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British Couple Runs the Entire Length of South America

British Couple Runs the Entire Length of South America Shutterstock / Warren Goldswain If running a marathon seems like an exhausting prospect, then spare a thought for the British couple that ran a marathon every single day for 15 months. The mammoth feat was part of an epic plan to run the entire length of South America- ,504...

Ghost Town In Connecticut: Trespassers Beware

Dudleytown, Conn. (also known as Village of the Damned) has been touted as a ghost town for years. The only trouble in seeing it for yourself is that it's on private property, and fines for trespassing are commonly handed out by the police who regularly patrol the area....

Taxi Drivers: You Wouldn't Believe The Stuff They See

If you usually only take a taxi while peacefully commuting around town, you might not realize that taxi drivers are thankful when passengers like you get in the car. Why? Because they spend a good chunk of their time driving crazy, drunk, ill-willed, or otherwise kind of...

Iconic Airports: Where Are They Now?

Iconic Airports: Where Are They Now? Original LAX plan, courtesy LA World Airports Flight Path Learning Center Yesterday, I went out to JFK Airport with no flight to catch and no visitors to greet. It was the annual Open House New York event, where private buildings and homes all over the city open to the...

How Can Travel Empower Young Girls?

How Can Travel Empower Young Girls? Shutterstock / gorillaimages In honor of International Day of the Girl, we've asked five female travel writers to write a letter to a younger version of herself, telling the girl tales of the experiences she can look forward to, and the lessons she will learn from travel. ...

CNN Explains Why Sex Is Better In Hotels

CNN Explains Why Sex Is Better In Hotels When a CNN writer published a piece on CNN Travel on why hotel sex is better, editors later went into the piece and changed her name and removed her picture. And that makes perfect sense to me -– sex lives, including where they flourish, are usually classified as...

Snakes On A Plane... Again

Snakes on a plane is a ridiculous movie concept, but the release of the movie has certainly helped us all to pay a bit more attention to real-life snakes on a plane scenarios. A Qantas flight from Australia to Japan was delayed for a full day recently when a Mandarin rat...

Homeless Man Turns in Bag of $40,000+, Prevents Massive TripFail

Homeless Man Turns in Bag of $40,000+, Prevents Massive TripFail Flickr user Phossil Talk about a Good Samaritan. Although reportedly homeless and needing money, an unidentified Boston man turned over a backpack filled with more than $40,000 in cash and travelers checks this weekend. After finding the bag near the South Bay Mall, the...

This 10-Foot-Tall Robocop Sculpture Belongs To Detroit Now

RoboCop from PishPosh.tv on Vimeo. Kickstarter campaigns can bring a lot of ideas to life these days. In the case of some determined Robocop fans in Detroit, Kickstarter has brought a 10-foot tall bronze Robocop sculpture to the city. Though the exact final location of...

Delaware Town Gives Beach Vacations To Wounded Vets

Delaware Town Gives Beach Vacations To Wounded Vets Flickr, Patrick Nouhailler If you want to see the transformative power of travel, read this Washington Post story about the military families who've enjoyed this Labor Day week on the beach. The town of Bethany Beach, Delaware, not far from Washington D.C., coordinated with...

'Diana, Huntress of Bus Drivers' Takes Vengeance In Ciudad Juarez

We've been hearing about crime near the Mexican border for years now, but one of the most recent spates of crime is a bit different from the rest. A blonde woman who wears all black has allegedly been killing bus drivers who have sexually assaulted female passengers....

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction Time-Lapse Video

EarthCam put together this video documenting the construction of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge via time-lapse – and it's amazing! The video captures over 42,000 hours of the construction work that took place over this four mile span in San Francisco....

NYC Taxi Driver Shoots Stunning Photos From Behind The Wheel

David Bradford isn't your average New York City taxi driver. His days "at the office" are directed by the skill that sets him apart from other taxi drivers: he's a photographer. Bradford's canvas is New York City as he sees it throughout his day, from a...

10 Ways To Be A Terrible Airbnb Guest

Most people by now have heard of Airbnb and as the awareness of the site spreads, so does the use of it. Airbnb provides affordable and interesting accommodations that are a nice alternative to hotels when traveling, especially if you like to meet locals when you're in a...

Gummy Bear Art Car Takes Grand Tour

Gummy Bear Art Car Takes Grand Tour Courtesy of Alex Leuchte Sometimes an "only in New York" moment has a more global story. On a rainy afternoon this week in Manhattan, my friend visiting from Germany was excited to spot a Mercedes with Munich plates. The car had a distinctive pattern covering its exterior,...

School Hero Antoinette Tuff's Next Move: Getting Underprivileged Kids To Travel

School Hero Antoinette Tuff's Next Move: Getting Underprivileged Kids To Travel It was just another day at work for Antoinette Tuff on August 20 when the routine work scene rapidly changed at the hands of a young gunman who intended to murder the students of the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Georgia. Tuff courageously talked to...

Korean Rice Wine Uses Shocking Ingredient in the Name of Medicine

Warning: this video is graphic and is most likely going to make you lose your appetite -- or any desire for a glass of rice wine. A recent video from VICE documents the making of Korean Children's Feces Wine which is, alarmingly, a real thing. With real feces. The...

First Same-Sex Marriage in New Zealand Takes Place on a Flight

New Zealand recently legalized same-sex marriage and in celebration, Air New Zealand launched a contest that would grant a couple a sky-high wedding ceremony aboard one of their flights. This video documents the wedding of the two women who won the contest, making theirs...

Craigslist Missed Connection Ad The Best Short Story You'll Read Today

Craigslist Missed Connection Ad The Best Short Story You'll Read Today Flickr user WhiskeyGoneBad Craigslist Missed Connections ads are often entertaining, but seldom can they be considered worthwhile works of fiction. The nondescript "Missed Connection - m4w" may have initially been overlooked by the scores of New Yorkers seeking the sultry...

NeighborGoods Allows Travelers To Borrow From Locals

Gone are the days when travelers have to pack bulky items. Now they can just borrow instead. NeighborGoods is changing the face of consumption, facilitating a borrowing and lending culture within neighborhoods. This is great for people who want to meet their neighbors...

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