrase made by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase. The following are exceptionally clever. Someone out there either has way too much time to waste or is deadly at Scrabble.