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Why Belgians are the Least “Cool” Nationality (and Why They Shouldn’t Be!)

Why Belgians are the Least “Cool” Nationality (and Why They Shouldn’t Be!) September 12, 2011 | Culture/History, Travel News | Read More
It doesn’t seem like the movie In Bruges did much for Belgium’s cool factor. At least according to a new survey by social networking site Badoo.com. Belgians, followed by Poles and Turks, were designated as the “least cool” nationalities in the world by 30,000 visitors to the...

Opulent Decay: 7 Abandoned Castles, Chateaus, and Mansions “Open” for Exploration

Opulent Decay: 7 Abandoned Castles, Chateaus, and Mansions “Open” for Exploration April 13, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Castles,¬†chateaus, and mansions — these are displays of wealth and power usually reserved for kings and countesses, or at least old-timey movie stars. It’s hard to imagine these incredible, opulent buildings would ever be abandoned and left to rot. But hey, crazier things have happened. Royal...

7 Abandoned Breweries “Open” for Exploration

7 Abandoned Breweries “Open” for Exploration January 20, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Does it get much better than beer-themed urban exploring? We didn’t think so…¬†You probably won’t be able to find any of the good stuff still lying around in these defunct breweries, but there are still tons of abandoned items to discover. Massive round holes left over from industrial...

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles

Like John Candy On Acid: 15 Far Out Volcanic Detours on Boats, Trains, and Automobiles April 23, 2010 | Celebrity Travel, Europe, Travel News | Read More
“It’s like John Candy on acid,” a spokesman for Virgin Group Ltd. said, referring to “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” the 1987 film in which the late Mr. Candy and Steve Martin play stranded travelers trying to make it home for Thanksgiving. While volcanic ash shut down...
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